Adut Akech Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Adut Akech Quick Info
Height5 ft 9 in
Weight56 kg
Date of BirthDecember 25, 1999
Zodiac SignCapricorn
BoyfriendUnknown

Adut Akech is a South Sudanese model who has gained critical acclaim for working with the likes of Valentino, Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Victoria Beckham, Versace, Fendi, Michael Kors, Calvin Klein, and Saint Laurent. She is an inspiration to many as she has been a refugee who has carved her way to be counted amongst the top models of the industry.

Born Name

Adut Akech Bior

Nick Name

Adut

Adut Akech as seen in Adelaide, South Australia in August 2018
Adut Akech as seen in Adelaide, South Australia in August 2018 (Adut Akech / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Capricorn

Born Place

South Sudan

Nationality

South Sudanese flag

Education

Adut Akech has studied Economics.

Occupation

Model

Family

  • Father – Unknown
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Akuol Akech (Younger Sister), Yar Akech (Younger Sister). She has 3 more siblings.

Manager

Adut Akech is represented by –

  • Chadwick Models – Sydney (Mother Agency)
  • Elite Copenhagen – Copenhagen
  • Elite Spain – Barcelona
  • Elite Milan – Milan
  • Elite London – London
  • Elite Paris – Paris
  • The Society Management – New York

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

56 kg or 123.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Adut Akech has not dated anyone publicly yet.

Adut Akech (Left) with Cheri Bowen in October 2018
Adut Akech (Left) with Cheri Bowen in October 2018 (Adut Akech / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Black

Hair Color

Black

She has Twic Bor, a South Sudanese tribe, ancestry.

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Plump lips
  • Charming smile

Shoe Size

38 (EU) or 7.5 (US) or 5 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

Adut Akech has done endorsement work for the likes of Coach, Estée Lauder, Versace, Moschino, Fendi, and Valentino.

Adut Akech with Pharrell Williams in Decemeber 2018
Adut Akech with Pharrell Williams in December 2018 (Adut Akech / Instagram)

Best Known For

  • Walking the ramp for some of the industry biggies like Valentino, Givenchy, Stella McCartney, Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Marc Jacobs, Hugo Boss, Burberry, Victoria Beckham, Versace, Fendi, Michael KorsCalvin Kleinand Saint Laurent
  • Having been featured on the covers of magazines like Vogue UK, 10 Magazine Australia, Vogue Australia, Vogue Italy, Vogue Korea, Le Monde M Magazine, and L’Officiel Singapore

First Fashion Week

She made her major fashion week debut at the Saint Laurent’s S/S 17 show.

First TV Show

Adut Akech made her first TV show appearance in the comedy talk-show, Fashion Police, in 2017.

Adut Akech Favorite Things

  • Month – December

SourceInstagram

Adut Akech in a mirror selfie in January 2019
Adut Akech in a mirror selfie in January 2019 (Adut Akech / Instagram)

Adut Akech Facts

  1. She initially grew up in Kakuma, Kenya. Later, when she was 7, she relocated with her mother as South Sudanese refugees in Adelaide, Australia.
  2. In Australia, while she was studying, she was better known as ‘Mary’ because her first name ‘Adut’ was a bit difficult for the teachers to pronounce.
  3. She learned to write from her older sister.
  4. Many modeling agencies kept scouting Adut when she was around 13 years old. However, she started modeling at the age of 16.
  5. She has been ranked in the Top 50 and Hot List on models.com.
  6. Her journey from living in a refugee camp to becoming one of the top models in the industry has been an inspiration to many.
  7. Adut’s life in the refugee camp was full of hardships and she used to play with her cousins with a ball made of rags.
  8. She considers herself luckier than her cousins as unlike them, she never witnessed violence or murder.
  9. Being a model of color, she thinks that the fashion industry should be more open to diversity.
  10. She feels saddened by the notions of national boundaries and believes that everyone should be free and happy.
  11. She has battled depression and anxiety.
  12. Follow Adut Akech on Instagram.

Featured Image by Adut Akech / Instagram

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