Agbani Darego – Miss World 2001

Agbani Darego – Gorgeous Nigerian Beauty Queen

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Birth Name: Ibiagbanidokibubo Asenite Darego

Date of Birth: December 22, 1982

Place of Birth: Abonnema, Rivers State, Nigeria

Nationality: Nigerian

Occupation: Model

Height: 5 feet 11.5 in; 1.81 m

Measurements: 32-23-34 (US); 81-58.5-86.5 (EU)

Famous as/for: Darego is one of the most famous Nigerian beauty queens ever. She has multiple beauty crowns and is considered as one of the most beautiful Nigerian women in the modeling industry.


I thank God for everything he has blessed me with.

I like my private life to be private and not discussed in the media.

Interesting Facts:

Agbani lost her mother when she was 12 years old due to the breast cancer. This great loss had a big influence on her and made her much stronger than a young woman should ever be.

In 2001 Agbani won the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigerian contest and got to represent her country at the Miss Universe and Miss World beauty pageants.

In November 2001, Darego was crowned Miss World. From that point on she became one of the most famous Nigerian models in the world.

Agbany was a first black African winner of the Miss World pageant.

Darego in one sentence – Agbani is the precious Nigerian jewel and a gorgeous African beauty.

Go to Agbani Darego Gallery or to Beautiful African Women

Always remember that true beauty comes from within.

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