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Agbani Darego

Agbani Darego is a Nigerian model and beauty queen. in this article, we’d be viewing  Agbani Darego’s biography, date of birth, early life, family, education, net worth, social media handles and more.

Biography Of Agbani Darego

Full Names: Agbani Darego

Date of birth: 22nd December, 1982

Age: 37 years

Nationality: Nigerian

Education: University of Port Harcourt

Height: 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Brown

Occupation: Model

Net Worth: $3.9 million

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Chief Agbani Darego is a Nigerian model and beauty queen. She was crowned Miss World in the year 2001 and became the first ever indigenous African to win Miss World.

Talking about her early life, she was born in Lagos State, Nigeria and was the sixth of eight children. She attended Bereton Montessori Nursery and Primary School and was sent to the boarding school when she was ten.

Her mother, Inaewo had a boutique and rice trading business and was suffering from breast cancer. She eventually died two years after Darego moved into the boarding house.

Darego longed to be a model as a teenager, and auditioned for the M-Net Face of Africa modelling competition despite her conservative father’s wishes. She attended Federal Government Girls’ College, Abuloma and moved to the University of Port Harcourt for a degree in Computer Science and Mathematics.

In the year 2001, she was crowned Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria and few months later she contested for Miss Universe, and became the first Nigerian to place among the top 10 semi-finalists, finishing seventh overall.

Darego was the only contestant to wear a modest maillot as opposed to a revealing bikini during the swimsuit competition and was awarded an honorary chieftaincy by the Council of Chiefs of Lagos, making her the youngest chief at that time.

Agbani Darego Net Worth

Agbani Darego is a Nigerian model and beauty queen. She is estimated to worth over $3.9 million.

Social Media Handles

You can connect with Chief Agbani Darego on:

Facebook – Agbani Darego

Instagram @AgbaniDarego

YouTube – Agbani Darego

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