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Top 20 Hottest African Women

Africa is a continent and is made up of about 50 different countries. Not all of them are at war with each other, and neither are all the countries about Big Game Hunting. The best type of hunting to do in Africa is hunting for the most beautiful women and with so many different tribes and cultures and shapes, the range is enormous. The skin colour is also a factor to consider as it varies from one country to another.

One thing for sure, beautiful women can come from anywhere and everywhere, and Africa is a continent with its own famous models, movie stars, and celebrities. We have gathered here 20 of the hottest, sexiest ones that are currently famous not only in their backyard but internationally as well. Enjoy!

Nonhle Thema

cool Nonhle Thema

Nonhle Thema in bubbly mood

A very lovely looking black beauty who started as a TV presenter, actress, and producer. She is 35 years old, and it was only in 2013 that she finally joined the acting hopefuls and starred in a soapie called Zabalaza. She is South African and also studied marketing at university.

Angel Melaku

Angel Melaku looking hot in two piece bikini

provocative Angel Melaku

Born in October 1986 Angel is from Ethiopia and is a model, actress, and a rapper. She has a few names like Lola Luv and Lola Munroe and like that Marilyn namesake, she can be described as ‘voluptuous’. You might be either happy or just interested to know that she classifies herself as bisexual! She is one really hot honey looking at this picture.

Leila Lopes

 classy Leila Lopes in her long gown

Leila Lopes so charming

This former Miss Universe hails from Angola, and she made history as being the first beauty queen from her country and the second black African. Born in 1986 it seems she has moved on from beauty pageants and is now studying business management in the UK but has worked as a model and actress. You can see from this picture why she was given the title of the most photogenic model in 2011.

Micaela Reis

 alluring African model Micaela Reis

Angolan beauty Micaela Reis

This Angolan beauty was also in the Miss Universe pageant but didn’t win. Entry is enough to stamp you as a beautiful woman and Micaela, who was born in 1988, is certainly that. She works as a TV presenter, actress and model as well. Her modelling work is classified as ‘Adult’, so there are some very beautiful photos of Micaela that will probably make you fall off your chair. The one we have featured here sees her fully clothed.

Huddah Monroe

 lush Huddah Monroe

magnificent Huddah Monroe

That show Big Brother has been responsible for shooting quite a few of those that appear on it to celebrity status. That’s what happened to Huddah, who was born in Kenya in 1991 and as a result, she has become super popular with the Kenyan Youth. She has had a rather chequered life and at one stage had some semi-nude photos taken which were then leaked publicly. Her fame has brought her wealth, and she works as a model and a farmer.

Genevieve Nnaji

 Genevieve Nnaji sexy in a bathrobe

sexy posing of Genevieve Nnaji

This beautiful lady was born in Nigeria in 1979 and has gained fame as an actress. She started that career at the age of 8 and by age 19 was already famous in the Nollywood film scene. She also does modelling and TV commercials with Range Rover being one of her more famous products for which she acts as an ambassador. She attended the University of Lagos. This is one of her more tame photos.

Alek Wek

 beguiling body of Alek Wek

the happy face of Alek Wek

It’s not often that you get a supermodel from Southern Sudan, but Alek managed it okay. Although she had to flee the country which seems to be perpetually in a state of civil war. The family escaped to the UK, and Alek was discovered in London and then moved to New York to continue her career with Ford Agencies. She was born in 1977 and as part of her career, she studied at the London College of Fashion.

She has been featured on the cover of ‘Elle’ magazine and has even appeared in a movie in 2002 called The Four Feathers. She was named model of the year in 1997. She was only 18 years old then. She is ranked No. 5 in all-time supermodels.

Thandie Newton

 attractive Thandie Newton

ravishing Thandie Newton

Her mother is from Zimbabwe, and her father is from Britain. Thandie, whose real name is Thandiwe Nashita Newton, was born in 1972 and attended Cambridge University where she gained a degree in Social Anthropology. Smart and beautiful. She has appeared in a number of movies which include Mission Impossible and Interview with a Vampire. She also appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair.

Miriam Chemmoss

 actress Miriam Chemmoss sweet smile

nubile actress model miriam chemmoss

Some of the talents of Miriam make her more than an actress and model. She can do voice impressions, stunts, be a clown, stand up comedy, dance, sing and plays three musical instruments. Add to that her sporting prowess of Cycling, diving, horseback riding, marathon running, mountain climbing and rowing, you get the idea that this young lady’s life is never dull. She has been working in theatre, film, and television as an actress and is journalist and activist in among all those other talents she obviously has.

After scouring about 7 different websites, her age still remains a mystery.

Honorine Uwera

desirable Honorine Uwera

gorgeous Honorine Uwera

The beautiful Honorine was born in Rwanda in 1987 and debuted as a model at the age of 17 in Paris. She has appeared in ‘Elle’ magazine and works mainly as a model. She has been modelling on the catwalks of Paris, London, and New York for some time now and is in high demand. She has been listed as one of the most beautiful Black African models to have ever graced the catwalks. The picture we have here will show you why.

Flaviana Matata

glamorous Flaviana Matata

Flaviana Matata pretty in pink

This gorgeous young lady was born in Tanzania in 1988 and was the winner of the first Miss Universe Pageant held in her country. She finished 6th overall in the Miss Universe contest. She studied electrical engineering at university and as a result of her success she started the Flaviana Matata Foundation for young Tanzanian girls. Just to be a little different she keeps her head shaved to give that bald look.

