20 hot and sexy African women

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One thing for sure, attractive women can come from everywhere, and africa is a continent with its own famous models, movie stars and celebrities. We've gathered here 20 of the best, sexiest ones who are already not only popular in their backyard but also globally. Enjoy!

Lisa-Marie Jaftha

It wasn't always model
lisa-marie jaftha who chose to be a star. In reality, it was her mother who encouraged her to start doing it part-time; she had accepted that her daughter had just the right appearance for the fashion industry. Lisa-marie is today a well-known celebrity, and one of the world's hottest african women. Modeling for sports illustrated, a publication that likes real, attractive women who are not afraid of their own strength, has brought her breakthrough. That opened her up a world of possibility and set her on a path to success. Currently lisa-marie is based in la and has posed for a number of brands already. But meanwhile she's making sure her followers know she's doing it. She keeps it real 24/7 though, and does not allow her career to wash out her material, which just makes her that much hotter in our eyes!

Anais Mali

Model, fashion designer
every girl has to learn how to stand out in the modeling community. Yet anais mali hasn't had to fight too hard. Her
ancestry alone makes her one of the world's hottest celebrities. A child of a chadian mother and a polish father, anais is a world-class beauty with long feet, bright hair and extremely high cheekbones. Anais, born in french today, is a popular model
. She began her career first in 2009 when she signed models with wilhelmina
. She has since featured in a large number of fashion shows, and has been one of the top designer choices like marc jacobs, vivienne
westwood, and carolina herrera. Yet anais doesn't let her describe her modeling career
. She likes to branch out a little more, which is why she has collaborated with urivaldo lopes to develop her own bodysuits. Nevertheless, her day job as one of the 21st century's hottest models keeps her occupied and she even secured an editorial for vogue italia.

Firth of malaika

we all know that color models have never been quite as common as caucasian models. But malaika firth is the girl who has altered it. Prada booked her for their promotional campaign back in 2013,
making her their first black model in almost two decades. Thus, that
resulted in a huge influx of some of the hottest black models into the fashion industry. Nevertheless, owing to her roots and her wholesomeness malaika has set herself apart. Founded in kenya to a respectable british, ugandan and seychellois father and to a half-swiss, half-kenyan mother, she is a beauty rarely seen in the world today. So she's the person we all want and envy next door. She has posed for world-class brands including marc jacobs, valentino, and burberry, helping her stay in the spotlight and in the minds of many. Also, she's done a number of editorials for magazines like women's wellbeing, wonderland, and british children.

Fatima siad (ethiopia / somalia)

Fashion model
faith siad has become one of the most sought after models of the 21st century due to its somali-ethiopian descent and the fact that its cheekbones could break glass. Yet for this ebony beauty life has not always been easy. In fact she had to leave somalia with her mother when she was 13. They ended up in the us where fatima grew up with poor self-esteem and broke down entirely. Ok, we can probably say she's one of the world's hottest women. Appearing in america's next top model, cycle 10, she has received a lot of popularity. She has also enjoyed a diverse career that encompasses ads, covers and runway shows. The editorials of marie claire, cosmopolitan and cosmogirl have graced her face and body. She has also posed around with some of the world's most successful fashion brands, including hermes. In a number of promotional campaigns she has also featured, most prominently for ralph lauren, urban decay and coca-cola.

Subject nonhle

Tv host, actor, emcee, life coach/teacher
a very stunning looking black beauty who began as a television personality, writer, and artist. She is 35 and it was only in 2013 that she actually joined the positive acting and starred in a soapie called zabalaza. She is south african, and has also practiced university marketing.

Mr melaku

Model, actress, rapper
born in october 1986 angel is a model, actress, and rapper from ethiopia. She has a few names like lola luv and lola munroe and can be identified as 'voluptuous' like that marilyn namesake. You may be either pleased or only curious in learning she's listed as bisexual! She's a hot honey looking at this photo, really.

