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Who Betty Adewole

Age 18

Discovered Betty was scouted on Tottenham Court Road when she was 15, but didn't hear from the agency again until a few months ago when they called her in and booked her for London Fashion Weekend.

Background She lives in Thamesmead with her Nigerian parents (both nurses)and brother, who have reservations about modelling but remain supportive. She took her GCSEs at Hackney Free – the same school Alek Wek attended – and is now studying for an A level in theatre studies at the City of Westminster College in Maida Vale.

First job I've been incredibly lucky. One of my first jobs was the cover for 125 magazine.'

Best feature Probably my eyes. I can't stand my feet – I've got a thing about toes.'

Clever or pretty? It helps to be clever, so you don't get taken advantage of.'

Perks of the job Modelling has made her much more confident with less self-doubt'.

Favourite model Naomi Campbell. She was the first black model on Vogue's cover.'

Wants to be remembered as A happy, positive and optimistic model.'

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Place of Origin:

London, England

Ethnic Origin:




How discovered:

I was approached by a Models1 scout on Tottenham Court Road whilst shopping with my mum.

Favorite things:

My mum, skateboard, guitar, my DM’s and hot chocolate!

Favorite music, band:

Florence and the Machine, best album I’ve heard in my life, Friendly Fires, Drake and Jeff Buckley.


I love skateboarding, singing and watching films.

Favorite piece of clothing:

My dad’s old vintage stone washed Lee jean jacket .

What’s your idea of fun?

Dancing for hours

Favorite modeling experience so far?

Meeting and walking for Nathan Jenden, he’s awesome.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?

Hackney, were I was born and raised. It’s the trendiest part of London.

Favorite artist (any kind):

I don’t have favourites, I like a variety. I’m really into Drake right now though.

Place you would love to visit:

New York, New York!

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:

My best friend Abby Rose Clee.


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