Nanga Awasum Biography

Nanga Awasum

Quick Facts About Nanga Awasum

Celebrated Name Nanga Awasum
Age 23 Years
Nick Name Nanga Awasum
Birth Name Nanga Awasum
Birth Date 1998-06-29
Gender Female
Profession Model
Birth Nation USA
Nationality American
Place Of Birth Silver Spring, Maryland
Ethnicity Mixed
Race Black
Horoscope Cancer
Religion Christian
High School Damascus High School
University Morgan State University
Marital Status Unmarried
Boyfriend Jesse
Sexual Orientation Straight
Net Worth $500K
Salary $70K Annually
Source of Wealth Modeling Career
Height 5 ft 10 in
Hip Size 33 in
Waist Size 22 in
Body Type Average
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown

Nanga Awasum is an American professional model who is currently signed under model agency, 'Wilhelmina New York'. Recently, she is on the news after having an encounter with supermodel, Gigi Hadid in New York City. Gigi Hadid was impressed by Nanga's dress due to which she snapped a photo of the back of Nanga’s outfit and shared it to her Instagram Story, writing, "Shoutout to my NYC inspiration of the day: this queen," and describing her as "major." 

Model Nanga Awasum Says Gigi Hadid Changed Her Life After Photo Goes Viral 

A rising model, Nanga Awasum has detailed how fashion icon Gigi Hadid helped change her life "overnight" after sharing a single image of her. Nanga Awasum, 23, shared a heartfelt caption discussing the impact Hadid has had on helping her achieve her dreams, after being told she was "ugly" by several agencies in her career. Her life changed after Hadid shared an image of her to her Instagram stories earlier in the week, writing "Shoutout to my NYC inspiration of the day: this queen." Hadid called Awasum "major", celebrating her immaculate outfit to her 68 million followers. In the photo, Awasum was candidly snapped walking down the streets of New York, dressed in a beige, cropped tailored shift, and waist-hugging jeans. Awasum addressed the life-changing post, sharing a screenshot of Hadid's Instagram story, alongside a full picture of her outfit to Twitter. Expressing some regret that the supermodel had taken a photo of her from behind, Awasum wrote, "It's the way @GiGiHadid would have changed my entire life if I was only facing the right way." Hadid responded, "you were facing the right way exactly where you were headed. Sunshine! Sending biiiiig love Nanga!" Her tweet has since received over 484,000 "likes", prompting the budding model to declare, "my life completely changed overnight," in another tweet. Sharing Hadid's original message alongside a picture of her outfit, Awasum wrote on Instagram: "this outfit doesn't even know its impact. Gigi doesn't even know her impact." 

Nanga Awasum (right) encountered with supermodel, Gigi Hadid (left) in the New York City on 16th July 2021

Source: @people

Famous For

  • Being a professional model. 
  • Having an encounter with supermodel, Gigi Hadid. 

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What is the Ethnicity of Nanga Awasum?

Nanga Awasum was born on 29th June in the year of 1998. Her birthplace is in Silver Spring, Maryland, the USA. She is American by nationality and her ethnic background is mixed of Ethiopian and American. Her Zodiac sign is Cancer and she follows the Christian religion. Details about her family names are unavailable at a moment. Regarding her father's occupation, he is a pastor. She also has some siblings. As of 2021, she celebrated her 23rd birthday. 

Regarding her education, Nanga attended Damascus High School and graduated in 2016. Then, she joined Morgan State University. She is still to be a graduate. She is currently studying women, gender, and sexuality. 

How Nanga Awasum's Career Boost From Gigi Hadid?

  • When Nanga Awasum was walking on the streets of NY City on 16th July 2021, she had an encounter with supermodel, Gigi Hadid. 
  • Later, Gigi Hadid was impressed by Nanga's dress. Gigi snapped a photo of the back of Nanga’s outfit and shared it to her Instagram Story, writing, "Shoutout to my NYC inspiration of the day: this queen," and describing her as "major." 
  • After noticing Gigi’s post, Nanga shared a mirror selfie of her entire outfit, expressing that she wishes she had turned around. "It's the way @GiGiHadid would have changed my entire life if I was only facing the right way," the 23-year-old lamented on Twitter. 
  • Gigi responded with another sweet message, writing, "You were facing the right way exactly where you were headed. Sunshine! Sending biiiiig love Nanga!"
  • The exchange soon got a lot of attention, leading Nanga to conclude that her life has, in fact, been changed overnight. "This outfit doesn’t even know its impact. Gigi doesn’t even know her impact," she added on Instagram. 
  • In an interview with E! News, Nanga revealed that her now-infamous outfit was a last-minute choice. "I woke up that morning and I threw on this outfit and I really, really didn't like the outfit at all, but I had 30 minutes to get to work and I had to get on set," she explained, adding that she actually stopped at Zara to buy a new outfit when she was stopped by two girls who told her she was on Gigi’s Story. "I'm blank staring at them because the words just aren't processing." 

Who is Nanga Awasum Boyfriend?

Nanga Awasum is not married yet and she is still to get married. But she is currently in a relationship. She is dating her handsome boyfriend, Jesse who is a model by profession. Her boyfriend also appeared on her Instagram in July 2020. As of today, the duo is enjoying their present life happily without any disturbances. Her sexual orientation is straight. She is currently residing in Manhattan, New York. 

Nanga Awasum and her boyfriend, Jesse

Source: @starsoffline

How much is Nanga Awasum Net Worth?

Nanga Awasum is a very talented model. The net worth of Nanga is estimated to have around $500K as of 2021. Whereas her salary is estimated to have $70K annually from her modeling career which is her major source of wealth. She is living a cool lifestyle as of today.

How tall is Nanga Awasum?

Nanga Awasum is a beautiful lady who has a perfect standing height of 5 ft 10 in. Her waist size is 22 in and her hips size is 33 in. Her body measurements such as breast size, shoe size, dress size, weight, and more is unavailable at a moment. Her body type is average. Her hair color is black and she has a pair of brown eyes. 

Did You Know?

  • Nanga Awasum is currently signed under model agency, 'Wilhelmina New York'.
  • Her ethnic background is mixed of Ethiopian and American.
  • Her Zodiac sign is Cancer.
  • Her father is a pastor.
  • She is currently residing in Manhattan, New York.