There is no doubt that South Sudan is one of the countries which produces the most beautiful models in the industry. You cannot talk about modeling without mentioning South Sudan. Over the last 2 and a half decades, South Sudan has been producing the most celebrated models worldwide. The likes of Alek Wek who started her modeling career in 1995 and Dukie Thot to mention but few are good examples of the most celebrated models from the world’s youngest nation. But, in the second half of this decade, new faces of the model from this great country emerged. So, in this article, you will know who are the most beautiful South Sudanese models from Junub Sudan in 2020.
10. Sarah Samuel
Sarah Samuel, born on the 10th of October 1998, is a South Sudanese model best known for her record as the first-ever crowned ‘Miss South Sudan in Egypt’ on the 7th, October 2017 at the age of 18. At age of 6, she moved to Egypt with her parents in 2004 where she’s currently pursuing her studies and model.
9. Anok Yai
Anok Yai (born December 20, 1997) is an Egyptian-born American fashion model of South Sudanese descent. She is the second black model to open a Prada show after Naomi Campbell, and the first South Sudanese model to do so. Yai currently ranks as one of the “Top 50” models by models.com. In October 2017 during Howard University’s homecoming week, Yai was discovered by a professional photographer who asked to take her picture.
8. Bigoa Daniel
Bigoa Daniel (born 27, April 1992) is a South Sudanese-American model. She signed for one of the biggest modeling agencies in the USA.
7. Shanelle Nyasiase
Shanelle Nyasiase aka Nyapolitics (born c. 1997) is an Ethiopian-born South Sudanese fashion model. At age nine, she moved to Juba, South Sudan. Nyasiase has three siblings. At thirteen, she moved to Nairobi, Kenya where she modeled locally before being discovered. Currently, she is on the ‘Hot List’ by models.com
6. Vonve Blessing Isaac
Vonve Blessing Isaac (age 6) is a young South Sudanese model based in Kampala Uganda. This year, she won three awards; Little Miss Africa, MISS POPULARITY, Little Miss Africa, BEST SPEAKER, and Little Miss SOUTH SUDAN.
5. Awuoi Mach
Awuoi Mach (age 20) is a South Sudanese model based at Kakuma refugee camp in northern Kenya where she lives with her grandmother and sisters. She has been chosen by Rihanna to model the latest collection from her history-making label, Fenty.
4. Nyakim Gatwech
Nyakim Gatwech, born on 27 January 1993 in Gambela, is an American model of South Sudanese descent. She has attracted attention for her dark skin colour and has achieved significant popularity on Instagram. From there, they migrated to Kenya where they lived in refugee camps, until they finally migrated to the US, when she was 14 years old.
3. Adut Akech
Adut Akech Bior is a South Sudanese-Australian model. Akech made her fashion week runway debut as an exclusive in the Saint Laurent S/S 17 show and went on to close both their F/W 17 and S/S 18 shows as an exclusive. In 2018 and 2019, she was voted as Model of the Year. Adut was born in South Sudan and raised in Kakuma Refugee Camp where she moved to Australia at age of 7.
2. Nyanhial Gatkek
Nyachire also known as Nyanhial Gatkek is Kenyan based South Sudanese model. She is best known for her record of being the first Ross Connect winner in 2018. Nyanhial is currently modeling locally in Kenya where she started her modeling career.
Yar Deng aka Blossom Yar is a South Sudanese-Australian born model. She started modeling at the age of 1 and turned 2 years this year.
With this list, there is no doubt that South Sudan produces the most beautiful girls in the world. This article is opinion based, you can tell us your views on who you think is the most beautiful model in South Sudan.
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