Friday, March 30, 2007

NIGERIA'S HOTTEST SUPER MODEL OF ALL TIME.

I think this lady, Blessing Ibiang, is the best model to ever come from this part of the world. She has the best body ever, the best catwalk, best stage attitude and will work any dress and runway like it's no one's business. Wat! This girl can ignite the fire on any runway. She knows how to 'work it'.


We used to model together in Nigeria until she left to pursue her modeling career in SA, where I learnt she's one of the most sought-after models. She's modelled in New York, Paris Milan, Cape town, you name it...for real.
She even featured in the season finale fashion show of America's Next Top Model, cycle 5, which held in SA. The edition Naima won.


Blessing has been on more runways than any other Nigerian model can boast of. And girlfriend knows how to capture the attention of even the most uninterested person. Her skills are phenomenal.

I remember she was one of those people who tried to talk me into furthering my modeling career in SA, but I had other plans for my life. I got into modeling to get by, though I eventually fell madly in love with it but not enough to leave Nigeria. Besides, back then I didn't really think I stood a chance outside this shores. I always thought I wasn't tall enough (I'm 5'8') to succeed in SA, UK, USA, where ever. Or maybe I did, I'll never know, 'cos I never tried.


Anyway, Blessing is a graduate of Theatre Arts, from the University of Calabar. She is also an actress and a producer of repute. How many of you have seen the movie 'African Queen'? She produced it.

She is the one on the front cover of my magazine.
What do you guys think about Blessing? Send me your thoughts.

27 comments:

benita said...

HaHa,i laugh how can dis biessing be Nigeria's hottest model,pls let her work on dat her long,irritating,calabar mouth,anyway modelling is not based on beauty if not how will dis mgbeke be a hot model.anyway linda i love ur blogkeep it up u're d best don't mind those badbelle pple like dat apple headed,jobless, frustrated anonymous,by d way isaw ur picture u're gorgeous.

Anonymous said...

im sorry linda,but you got it wrong this time around.i think you big people up just because you are their friends or you know them.and thats not juicy reading.

blessing is no where near hot.she just lacks a certain "oomph" factor.
something about her face.
its not about looks,alek is hot and everyone believes she is ugly.but she has that thing that cannot be explained.
can you imagine i have booked her for a show where a designer said he didnt want a monkey on his runway?i told her ofcourse,in case she was unkowingly booked again and takes up the gig.
she told him a piece of her mind.he is the only top designer herself and naomi will never walk for.

infact i am a model booker in the united kingdom for one of the top 2 modelling agents in the world.and im sorry,but i have never heard of this blessing nigerian girl.maybe on the african scene she is hot.and she might make the lesser runway shows.i guess is why she is in sa,because i know a lot of models who cant cut it internationally end up doing the sa gig.

oluchi is still about the most succesful to come from nigeria.

i read your blog in one go for the first time today.
and i was amused in some places,dissapointed in others(the "haters",and how they attacked you)but its part of life.

i read also u have a modelling agency.
well i wish you luck in that because i know its a very very big thing to step into.and i wish u could export major models into the western market because form what i have seen in nigeria,a lot of them are just paid peanuts,dont have the international fashion look.most are definitely not couture/runway models.
mostly commercial/catalogue.

i have only ever been interested in one that i saw in a state in oshun state a few years back.she was like a dark skin tyra banks.
with naomis body.
but illiteracy is such a disease.
her folks refused to let her go.
oh well her loss.

good luck anyway.

but your friend blessing should have gotten braces as a kid.that mouth just distracts from anything else.
but its not too late.

i saw ur picture somewhere online.
and u are a smart girl.im not trying to be rude.but you would not have made it on the international scene.
you have that average good looks.nothing that stands out or spells model.
but dont worry,behind the scenes you can make a lot happen as you already are trying.

bye.

wole said...

I think she's hot.

Anonymous said...

Is modelling hot in SA?

papawemba said...

