Gelila Bekele - Exotic Ethiopian Beauty
Birth name: Gelila Bekele
Date of Birth: September 4, 1984
Place of Birth: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Occupation: Model, humanitarian and social activist
Famous for: Bekele is one of the most successful Ethiopian fashion models.
Modeling is a wonderful gate through which you can see the world.
At this time in my life I’m a real sponge. I’m learning simplicity and how to wear my body. I’m enjoying life and trying to be the best me! This is all just the beginning of something big.
- Bekele was born in Ethiopia; she was a child when her family moved to Europe, and finally to the United States where she lives and works to this day.
- Gelila started her modeling career after the advertising art director discovered her on the way to school.
- Gelila is most passionate about her work with the organization Charity:Water (a non-profit organization whose main goal is to bring clean and safe drinking water to people in undeveloped countries).
- Other charity organizations that Bekele is involved in are: Kageno, Darfur Action Network, A Glimmer of Hope and Keep a Child Alive.
Bekele in one sentence – Gelila is a beautiful woman, successful model and a great philanthropist.
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Always remember that true beauty comes from within.