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Biography of Gelila BEKELE

Ethiopia > Fashion : Gelila BEKELE

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Born on 04/09/1984 (format : day/month/year)

Biography :

Gelila Bekele born September 4, 1984, is an Ethiopian born model, who is rumored to be dating Tyler Perry (American actor and director).


Bekele is signed with Ford Models, and has appeared on several ad campaigns for Levi's, Pantene, L'oreal, and Colgate, and has appeared in Essence, Marie Claire, Allure, Lucky and various fashion magazines. She is also featured in many other print ads, and has appeared in several runway shows.

Gelila is also a humanitarian and social activist. With the success and celebrity afforded to her through her work as a recognizable model, Bekele devotes much of her time to aiding people around the world through her charity involvement with groups that help those living in third world nations attain fundamental natural resources like water. Some of the charities Gelila is involved with include Charity: water, Kageno, Keep a Child Alive, Darfur Action Network and A Glimmer of Hope





Last update : 12/09/2011

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