YASS! Adesua Etomi-Wellington is on the cover of Vogue magazine!

Adesua Etomi-Wellington is one of the four women on the cover of American Vogue magazine’s latest issue and we are so proud.

The April 2019 issue is tagged The Global Issue and has two covers celebrating 14 global superstars: Angelababy, Doona Bae, Elizabeth Debicki, Adesua Etomi-Wellington, Golshifteh Farahani, Liv Lisa Fries, Eiza Gonzalez, Hera Hilmar, Scarlett Johansson, Vanessa Kirby, Bruna Marquezine, Deepika Padukone, Alba Rohrwacher and Lea Seydoux.

See the covers below.

Adesua Etomi

Adesua Etomi

Read what she shared with BellaNaija about the shoot below:

How was it when you were contacted?

Adesua: “I was shell shocked. I received an email out of the blue and I wasn’t sure what to make of it. I sent it to my husband and was like ‘MY ACTUAL CHESTTT’ (laughs). We responded and when I went to New York for the Annual Goalkeepers event, I was able to visit the Vogue office and I met everyone. They were all so lovely. They didn’t know much about Nollywood so I gave them a lot of information and told them about our movies on Netflix like The Wedding Party etc. The entertainment director at the time Jill Demling (who is now with British Vogue) watched it and loved it.”

How was the shoot experience?

Adesua: “It was amazing. I had a lot of fun. They’re very organised, incredibly thorough and so easy to work with. There were so many talented people on set. Everyone worked very hard, and it was beautiful to witness the camaraderie. I had a great time and it’s an experience I won’t ever forget. I was able to take my make up artist along with me – T.alamode (Tito Ibeleme) and she had a great time too.”

Why did you choose to be featured?

Adesua: “I didn’t choose, they chose me…but I agreed to be featured because It’s monumental. It’s imprinted in my history for all time and I think that’s really special. I also love Nollywood and I love Nigeria and I will do anything that puts us in a positive light. I always say that no matter where I go, I’m taking Nigeria with me.”

One word to describe how you feel:

Adesua: “I have two. ‘Incredibly grateful’.”


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