Ethiopian-born model, maternal health advocate, clothing designer, and actress Liya Kebede was born on March 1, 1978 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is the wife of Kassy Kebede. In 2007, she was acknowledged by Forbes as the eleventh-highest-paid top model in the world.
She became remarkable in the fashion industry when she was highlighted during the Gucci Fall/Winter 2000 fashion show. In May 2002, she appeared on the cover of Paris Vogue. Other than that, she was also highlighted on Italian, Japanese, American, French, and Spanish Vogue as well as on V, Flair, i-D, and Time’s Style & Design. Throughout her career, she was also seen on several campaigns for designers and fashion houses such as Shiatzy Chen, Gap, Yves Saint-Laurent, Victoria’s Secret, Emanuel Ungaro, Tommy Hilfiger, Revlon, Dolce & Gabbana, Escada, and Louis Vuitton.
When it comes to her fitness routine, she regularly visits the gym. She also said the Yoga is her favorite exercise. Now what about her diet? “For my diet, I choose mostly organic,” she shared in an interview. “But in general, I am a big believer in trying to strike a balance with everything.”
Body Measurement (2014 – Age 37)
Height: 177 cm | 5 feet, 10 Inches
Height: 177 cm | 5 feet, 10 lbs
Bra/Bust Size: 10B | 32B
Waist Size: 58 cm | 23 in
Hip Size: 86 cm | 34 in