1. Liya Kebede
She is the best known model in Ethiopia. She was the first Ethiopian supermodel and the first black supermodel to represent Estee Lauder Cosmetic brand. Liya moved from Addis Ababa when she was 18 and selected by Tom Ford for Gucci fashion show when she was only 19 years old. In 2001, the entire Paris dedicated the Vogue edition to Liya Kebede. Since that time, Kebede has appeared in numerous covers including Flair, Vogue, Time’s Style, and Design Escada, among others. She has also featured among big ad campaigns of Yves Saint-Laurent, Escada, Dolce&Gabbana, Louise Vuitton, Gap, Victorian’s Secret, Tommy Hilfiger, among others. She has also signed number contracts and she is among the richest supermodels in the world.
2. Gelila Bekele
She is among the well-known models and has featured in a number of prints ad campaigns for Levi’s Pantene, Colgate, L’Oreal, among others. She also appeared in Marie Claire, Allure, and Fashion magazines. Most people classify her as the most beautiful lady in Ethiopia.
3. Anna Geteneh
She is among the top 10 Sexiest Ethiopian Models. She was born in Sweden and made the first appearance in 1990 in “Sports Illustrated.” She had walked for Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel and Christian Dior, and has appeared on the cover of Vogue.
4. Lydia Asghedom
She is among the most beautiful women with Ethiopian origin. Although she was born in Addis-Ababa, Lydia moved to San Diego when she was only ten years. Asghedom has appeared in over 200 fashion shows and has performed ads for Michael Kors, AT&T and Macy’s
5. Gate Maya Haile
She was born in Ethiopia, but his family moved to Holland when she was still a child, and she is now working with Elite, IMG, and Ford Models, modeling agencies. In the year 2011, Maya hosted the first “Ethiopian Next Number One Models” reality show. In the show, a top international agency awarded the winner a three-year contract. The winner was also awarded travel opportunities to work for high-fashion designers in Europe and U.S. The reality show became a vital initiative, which offer Ethiopian women a unique opportunity to access international modeling opportunities.
6. Mearg Tereke:
Born is 1991 in Adawa, which is a town in Ethiopia, ‘magi’ spend most of her early life in Ethiopia and later moved to Baltimore, United State, where she studied in the department of pharmacy at university of Baltimore. She began her modeling career in 2001 when she was 20 years old, but she would like to be a pharmacist in the future.
7. Tahounia Rubel:
She was born on February 20, 1988 in Gondar, Ethiopia. Rubel is one of the most beautiful Ethiopian models and Ethiopian television actresses. She is bright, with black hair, long eyelashes, and expressive eyes. Her preferences include high-quality loose clothes and jewelry.
8. Hayat Ahmed Mohammed:
She was born in 1982 and by 2003 she was one of the Miss World contender from Ethiopia. She is Miss World Muslimah, which is an annual international beauty contest for young Muslim women who demonstrate dedication and concerns about Islamic values.
9. Sarah Nuru:
She was born on August 19, 1989 in Ethiopia but later moved to German. Sarah is among the most beautiful women in the world. Nuru is also among the most popular in Germany as she is a television actress that has appeared in different ads.
10. Zeudi Araya:
She was born on 10 February 1952 at Dekenhare, Ethiopia but later moved to Italy where she acts as Television actress with Ethiopian descent. She is among the 10 Sexiest Ethiopian Models, who have appeared in different covers including Flair, Vogue, Time’s Style, and Design Escada.