Kuei Kuei

Kuei Kuei

Name Kuei Kuei
Profession Facebook Star
Date of Birth 2000-08-24
Place of Birth Sudan
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Birth Sign Virgo

About Kuei Kuei

First known on Vine, after the app’s dissolution he became known creating comedy videos for Facebook. His culturally-based humor earned him over 100,000 fans before Vine closed and this bolstered his eventual following of more than 90,000 Facebook followers.

Early Life of Kuei Kuei

He originally gained fame making videos for Vine in early 2015, during the app’s peak.

Trivia

Popular on Instagram as well as Facebook, he has become known for posting videos, selfies, and memes.

Family Life

Born in South Sudan, he was raised in Adelaide, Australia. He is one of six children.

Associated With

He has become friends with fellow Facebook stars like rapper Fortafy.

Nyakim Gatwech

Nyakim Gatwech

Name Nyakim Gatwech
Profession Model
Date of Birth 1993-01-27
Place of Birth Sudan
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Birth Sign Aquarius

About Nyakim Gatwech

Model known as Queen of the Dark who found acclaim with her distinctive dark complexion. 

Early Life of Nyakim Gatwech

She has faced discrimination for her skin since moving to the United States.

Trivia

She has over 900,000 followers on her queennyakimofficial Instagram account. 

Family Life

She was born in South Sudan. 

Associated With

Another model named Shaun Ross shattered beauty expectations in the world of fashion with his skin pigment. 

Nyma Tang

Nyma Tang

Name Nyma Tang
Profession YouTube Star
Date of Birth 1991-04-03
Place of Birth Sudan
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Birth Sign Aries

About Nyma Tang

Well known around the beauty community for her extremely dark complexion, she is a makeup product reviewer as well as beauty tutorial creator with a self-titled YouTube channel that surpassed 1.2 million subscribers. She posts videos as part of a series called The Darkest Shade.

Early Life of Nyma Tang

She did not start to wear makeup until she was 21 years old. 

Trivia

Her first video to surpass 5 million views was “Fenty Beauty Pro Filt’r Foundation Review|| Nyma Tang #thedarkestshade.” 

Family Life

She is originally from South Sudan, and would later call Dallas, Texas home. She has a younger sister who has been seen on her channel.

Associated With

She met Nicki Minaj at the 2017 #macxnickiminaj event.

Salva Dut

Salva Dut

Name Salva Dut
Profession Activist
Date of Birth 1974-12-01
Place of Birth Sudan
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Birth Sign Sagittarius

About Salva Dut

Activist who founded the non-profit organization Water for South Sudan Inc. in 2003. He works to educate people about South Sudan while raising money for the impoverished country.

Early Life of Salva Dut

He first became known as one of the “Lost Boys of Sudan” after fleeing the Republic of South Sudan at age 11.

Trivia

His story became a New York Times bestseller called A Long Walk to Water.

Family Life

He has dual citizenship in both the U.S. and South Sudan.

Associated With

His biography was written by author Linda Sue Park.

Luol Deng

Luol Deng

Name Luol Deng
Profession Basketball Player
Date of Birth 1985-04-16
Place of Birth Wau,
South Sudan
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Birth Sign Aries

About Luol Deng

Swing man who spent his first 10 years in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls. He went on to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers, the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers. He appeared in two All-Star games for the Bulls in 2012 and 2013.

Early Life of Luol Deng

He spent one season at Duke University before declaring for the NBA Draft where the Phoenix Suns selected him 7th overall in 2004; he was then dealt to the Bulls based on an earlier agreement.

Trivia

 He earned British citizenship in 2006 and competed for England at the 2012 Summer Olympics. 

Family Life

He was one of nine born in Sudan, but also grew up in Egypt and the United Kingdom. He briefly dated author Kola Boof.

Associated With

He was joined by star point guard Derrick Rose on the Chicago Bulls when the team drafted Rose first overall in 2008.