Ataui Deng

Born: 03/11/1991 (30 yo)
Birth place: Khartoum (Sudan)

Citizenship : Sudan, USA

Occupation : Fashion Model


Ataui Deng ia an American Sudanese born fashion model.
Born in Khartoum, Sudan, she immigrated to San Antonio, Texas before signing to Trump Management in New York City.

She's a niece of Sudanese-British fashion model Alek Wek. Together with her family she moved to the United States (San Antonio, Texas) in 2004. Just 4 years later her modelling career started when she signed a contract with Trump Model in New York.


Since then she walked the catwalk for renowned names such as Zac Posen, Lacoste, Christian Dior and John Galliano. In 2010 she closed the s/s 11 Lanvin show in Paris, alongside Ajak Deng, Jeneil Williams, Melodie Monrose, and Jourdan Dunn.

She also appeared in magazines such as Teen Vogue, V Magazine, and appeared on the cover of French Revue de Mode. Furthermore she was shot for campaigns by fashion brands Kenzo and Benetton, among others.

She's currently signed with Trump Models in New York, and with Elite Models in Paris and Milan.


  • Trump Model Management
  • Elite Model Management - Milan
  • Advertisements
  • Benetton , Kenzo

Magazine Covers:

  • France: 'French Revue de Modes' - Spring/Summer 2009; 'Lurve' - Fall/Winter 2009

Fashion Shows:

  • Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2009 {Academy of Art University, James Coviello, Jeremy Laing, Juan Carlos Obando, Kai Kuhne, L'Wren Scott, Proenza Schouler, Sophie Theallet, Zac Posen}
  • Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2009 {Christian Siriano, Diesel Black Gold, Gerlan Jeans, James Coviello, Jeremy Laing, Mara Hoffman, Rachel Roy, Sophie Theallet}
  • Resort 2010 {Zac Posen}
  • Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2010 {Christian Cota, Custo Barcelona, Malandrino, Sophie Theallet}
  • Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2010 {Malandrino}
  • Resort 2011 {Diane von Furstenberg, Malandrino}


  • Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2011 {AF Vandevorst, Amaya Arzuaga, Barbara Bui, Bensoni, Cacharel, Christian Dior, Costello Tagliapietra, Custo Barcelona, Damir Doma, Diane von Furstenberg, Guy Laroche, Halston, Imitation, J.Crew, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, John Galliano, Junko Shimada, Lacoste, Lanvin, Manish Arora, Mara Hoffman, Matthew Ames, Nanette Lepore, Tracy Reese, VPL, Vanessa Bruno, Wunderkind, Z Spoke by Zac Posen}
  • Ready to wear - Autumn/Winter 2011 {Band of Outsiders, C'N'C Costume National, Christian Dior, Custo Barcelona, Elie Tahari, Haider Ackermann, Halston, Hermes, Ingrid Vlasov, Kenzo, Kevork Kiledjian, Libertine, Manish Arora, Mila Schon, Oscar de la Renta, Rick Owens, Risto, St. John, Thierry Mugler, Tracy Reese, Vena Cava, Vivienne Westwood, Wayne}
  • Resort 2012 {Diane von Furstenberg, Oscar de la Renta}
  • Ready to wear - Spring/Summer 2012 {Aganovich, Chado Ralph Rucci, Christian Dior, Costello Tagliapietra, Damir Doma, Diane von Furstenberg, Haider Ackermann, Hermes, Kevork Kiledjian, Mark Fast, Meadham Kirchhoff, Nicolas Andreas Taralis, Nicole Miller, Paco Rabanne, Rick Owens, Roksanda Ilincic, Todd Lynn, Vivienne Westwood, Vivienne Westwood Red Label}