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Liya Kebede is a model, maternal health advocate, clothing designer, and actress. In fact, Forbes identified her as the eleventh-highest-paid top model in the world in 2007, and she has appeared three times on the cover of U.S. Vogue. Likely, Kebede has served as the WHO’s Ambassador for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health since 2005.
- 1 Liya Kebede’s Age, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
- 2 Liya Kebede’s Education, School/College, University
- 3 Liya Kebede’s Career and Professional life
- 4 Liya Kebede’s Awards and Nominations
- 5 Liya Kebede’s Salary, Income, and Net Worth
- 6 Liya Kebede’s Relationship Status (Divorce)
- 7 Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Body Size
- 8 Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Liya Kebede’s Age, Parents, Siblings, and Childhood
Liya Kebede was born in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 1, 1978. Likewise, her age is 41 years old. Her (father’s and mother’s name is unknown). Hence, there is no much information about her and her family.
Furthermore, there is no information about her siblings. Liya holds American- Ethiopian citizenship and Ethiopian ethnicity. Her birth sign is Pisces.
Liya Kebede’s Education, School/College, University
Talking about Liya’s education history, as a child, she attended the Franco-Ethiopian school ‘Lycee Guebre Mariam’.
Liya Kebede’s Career and Professional life
Talking about her profession, Kebede enjoyed early success in Paris and modeled for several big labels on the catwalk including ‘Ralph Lauren’ and ‘BCBG Max Azria’. Similarly, her career geared up after selected by Tom Ford for an exclusive contract in the ‘Gucci 2000 Fall/Winter show’.
Likewise, after quickly establishing herself in the competitive Paris modeling scene, she moved to New York to continue her rapid upward career arc. Similarly, in May 2002, ‘Vogue’ magazine made personal history when they dedicated that month’s entire issue to her. Additionally, in the year 2007, ‘Forbes’ listed her as number 11 in their list of the world’s 15 top-earning supermodels.
Whereas, Kebede officially launched her career as a fashion designer with the inception of her fashion brand ‘Lem Lem’ in 2008. Likewise, her career as an actress has included several films, mostly featuring her in small supporting roles.
Liya Kebede’s Awards and Nominations
Kebede won Female Revelation at Chopard Trophy, she won Best International Actress for Desert Flower (2009) at Audience Award in 2010.
Liya Kebede’s Salary, Income, and Net Worth
Kebede has an estimated net worth of around $18 million and she has earned that sum of money from her professional career.
Liya Kebede’s Relationship Status (Divorce)
She Ethiopian hedge fund manager Kassy Kebede. Together, the couple has two children, son Shul (born in 2001) and daughter Raee (born in August 2005). Moreover, they lived in New York City before getting publicly separated in 2015.
Body Measurement: Height, Weight, Body Size
Liya Kebede has a height of 5 feet 10 inches and she weighs is 57Kg. She has a measurement of 33-23-34 inches. Likewise, Liya’s hair color is dark brown and her eyes color is dark brown. Moreover, her dress size is 4 (US) and her shoe size is 9 (US).
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Liya Kebede is active on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, she has around 6.7K followers on her Facebook. Similarly, around 55.1K followers on her Twitter, she has around 218K followers on her Instagram.