Top 5 Nigerian female models

Modelling is a way fashion brands show off their new designs and clothing. Fashion brands who have new designs to show to the world get models to wear them and walk on runways so that people can get a good look at them and then purchase them if they are interested. Below are some of the best female models in Nigeria.

Myever Akinleye

Myever Akinleye is a beautiful and young model in Nigeria. She is 19 years old and she cooperates with the agency that is known as Few Model Management. Early in her life, Myever accounted that she actually never intended to go into the modelling business. In an interview with one of our sources, she said she was “practically forced” into modelling, however, she now enjoys being a model. One of her goals is to be on the major runways in the world and to be on the cover of vogue, vmagzine as well as other major covers. She has performed in shows such as the Lagos Fashion and Design Week and the campaign 1702 London.

Myever has had the opportunity to work with designers like Bridget Awosika, Mai Atafo, Maki oh, Lanre Da silva, Tiffany Amber, Ejiro Amos Tafirami, Andrea Iyamah, and Deola Sagoe.

Aduke Shitta Bey

Aduke Afusat Shitta-Bey more commonly known as Aduke Shitta Bey is another one of Nigeria’s female models. She is 21 years old and she is from Lagos Island in Lagos State, Nigeria. At the early stages of her career as a model, Aduke was said to not be of the “standard” size or “height” for that matter. But due to perseverance and hardwork, the model went on a diet and was doing a lot of workouts so as to be fit after Beth Model Management decided to work with her.

Aduke was greatly noticed when she emerged as a finalist in the Elite Model Look Nigeria contest in the year 2015. She has worked with photographers such as TY Bello, and she has worked for MUD Nigeria, Meena and Vogue Italia. She has also worked with Julien MacDonald and Laquan Smith.

Ifeoma Nwobu


Ifeoma Nwobu is another one of Nigeria’s young models. She is currently 20 years old. Most of the fabulous models we have in the world today begin their careers as models at ages that are relatively young. This is the case for both Tyra Banks and Naomi Campbell who began at the ages of 15 each. It is said that if the model is young by the time she begins, she can have a long career. Well this is the case for Ifeoma Nwobu who went into modelling just before she got to the age of 16. The agency which she is under is Few Model Management.

She has worked for popular brands such as T.I Nathan, Face of Mae Otti Spring / Summer 2016 Campaign, Yemi Koshiba, and Face of Jaguar Lagos Fashion Awards.

Uju Marshall

Uju Marshall Nwobodoh more popularly known in the fashion industry as Uju Marshall, is a fashion model born in Enugu State, Nigeria. She went into the model industry in the year 2009 when she was still in Enugu State which is where she was reconnoitered by Denrele Edun before she moved to Lagos State to chase a professional career and become a model. She has been the face of many fashion lines in Nigeria and on the cover of major fashion magazines such as Orange Culture and the french fashion magazine known as L’Insense. She also has been the face for Maki Oh, Lisa Folawiyo, Lanre Da Silva, Tiffany Amber, Stanbic Bank, Union Bank, Sleek, House of Tara, Lakin Ogunbo, and Nataal. During the Nigeria Entertainment Awards in 2016, she was nominated in the Fashion Model category.

Olamide Ogundele

Olamide Ogundele is another one of Nigeria’s young women in the modelling industry who has risen to the top from amongst her fellow models. She is 24 years old and has been in the industry a long time. The agency which she is under is known as Few Model Management just as Myever Akinleye. The model has worked for various leading magazines and some of them include Mania magazine and Complete Fashion Cover. Also, she a photograph of her has been used for such books as Seven Dejana SS16, and Deola Sagoe Komole Kandid and she has even been in the campaign Face of LFDW 2015, she was also in a Television commercial for Naira Box. Some of the photographers the model has worked with include Lakin Ogunbanwo, Jerrie Rotimi, Kelechi Amadi-Obi, and Ogoh Clem.

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