Emmanuel aka Mannie be is an international fashion model signed to Xa! International in lLagos,Nigeria which is also One of the leading modeling agencies in Africa. In 2014 he emerged as Finalist at the Elite Model Look Nigeria 2014.
His carrier as a model kicked of after Elite model look Nigeria 2014 Competition which created an opportunity for the model to work with Famous fashion Brands and international designers like: Orange Culture, Okunoren Twins, Tzar, J Reason, Elis Maior, Kamsi Tcharles, Tree Fair Fax, O’Eclat Designs and Top photographers like Has been lensed by Major African Photographers such as: Hakeem Salaam, Kola Oshalusi,Kadara Enyeasi,Ayo Alasi, Tope Horploads, Emmanuel Oyeleke …
He Later Became one of the faces for Orange Culture SS15 collection alongside Victor Kwen, one of Africa’s top models. The collection/lookbook enjoyed features on international platforms . He is recently scouted to be the face of the upcoming University Of Lagos ( Unilag ) Fashion and Exhibition Week
Mannie be as popularly known has Participated in Major African and international Fashion Weeks like Lagos Fashion and Design Week,Nigeria. Lagos Accessories Fair, Nigeria. Mercedes Benz African Fashion Festival,Ghana.
When he was questioned about the challenges he faces as a model he said “It is not always rosy and fun as Modeling is portrayed on the out sketch of the industry . As a model, part of my initial challenges included overcoming rejection and criticism which is sometimes encountered in castings but with a listening ear I was able to pick some valid points and counsel from the criticism and I am thankful because those corrections are part of the things that has made me who I am today.”