Liya Kebede

Liya Kebede

When and where Liya Kebede was born?

Age
42 years
Birth date
March 1, 19781978-03-01
Zodiac sign
Pisces
Place of Birth
Ethiopia
Occupation
Actress, model, designer
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Biography (wiki)

Liya Kebede (Amharic: ሊያ ከበደ; born 1 March 1978) is an Ethiopian-born model, maternal health advocate, clothing designer, and actress. She has appeared on the cover of Vogue three times.

Kebede has served as the WHO's Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health since 2005.

Kebede was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. A film director spotted her while she was attending Lycée Guebre-Mariam and introduced her to a French modeling agent. After completing her studies, she moved to France to pursue work through a Parisian agency. Kebede later relocated to New York City.

Kebede's big break came when Tom Ford asked her for an exclusive contract for his Gucci Fall/Winter 2000 fashion show. Then in May 2002 she was on the cover of Paris Vogue, which dedicated the entire issue to her.

Kebede has been seen on the covers of Italian, Japanese, American, French and Spanish Vogue, V, Flair, i-D and Time's Style & Design. She has been featured in ad campaigns including those for Shiatzy Chen, Gap, Yves Saint-Laurent, Victoria's Secret, Emanuel Ungaro, Tommy Hilfiger, Revlon, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada and Louis Vuitton.

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Body Measurements

Height and Weight 2021

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Height 5 ft 10 in / 178 cm
Weight 126 lb / 57 kg
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Body size

Breast/Bust size 33 in / 84 cm
Waist size 23 in / 59 cm
Hips size 33 in / 86 cm
Bra size 38A (US) / 85A (EU)
Cup size A (US)
Dress Size 4 (US) or 34 (EU)
Shoe (Feet) Size 9 (US) or 40 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)
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Breast 84
Waist 58.5
Hips 86

Appearance

Hair Color Dark brown
Eye Color Dark brown
Nationality Ethiopian
Race / ethnicity Black

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