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Oluchi Onweagba

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    Oluchi Onweagba View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Nigerian
    Birth Date
    August 1, 1980
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Established, Sexy girl
    Known for
    Body, Lips
    Agencies
    DNA
    Friends
    Petra Nemcova, Carmen Kass, Daniela Pestova, Izabel Goulart, Tori Praver
    Married
    Luca Orlandi (Since 05)

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    Oluchi Onweagba's Career Highlights

    1 AUG, 1980
    Born in Lagos, Nigeria
    1998
    Wins the M-NET (an African television station) Face of Africa competition and a $150,000 contract with Elite Model Management
    1998
    Debuts on the runway for Marc Bouwer
    1998
    Selected as the new face of Nars Cosmetics by Francoise Nars
    1998
    Returns to Johannesburg, South Africa, for the second season of M-NET's Face of Africa
    AUG 1998
    Featured on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    SEP 1998
    Walks the runways for Chanel, Christian Dior, Gucci, and Tommy Hilfiger in Paris, Milan, and New York
    1999
    Lands a contract with Gap, appearing in print ads and billboards
    1999
    Steven Meisel photographs Onweagba for a Vogue spread
    2000
    Appears on the fall cover of British Surface
    JAN 2001
    Walks the fall Christian Dior couture show in Paris
    1 AUG, 2001
    Celebrates her 21st birthday at New York’s Bungalow 8 with model friends including Carmen Kass and Frederique van der Waal
    FEB 2002
    Walks in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show
    AUG 2003
    Returns to South Africa to walk in Cape Town’s first official Fashion Week
    2004
    Signs cosmetics contract with CoverGirl
    MAR 2004
    Walks the fall John Galliano show in Paris
    2004
    Models for Bergdorf Goodman catalog
    2004
    Models for Victoria’s Secret catalog
    SEP 2004
    Walks the fall Kenneth Cole and Tommy Hilfiger shows in New York
    2004
    Appears in print ads for Lancôme
    12 NOV, 2004
    Plays the girlfriend of a thug in the film After the Sunset
    AUG 2005
    Marries designer Luca Orlandi (of Luca Luca) in St. Barts
    FEB 2006
    Featured in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
    21 FEB, 2006
    Stars as the lead model in GM’s 2007 Cadillac Escalade fashion show, in which she models “Chrome Couture” outfits for the show
    14 OCT, 2007
    Travels to Nigeria for a benefit concert, with the Black Eyed Peas
    FEB 2008
    Featured in Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue
    2008
    Sebastian Faena photographs Onweagba for the fall cover of POP
    DEC 2008
    Appears in two editorials for Vogue
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