10+ Hottest Ethiopian Women


Ethiopian women have lots of fans and we know why.  These ladies are often tall, willowy, and elegant without much effort.

Addis Ababa, the capital, is a beautiful, ancient city located at 7780 feet above sea level, and the country is getting easier to get to every day. Dallas to Ethiopia is only about twenty hours and from there you could check out a lot of other African girls.

There are more reasons to visit Ethiopia than just the beautiful women, but after looking at this list you are not going to need any other reasons.

Here are 20+ hot Ethiopian women for your viewing pleasure:

1.Liya KebedeModel

Maternal Health Advocate, Clothing designer & Actress

Liya Kebede is a groundbreaking model from Ethiopia. Furthermore, she is a clothing designer, actress, and an active philanthropist who’s committed to the health of infants, children, and women.

When she was still a child, Liya was discovered by a French film director who recommended her to many modeling agencies. Right after finishing her education, Liya moved to Paris to start a successful modeling career. She modeled for Tommy Hilfiger, Yves Saint-Laurent, Gap, Victoria’s Secret, Revlon, and many other globally famous brands.

Shortly after moving to the United States, Liya became the first person of color to model for Estée Lauder. On top of that, she was on the cover of the first issue of Vogue that featured a single model.

In 2007, Forbes identified this beauty as the eleventh-highest-paid top model in the world.

2.Gelila Bekele

Model, Writer & Documentary Filmmaker

Gelila Bekele is a model, humanitarian, social worker, writer, and a documentary filmmaker. Throughout her career, she has modeled for world-famous brands such as Diesel, Levi’s, Anna Sui, Tory Burch, Michael Kors, H&M, Nespresso, Pinko, L’Oreal, Pantene, etc.

Also, this sexy Ethiopian girl appeared in countless international magazines and publications.

To this day, Gelila remains a role model for many Ethiopian women. She is known as an easy-going gal who isn’t crazy about following trends. Instead, she loves nurturing her own style and feeling comfortable in her skin.

Apart from being one of the hottest Ethiopian women, Gelila is the perfect mixture of beauty, brains, and social responsibility.

3.Gate Maya Haile

Supermodel & Philanthropist



Maya is another international model who was born in Ethiopia. She grew up in the Netherlands and later moved to New York where her modeling career took off. Some of the best top modeling agencies such as Elite, IMG, and Ford represent this stunning Ethiopian girl.

When she was a teenager, Maya thought about modeling for a long time. At the age of 20, she finally decided to tell her family about it. Also, to her, it wasn’t only about modeling. She said that modeling can help people expand their networks, which allows them to become activists, photographers, filmmakers, etc.

With that in mind, Maya has come up with numerous projects. She strives to provide opportunities for girls in Ethiopia and motivates those who want to enter her world. She also provides mentoring and shares her experiences with others.

Maya also works closely with UNICEF, which has been particularly rewarding for her personal life.


4.Mearg “Magi” Tareke

Hot Ethiopian Model



When you think about sexy Ethiopian girls, Mearg Tareke is the first one that pops to mind, right? This American-based model has been modeling for only a while now, but she managed to win our hearts nevertheless.

She started to model at the age of 20 and has quickly become one of the most sought-after faces in the fashion industry. She’s made her first appearance in 2011 and participated in Baltimore and NYC fashion weeks, Crystal Couture, FBLDC, as well as the Asia Bridal Show since then.

As one of the top up-and-coming models from Ethiopia, Magi also appeared in publications such as Natural Hairstyle Magazine, The Baltimore Sun, Elléments Magazine, and VIGORE.

In addition to being hot as hell, Magi is also a bookworm. While pursuing a modeling career, she also attends a pharmacy school full time.

5.Tahounia Rubel

Israeli Fashion Model, Singer & Television Personality



Tahounia is famous for participating in the World Supermodel Pageant in Fiji. Also, many people know about her London fashion campaigns for Diesel jeans and MAC cosmetics.

In addition, you maybe know her as the winner of the fifth series of HaAh HaGadol (the Israeli version of Big Brother).

Galit Gutman produced a 45-minute documentary about this hottie, called Tahounia — By Herself. In the film, you can learn about her most intimate moments, her tough childhood, and her life before entering HaAh HaGadol.

In 2014, this documentary was broadcast on Channel 2 and was the second highest-rated program for the day.


6.Sarah Nuru

German Fashion Model

Sara Nuru is a German-born model with Ethiopian origin. While she was still in high school, her friend persuaded Sara to take part in Germany’s Next Top Model in Munich.

7.Yordanos Teshager

Fashion Model, Beauty Queen

When it comes to hot Ethiopian women, we have to mention Yordanos Teshager — one of the most beautiful women not only in Ethiopia but the world.

In 2005, after she attended a casting session in Ethiopia, Yordanos became a semi-finalist for the Nokia Face of Africa. On top of that, she was the second runner-up for the Miss World Ethiopia in 2005. She participated in Miss Intercontinental as well, where she won the fifth place.

When she first started modeling, Yordanos was one of the first and very few models of color to have walked Fashion Week shows. Throughout her career, she walked for Armani, Rock & Republic, Prada, and Naeem Khan, as well as many other famous brands.

8.Helen Getachew

Miss Ethiopia Universe 2012

If you are a fan of Miss Universe (and who isn’t?), you probably know Helen Getachew as Miss Ethiopia Universe 2012.

She was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she experienced a spiritual upbringing. Helen is a true dream come true for every man — she enjoys spending time with her closest ones, reading the Bible, and of course, studying fashion.

Apart from being interested in fashion, Helen dreams of helping the poor, especially children.

9.Bewunetwa Abebe

Beauty Queen, Model

  • Born: 1990

In 2009, at the age of 19, Bewunetwa took part in the International Beauty and Model Festival in China where she won the Model of Africa title. She was only the second teen model from Ethiopia to represent her country at an international beauty competition.

To this day, Bewunetwa is still considered as one of the most beautiful women from Ethiopia who made it to the very top as a model.

10.Liya Afa


When the topic about hot Ethiopian women arises, we have to talk about Liya Afa. This hottie seduces everyone with her amazing curves, and she isn’t afraid to show them off.

Her sexy hips and tiny waist are irresistible, and her curly hair is a major turn-on. Regardless of their taste, men can agree on one thing — Liya is incredibly hot and seductive.

If you like curvaceous women, then you understand why Liya is so popular all over the world. Luckily, you can now meet sexy girls like Liya easily and quickly.



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