Miss saHHara is a singer/songwriter, fashion model, beauty queen, and the founder of TransValid.org.
A keen beauty and fashion enthusiast, she has cat-walked for numerous designers at London Fashion Week, graced the covers of several magazines, hosted and appeared in shows across Europe and Asia.
In 2011, Miss saHHara was the subject of a Sky Living documentary exploring the lives of trans women participating in beauty pageants in Thailand. This programme had several re-runs worldwide pulling total audience figures of over 1.4 million.
In 2014, she was crowned the first ever Super Sireyna Worldwide, a global transgender beauty pageant for exceptional individuals with talent, grace and brain on one of Philippines biggest daytime television show called Eat Bulaga broadcasted on GMA Network to millions of people worldwide. At the pageant, she represented her birth country Nigeria, to draw attention to the negative attitudes towards the LGBTQ+ community in Africa.
As part of her advocacy, she started TransValid Organisation. A global awareness project for transgender people and allies to tackle misconceptions, fear, and violence against transgender people worldwide. TransValid empowers the community by using media forums and outreach programs to educate members of the public.
A strong advocate for education and female empowerment, Miss saHHara is a Master’s Degree holder in Digital Media. She uses her experiences in media to utilise positive media campaigns for marginalised members of her community. She hopes to further her education in Gender & Sexuality studies in the nearer future.
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Height: 5’11 tall without heels, 6’3 or 6’4 in heels or more
Hair: Mixed colour
Eye Colour: Brown
68kg in weight
25” Full arm
37” Bust/breast (C-D)