Alek Wek bio, husband, baby, married, runway, and net worth

Nowadays modeling has broken the entire wall against racism, ethnicity, creed, color, and completely removed discrimination based on such things. So people from different corners of the world actively participate in International modeling and they earn a huge name and fame. Modeling today has stood above from everything else related to ethnicity and facial beauty as it mainly focuses on potential plus dedication along with professionalism. Alek Wek is one of such models who has worked immensely to raise the bar against all sorts of discrimination in modeling. Alek was born on 16th April 1977 in Wau, South Sudan. But due to the Civil war in Sudan, her family decided to shift towards Britain. Alek was born in a very rural area where even fundamental facilities like electricity, drinking water, and hygiene lacked. Alek in her language meant a “Black Spotted Crow” and that was she the really different person. As per her bio, it states that Alek’s father was an educational officer so she got a golden chance to perceive education. She has been able to impress a lot of people because of her talent along with that Alek has also earned an impressive amount of net worth. Alek is currently married to Ricardo Sala and they both share a good chemistry with each other. The famous runway model has a baby with her husband Ricardo.


Alek began her career at an early age of 18 in 1995, people are very much influenced by the perception she holds. Not only a runway walker but the South Sudanese-British model is also one famous designer. Alek has mapped the runways of several fashion houses such as Chanel, Moschino, Fendi, Dries Van Noten, Ralph Lauren, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Jacobs, DKNY, Gucci, Michael Kors, Christian Dior, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Roberto Cavalli, Dolce & Gabbana, Lanvin, Giorgio Armani, Viktor & Rolf, Zac Posen, Emporio Armani and much more. Wek has been featured as a cover girl of different magazines like Elle i-D, cosmopolitan, Glamour, Forbes, and Ebony in its different editions. Alek has been a part of editorials in British and American Vogue. The modeling diva has also tried and spread her hands in acting through some movies. She debuted in 2002 through a movie named The Four Feathers where Alek debuted playing an amazing character of Sudanese Princess Aquol. In 2015 she did a ramp walk for the very famous Marc Jacobs. A year later in 2016, she walked in The New York Fashion Week and also covered Brazilian Elle’s Edition Cover.

Physical Appearance- how hot is Alek?

 As per 2017, Alek Wek is 40 years old but she looks far younger than her real age.  The hot model stands 5 feet 11 inches or 1.8 meters tall and has an average body weight of 56 kg. With an amazing body measurement of 34-23-35 inches, the model’s bra size is 32 cupped B. Her dress plus shoe measurements required are 4 and 9.5 US respectively. The black beauty has a dark brown hair plus eye color perfectly decorating her face. Some of the distinctive features of the model are long limbs, very short cropped hair, and a slim body type.

Personal life

The model is happily married to Ricardo Sala and they both are quite comfortable with each other. According to some sources husband, Ricardo is a business person and real estate developer from Italy. The couple has a baby also but not anything clearly is known about their baby. Moving on to her income it is known that the supermodel has an estimated net worth figuring about 8 million US dollars. Alek is living a well-to-do and immensely high-profile plus luxurious life.

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