Ethiopian Model Gelila Bekele Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Affairs, Career & Net Worth


Gelila Bekele is a very famous and talented Ethiopian model, actress, humanitarian, and activist. She was born on 4 September 1986 in Addid Ababa, Ethiopia. In addition, she holds an Ethiopian ethnicity and belongs to Ethiopian-American ethnicity. Likewise, she was born to a very supportive family. She grew up along with her sister. However, there are no personal details about her parents. Also, she has not disclosed information about her academic career. Furthermore, she is an unmarried woman of 33 years old. However, she is in a romantic relationship with actor Tyler Perry. This beautiful couple welcomed their son in 2014. As for now, they are living happily together.

She is a beautiful actress with a slim and tall body figure. Similarly, she stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches and weighs about 57 kg. Furthermore, she looks more attractive with her brown colored eyes and brown colored hair.


While talking about her professional career, she started modeling in 2006 from the Frod models in Paris and New York. Then, she worked in beauty campaigns like Diesel, Levi’s, Anna Sui. Michael Kors, L’Oreal, etc. Later, in 2009, she got an opportunity to work in a film named Full. Similarly, she also directed the documentary film Mai: Life is not Honey. Thus, she gained a good name and fame from her successful career.

Net Worth

She collected an excellent amount of money from her successful career. Thus, she has an estimated net worth of $1 Million.


  • Full Name: Gelila Bekele
  • Age: 33 years old
  • Date of Birth: 4 September 1986
  • Place of Birth: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Father’s name: N/A
  • Mother’s name: N/A
  • Profession: actress, humanitarian, and activist
  • Nationality: Ethiopian
  • Relationship status: In a relationship
  • Children: Yes
  • Height: 5 ft. 9 inches
  • Weight: 57 kg
  • Hair color: Brown
  • Eye color: Brown
  • Net Worth: $1 million