Anok Yai

Anok Yai

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Cairo, Egypt
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Cairo, Egypt

Anok Yai is a popular Egyptian-American model and social media personality. Anok shot into fame when her picture on Instagram went viral.

Early Life

Anok Yai was born on December 20, 1997, and she is currently 23 years old. She was born in Cairo, Egypt. Her family moved to Machester, New Hampshire during her childhood. Anok is American by nationality and South Sudanese by ethnicity. Similarly, her birth sign is Sagittarius and she follows Christianity.

Talking about her family details, Anok hasn’t shared the name of her parents. However, her father is an employee at Easterseals and her mother is a nurse. Similarly, she also has a sister named Alim Yai, who is a financial consultant.


Moving towards her educational background, Anok completed her schooling at Manchester High School West. Later, she joined the Plymouth State University intending to be a doctor, and graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry. Anok was talented in study since her childhood.


Anok is a huge fan of actor Ian Somerhalder and actress Scarlett Johansson, enchanting on her favorite things. Similarly, her favorite colors are red and black and her favorite foods are cheeseburger, blueberry, and cobbler. Likewise, her dream holiday destination is London. Anok loves swimming and singing in her leisure time.

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Caption: Anok Yai’s viral photo (source: Instagram)

Professional Life and Career

In October 2017, Anok was discovered by a professional British photographer named “Steven Hall” during the Howard University’s homecoming week. The photographer clicked a beautiful picture of her which she posted on her Instagram handle. Her photo went viral very soon which created a big sensation on social media. The picture received over 20k likes on the first day.

This popularity helped her to began her career in the field of modeling. Soon after Anoko started getting calls and offers from several big modeling agencies like Next Model Management and IMG Models. However, Anok started working with Next Model Management.

Within 4 weeks, Anok became the first South Sudanese model to open a Prada fashion show. Similarly, she is also the second black model after famous model Naomi Campbell. Prada show has launched so many careers that it is considered as the highest feat in fashion modeling. In addition to this, Anok has also modeled in the Prada SS 2018 campaign. She has also appeared in the Nike campaign which is designed by Givenchy’s Riccardo Tisci.

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Caption: Anok in a fashion show (source: Instagram)

Net Worth and Achievements

Anok has earned a satisfactory amount of money throughout her career. According to online sources, Anok has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million US dollars. Though, there is no information regarding her salary. At present, she is enjoying her self-earned wealth.

Anok hasn’t won any big awards to date. Looking at her hard work and talent, it is sure that she will win some awards soon in the future.

Relationship Status

Reflecting on her relationship status, Anok hasn’t disclosed any information regarding it. Also, she hasn’t been seen by anybody in public and she hasn’t uploaded pictures with her boyfriend. Therefore, Anok might be single as of now and focusing on her career more than on her relationships.

Body Measurements and Social media

Anok is a tall and beautiful girl when it comes to her physical statistics. Anok stands 5 feet 10 inches (1.78m) tall and weighs around 54 kg (119 lbs.). Similarly, her actual body measurements (Chest-Waist-Hip) are 34-27-35 inches. Moreover, her shoe size is 8 inches. With black hair and brown eyes, Anok looks more pretty.

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Caption: Anok posing for a photoshoot (Source: Instagram)

Anok Yai is quite active on social media Being an Instagram star, Anok has over 528k followers on Instagram. To date, she has shared 192 posts that include her beautiful pictures. Similarly, she also has a Twitter account with over 17.4k followers.