About Adut Akech Net Worth and Biography, Age and Family
In case you are among those who do not know about popular dark South Sudan and Australian born model, here are all About Adut Akech Net Worth and Biography, Age, and Family that you should know. The 21-year old award-winning model has risen to stardom and has worked with several major brands.
Adut Akech is an award-winning model from South Sudan and Australia. She is one of the most sought-after models in the world; she has worked with several major brands such as Versace, Dior, and Givenchy.
She has also won numerous awards, including the British Fashion Awards (BFA) – Model of the Year and the Industry Vote for Model of the Year, 2019. That same year, she was also on the Times 100 NEXT list.
Adut Akech Bior Biography at a Glance
Adut Akech Bior
Date of Birth
25 December 1999
21 Years (2021)
About Adut Akech Bior Biography
Adut Akech Bior (born 25 December 1999) 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, she was chosen as “Model of the Year” by models.com, an honor that was repeated the next year.
Adut Akech made her runway debut at a local fashion show hosted by her aunt. She did, however, became the center of attention after Saint Laurent exclusively picked her and took her for a walk in Spring/Summer 2017, after which she signed with Elite Model Management in Paris.
Since then, she has walked with several big brands such as Versace, Valentino, Givenchy, and Dior and has also campaigned for Yves Saint Laurent, Versace, Fendi, Valentino, and Moschino. She has also collaborated with famous photographers such as Tim Walker, Steven Meisel, and Inez & Vinoodh.
Akech has also appeared in editorials for various international editions of Vogue, such as British Vogue, American Vogue, Vogue Australia, Vogue Paris, and Vogue Italia. She has also participated in several other magazines such as Le Monde M Magazine, I-D Magazine, The Gentlewoman, Modern Matter, Numéro, T Magazine, and Numéro Magazine.
Akech is currently ranked in the “Top 50” on models.com.
In 2019, Who magazine ran a feature about Akech but printed a picture of another model instead of her. Akech said that the error was “unacceptable and inexcusable” and felt that the “entire race has been disrespected.” Who apologized to her for the error.
Adut Akech Personal life
Adut Akech has had a significant impact by systematically speaking out against racial diversity in the fashion industry. She also works with the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to advocate for reasons to support refugees around the world.
Adut Akech is in a relationship with Nigerian singer Douglas Jack Agu, better known by the stage name Runtown. The duo celebrated the singer’s 31st birthday on the island of Paros in Greece.
Adut Akech Mother
Adut Akech Bior’s mother’s name is Mary Akech.
Adut Akech Awards and Recognition
Adut Akech has received several awards and recognitions. Some of them include:
- Time – 25 Most Influential Teens of 2018 (2018)
- Industry vote – Model of The Year (2019)
- British Fashion Awards (BFA) – Model of The Year (2019)
- Time – 100 NEXT List (2019)
- Bior was the second black model in history to land the bridal spot in a Chanel couture show, closing the house’s Haute Couture Autumn 2018 show
Adut Akech’s Boyfriend
Nigerian singer Runtown and his model girlfriend Adut Akech have ended their almost one-year relationship.
Runtown and the international model kicked things off back in 2020.
The South Sudanese-born model made this known while answering questions from her fans via her Instagram Stories on Tuesday, July 20, 2021.
A fan asked the model if she was single and she gave a rather shocking reply.
“Yes, ma’am single and ready to mingle or whatever they say. Jokes but I’m single,” she wrote.
Adut Akech Net worth
Adut Akech is one of the top models of this season, bagging almost all shows. As of 2020, Adut Akech net worth is estimated to be around $300,000.
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