Occupation: Businesswoman & Fashion Model
Hometown: Sharpeville (JHB)
Model Agency: Twenty Model Management
In 2009, South African model, Lerato Moloi became the first black face for the cosmetic brand Elizabeth Arden. We applaud this catwalk and editorial star for representing the global cosmetic brand with grace and unsurpassed gorgeousness.
Moloi was signed by a model agency at the age of seventeen. Since then, she has walked fashion runways all over the world. Lerato’s stunning features made her the darling of the fashion set! Fashion Week wasn’t fashion week until audiences had seen this tall beauty blaze down the runway with her commanding strut.
- In 1999 she started her modeling career at the age of seventeen.
- In 2000 she made international news when she was turned away from a New York modeling agency, which told her that she was “too fat” to be a model in the cut-throat American industry.
- Finalist in the M-Net face of Africa competition in 2002 and has worked in countries such as China, Nigeria, Australia, London, and New York.
- In February 2009 she became the first black face of international cosmetics Elizabeth Arden.