Modelling agencies in Kenya have evolved to offer a wide range of activities in the entertainment industry
Therefore here is a list of some of the top 10 modelling agencies in Kenya.
1. Surazuri Casting and Consultancy Limited
It was founded in 1987 by Lyndsey McIntyre and has produced several global stars such as Khadija Adam, Tess Njuhi, Eva Ndachi and many others. The agency has succeeded on the global front having had the Kenyan license for Ford Models World competition for 8 years and competed in the international finals in Dominican Republic, Monte Negro and New York.
The modelling agency has featured in National Geographic channel, Fashion TV, New York Times, Msafiri magazine among many other international outfits for their outstanding work.
Surazuri offers models and actor spots and opportunities in branding and various commercials.
2. City Modelling Agency
City Modelling Agency is a partnership between French company City Models Paris and Turkana-born Kenyan supermodel Ajuma Nasenyana. City has editorial features in five issues of Couture Africa magazine. They also have TV commercials that include the Safaricom Jazz festival 2014, Safaricom Bonyeza Ushinde Promotion and KCB Homecoming.
3. Little Star Children Modelling Agency
Little Star Modelling Agency specializes in showcasing various designs for children.
4. Tianar Models Foundation Kenya
Tianar’s mantra is Beauty meets charity. In pursuit of that, they hold an in-house annual beauty pageant dubbed King and Queen of Beauty meets Charity so as to promote charity, environmental conservation awareness and more charitable causes.
The modelling agency also aims at protecting models from exploitation. They are also involved in event production, co-ordination and other related areas of client service.
5. Hisi Uzuri Modelling Agency
Hisi Uzuri goes against the grid by giving a platform to plus-sized models to showcase their beauty. They empower and educate plus-size women to celebrate their beauty and live a healthy lifestyle
Tausi modelling agency is located in Thika and provides high-quality training opportunities and mentoring for prospective models. The agency gives them numerous chances and outlooks into making a career out of their talents.
Tausi also deals in TV commercials, print media and other adverts. Furthermore they provide models for corporate events and product launches.
7. Msafi Modeling and Advertising Agency
Msafi Modelling Agency has a client base of advertising agencies, fashion designers, art directors, casting directors, TV and cable networks among others. Their offices are located in Mombasa and Nairobi.
8. Versatile Model and Talent Kenya
They are located in Phoenix House along Kenyatta Avenue where they provide modelling and acting opportunities. They also help talented models build a career in modelling. They have successfully delved into the advertising industry by advertising different products for big players.
Versatile models provide actors, main principals and extras for commercials and films.
9. Aftermath Modelling Agency
They have been in the industry for more than ten years and train models on how to make modelling as a career.
Apart from promoting young talents, Aftermath offers a range of activities for their clients. These activities are: Record label, Deejay academy, Modelling & Casting Management and Event Organizing.
10. Bicfest Modelling Agency
Bicfest is based in Nairobi and Mombasa and offers personalized modeling services. They have models that range from young ones to the elder ones. They have a full booking service which offers a range of solutions depending on the clients’ needs.
They have made a niche in the entertainment and advertising industry.