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.
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'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.
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.
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.