Anok Yai is an American fashion model of South Sudanese heritage. Anok Yai is the second black model after Naomi Campbell, and the first South Sudanese woman, to open a Prada show.
Yai currently ranks as one of the “Top 50” models by models.com.
Over the weekend, Anok Yai was celebrating Howard University’s homecoming when she was photographed by a photographer.
Strangers were praying to the modeling gods to give her a contract before she knew it.
Yai is a 19-year-old student at Plymouth State University studying biochemistry.
Yai, who grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire, tells Yahoo Lifestyle, “A friend of mine and I decided to come to Washington, D.C. to attend Howard University’s Homecoming.”
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What is the Net worth of Anok Yai?
Anok Yai has a net worth of $ 3.5 Million.
Quick Facts About Anok Yai:
|Date of birth:
|Dec 20, 1997
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Why Anok Yai is famous?
After being discovered at a university homecoming party, Anok Yai became the first black model to open a Prada show since Naomi Campbell in 1997 and has appeared in various of the brand’s campaigns.
fast becoming one of the new faces to watch.
How much does Anok Yai charge?
likes elevated she received a modeling contract.
She now charges $15,000 every hour for a photography shoot.
After she acquired instant fame, Anok has successfully made it to international magazine covers as well.
How did Anok Yai become a model?
Yai was discovered in October 2017 during Howard University’s homecoming week, by a professional photographer Steve ‘theSUNK’ Hall who asked to take her picture.
He posted the photo on Instagram, accruing over 20,000 likes, and modeling agencies, including IMG Models, asked to get in touch with her.
What age did Anok Yai start modeling?
Anok Yai made a huge splash back in October 2017 when the then-19-year-old’s photos went viral on Instagram and caught the attention of several model agencies.
A year and two months later, Yai has turned her viral success into a full-fledged modeling career, complete with a photo on the cover of Elle magazine.
What modeling agency is Anok Yai?
Vogue reports that Anok Yai has signed with New York City modeling agency Next Management.
She made the decision just a couple of weeks after a photographer took pictures of her for his Instagram account while she was at a homecoming event at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Is Anok Yai Sudanese?
Born in Egypt of Sudanese descent, Yai’s family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire when she was two.
She graduated from Manchester High School West and attended Plymouth State University, majoring in biochemistry.