The very first edition of Africa’s Next Top Model will kick start in August according to the Executive producer and Host of the show, Oluchi Orlandi. In a statement released, Africa’s Next Top Model is the newest in the Top Model franchise that has spanned 3 Continents and 35 countries across the globe. It will bring you the best of Africa’s diverse continent from East to West and North to the South!
Host Oluchi Orlandi is an internationally renowned supermodel who has graced the covers of Elle magazine and Italian Vogue as well as being a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Having garnered much fame in the modeling industry with countless ad campaigns and magazine editorials, Oluchi is a shining inspiration to supermodel hopefuls from the Continent as they compete to be Africa’s next top model!
“I am excited to be hosting AFRICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL and it is great to be part of the successful AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL franchise that Tyra Banks created and has hosted for an impressive 20 cycles thus far in the U.S.,” said Oluchi. “The African version of the franchise is long overdue and I expect the show to be a smashing success across the continent. My company, LuLu Productions, will be partnering with Never Machine productions with Gavin Wratten as Co-Executive Producer and also one of the giant media houses to help make this show a big success.”
Shot in between Africa’s fashion capital Johannesburg and Cape Town, cameras follow the contestants over 10 episodes and 8 weeks as they learn what it takes to make it. Twelve young women perform weekly challenges and are put to the test to see who comes out on top! Follow your favorite model and be a part of this exciting new venture!