Black is beautiful and today, we will be looking at 17 of the most beautiful female celebrities in the second largest continent in the world (Africa)
17 Prettiest Female Celebrities in Africa:
Africa is home to some of the most beautiful women in the world. They are elegant, doing really well in their different fields of endeavors, making Africa proud. However, even though all African women are born beautiful, there are some whose beauty has charmed the world and are considered to be the most beautiful female celebrities in Africa.
So, with that said, are you ready to find out who the most beautiful female celebrities are in Africa? Follow us and find out.
17. Stephanie Linus
Stephanie Linus A.K.A nee Okereke is a Nigerian beauty queen, actress, film director, and model. The Imo State born African Beauty graduated with a degree in English and Literary studies from the University of Calabar, Cross Rivers State in Nigeria. She has received a number of nominations and has also won so many awards owing to her brilliant acting skills in over 90 movies. She is married and has a son.
16. Lerato “Lira” Molapo
South Africa is well represented at number 16 spot on our list by one of the country’s best singers, Lerato Molapo. Popular by her nickname ‘Lira’, Lerato is a multi-linguist and can speak four different languages fluently. She has won the South African Music Afro-Soul Award 11 times.
She has in her record, over five studio albums which she has released over the years. This epitome of beauty refers to her music as “a fusion of soul, funk, elements of jazz and African”. Some of her favorite music influences include Nina Simone, Miriam Makeba, Stevie Wonder, and Aretha Franklin.
15. Lupita Nyong’o
Lupita is a gorgeous Kenyan actress and filmmaker. She is a very talented actress and has also made features in top magazines owing to her stunning looks and blockbuster movies as well. You might recognize her as Nikia in Marvel’s Black Panther and in other movies like 12 years a Slave, which earned her an Oscar nomination. She has received many accolades for her great acting abilities.
14. Oluchi Orlandi
Oluchi is one of Nigeria’s finest ever models produced. She began her career in modeling at the very young age of 17 and was supported by family and friends to participate in the 1998 edition of the Face of Africa, organized by the South African channel M-Net which she later emerged the winner.
Oluchi’s gorgeous body has also paved way for her to model for top American and Italian covers like Marie Claire, Allure, Nylon, Elle and lots more. Also, the likes of Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, Jeremy Scott, Givenchy, Kenzo, Giorgio Armani, Céline, Nina Ricci, and Diane Von are some of the richest luxury brands in the world she has modeled for. She’s married to an Italian fashion designer named Luca Orlandi and is a mother of 2.
13. Lydia Forson
Lydia is a very beautiful Ghanaian actress, writer, and producer. She has starred in a lot of movies but is famous for her roles in Run Baby Run, Hotel St. James, and Different Shades of Blue. This black beauty is also a recipient of numerous awards such as the African Movie Academy Award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2010.
Lydia is a graduate from the prestigious University of Ghana, with a BA degree in English Language and Information Studies.
12. Leila Lopes
Representing Angola and sitting at number 13 on our lust is Leila Lopes. She is an actress, Television Host, beauty queen, and model. She became famous after emerging the winner Of the Miss Angola UK in 2010, Miss Angola in 2010 and Miss Universe in 2011.
Born in Benguela, Angola, Leila holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Suffolk in Ipswich, United Kingdom.
11. Jackie Appiah
Jackie Appiah is one of Ghana’s most beloved actresses whose stunning beauty and dark skin has kept her on top of the charts. The Canadian-born Ghanaian actress spent most of her childhood in Canada and has made features in over a 100 Ghanaian and Nigerian movies, and has received numerous accolades for her outstanding performances in different roles. She is divorced but has a son named Damien Peter Agyemang with her ex-hubby Peter Agyeman.
10. Agbani Derego
Winner of the 2011 Miss World Beauty Pageant, Agbani Derego comes at number 10 on our list. She is a Nigerian, born in Lagos, but grew up in D-line, a major business and urban residential neighbourhood in Port Harcourt.
She rose to stardom when she won the Miss World beauty pageant, becoming the first native African to win such a prestigious award.
The former Most Beautiful Girl In Nigeria has also judged several other international fashions, modelling and pageant competitions, including Elite Model, Look Nigeria 2012 and 2014, Miss World 2014, Miss England 2002, and Mr Scotland 2002.
