Aamito Stacie is the winner of the first ever edition of Africa’s Next Top Model in 2014, beating 11 other contestants from 8 different countries to walk away with a one-year modelling contract with New York-based modelling agency DNA, as well as a product endorsement deal and a cash prize of $50,000.
Aamito started as a freelance model from Uganda, naturally endowed with a 30-inch bust, 24-inch waist, 36-inch hips and stands at a height of five feet and 11 inches. To complement her feminine physique, Aamito has a flawless dark skin and beautiful face that’s blessed with a pointed chin, high cheek bones and slightly tilted deep brown eyes, curtained by bristly black eyelashes.
She was once told by a photographer, “if he were the one choosing models, he would not have picked me” because she was black. Upset but determined to trudge on, Aamito grew a tough skin which has enabled her to tell her success story.
Since winning the TV competition, Aamito signed with BOSS, a South African modelling agency, as an on-call model. She also qualified for a fashion spread in Vogue Italia, an Italian fashion magazine, and South African-based Elle Magazine.
Aamito has been photographed by some renowned photographers, including Dean Bradshaw, and has also featured in advertising campaigns for Adele DeJak, a typographic designer and owner of Rogo Collections, which specialises in jewellery.