Selita Ebanks Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Grand Cayman, Net Worth, and Salary

Selita Ebanks Biography

Selita Ebanks is a Caymanian model who gained prominence for her appearances in the 2007 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and as a Victoria’s Secret model. She graced the runway in six Victoria’s Secret fashion shows spanning from 2005 to 2010, holding the title of Angel from 2005 to 2009. Beyond modeling, Ebanks has ventured into acting, with roles in television series such as The Apprentice, How I Met Your Mother, South Beach, Secrets in Paradise, and Hawaii Five-0 (2010), as well as featuring in various commercials, short films, and music videos.

Selita Ebanks Age

Ebanks was born on 17 February 1983 in George Town, Cayman Islands. Selita celebrates her birthday on the 17th of February each year. She is 41 years old as of 2024.

Selita Ebanks Height

Ebanks stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.

Selita Ebanks Family

Ebanks was born in George Town, Grand Cayman, to a Jamaican father and a Caymanian mother. Raised in a large family alongside seven brothers, she was encouraged by her family, particularly her mother, to engage in extracurricular activities. Eventually, she relocated to the United States, settling in Staten Island and graduating from Curtis High School.

Selita Ebanks Husband

Ebanks was engaged to comedian Nick Cannon, a relationship that lasted for five months. She was also romantically involved with Terrence J from 2011 to 2013.

Selita Ebanks’s Net Worth

Ebanks has an estimated net worth of between $12 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a fashion model and actress.

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Selita Ebanks Photo

Selita Ebanks Education

Ebanks graduated from Curtis High School. Despite being accepted to Columbia University and New York University for undergraduate studies, Ebanks opted to pursue a career in modeling. At the age of 17, in 2000, while entering Six Flags Great Adventure, she was discovered by an agent from Elite Model Management.

Selita Ebanks Career

Ebanks started her modeling career in February 2001 at the Tuleh fall show and has since walked the runway for renowned designers such as Betsey Johnson, Catherine Malandrino, Pamella Roland, and Tommy Hilfiger. She has been featured in campaigns for Abercrombie & Fitch, Tommy Hilfiger, and DKNY, and signed a contract with Victoria’s Secret in 2005.

Her association with Victoria’s Secret began with modeling for their Ipex Bra line, eventually earning her status as an Angel. Ebanks and Izabel Goulart debuted in the 2005 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and worked as Angels until 2008. Notably, she wore the “Very Sexy” Holiday Fantasy Bra Set valued at $4,500,000 during the Victoria’s Secret “Christmas Dreams and Fantasies 2007” catalog and the fashion show on December 4, 2007.

In addition to her modeling career, Ebanks has made appearances on television shows like How I Met Your Mother and participated in projects like The Dream’s music video for “Makeup Bag” and Kanye West’s short film Runaway. She was also a contestant on Celebrity Apprentice in 2010 and appeared in MTV’s Champs vs. Stars in 2018.

Beyond entertainment, Ebanks has ventured into entrepreneurship with her line of swimwear, accessories, and shoes called Sass (Selita’s Accessories Shoes and Swimwear). She was set to star in the ABC Family TV series “Nicki” but the project was ultimately canceled.

Selita Ebanks Philanthropy

Since 2004, Ebanks has been operating her talent school, the “Stardom Youth Foundation,” in her hometown of the Cayman Islands. This foundation offers career guidance to teenagers, aiming to nurture their talents and potential. Additionally, after visiting Sierra Leone in 2008, Ebanks established a charity organization named the “Women’s Coalition for Empowerment and Opportunity.”

This organization focuses on supporting women’s educational and professional initiatives in Sierra Leone, a nation affected by civil war. Ebanks also participated in the Cash&Rocket tour in both 2013 and 2014, contributing to raising over $1 million for women and children worldwide.

Selita Ebanks Runaway 

Selita starred alongside Kanye West in a 2010 American musical short film “Runaway “. The movie begins with Griffin (played by West) sprinting down a forest road, his shirt partly unbuttoned, while Mozart’s “Lacrimosa” sets the mood. The scene transitions to a narration by Martha Zolanski, one of Nicki Minaj’s alter egos.

Griffin is then seen driving his MTX Tatra V8 through the forest, accompanied by the track “Dark Fantasy.” As the storyline unfolds, a phoenix character portrayed by Ebanks, embodying both human and mythical qualities, crashes to Earth like a meteorite, coinciding with Griffin’s car crash. This sequence, noted by GQ, draws parallels to West’s car accident, which inspired his song “Through the Wire.”

Selita Ebanks’s Secrets in Paradise

Ebanks starred in the new series “Secrets in Paradise” which premiered on April 9, 2024. This captivating new reality series is Overflowing with charm and mystery, as it delves into the lives of uber-rich and on-the-rise locals and expats in Grand Cayman. In the paradise backdrop, viewers are taken on a journey through the complexities of their relationships, friendships, and professional pursuits, unveiling a world brimming with passion and hidden truths. Selita stares alongside other famous actors and actresses including:

  1. Elizabeth Chambers
  2. Chelsea Flynn
  3. Julian Foster
  4. Victoria Jurkowski
  5. Trevor Coleman
  6. Aaron Bernardo
  7. Courtney McTaggart
  8. Connor Bunney
  9. Cass Lacelle
  10. Dillon Claassens

Selita Ebanks The Celebrity Apprentice

Ebanks took a role in an American television reality competition series “The Celebrity Apprentice” where she appeared on season 9 as Celebrity Apprentice. The Celebrity Apprentice is connected to its predecessor television show, The Apprentice, which ran from seasons one to six and then season ten. Meanwhile, The Celebrity Apprentice has seasons seven to nine and eleven to fifteen.

Selita Ebanks David Spade

Actor and comedian David Spade teamed up with supermodel Selita for a side-splitting spoof of the show “Catfish.” This collaboration occurred during their appearance on the red carpet of the NFL Players Party in Dallas, Texas.

Selita Ebanks Social Media Platforms

She is active on her social media accounts and often posts on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.




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