| Author: Joshua Swan

1. 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.


2. Lerato “Lira” Molapo

South Africa is well represented at number 2 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.


3. 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.


4.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.


5.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.

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