Bio and Age- How old is Liya Kebede?
| Date of Birth : Mar 1st, 1978
| Age : 40 Years old
According to the Ethiopian model Liya Kebede biography, she was born on 1st March 1978. She has not kept any limitations on her working field as she has been working for maternal health advocacy. She is also a clothing line designer and an actress. Along with that, she is very active regarding social issues as she has been serving as WHO‘s ambassador for maternal, newborn and child health since 2005. According to Liya Kebede bio, she was born in Ethiopia and after earning degree she moved to France to pursue her career. At this moment, Liya Kebede age is 40 years. Her zodiac sign is Pisce But the detail information about her Liya Kebede family is missing.
Career and Net worth
The first breakthrough opportunity of Liya Kebede career came in 2000 when she was asked to walk for Gucci fall-winter fashion show. Later on, she appeared in magazines like Vogue and Times. She has involved herself in various campaigns including Gap, Victoria’s Secret, Tommy Hilfiger, Louis Vuitton and more. Liya Kebede showed her acting skills in one of the Best autobiography Desert Flower which received huge positive recognition from the audience in 2009. Other than this she has also had roles in movies like The Good Shepherd which was released in 2006 and Lord of War released in 2005. In 2009 she started her own clothing line which is called Lemlem which meant “to bloom” it includes clothing wear for women and children; the notion of this business was to promote and preserve traditional weaving and to offer work opportunities. Liya Kebede started to put her hand in WHO goodwill ambassador for maternal, newborn and child health in 2005. She then founded foundation under her own name which focuses on spreading awareness regarding child mortality and has education and training regarding health and conduct medical programs. She has also worked with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2009 and is a big activist for global help. Due to her philanthropic work in 2013, she was named one of the Glamour’s Women of the Year. As of 2018, Liya Kebede net worth has been estimated somewhere around 18 million dollars.
Is Liya Kebede Married or Divorced?
Regarding Liya Kebede family and love-life, she got married to Liya Kebede husband Kassy Kebede in 2000 and have two children with him. Liya Kebede, son’s name is Suhul and daughter’s name is Raee. Their marriage came to an end in 2013 when she divorced her husband. Currently, she is said to be single.
Wiki and Height
Liya Kebede stands at the height of 5 feet 10 inches and Liya Kebede weight is 57 kg or 126 pounds. She has a slim body. Her short length dark black hair is always chic. There are many Liya Kebede wiki pages available on the internet. Similarly, she is also available on social sites such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.