By Cleopatra Eki
A Plus Size influencer and Model Mary John has been officially crowned Miss Curvy Africa Reality TV 2021. The an entrepreneur and Actor, outshined 20 contestants from other countries at the event .
The event held recently at Terra kulture Victoria Island Lagos, graced by top-notch celebrities in the both entertainment industry and fashion.
Among top celebrities were Mr Damola Olatunji, Latasha Lagos, Ambassador Aju Elumelu (chief judge)from USA, Jadore Couture from Tanzania, Mama Ajasco Miss Oyetayo.
The competition was tough on stage as ladies from different countries battled for the grand prize and the most talented gorgeous lady scaled through and was crowned Miss Curvy Africa RealtyTV Show 2021.
She was born to a caring and strict Nigerian Bayelsa -state parents. Mary John recalled attending Kingsway primary school and Kingsway College gained admission to a private polytechnic where she studied Performing and Media Arts.
” After completing my education, a friend of mine called me for movie role in 2015 and I got to play my first movie role with the likes of Chiyere Winifred, Ken Eric’s, Zubby Michael, Rita Daniels and so many more, which opened the door for my Career.” She disclosed.
Queen Mary John, winner got an official car and a plot of land worth $1000. First runner up :a plot of land by Glam Luxury Estate $500.
Other winners were Queen Alu Mary Ojima 2nd Runner up/Miss Curvy Africa Global , Miss Curvy Africa Fitness Oueen Lilian Nnamani,Miss Curvy Africa Culture ,Queen Ashabi. Queen Maatemeke Phasha Miss Curvy Africa Bold and Beautiful /Best Model of the year-winner.
Speaking, the founder Mr Olamide Silver disclosed that contestants passed through series of auditions, while 20 qualified ladies were welcomed to the adventure camp.The camp was divided into two in order to interpret our rich African culture to the world.
In addition, co -founder, Miss Ibitayo Buhari said the pageant platform appreciated African women for their natural beauty and curvy figure and charisma”.They are all unique, industrious and determined to add value to environment and global society with projects.
Prior to the Grand finale of the event, the ladies were camped at Ife Grand resort in honour of our prominent king (HRH Ooni of Ife Oba Adeyeye Ogwusi Ojaja II).
The contestants also had the oportunity to meet with the Ooni of Ife prominent traditional rulers and celebrities like Seyi Awolowo.The ladies were there for ten days with the best hospitality and this enabled the organizers to achieve alot of contents that has to do with culture and tourism.
The ladies also visited Erin-ljesha water fall,Osun Osogbo place. They also learnt tie&die Adire at the workshop in the resort owned by Princess Aderonke.There were alot of sport, dance, and games that made the camp unforgetable experience.
The show was proudly supported by Indomie Nigeria, Kelloggs, Munchit, Lush Hair, Studio 24 Nigeria, PremiumBox Office TV, WAP TV, Access 24 on ONTV, LTV, Glam Luxury Estate.
We appreciated all our sponsors and partners were Marie Collection, Brum&Parkers, Empire Modelling Academy, Wandosh Event, Bloom Event, Makiba foods, Most Model Agency, Lets Testify TV, Nolly Cinema, Prmp Digital..
Others are Barret Studio, House of Maflax, Veetee, Prodigy Ent, MC Sweet heart, MC Pencil, Jadodore, Modela and the show was planned by Miss Grace (Vintade event).