Ogling Oluchi

By admin
12 November 2013

Tyra Banks‘ modelling reality TV franchise, America’s Next Top Model, has finally made its way to Africa.

Tyra Banks‘ modelling reality TV franchise, America’s Next Top Model, has finally made its way to Africa and Africa’s Next Top Model made its TV debut on Sunday on DStv’s Africa Magic Entertainment channel.

While all eyes are on the top 12 models who’ve already been selected to represent Africa, they’re also on 31-year-old Nigerian supermodel Oluchi Orlandi who stole the show in the opening episode as the host and executive producer for the series.

Need-to-know Oluchi facts:

  • She won the first M-Net Face of Africa competition in 1998 at the age of 17.
  • She’s married to Italian fashion designer Luca Orlandi.
  • She’s an African fashion icon with more than a decade’s experience in the industry.
  • She has a BA degree from New York University.
  • She’s graced the cover of Italian Vogue.
  • She’s been the face of Victoria’s Secret and Gianfranco Ferré.
  • She’s a proud mother of two.
  • In 2007 she partnered with the Shine Group to launch O Model Africa, a South Africa-based modelling agency.

-Faiza Mallick (@MsFaiza)

Sources: bellanaija.com, antmafrica.com

Pictures: Instagram and Twitter

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