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Ajak Deng
Born 7 December 1989 (1989-12-07) (age 31)
Modeling information
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Hair color Black
Eye color Brown
Agency
  • Milk Management (London)
  • Esee Model Management (Shanghai)
  • IDAL MGMT (London) Mother Agency
  • info@idal.co

Ajak Deng (7 December 1989) is an Australian fashion model.

Early life

Deng was born in what is now known as South Sudan. Her family became refugees in Kenya before moving to Melbourne, Australia in 2005 due to the civil war in South Sudan. At the age of 11, the Australian government accepted her after her mother died of malaria. She has 7 siblings.

Career

Her first international modeling jobs included an advertisement for United Colors of Benetton and fashion shows for Valentino, Lavin, Givenchy, Chloé, Maison Martin Margiela, Dior, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander Wang, and Marc by Marc Jacobs. She has also modeled for Calvin Klein, Levi’s, Louis Vuitton, Gap, Inc., Nine West, Kate Spade, MAC Cosmetics, Kenzo, Topshop, Rick Owens, Thom Browne, Jason Wu, Hermès, Belstaff, Emilio Pucci, Sally Hansen, Thakoon, and Valentino.

Deng briefly quit modeling in 2016.

She auditioned for the role of a Bond girl but was told she was "too pretty" for it.

Since 2018, she has been one of the faces of Fenty Beauty.

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