South Sudanese Supermodel Alek Wek, is featured on the October issue of Forbes Life Africa. The Forbes team interviewed Wek at her home in New York where she opens up about her humble beginning in war-torn Sudan to now becoming one of fashion’s sought after models.
In the first ever edition of Forbes Life Africa we feature Alek Wek, the South Sudanese beauty who fled war to the richest runways of the fashion world. The magazine looks into the nightlife of West and East Africa – we have polo, fashion pop, models yachts and wealth. We have human interest too. The Zimbabwean who is trying to make it in Hollywood. The African animators setting the world; gold flowers and fun.
Forbes Life Africa is an addition to the Forbes Africa stable that will help deepen and widen the coverage of African business and culture. It will open up a new platform for debate and expression on the rich stories of everything, from lifestyle and sports, to the arts.