Agbani Darego is a Nigerian model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss World 2001. Darego was the first indigenous African to win Miss World. She has modeled for brands such as Avon, Christian Dior, Sephora, Target, and Macy’s, and has appeared in Elle, Marie Claire, Allure, Trace, Stitch, Cosmopolitan, and Essence magazines, working with numerous designers including Oscar de la Renta, Gianfranco Ferre, Tommy Hillfiger, Ralph Lauren, and Marc Bouwer. Darego has also graced the covers of Complete Fashion, Genevieve, Mania, ThisDay Style, True Love, and TW Magazine.
Agbani Darego Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 22 December 1982
Birth Place: Abonnema, Rivers State, Nigeria
Birth Name: Ibiagbanidokibubo Asenite Darego
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Occupation: Model, Beauty queen
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Agbani Darego Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 139 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 63 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build/Type: Hourglass
Body Measurements: 32-23-35 in (81-58.5-89 cm)
Breast Size: 32 inches (81 cm)
Waist Size: 23 inches (58.5 cm)
Hips Size: 35 inches (89 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32C
Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US)
Dress Size: 2 (US)
Agbani Darego Family Details:
Father: Asenite Sikibo Darego (Retired Customs Official)
Mother: Inaewo Darego (Rice-trading Business Owner, Boutique Proprietor)
Spouse/Husband: Ishaya Danjuma (m. 2017)
Siblings: Nengi Darego (Younger Sister)
Agbani Darego Education:
Bereton Montessori Nursery and Primary School
Federal Government Girls’ College, Abuloma
University of Port Harcourt
New York University (2012)
Agbani Darego Facts:
*She was born on December 22, 1982 in Abonnema, Rivers State, Nigeria to a family as the sixth of eight children.
*At age two, Darego’s family moved to Port Harcourt where she was raised in D-Line.
*Her mother died of breast cancer when she was 12 years old.
*She attended University of Port Harcourt where she studied mathematics and computer science.
*She was featured in print commercials for boutique chain Collectables.
*She was crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria in 2001.
*She was crowned Miss World in 2001 and became the first native African to win Miss World.
*She has a national honour of member of the order of the Federal Republic (MFR).
*She struck a deal with Present president of America Donald Trump’s management to establish links with modeling agencies.
*She is married to Ishaya Danjuma, son of billionaire General Theophilus Yakubu Danjuma. They have two children.
*Visit her official website: www.agbanidarego.com