Liya Kebede comes with an estimated net worth of $18 million dollars. While attending school at Lycee Guebre Mariam, Liya was seen with a French film director. He encouraged her to pursue modeling. Upon moving to Paris, Liya learned the modeling business was quite distinctive from the sector in Ethiopia. In Liya’s country, Liya needed to supply her own shoes to walk down the runway.
Liya Kebede Net Worth $18 Million dollars Dollars
Kebede’s career didn’t start to blossom until Tom Ford requested her to sign an exclusive contract for his 2000 Autumn/Winter Gucci fashion show. A couple of years later she appeared in the cover of Paris Vogue. The whole May 2002 version of Voguewas dedicated toLiya . Lemlem means “to blossom” in Amharic. The reason for lemlem’s line would be to give working chances to local Ethiopian artisans also to greatly help in keeping the Ethiopian custom of weaving. The clothing line features hand-spun and woven women’s as well as children’s clothing. Lemlem pieces are available at Barney’s, J.Crew, Net a Porter, and assorted boutiques around the world.
In 2009 Kebede starred in former supermodel Waris Dirie’s movie adaption of her bestselling autobiography Desert Flower. The movie covered Dirie’s youth in Somalia and her posture against female circumcision in Somalia.