Yasmin Warsame – Captivating African Beauty

Yasmin Warsame – One of the Most Beautiful Somali Models

Birth Name: Yasmin Abshir Warsame

Date of Birth: May 17, 1976

Place of Birth: Mogadishu, Somalia

Nationality: Somali (naturalized Canadian)

Occupation: Model, activist

Height: 5 feet 10 in; 1.78 m

Measurements: 81-60-89 (EU)

Warsame in one sentence – Yasmin is a magnificent Somali model with a beautiful face and a brave heart.


As far as the British are concerned, to be British you have to look British.

In the fashion industry people talk about the skin color in a way as though color is a season. For example they are known to say something like “This season we are not using blacks” or “Blacks are not suitable for this campaign.”

Interesting Facts:

Yasmin was born in Somalia in family of 21 siblings. Her father had three wives and 21 children, she was the youngest.

Her father died when she was 5 years old and from that point on she started moving from one place to another. She moved to Kenya, then Zambia and at age of 9 she ended up in England. When she was 15 years old she decided to move to Canada.

She started her modeling career when she was 22 years old after signing her first professional contract with the SHOK modeling agency.

In 2004 Yasmin was named the Most Alluring Canadian by the Canadian Fashion magazine.

She graced some of the major magazine covers like Vogue and Elle.

Yasmin volontires for the Somali Youth Coalition in Canada, and she is a strong supporter of the African Future organization (a non-governmental organization that focuses on the improvement of education and healthcare in Somalia).

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