THE TOP10 MAGAZINE EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2023:MAURICE SOKARI, Founder/CEO, 90s Models Management, Talent Manager of the Year

Maurice Sokari N. Fubara is the Founder and CEO of 90s Models Management, an agency that is making waves in the world of fashion and talent curation. An indigene of Rivers State, Maurice, just 25 years old, has woven his expertise as a fashion and image consultant into a thriving business in Lagos, Nigeria, and far beyond.

Maurice’s journey commenced in Lagos, where he established the foundation of what has become an unrivaled platform for talent management. His prowess extends beyond borders, having collaborated with an illustrious array of both local and international luminaries. Notable names such as Alicia Keys and Lupita Nyong’o grace his portfolio, alongside a constellation of local A-list figures such as: ThankGod Omori (better known as “boy director”), Sharon Ooja, Omowunmi Dada, Sophia Alakija, Kunle Remi, to name but a few.

Maurice’s rise to success has been fortified by partnerships with stalwarts of the industry, including the iconic TY Bello, the ingenious Kelechi Amadi-Obi, and the trailblazing Studio by Youmie. These collaborations have enlivened his journey, propelling him to the forefront of the fashion domain at an early age.

Through strategic navigation, Maurice steered his enterprise to global dimensions. Operating seamlessly, 90s Models Management has carved a niche for itself in managing models who grace fashion shows, shoots and campaigns of Europe’s most esteemed luxury houses. The roster of accomplishments reads like a roll call of fashion’s elite: from Louis Vuitton to Prada, Givenchy to Celine, Bottega Veneta to Saint Laurent, and an array of others that form a constellation of luxury.

His legacy, penned in the chapters of his youth, resonates as a paragon of achievement. Beyond the confines of his youth, he remains steadfast in his dedication, expanding his reach and weaving connections that bridge the gap between Nigerians, Africans, and their diasporic counterparts. His narrative unfolds as a testament to a new generation of trailblazers, illuminating pathways to prominence through dedication, innovation, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.

Maurice Fubara’s selection by The Top10 Magazine as the 2023 Talent Manager of the Year Award is in recognition of his rising profile as a leading talent manager behind the growth and success of many award- winning Nigerian models.