Enter the world of Nigeria’s fast-rising talk show host and TV star.
Idia Aisien is The Nigerian-Cameroonian model and television presenter who, within one year, has made her voice heard in the Nigerian, and international fashion and television industry. Idia was born in Lagos, Nigeria. At age 15, she finished high school and her first modeling job was a UNICEF charity fashion show in Lagos. In 2011, she graduated from American University with a B.A. in Journalism and a minor in Business Administration. After working for prestigious companies like Discovery Communications, Fox 5 News, the AARP Foundation, and the Foreign Policy Initiative, she moved to New York City.
In 2014, Idia earned an M.S. in International Public Relations and Global Corporate Communications from New York University, while concurrently working for the Peacebuilding Commission of the United Nations. Today she has shot a commercial for LAN Airlines, and worked on campaigns for Black Opal, BMW Nigeria, Nivea and Sway Hair.
She has also modeled for U.S. based designers like Alice + Olivia, J Brand, Cashhimi, Samantha Pleet, Jovani, Evelyn Lambert, Danny Nguyen, Sarah Bacchus, Undecillion by Rachel Walters, Nikki Angelique and An Alili. Idia is proud to have graced the catwalk for African designers like Maki Oh, Ituen Basi, Deola Sagoe and Lanre Da Silva. She is currently a Talk Show host on Style 101, Nigeria’s version of Fashion Police, and You got Issues, a lifestyle show that caters to career, family and relationship issues, which both air on Spice TV.