Meet The First Nigerian Model To Walk For International Fashion Brand, Louis Vuitton

Janet Jumbo is the first Nigerian model to walk for Louis Vuitton. The 16-year-old made history after walking the runway for the popular international fashion brand.

Jumbo strutted down the runway during the Louis Vuitton Women’s Fall-Winter 2019 Fashion Show at the Louvre in Paris. 

Her agency took to Instagram to announce the exciting news writing,

“Today, Janet Jumbo is the first Nigerian model to walk the Louis Vuitton show exclusively. We feel nothing but all shades of happiness and we can’t contain it.”

Janet who is  from Rivers State in Southern Nigeria was spotted on her way back from church on a Sunday. Since then, she has been signed to an agency called Raw Model Management Nigeria. Jumbo is also signed to IMG Models Worldwide. 

This agency manages some of the most famous models in the world like Kate Moss, Alek Wek, Gisele Bündchen, Joan Smalls, Karlie Kloss, Miranda Kerr, and Candice Swanepoel.

Jumbo also shared the exciting moment on her Instagram page.

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Ebun Bello is a Content Writer by Day and Fashion Enthusiast every other time. She's passionate about Digital Media, Women's Fashion and Everything In Between!