Chances of succeeding as a model in Africa were few of nil. Terms like manufacturing, real estate, and education were heavily linked to the success of an African. When modeling started gaining ground in Africa, most people translated it to prostitution or child trafficking. Women shied away from the business and left it for men who began thriving. Elizabeth Elohor saw the challenge facing women as an opportunity for business. In her interviews, she states that she loved modeling from a young age. With a lot of challenges and uncertainty about her future, Elizabeth chose to become a model and start an agency that supports other models. Almost 20 years later, Elohor has made it to the international scene. She has worked with international model organizations and models. Together with other models, Elohor is changing the face of Africa. Here is her success story.
Elizabeth Elohor Biography
Elizabeth Elohor Aisien is a Nigerian businesswoman who is the C.E.O of Prive Luxury Wedding and Event company, and the founder of Beth Model Agency considered the biggest model agency in west Africa. The former model has been featured by Glamour magazine and other media sources. She has worked with famous models such as Tiwa Savage, Davidson Obennebo, Olaniyan Olamijuwon, Nyagua Ruea, and the world-renowned model Mayowa Nicholas.
Elizabeth Elohor Age and Background
Elizabeth was born on March 23, 1980, in London but later moved to Nigeria when she was two years old. The former model celebrated her 42nd birthday in 2022. Elohor life has been between Nigeria and the UK. When she was 16 she returned to London for her studies. She enrolled at London Metropolitan University, then known as London Guildhall University, where she did Bachelor’s degree in information technology and project management. As a student, she got the opportunity to participate in Miss Nigeria UK, a competition she women. Becoming Miss Nigeria UK encouraged her to see modeling as an opportunity for women.
Elizabeth Elohor Husband
The former model married Owen Aisien Ogebor but they divorced in 2015 when she accused Owen of cheating. Their union was blessed with a daughter called Ivie Aisien. In 2017, media blogs on social media started gossipping on the strife between Elizabeth and Billionaire blogger Linda Ikeji. The media stated that Linda and her husband, Sholaye Jeremi, separated because Sholaye had an affair with Elizabeth.
Elizabeth Elohor Career
After five years of modeling in the UK, Elizabeth moved back to Nigeria. A few months after settling, she launched Beth Models, a modeling agency that focused on educating Nigerians on the importance of modeling agencies and addressing the misconceptions about modeling.
In 2008, she seized a partnership with Elite Models who were looking for models from Africa. As of 2022, Elizabeth has been working worth them for over 13 years scouting all over Africa for models. It is through this agency that she discovered Mayowa Nicholas.
Elohor launched Future Face Africa a glamorous event in Nigeria, graced by Nigerian superstars such as Tiwa Savage, Mosel Ebite, and Oluwatobiloba Momoh. Future Face Africa is a scouting initiative looking for modeling talent in Africa to compete for a chance to win a 2 years contract with an International Modelling Agency as well as a $10,000 reward.
Elizabeth Elohor Net Worth
Elizabeth has been able to make millions from her several sources of income. Stating her worth as $1 million would be an understatement.