And leila lopes

Actress, tv presenter, model, beauty queen (miss universe 2011)
this former miss universe comes from angola, and she made history as her country's first beauty queen and black african second. Established in 1986, she appears to have passed away from beauty pageants and is now pursuing business administration in the united kingdom but has worked as a model and actress. From this image you can see why, in 2011, she was awarded the award of the most photogenic model.

And micaela reis

Actress, television presenter, model, beauty queen
this angolan beauty was also on the competition of the miss universe but did not win. Entry is enough to mark you as a stunning woman and definitely that is micaela, who was born in 1988. She frequently works as a news host, as well as actress and model. Her modeling work is graded as 'woman,' because there are some really sexy micaela pictures that are sure to cause you to fall off your chair. The one we highlighted here has her dressed to the max.

Huddah Monroe

Socialite, instagram queen, model
that show big brother was responsible for shooting quite a number of those featured on it to the level of celebrity. That's what happened to huddah, who was born in 1991 in kenya and has become super famous with the kenyan youth as a result. She had a very verified life and had some semi-nude images taken at one point, which were then widely leaked. Her fame has earned her riches, and she is working as a model and a husband.

Genevieve Nnaji

Actress, producer, director
this beautiful lady was born in 1979 in nigeria, and has become popular as an actress. She began her career at the age of 8 and was already popular in the nollywood movie scene by age 19. She also carries out modeling and tv advertisements with range rover becoming one of her most popular items she is working as an spokesperson for. She had graduated lagos university. This is one of the more relaxed pictures of her.

Alek Wek

Builder, creator

You don't get a supermodel from southern sudan too much, but alek did it all right. Though she was forced to leave the country that seems to be in a state of civil war forever. The family fled to the uk and alek was identified in london and later moved to new york to pursue her ford agencies work. She was born in 1977, and she studied at london college of fashion as part of her education. She was featured on the cover of the magazine 'elle,' and also starred in a 2002 film called the four feathers. In 1997, she was named model of the year. She was then only eighteen. She is ranked no. 5 in supermodels of all time.

Thandie Newton

her mum is from zimbabwe and her dad is from the uk. Thandie, whose real name is thandiwe nashita newton, was born in 1972 and attended university cambridge where she graduated with a degree in social anthropology. Quick and handsome. She also starred in many films including mission impossible and vampire interview. She even turned up on vanity fair's cover.

For miriam chemmos

Actress, singer, dancer, artist, writer, voice-over, entrepreneur
some of miriam's skills make her more than just an actress and model. She will make sounds of voice, stunts, be a comedian, stand up comedy, dance, sing and play three instruments. Adding to that her athletic prowess in swimming, surfing, riding horseback, running marathons, scaling mountains and rowing, you get the impression that the life of this young lady is never boring. She has worked as an actor in theater, stage, and television, and above all the other talents she undoubtedly has, she is a journalist and activist. Her age remains a mystery, despite scouring about 7 different websites.

Honorine Uwera

the stunning honorine was born in rwanda in 1987 and made her debut as a model in paris when she was 17. She has starred in magazine 'elle' and primarily acts as a model. She has been posing for some time now on the paris, london and new york catwalks and is in high demand. She was classified as one of the prettiest black african models ever to have graced the catwalks. The illustration we've got here tells you why.

Flaviana Matata

Beauty queen, fashion model
born in tanzania in 1988, this stunning young lady was the winner of the first miss universe pageant held in her country. She finished in the miss universe contest with sixth overall. She studied electrical engineering at university and has launched the flaviana matata foundation for young tanzanian girls as a result of her success. She just leaves her head shaved to give the bald look, just to be a bit different.

Rhian Benson

Singer, songwriter
her father was from ghana an ashanti and her mother was from welsh. Rhian is known as ghana's jazz player, and she can play an instrument and compose music. Her parents were both artists, the father was a guitarist and her mother was a singer. Born in 1977, she moved to india at an early age, where her passion of music guided her to learn how to play the piano and to compose her first song at the age of 9. The family has migrated to the uk. She entered the london school of economics and graduated, then went on to harvard from there. For her true love - music - her banking profession was put aside. She was born with grace and creativity.


