Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail 4.9K If You Like This Article Kindly Give Us A Share!Ataui Deng, whose full name is Ataui Deng Hopkins, was born in Khartoum in Sudan but, in 2004 at the age of 12, she and her parents moved to the US just one year after the second Sudanese civil war came to an end. In 2008, she was spotted at a modelling expo in Dallas, and got signed with Trump modelling agency. She debuted as a runway model in September 2008 for the spring Jeremy Laing, Kai Kuhne, L’Wren Scott, Proenza Schouler,and Zac Posen shows in New York. Ataui skipped the fashion weeks in Europe in 2008 in order to finish high school in Texas. Deng, who is the niece of model Alek Wek, has since appeared on the pages of Marie Claire France, Vogue Germany and Rihanna’s Spring 2013 River Island collection.She has modelled for L’Wren Scott, Proenza Schouler and Zac Posen. She was filmed by Jeremy Kost backstage at the Zac Posen show for New York magazine The top model has appeared in Teen Vogue several times and has also been photographed by Tibi Clenci. At age eighteen she became well known for having fallen on the runway for Z Spoke by Zac Posen. More Articles You Would Love #KFW: Jose Hendo, J & Keine Mbabazi And MD Morine @ Kampala Fashion Week 2015, Uganda MUSIC VID: Legendary Rapper Busta Ryhmez Turns Full African King In His Hyper Charged New Video ‘Czar’ At age eighteen she became well known for having fallen on the runway for Z Spoke by Zac Posen 8 August 2014, she was reported missing and was later found in a New York hospital after being being missing for 10 days. african modelsAtaui Dengblack modelsmodelssouth sudan Share FacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinWhatsappTelegramEmail Naa More For You #BIKINIBAE: South Africa’s Premium Swimwear Sensation Pamala Hughes Is Serving Ravishing Bikini Looks #BIKINIEBAE: More Than A Barbie; Afro-Latina Alexis Hernandez Has The Internet Going Crazy... #BeautyOfTheWeek: Meet The Bald & Bold Daala Oruwari; Undeniably One Of Nigeria’s Most... #BIKINIEBAE: From Runway Royalty to InstaGlam Star; Meet Kiara Pike, The Fashion Universe’s... #MODELCRUSH: Cote d’Ivoire’s Hottest Model Marie-Michelle Koffi Gives A Detailed Account Of Life... #BeautyOfTheWeek: Meet The Gorgeous Gem Sakhile Zie That Represented Zimbabwe At Miss Supranational... #BIKINIEBAE: Luscious Insta-Viral 18y/o Nigerian Beauty Folashade Speaks To Us About Dating, Seductivity... #BeautyOfTheWeek: Meet The Stunning Angella Summer Namubiru, A Beautiful Ugandan With A Heart... #MODELCRUSH: Meet Mihret Engda, The Ethiopian Model Making Waves on the Global Fashion... #BIKINIBAE: Meet Joanna James, The Afrolicious Model Redefining Swimwear Beauty Leave a Comment Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.