In order to build a successful career in the field of modeling for themselves, many new and potential models would love to work with any of the top 10 best modeling agencies in Nigeria currently in this year 2023. These agencies are businesses created to represent models and assist major brands in marketing them to use the models in paid adverts for their goods, which may include apparel, cosmetics, and other items.
Let us now take a look at the top-rated and most well-known modeling agencies in Nigeria today. Be aware that Lagos State, which serves as the nation’s commercial centre, is home to the majority of these modeling agencies. In order to further your career, you might need to move to the State if you are a non-resident. You can also check out models salary structure in Nigeria here.
TOP 10 BEST MODELLING AGENCIES IN NIGERIA 2023
Below are listed the 10 best and most popular modelling agencies in Nigeria this 2023:
The Silverbird group is a popular entertainment company that was established in 1980 by Mr Ben Murray-Bruce, a former Director-General of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) as well as a former Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The entertainment group comprises of different multi media companies ranging from television, radio and cinemas and they are also involved in real estate. Silverbird Group is the best modelling agency in Nigeria currently and they have been consistent over the years.
They specialize in not only promoting models, but also organizing their own beauty pageants such as the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN), Mother Daughter Pageant, and Mr. Nigeria, of which the MBGN has been the biggest and most popular of the three as it is the most viewed, and is heavily invested in due to the fact that winners represent the company in the Miss World and Miss Universe beauty pageants respectively.
Their biggest export to the world, Agbani Darego who was MBGN in 2001 represented Nigeria in the Miss World Beauty Pageant in South Africa later that year and won the coveted price, making her the first indigenous African and the only Nigerian to ever win the title. If you are interested in the Silverbird Group modelling agency, you can visit them at 133, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos for more enquiries.
FASHION INSTINCT MODELLING AGENCY
Fashion Instinct modelling agency is an impressive agency that is situated in Lagos and it is a branch of the international modelling company of the same name that is located in Florida, USA. They specialize in model training, model management, commercial and runway modelling.
For more enquiries about this top modelling company, you can visit their official website via www.thefashioninstinct.com, also, you can choose to visit their office which is located at L’Monarch Tower; 5th Floor, 65C Opebi Road, Salvation Bus stop, Ikeja, Lagos, or you can call 234-8029314720.
PILLARS & PRIDE OF AFRICA MODEL AND TALENT MANAGEMENT
Pillars & Pride of Africa Model and Talent Management Agency is a modelling company that specializes in model development. At this agency, the success of their models lie in the constant training and evaluation of these young, talented individuals. The agency is also involved in promotions, fashion works etc.
You can visit their website www.prideofafrika.com to get more information on who they are and what they do. Their address is at Investment House, 1st floor, CMS bus stop, Marina, Lagos Island, Lagos State.
EXQUISITE MODELS INTERNATIONAL
Exquisite Models International is a leading modeling agency for male and female models in the country. They specialise in discovering and grooming fresh faces that will stand out in fashion print, television commercials, international runways, and commercial print.
Their website is www.exquisitemodels.co.uk and they are located at Suite 1, Sada Cruz Hotel, by 400 Road, FESTAC Town, Lagos. Their contact number is +2348032371712.
Y-ray models is another top modelling agency that provides fashion and modelling services to agencies, companies and individual clients and they are into everything advertising. The agency specializes in providing jobs to both their local and international models by making them available for Billboards, TV commercials, Calendar, Brand promotion, Fashion shows, Ushering, TV Presentation, Music video appearance (Video Vixen), Bridal Train, etc.
For more information on this modelling company, their website is www.yraymodels.com and you can contact them by email via email@example.com. they have offices in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt and Imo State.
FEW MODELS AFRICA
Few Models Africa is a top modelling agency that was founded in 015 and has since grown into an internationally recognised success. They have been recognized by top international magazines such as Forbes, Vogue, Elle, to mention but a few and at the moment, they are Africa’s fastest growing modelling agency with over 22 scouts the world over.
This agency is an active mother agent supporting, developing and nurturing the entire modelling career of their models both locally and abroad. Their website is www.fewmodels.com and they are located at Suite 37, Aaron Mall, Olubunmi Owa Street, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria. Their contact number is +2348189403506.
BLACKDOVE MODELLING AGENCY
Blackdove modelling agency is a leading agency that was founded by popular Nigerian celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji in 2004 and has since then been managed by her sister, Sandra Ikeji who is the CEO. They are into TV Commercials, Print Advertisements such as Billboards, Posters, Calendars etc. The company is also into ushering services.
This agency is located at 27A, Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos Nigeria. Their telephone number and email address are 08033595004 (WhatsApp) and firstname.lastname@example.org respectively.
BETH MODEL AFRICA
Beth Model Management Africa was established in Lagos in 2004 by former model Elizabeth Isorho-Aisien. The agency works with both local and international models, promoting them through their work with top local and international brands.
This modelling agency has partners in New York, London, Paris and Milan and it focuses on discovering new talent and transforming them into working superstars. Their website is www.bethmodelafrica.com and they are located at 2, Glover Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. For more enquiries, their telephone number and email address are +2348033278752 and email@example.com.
BEIGE MODEL MANAGEMENT
Beige Model Management is a top modelling agency located in Port Harcourt. They train their models really well, ensuring that every detail about modelling is covered properly and their payment is also good.
The agency is into personal care, beauty schools, model grooming, Modelling, modelling photography, ushering, etc., and they are located at 8, Ohia Street, Ogbunabali, Obio-Akpor, Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
WAVE MODEL MANAGEMENT
Wave Model Management is a top modelling agency that is located in Port Harcourt which caters to the requirements of both aspiring and established models. It is the premier model agency in the south-South region of Nigeria and over the years, they have produced great talents.
This agency is located at 75B, Evo Road, GRA Phase 2, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Their email and contact number as as follows: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, +2348038753903, and their website is www.wavemodelmanagement.com.