Highlighting Top Modelling Agencies In Africa.

Embarking on a modelling career in Africa requires not only talent and dedication. You also need guidance from reputable modelling agencies. These agencies serve as the bridge between aspiring models and the dynamic world of fashion, offering opportunities for growth, exposure, and success.

In this article, we delve into some of the top modelling agencies across the continent.


ISIS Models Africa, founded in Johannesburg in 2008 by Joan Okorodudu, stands as one of Africa’s premier agencies. The agency boasts the highest number of successful black models worldwide. With a vibrant team of experienced scouts and bookers, they are dedicated to nurturing and advancing the careers of stunning black models on the global stage.



Another reputable modelling agency in Africa is Beth Models Africa. The agency was founded by Elizabeth Isiorho in 2004. It has a presence in New York, London, Paris, Milan, and Asia. Beth Models Africa is renowned for discovering and nurturing modelling talents globally.



The agency was founded in Cape Town, South Africa. It was the continent´s first international agency.

The agency currently has three offices: Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban. The agency is focused on getting more international and building up more connections all over the world.



Ice Models South Africa is also well known for representing top local and international models and talent. Operating in Johannesburg, Durban, and Hamburg, the agency specialises in scouting and developing aspiring models as well as representing child models and talented artists.



Established in 2005 by former model and entrepreneur Robin Fryer, Twenty Model Management is a prestigious agency based in Cape Town. The agency has over 250 male and female models, the agency has made its mark with campaigns for renowned brands such as Fendi, Gucci, DKNY, GAP-USA, and Coca-Cola.

The agency is committed to fostering a viable and thriving career for its models.



YAFAN, Models based in Accra is Ghana’s first men’s only agency. The agency is a division of the YAFAN Group which was established in 2015 to promote talent from the African fashion industry.

YAFAN, which stands for, YOU ARE ALL FANS, was first launched in November 2017 after two passionate creatives from South Africa and Ghana collaborated.


The modelling industry in Africa is thriving, thanks to the contributions of these top agencies. Whether you’re a budding model looking to kick-start your career or an established talent seeking new opportunities, partnering with the right agency can make all the difference. By leveraging their expertise, resources, and connections, models can turn their dreams into reality and leave an indelible mark on the world of fashion.