Anok Yai Biography

Updated On Aug 02, 2019 Published On Aug 02, 2019
Facts of Anok Yai
Date of Birth: 1997 , December-20
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Name Anok Yai
Nick Name Yai
Nationality American
Birth Place/City Cairo, Egypt
Ethnicity Afro-American
Profession Model
Working For Magazine
Net Worth $3.4 million
Salary $15000
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Face Color Black
Body Measurements 34-27-35
Breast Size 34
Waist size 27
Hip Size 35
Weight in KG 54kg
Education Plymouth State University
Online Presence Instagram, Twitter
Sisters Alim
Siblings Alim
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Anok Yai is an Egyptian-American fashion model best known for being a Sudanese and second black model after Naomi Campbell to open a Prada show. Also, she's ranked as one of the top 50 models by models.com.

Anok Yai: Education, Early Life, and Wiki

The famous model was born on December 20, 1997, in Cairo, Egypt under the birth sign Sagittarius. When she was 2 years old her family moved to Manchester, New Hampshire.

Anok CAPTION: Anok Yai SOURCE: models.tel

Yai's mother is a nurse whereas, her father is a worker of Easterseals, which is an American nonprofit providing disability service, with additional support areas serving veterans and military families, seniors, and caregivers.

She also has a sibling named Alim who works as a manager and a financial consultant. Yai graduated from Manchester High School West.

Later, after her graduation, she joined Plymouth State University for completing her studying biochemistry and aiming to become a doctor.

She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is Sudanese.

Anok Yai's Career

In the year 2017 October, she was discovered during Howard University's homecoming week, by a famous professional photographer who asked to take her picture.

Yai CAPTION: Yai vogue march post SOURCE: thefashionspot.com

Yai's then start posting photos on her Instagram which manages to hit above 20,000 likes, and modeling agencies, such as the IMG model asked her to get in touch with the company. 

Later, in 2018 Anok decided to join the company called Next Model management which was founded in 1989 by Faith Kates and Joel Wikenfeld.

Working daily for several months, she managed to become the first Sudanese model ever to open a Prada fashion show which was founded in 1913 by Mario Prada.

Not to mention, Yai's has also appeared in the Prada SS 2018 campaign and an upcoming Nike campaign designed by Givenchy's Riccardo Tisci.  

On her sudden moment, she told Vogue:-

It was an honor and I'm proud that I was the one chosen to open, but this is bigger than me. Me opening for one of the top fashion houses is a statement to the world - especially for black women - that their beauty is something that deserves to be celebrated.

She also became an Estee Lauder spokesmodel in July 2018.

Net worth and Salary of Anok Yai

As of 2019, Anok Yai's net worth sits at $3.4 million according to some reliable sources. She mostly earns wealth from her profession as a fashion model and also got paid around $15000 per hour for Fashion photography.

Yai CAPTION: Yai Egyptian-American fashion model SOURCE: pikdo.net

Like Anok Yai, Gigi Hadid, and Blac Chyna also earn a huge amount of net worth through their similar professions as a fashion model.

Gigi Hadid has estimated net worth of  $19 million as of 2019 and Blac Chyna has a net worth of around $4 million.

Social Media: Instagram of Anok Yai

Egyptian-American fashion model Yai can be found on social media including, Instagram under the name anokyai which has 151 posts, 284k followers, and 294 followings.

Yai CAPTION: Yai with other famous American models including Gigi Hadid SOURCE: Instagram

She usually posts her magazine cover picture and her daily activities on Instagram.

Height, Age, Weight, and Body Measurements of Anok Yai

The beautiful model has a height of 5 feet 7 inches (170 cm), (1.7 meters) and her weight is 54 kg (199 Pounds).

Yai body measurements are 34-27-35 (breast 34, waist 27, hip 35). She has black eyes along with black hair. She wears a shoe size of 7.

Anok Yai facts on timeline

Born in Cairo, Egypt

December 20 , 1997

She was born on December 20, 1997, in Cairo, Egypt under the birth sign Sagittarius. Yai's mother is a nurse whereas, her father is a worker of Easterseals.

Joined Next Model

2018

Anok joined Next Model management which was founded in 1989 by Faith Kates and Joel Wikenfeld.

Net Worth is $3.4 million

2019

Anok Yai has a net worth of around $3.4 million. She also got paid around $15000 per hour for Fashion photography.