Rhian Benson 

aesthetic Rhian Benson

elegant Rhian Benson

Her father was an Ashanti from Ghana, and her mother was Welsh. Rhian is labelled as a Jazz singer from Ghana, and she can play an instrument and write songs. Her parents were musicians as well, the father a guitarist and her mother a singer. She was born in 1977 and at an early age moved to India to where her love of music led her to learn to play the piano and wrote her first song at the age of 9. The family moved to the UK.

She attended the London School of Economics and earned a degree and from there continued on to Harvard. Her banking career was set aside for her great love – music. She has been blessed with talent and beauty.

Iman

elegant and graceful Iman

graceful African woman Iman

This very famous model was born in Mogadishu in the country of Somalia in 1955. That makes her 61 and still a very desirable looking woman. She was discovered in 1976 while still at university and moved to the USA to continue her modelling career. She spent 14 years as a fashion model and over the years, she started a number of businesses and has amassed a fortune. She has appeared on television and in movies although acting was not her forte.

She is also well known for being the wife, now widow, of David Bowie. Iman will go down as being an icon of the fashion industry and currently carries out a lot of philanthropic work for the underprivileged.

Tiguida

stunning Tiguida at a bikini photoshoot

Tiguida looking cool at an outdoor pictorial

Tiguida Sissoko was born in Mali and at 5’11” she has the height to be a successful, elegant looking black African model. Sensational looking with that beautiful chocolate coloured body, sultry looks and long legs, she gets the hot, hot, hot accolades of all males. There is not a lot about her in bios so we can assume she’s in her early 20’s and makes a good living showing off fashionable clothes on catwalks. She is certainly worth considering for the next Bond movie or any other movie for that matter. Sexy, beautiful, desirable. That’s Tiguida!

Lupita Nyong’o

classy and elegant Lupita Nyong'o

Lupita Nyong'o hot on the beach

This beautiful woman was born in Mexico to Kenyan parents in 1983. She is listed as an actress and filmmaker earning her degree in theatre studies while at university in the USA. She has appeared in a few movies including the latest Star Wars movie as well as her highly acclaimed role in 12 Years a Slave. She worked in her profession as a production assistant in 4 films and has appeared in a theatre production as well.

People magazine named her The Most Beautiful Woman in 2013, and she became the face of Lancome cosmetics in 2014. Don’t be surprised to see her in future movies.

Azie Tesfai

 Azie Tesfai with a nice smile

sweet Azie Tesfai in black dress

Tesfai is an Eritrean-born actress best known for her current role in the TV show Jane the Virgin. She has her own jewellery company the proceeds of which go to charity. She is listed as being a model and a social entrepreneur. Azie was actually born and raised in Los Angeles, but her parents are Eritrean/Ethiopian. She is also smart as well as beautiful with a degree in Business Administration from Berkeley University. Her beauty is classic as can be seen from this photo.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

 Gugu Mbatha-Raw at an event

lovely Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Her name is kind of strange but her surnames are actually those of her mother and father, and her Christian name is a shortened version of “Gugulethu” which is a Zulu word meaning ‘our pride.' Gugu was born in 1983 and grew up in England and has been in many television shows and appeared in a few movies as well. She has been nominated for a few ‘Best Actress’ awards winning on one occasion. She is a graduate of the Royal Academy of Arts and is both beautiful and smart.

She is considered to be one of the sexiest and hottest women in movies and on TV. Looking at this one photo of her, you can see why.

Dillish Matthew

 Dillish Matthew gorgeous on the couch

tempting Dillish Matthew

Both Namibia and Zimbabwe want to lay claim to this beauty, and it’s obvious why. She was the winner of Namibia’s Big Brother show in 2013 that won her a few hundred thousand dollars. She was born in 1990, and it was in Namibia, and her father is Kenyan. One of her businesses is the sale of ice cubes which get delivered to bars and restaurants in a few different African countries. You only need to look at the photo here to see just how hot and beautiful this young lady is. Wow!

Lily Corazon

bootylicious Lily Corazon

Lily Corazon with big butt

It’s refreshing to find a beautiful young woman like Lily who unashamedly loves to do sexy poses for her photo shoots. Popular opinion is that she has the most ‘bootiful booty’ seen in a long time. Lily is a graduate of the University of Nairobi and is a fully qualified lawyer. So that means she knows right from wrong, right?

Plus-sized and proud of it, Corazon Kwamboka, her real name, admits to enjoying showing her body. There’s no doubt that her bootilicious bod will have a few guys ogling her pics with their tongues hanging out! Stop her and she’ll sue you.

Beyoncé Knowles

 Beyonce Knowles in seductive black bikini

foxy Beyonce in red dress

OK - Beyoncé is technically NOT an African woman since she was born and raised in the USA. But she is one of the hotest black ladies on the planet so it just wouldn't be fair to leave her off the list! Unless you have been hiding under a rock you already know Beyoncé is one of the hottest media moguls of her day.

She is a multi-platinum musical artist, has her own best-selling fashion line and has stared in several movies such as  "Austin Powers in Goldmember" and "Dreamgirls". Now with the birth of her daughter, Blue Ivy, she can also be listed as one of the hottest MILFs in the world as well.

Last modified onWednesday, 17 August 2016 07:00