Elite Model Look Nigeria 2016 winner Davidson Obennebo has won his place on the global stage as he emerged as the grand winner at the worldwide finale in Lisbon.
This is a major accomplishment as the Elite Model Look competition is considered the gold standard in the fashion world.
Elite World, the world’s leading model management company revealed the grand winners of Elite Model Look 2016, who were selected today, during the evaluation of a committee made up of Elite agents, international model iconsIsabeli Fontana, Alex Lundqvist and Andrés Velencoso, as well as prominent fashion industry figures.
From the 62 finalists, hailing from 36 countries the world over, one girl and one boy – 15-year-old Jana from Czech Republic, 178cm and 20-year-old Davidson from Nigeria, 190cm – were proclaimed overall winners.
Davidson captured the collective attention of the jury with his promising talents. The first model of colour to win Elite Model Look, Davidson embodies the core of Elite World, which prides itself in pushing boundaries, celebrating individuality and extoling personality. Elite Model Look is not only reflective of society, but also an instigator for change, by encouraging each and every model’s individuality as a path for multiculturalism.
Jana and Davidson will receive contracts worth a guaranteed 150.000 Euros and 50.000 Euros respectively. The Top 15 Winners, 10 girls and 5 boys, will receive a two-year contract with the Elite worldwide network. For the other Top Winners, the contracts are guaranteed at 50.000 Euros minimum for the girls, and 20.000 Euros minimum for the boys.