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Meet Refilwe Modiselle, The First Mzansi Professional Fashion Model And Celeb With Albinism

She is the first professional fashion model in South Africa to be born with albinism, and she is also the first person to be born with albinism in the world. Originally from Rockville, Soweto, she began modeling and performing when she was a small child and has continued to this day. When she was 13 years old, she was approached by a representative from the magazine Y!, and she immediately began her modeling career. 

In response to anyone who enquire as to whether or not Modiselle is in reality the sister of Bontle and Candice, Modiselle becomes upset. Being albino has made her the focus of a significant deal of clichéd criticism because of her condition. Another is the question of whether she is actually Bonte and Candice Modiselle's older sister, which has been raised in the past. 

People feel obligated to separate her because she is albino, and she thinks this to be the case. Several people have expressed skepticism about the notion that three sisters are all accomplished in their own fields. Refilwe, as the older sister, is also well-versed on the answers to all of these inquiries. 

Many infants born with albinism are rejected by their mothers at birth, and Refilwe Modiselle expresses thanks to her mother for not doing so in her case. The media personality expressed appreciation to her late grandmother for encouraging her mother to never throw her away or reject her on her Instagram page, which she shared with the world. 

Refilwe Modiselle: some things we didn't know about her 

1. In 2013, she was nominated for inclusion on the "Power List" of Oprah magazine, which she received. 

2. In 2013, Refilwe became a cast member of SugaRushed, a popular reality television series with which she became involved in the following year. 

3 She has been cast in the romantic comedy Tell Me Sweet Something, which will be released later this year. 

She was inspired by her success to pursue a modeling career, which she did with Thando Hopa, another albino from South Africa. 

She takes over as host of Eksê: Let's Talk with Masechaba Lekalake, a talk show on DSTV, which premiered in 2013. 

Sixth, Refilwe joined Zola Hashatsi as a co-host for Hush, a celebrity magazine that airs on the ETV network, which debuted in 2015. 

7. Tropics Magazine recently named her as one of the Top 500 African Doers for 2020, and she is humbled and honored to have received this honor.

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