WHY WOULD ANYONE THINK THEY HAVE A MODELLING CAREER IN SOUTH AFRICA?EHN?ABEG PEOPLE SHOULD LOOK FOR OTHER VALUABLE THINGS TO DO WITH THEIR TIME.TIME IS PRECIOUS,AS MY MAN SOUNDSULTAN SAID,AS MAN DEY GROW NA SO IM TIME THEY GO.ABEG DIS GIRL SHOULD COME BACK TO NAIJA AND PRODUCE MOVIES OR GO GET MARRIED.MODEL KO.

Anonymous said...

me thinks she's hotttttttttttt.calabar girls are too much.

papawemba said...

AND I HAVE SEEN THE MOVIE AFRICAN QUEEN,IT WAS PURE CRAP.

Anonymous said...

Blessing is hot,I have seen her on stage once.There's this particular movie she did wth Stephanie Okereke and Desmond Elliot,can't remember the name now,but I think she produced it.The movie was awesome.Linda I'd like to be a model,how can I contact u?

jessica said...

Nigeria's hottest super model of all time?PLEASEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!

Cheetarah said...

Its sad that you didnt think your self good enough to try outside nigeria, U have to believe in your self girl or no1 else will.
Good to see youve set ur magazine up,i'll look out for it. BTW its not too late, it never is.

Linda Ikeji said...

@wienna.I hope you see this.thanks for all the comments.What girl?you really went through my whole blog.nice.do come again.
@anonymous.I was smart enof to realise i probably wudnt make it abroad and blessing is the an incredible model. I didn't say all the things I said bcos I know her, i'm just keeping it real.I wish You'd see her on stage, then you'll understand what i'm talking about.She might not be beautiful but she is a dynamite on stage.You should see her.

jerry said...

Sorry Linda,but there's nothing spectacular about this girl.

Emma said...

She is ok.Linda ur blog is hot.My friend jerry told me check ur blog out. cool.

bukky said...

I reserve my comment!

Anonymous said...

sorry, but dis pix just aint werking 4 me...

wienna said...

Linda, do u know i didn't sleep until 7am dis morning cos i was reading your blog from d beginning. And i even continued reading when i woke up. I hope there's a prize for fans o cos dis one don pass 'normal' o. :)

I'm officially addicted to your blog o. I need help fast pls. Anyone who's can help should be contact me o.

Meadows j. said...

I have come with my wahala again, this girl is really ugly.

fine girl said...

I know this girl and sincerely I do not think she is the super model of all time in Nigeria.What about the likes of Oluchi. Agbani,Bisi Sowemimo, Isio, Uri Jones, even you?I'll pick you over her any day

ogene said...

Supermodel of all time my bleeding arse.she looks lost btw being an ape and a human.pardon the language and publish this comments.

racquelle-cutie said...

No i DISAGRRE SHE DEFINITELY IS NOT THE HOTTEST MODEL IN NAIJA,THIS GIRL IS NO FINE PASS AGBANI OR OLUCHI

Curious Ex-Classmate said...

I have a Q for u, I'm an old classmate of Uri Jones & heard she is?was?... a model was wondering if u had any pics and what u think of her as such... thanks.

Linda Ikeji said...

@curious ex-classmate.uri was one of the best models there ever was in nigeria.she doesnt model anymore though.last time i heard she was in france.

Vera Ikeji said...

I am sorry Linda but i dont think Blessing is pretty.
Love to y'all from 'Germany'.
Wink. Vera.

curious ex-classmate said...

Wow, that's great to hear... so do you have any pics, could u pls post them on ur site if u do. Thanks. By the way great blogging going on here.

Ifeomaadiagwuagwu said...

@anon5:53PM, i beg to differ, pls.

Linda has a waif-like kind of look that is required by most international designers on the catwalk and runway scene.

You must have heard about Twiggy?

Yea... Linda might only be 5feet 8inches and she still stands a chance.

Maybe if you put your name down instead of signing in as anon: 5:53PM then i could do a research on you to find out really if you are a model booker as you specified.

Nothing serious.

Anonymous said...

She's aight.... the best model? really? what about Oluchi??? have u forgetten her? she modelled for victoria secrets, John Galliano, Dior, e.t.c

Anonymous said...

Blessing has a good body. Oluchi is much better than Blessing, no matter her bad manners etc.