Top 10 Sexiest & Beautiful Ethiopian Models with Pictures

Top 10 sexiest & beautiful Ethiopian women

December 2, 2022

Ethiopia, the heart of the African continent, is one of the most fascinating places on earth. Its people are among the most ethnically diverse in the world. The country is blessed with some of the most scenic natural wonders in the world. Its culture, language, and food are among the oldest in the world. Additionally, Ethiopia is well-known for having beautiful people. Ethiopian women are renowned for their beauty, sophistication, elegance, and grace. Many agree that Ethiopia has an abundance of feminine beauty queens. Even more, it has produced a large number of successful international models, who dominate the fashion world.  Many of them gained notoriety after making appearances in well-known fashion magazines as well as successful roles in films and television programs. Here we have just a brief selection of top 10 sexiest & beautiful Ethiopian models, who are world-famous for their beauty and whose names we recognize because of the great influence they have exerted on the fashion world.

Liya Kebede

Ethiopian model Liya Kebede

Liya Kebede is a renowned Ethiopian-born fashion model who has achieved stardom in her modeling career. The fashion star Liya has starred in many popular magazines, such as Vogue. She has been featured in numerous fashion shows by popular fashion brands, including Victoria’s Secret, Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Tommy Hilfiger, Escada, Emanuel Ungaro, and Yves Saint-Laurent. The Ethiopian supermodel is also a successful clothing designer, actress, producer, social activist, and entrepreneur.

Gelila Bekele

Ethiopian mode Gelila Bekele

Gelila Bekele, born in 1986, is a well-known Ethiopian model, actress, civil rights activist, photographer, author, and humanitarian. She is a well-known model who has appeared in a lot of prestigious publications, magazines, and brands. In addition, Gelila is well known for being the ex-girlfriend of Tyler Perry, a well-known American actor, producer, and screenwriter. Additionally, Gelila promotes women’s rights internationally, primarily for Ethiopians. In every field she has worked in, Gelila has amassed a huge following.

Sara Nuru

Ethiopian mode Sara Nuru

Sara Nuru is one of the most beautiful models to come out of Ethiopia. The Ethiopian German model was born on August 19, 1989, to Ethiopian parents in a small suburb of Munich in southern Germany. Alongside her modeling career, Sara is also an entrepreneur, model, speaker, and author. The supermodel is able to speak in German, Arabic, and English; she also has a basic understanding of Amharic. Sara appeared on the popular German reality show “Germany’s Next Top Model” in 2008, where she was very popular and won the competition.  In addition, Sara has been the ambassador for Menschen für Menschen since 2009.

Tahounia Rubel

Ethiopian Model Tahounia Rubel

Tahounia Rubel is one of the sexiest models of Ethiopian origin. She hails from an Ethiopian-Jewish family. She was born on February 20, 1988, in Gondar, in the northern part of Ethiopia. However,  when she was three years old, her family immigrated to Israel as part of the well-known Operation Solomon immigration program. Tahounia is the winner of the fifth season of Israel’s “Big Brother” reality TV show, winning a grand prize of NIS 1 million. Moreover, Tahounia is the first ever model of Ethiopian descent to be named “the Israeli supermodel” in an Israeli beauty contest.

Hayat Ahmed Mohammed

Ethiopian model Hayat Ahmed in Miss world 2003 contest

Hayat Ahmed Mohammed is indeed one of the sexiest Ethiopian models who has strutted on the fashion stages in recent years, demonstrating how much she is on everyone’s mind. The Ethiopian model was born in 1982 in Ethiopia. Hayat was Ethiopia’s first-ever representative sent to a Miss World competition. She represented Ethiopia in the 2003 Miss World pageant and advanced to the semifinals out of 100 competitors. Moreover, she was awarded the title “Continental Queen of Beauty—Africa.” Ethiopians are familiar with Hayat thanks to the television commercials she produced to encourage the use of condoms and spread HIV/AIDS awareness throughout her nation.

Sayat Demissie

Sayat Demissie wearing a beautiful Habesha dress

Sayat Demissie, born in 1986, is another beautiful Ethiopian model worth mentioning. In addition to being a gifted model, Sayat is also regarded as one of the best singers, actresses, and upcoming fashion designers in the nation. At the age of 17, Sayat made her modeling debut by finishing in the top 20 of the 2004 Ethiopian Beauty Queens. Many Ethiopians like Sayat for her decency and discipline, which stem from her Ethiopian tradition.

Anna Getaneh

Ethiopian Model Anna Getaneh

Anna Getaneh is one of the most beautiful women and an international model. Anna has been modeling professionally for almost ten years. The former model, Anna, is now a fashion-cultural enthusiast, designer, and humanitarian. After moving back to her native Ethiopia, Anna established African Mosaique, a company that helps Africa realize its full potential in the fashion industry.

Mearg Tereke

Ethiopian model Mearg Tereke

Mearg Tereke, also known as “Magi,” is a well-known model who debuted in the industry at the age of 20. She was born in 1991 in Adwa, Ethiopia. The American supermodel Mearg is renowned for being among the most attractive women in Africa, to the point where every man will be seduced by her beauty.

Dina Fekadu

Ethiopian model Dina Fekadu

Dina Fekadu is one of the most beautiful Ethiopian models. She has appeared on many magazine covers and in a variety of movies and TV shows. Dina had also represented her country in the Miss Universe 2006 pageant and placed in the top 20.

Lydia Asghedom

Ethiopian model Lydia Asghedom

Lydia Asghedom is an Eritrean-Ethiopian fashion model who has established herself as one of the best talents in the modeling industry.  Lydia was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to an Italian father and Eritrean-Ethiopian mother.  She grew up in Addis Ababa with her sister and grandparents and attended a Greek private school. However, Lydia, at the age of 10, migrated to San Diego in pursuit of higher education. Lydia has appeared in more than 200 fashion shows and has appeared in advertisements for Michael Kors, Macy’s, and AT&T.

Written by Sophonias Woldu

Sophonias Woldu is an Ethiopian author with an outstanding skill for crafting unique and captivating articles that explore different aspects of life. He had an inquisitive mind from a young age and was always fascinated by the power of language and words. He writes articles about philosophy, theology, his native Ethiopia, and basically anything and everything else. Before embarking on a writing career, he had already begun a successful career in the electromechanical engineering field, having earned his degree from Addis Ababa Science and Technology University. In addition to being a prolific writer, Sophonias is also a public speaker and tech enthusiast who believes in harnessing technology to improve the lives of Ethiopians. Currently, Sophonias writes articles for on a part-time basis.

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