ANTM Africa : Meet the Models

Nov 10, 2013 • Articles, EntertainmentNo Comments

With only a few minutes left before the official launch of Africa’s next top model, we have put together a summary of each of the contestants. View the trailer here.


1AamitoUgandan contestant Stacey ‘Queen’ Aamito is a sales associate who stands 5 feet 11 inches. She works professionally as a part time freelance model working with renowned photographers like Dean Bradshaw and appearing an ad campaigns and fashion spreads for Vogue Italia and Elle South Africa. ‘Queen’ is a nickname that was given to her by her grandmother who raised her in Kitgum district. Aamito has a degree in Mass Communications. Follow Aamito on Twitter.


20 year old Cheandre Van Blerk is one of three contestants taking part from South Africa. Cheandre is a full time student and an aspiring psychologist from Johannesburg in South Africa. Last year she won the title of Miss Hooters South Africa.  Follow Cheandre on Twitter.


3JoyceJoyce Zi Chidebe is one of three models participating from Nigeria. She is 24 years old and studied computer science student at the University of Benin. She has taken part in several pageants and is based in Lagos. Follow Joyce on Facebook & Follow Joyce on Instagram.


4Marwa22 year old Tunisian participant Marwa Faiza is 5 foot 7 inches and is one of two models representing Kenya. She moved to Kenya recently and runs a fashion export business. She also models part time. Follow Marwa on Twitter

6MichelleMichelle Allen is 22 from  Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. She is a full time model and actress and has appeared in may commercials and runway shows in her native country. She is a vegetarian feels strongly about Animal rights. Follow Michelle on Twitter.


5Michaela21 year old Angolan participant Michaela Pinto, is a Law student and a part time model from Luanda.


8OpeyemiNigeria Opeyemi Awoyemi is 25 years old freelance model from Lagos. She is hoping that Africa’s Next Top Model will help her to gain international model status. She auditioned in Cape Town.

7Wunmi23 year old Nigerian model Omowunmi is a ‘bubbly and talkative’ model from Lagos. She traveled 8 hours to audition in Ghana auditioned She is the last of the Nigerian participants taking part in the competition.

10RoselynGhanaian participant, Ghana Roselyn Ashkar is a 21 year old radio producer from Accra.  She has participated in several beauty pageants in the past and has modeled for famous designers such as Thula Sindi and  David Thale and fashion brand Nallem Clothing to name a few. She is currently pursuing a degree in BA communications. Follow Roslyn on Twitter


9RhulaniSouth Africa model Rhulani Kubayi is a 20 year old high school student from Johannesburg. She is the last of the three participants from South Africa. Rhulani has no prior modeling experience. Follow Rhulani on Twitter

11Safira20 year old Safira Mariquele is a student from Maputo, Mozambique. She has participated in Mozambique Fashion week for the past three years and has also appeared in many fashion speeds for local magazines.

12SteffiSteffie Gabriella Reti is a 20 year of 5 foot 10 inches model from Nairobi. She states that she grew up feeling out of place growing up because of her height. She has grown up watching the American version of the show and is a huge fan.  Follow Steffie on Twitter

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