4. Liya Kebede
Her story is the oldest in the book: spotted in high school by a film director who introduced her to a French modeling agent. This high paid, high fashion model has appeared on the covers of Paris Italian, Japanese, American, French and Spanish Vogue just to name a few. Being the face ad campaigns for Gap, Yves Saint-Laurent, Victoria’s Secret, Tommy Hilfiger, Revlon, Dolce & Gabbana, and Louis Vuitton has helped her rake in some major bank. But being the only Ethiopian to be the face of Estée Lauder in the company’s history – reportedly paid her $3 million. With a body to kill for and an estimated net worth of $18 Million, she makes it to number four on our list.
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3. Gugu Mbatha- Raw
Although known as a British actress, Gugu is the daughter of Patrick Mbatha, who is a doctor from South Africa. Her parents separated when she was an infant, and she was raised by her mother, Anne Raw, in England. Although Gugu has a stage background, she is more famous for TV roles on “Bad Girls” and “Doctor Who.” She looks just as sexy in a blazer and jeans as she does in a film premiere gown. She carries herself with a style and grace that is undeniable. With sexy legs and a hot body, you might be surprised to know: she’s only 5’4″.