5 Rarest Black People In The World
We’ll all agree that every individual is unique in their way right? Even among twins, there are often differences in their appearance. Well, for some people, these distinctive features make them some of the rarest individuals in the entire world.
Check out 5 rarest black people in the world as we’re going to explore a deeper side of black culture and look at some of the rarest black people in the world, what makes them so unique, and also dive a bit into their stories.
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5. Khoudia Diop
Khoudia Diop is a Senegalese model that advocates for fashion industry diversity. She was born on December 31, 1996, in Dakar, Senegal.
Diop is widely known for her stunning dark complexion and striking beauty, which has earned her the nickname “Melanin Goddess” among her fans.
The constant bullying and negative attention she received because of her unique dark skin often made her feel ashamed and isolated.
However, she had a shift in mindset when her older sister showed her pictures of Alek Wek, a famous model with a similar skin tone. This helped her to feel better about herself and motivated her to pursue modelling.
Inspired to dream bigger, she used her unique features to carve out a successful modelling career. In 2016, she gained international attention after photos of her went viral on social media, and she quickly became an overnight sensation.
4. Nikia Phoenix
Nikia Phoenix is an American entrepreneur, model, and writer at the Model Liberation blog. She is also the founder of her own company.
She eventually became the founder of women’s lifestyle companies including Black Girl Beautiful and Nikia Phoenix, as well as the content developer behind those brands.
In addition to that, she is the host of her own podcast, which is titled The Nikia Phoenix Podcast. Born on June 10, 1980, Nikia Phoenix hails from New York, United States.
Nikia is an agent for social change and conscious living. She believes in connecting people to their true callings and reuniting them with their authentic selves.
Nikia does this by using her voice whether it’s written word, connecting digitally, or in life and in person. To put it simply, Nikia Phoenix is a dream instigator who wants to help make the world beautiful.
After diving deeper into wellness and self-care, Nikia became a Reiki Master and meditation practitioner.
3. Winnie Harlow
Chantelle Whitney Brown-Young (born July 27, 1994), known professionally as Winnie Harlow, is a Canadian fashion model and public spokesperson on the skin condition vitiligo.
She gained prominence in 2014 as a contestant on the 21st cycle of the U.S. television series America’s Next Top Model. In 2016, Harlow became the first model with vitiligo to walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
She also appeared in the Beyoncé-directed HBO visual album Beyoncé: Lemonade (2016). She was honoured as one of the BBC 100 Women in 2018. Harlow later served as a judge on the second season of the Amazon Prime Video series Making the Cut.
Winnie Harlow was discovered by America’s Next Top Model host Tyra Banks on Instagram and subsequently became one of the 14 finalists of the 21st cycle in 2014. She was the only Canadian ever cast on ANTM.
2. Simone Thompson
Simone Thompson (born August 13, 1996), better known as Slick Woods, is an American fashion model, known for her bald head, gapped teeth, and tattoos.
Woods is a part of the “Social Media Modeling” or “Instagirl” movement as she has followers in the six-figure range.
Slick Woods was discovered by model Ash Stymest. Kanye West is credited with helping to launch Woods’s career.
She has most notably modelled for Rihanna and Marc Jacobs. She has appeared in several international editions of Vogue and a campaign for Calvin Klein.
She was featured in the 2018 Pirelli calendar alongside celebrities such as Naomi Campbell, Lupita Nyong’o, and Diddy.
As of February 2018, Woods is ranked on the Top 50 Models list on models.com.
1. Oluwajare Ijalana
Jare’s doll-like shots got everyone appreciating the little girl’s natural beauty. This was after her photographer shared them on the Instagram social platform.
Jare was captured posing simply and showcasing her enormous eyes, perfectly smooth skin and impressive hair. Sharing the inspiration behind the shot, her photographer wrote, “I want to portray the interception between her childhood and adulthood so both stay timeless!”
Jare has set the internet on fire with her striking looks and has been crowned the ‘most beautiful girl in the world. She gained popularity two years ago when photos of her and her sisters became viral among netizens. Many were astonished by the girls’ stunning natural beauty.