9. Ella Thomas
Ella Thomas is an American actress and model whose gorgeous, wels shapely body, flawless skin, and amazing looks have captured the hearts of her fans all over. She is Adorned by many for her roles, both big and small. She has received recognizable roles in CSI: NY, 7th Heaven, Entourage, Point of Entry and Las Vegas. Aside from her great acting skills and modelling prowess, Ella is also an editor for top-notch magazines like ELLE, Glamour, Levi’s and Vogue. [Also, Read: 17 Most Expensive Celebrity Plastic Surgery]
Ella is born to an American father and Eritrean mother. So, one can’t guess wrong where she got her absolute beauty from.
8. Yvonne Okoro
Yvonne Okoro is one of the most famous and beautiful actresses in Africa. In 2010, she received the Award for Best Actress in Ghana Movie Awards and was also nominated twice in 2011 and 2012 for Best Africa Movie Academy Awards Best Actress. [Also, Read: 13 Terrible Celebrity Plastic Surgery ]
In addition, she is also a recipient of African Magic Viewers Choice Awards and was also honored with a Distinguished Achievement Award at the Nigeria Excellence Awards.
7. Omotola Jalade
One of Nigeria’s finest actress and gorgeous mother of four, Omotola Jalade Ekinde is at number 7 on our list in the most beautiful female celebrities in Africa. Her beauty and elegance are a craze to her fans which earned her the nickname ‘OmoSexy’. Omotola is not only a beautiful Nigerian actress, but she is also a lead singer and a Philanthropist. [Also Read: 15 Famous Movie Stars that went Broke]
Despite her age and number of kids she’s had, omosexy has remained one of Nigeria’s most beautiful and talented actress.
6. Dillish Mathews
If you think the most beautiful girls in the African continent come from the western part, then think again! Because Namibia is home to some of the most gorgeous looking females you can find in the world. And Dillish Mathews is proof of that.
The former winner of the Big Brother Africa Reality Tv show, Dillish Mathews, is a Namibian Model who reached the heights of fame after she won the competition. She received a whopping $300,000 for her achievement, plus other endorsement deals from mega-firms.
5. Tiwa Savage
The queen of one of Nigeria’s leading Music Entertainment Label, Mavins Record, is at number 5. Tiwa is unarguably the hottest Nigerian female artist, with many hit tracks to her name, she is loved by fans all across the globe. She is not just all about beauty, but brains pack together. [Also, Read: 25 Business Ideas That Will Make You a Millionaire]
The singer and songwriter hold a degree in Business administration from the University of Kent, and a second degree in professional music from Berklee College of Music. She is a top performer and has made stage appearances with some of the biggest names in the industry, including some top foreign rappers like Eminem, 50 Cent, Sting, Destiny’s Child, The Black Eyed Peas, and Robbie Williams, to mention a few.
4. Joselyn Dumas
Joselyn Dumas is a beautiful Ghanaian actress who obtained her degree in administrative law in the United States. She is also a renowned Philanthropist and owns a foundation called The Joselyn Canfor-Dumas Foundation (JCDF). Her excellent performance in movies has also earned her a recipient of the Ghana Movie Award and an Africa Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Actress.
3. Genevieve Nnaji
We simply can’t make a list of the most beautiful female celebrities in Africa and not make mention of Genevieve. Loved by her fans, she is popularly referred to as the Julia Roberts of Africa. She has stolen the hearts of many with her stunning looks, and for a lady past her forties, she doesn’t look like slowing down the beauty train as her beautiful body and gorgeous face make her look way younger. [Also Read: 20 Best Netflix Original Movies You Need To Watch]
Genevieve has won several awards for her leading roles in top African movies. She is also the first actress to earn the award for the Best Actress in a Leading Role in 2005 and has also won the African Movie Academy Award. She is truly a beauty to be revered.
2. Millen Magese
Millen is a top-notch Tanzanian supermodel. Her beauty knows no bound. She rose to fame when she’s won the 2001 Miss Tanzania beauty Pageant. She has also appeared in top fashion shows across Africa and beyond. Sadly, her modelling career took a halt after she came out open to suffering from endometriosis. A debilitating gynecological condition that comes with severe pain and infertility.
But, however, despite her medical condition, Millen remains one of Africa’s most beautiful female celebrities, and a proud mother too.
1. Nadia Buari