Refilwe Modiselle Biography
Refilwe Modiselle was born on 2nd January 1986 in Soweto, South Africa. She is a South African fashion model with albinism and a media personality.
Refilwe Modiselle Education Background
She studied advertising at Varsity College, graduating with distinction.
Refilwe Modiselle Career in Modelling
She started her career in modelling when she was 13 years she was approached by Y! magazine. She is the first South African professional fashion model with albinism.
In 2005 she was a runway model for South African designer David Tlale, making her the first albinistic model to appear on a runway in South Africa, during the South Africa Fashion Week.
In 2012 she became the face of female fashion retailer LEGiT’s summer fashion campaign. The campaign formed part of the retailer’s rebranding, and Modiselle was officially named the retailer’s “brand ambassador” at a launch event in Kyalami, Johannesburg, leading to print and online campaigns.
Refilwe Modiselle Career in Media
From 2012 to 2013 she starred in the Top One reality television series SugaRushed.
She has worked for global media agency Mindshare SA, Republic Media, Bonngoe Productions and N2 MEdia’s MTN Play Radio.
In 2013 she began hosting he talk show Eksê: Let’s Talk with Masechaba Lekalake with Tol A$$ Mo and Masechaba Lekalake on the OpenView HD channel eKasi+. It was the first original series to air on eKasi+.
In 2015 she started started co hosting (with Zola Hashatsi) the e.tv celebrity magazine show Hush, in which she and Zola interview celebrities in an informal environment and go backstage at various events.