Design model, actress, entrepreneur
this incredibly popular model was born in 1955 in mogadishu, somalia. That makes her 61 and still a woman with very good looks. In 1976, while still at work, she was discovered and moved to the united states to pursue her modeling career. She spent 14 years as a fashion model and she launched a variety of companies over the years and has amassed a fortune. She acted on tv and in film, but she wasn't her best acting. She is also notable for being david bowie's wife, now a widow. Iman will go down as an symbol in the fashion industry and is actually doing a lot of philanthropic work on behalf of the poor.


Born in mali, model
tiguida sissoko has the height to be a good, elegant looking black african model at 5'11" Sensational looking with that stunning body flavored with cocoa, sultry curves and long legs, she gets the males' hot, hot, hot accolades. In bios there's not much about her but we can presume she's in her early twenties and making a decent living showing off trendy outfits on catwalks. She is probably worth considering for the next bond movie or some other movie in this regard. Sexy, charming and attractive. This is tiguida!

With lupita nyong'o

Actress, film maker
this stunning woman was born in 1983 to parents from kenya in mexico. She is identified as an actress and director graduating in theatrical studies while at university in the united states. She has starred in a number of movies including the new star wars movie and her critically acclaimed appearance in 12 years a slave. She has worked as a production assistant in 4 films in her career, and has also acted in a theater series. In 2013, people magazine called her the most attractive woman and in 2014 she became lancome's face of cosmetics. Don't be shocked to see her in movies to come.

Azie Tesfai

Actress, model, social entrepreneur
tesfai is an eritrean-born actress who is best known for her current role in the jane the virgin television show. She has her own jewellery shop whose proceeds go to charity. She is identified as being a social entrepreneur and a model. Azie was originally born and raised in los angeles but eritrean/ethiopian were her kin. With a degree in business management from berkeley university, she is both clever and pretty too. As can be seen from this shot, their beauty is classic.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

her name is somewhat unusual because her surnames are simply her mother's and father's and her christian name is a simplified form of "gugulethu" which is a zulu word meaning 'our pride. 'gugu was born in 1983 and grew up in england, has been on several tv shows and has even featured in a few films. She has been nominated on one occasion winning a couple 'best actor' honors. She is a royal academy of arts alum, and is both smart and pretty. She is considered one of the sexiest and hottest females in cinema and on television. You can see why by looking at this one shot of her.

Dillish Matthew

Actress, reality star, entrepreneur
both namibia and zimbabwe want to lay claim to the charm, and it is clear why. She was the winner of the 2013 big brother namibia show that earned her a few hundred thousand dollars. She was born in 1990, in namibia, and her dad is kenyan. One of her enterprises is the selling of ice cubes that are sold in a few different african countries to bars and restaurants. Just look at the picture here and see how hot and stunning the young lady is. Wow!

Lily core

Actress, prosecutor, businesswoman! Finding a lovely young woman like lily who likes to do glamorous poses for her photo shoots is exciting. common perception is that in a long time she's got the most 'bootiful booty' there. Lily is a graduate of nairobi university and is a professionally trained lawyer. But that means she knows good from evil, right? Plus-sized and proud of it, her real name corazon kwamboka claims to love showing off her figure. There is no question that her bootilicious beauty, with their tongues hanging out, would get some men ogling her pics! Stop her and she is going to sue you.

Beyonc?? knows how to

Singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, singer, dancer
ok ␓ being born and raised in the usa, beyonc?? is legally not an african woman. But she is one of the planet's hottest black ladies so it would just not be fair to leave her off the show! If you've crawled under a egg, you know that beyonc?? is one of her day's hottest media moguls. She is a multi-platinum recording artist, has her own best-selling range in clothes and has appeared in many films including "austin powers in goldmember" and "dreamgirls." Now with her daughter's arrival, blue ivy, she too can be identified as one of the world's hottest milfs.