Chanel Ayan Biography
A native of Malanba, a small village on the boundary between Kenya and Uganda, Chanel Ayan is a Kenyan fashion model and actress of Somalian descent.
She is the first model of African slip to emerge on magazine covers in Dubai and the Middle East.She has modeled for brands like Piaget, Amato Couture, Moschino, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana. Chanel is currently based in Dubai.
Chanel Ayan Age
Ayan appears to be around 30-35 years old, based on her appearance.
Chanel Ayan Height
Ayan stands a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)tall.
Chanel Ayan Education
Ayan’s educational history, including the name of the organization where she studied and the degree she earned, was not made public. It has been only disclosed that she grew up and attended school in Kenya and Uganda at the same time but as soon as we find out more, we’ll update this page.
Chanel Ayan Family
Ayan and her five siblings were born to her dearest parents whose names have stayed unrevealed, all brought up by her mother because her father had drinking problems. One of her brothers is a lawyer, while the other is an engineer at Apple. Her sister lives in South Africa, working for a Tourism Company, and another sister is a nurse in Sweden.
Chanel Ayan Husband
Ayan is currently married to her husband, Luca Salves, an artist and model. The pair were blessed with a handsome son but his name was not disclosed.
Chanel Ayan Net Worth
Ayan estimated net worth is $1 million.
Chanel Ayan Career
Ayan was introduced to modeling when her cousin who lived in Sweden visited and told her to consider being a model because she looked like one, she also gave her fashion magazines to help hone her modeling skills. After then, she began to do commercials in Kenya, for Bazaar and Coca-cola. She left Kenya when she was 17 and moved to Brazil before proceeding to New York to work with Elite Models. Ayan did a lot of shows in New York, she did Michael Kors show, Moschino. Her first cover of vogue was also in America, followed by Vogue Italia.
In 2005, Ayan moved to Dubai and became the first black model to grace magazine covers. She did the Emirates airline campaign and Dubai Tourism company. She has since been the face of top brands like Piaget, Amato Couture, and part of Channel, Moschino, Dior, Dolce Gabbana, Van Cleef, and Loius Vuiton. Ayan lately worked with Fenty makeup owned by Rihanna in Dubai, when she came to do a promotional photoshoot for her Fenty make-up brand.