An Ethiopian model, humanitarian, social activist and filmmaker, Gelila Bekele is known for her work with Ford Models.
The talented and renowned model was born on September 4, 1986, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The couple has been blessed with a baby boy together named, Aman.
Edit She is pursuing her passion as a documentary filmmaker.
Her most recent documentary " Mai: Life is not Honey" was released in the year 2015, it is not honey is a (22 min) short documentary about Ethiopia’s water crisis, and the impact of educating girls.
Edit Gelila Bekele is also the author of the book "Gozo!
Her boyfriend is an American actor, producer, director, and songwriter. Gelila Bekele is also an author, in 2016 she released a book titled to share the way how people from her home counter, Ethiopia, live.
Gelila has appeared in leading magazines and numerous other publications.
This stunning lady devotes much of her time to aiding people in Ethiopia, as well as globally, through her charity involvements focusing mainly on the issue of fundamental resources, particular access to clean water and education.
She spends most of her life traveling in between Europe and the United States. Since her childhood days, she dreamed of becoming a model and began her modeling career working with Ford Models, New York, and Paris.
This beautiful model is featured in several beauty campaigns including those for Levi’s, Diesel, Tory Burch, Anna Sui, Michael Kors, H&M, Pinko, Pantene, and L’Oreal.