Model Focus: Manuel Taccini

Manuel Taccini’s Biography

Manuel Taccini  Born july 21, 1995 (age 21) New Bell, Douala,Cameroon.


Modeling information : Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 inch ) Hair color Black Eye color Brown

Manuel Taccini’s (born BEN NDJOCK ARTHUR SERGE MANUEL) is an African fashion model and actor, best known as Best Model Agency is model.

Manuel was born in New Bell, Douala  on July 21, 1995 to a Bassa’a father and Nyokon mother, both Cameroonians. Soon after he was born his mother raised him with his three older sisters without a  father, he grows with his mother till the age of  twelve, when she walked out of Africa for better life of her children. Manuel Taccini  lived for 5 years with sisters and Grandma before returning to Yaoundé away from his family to follow his studies. During his school years, Manuel was often teased about his looks.

In 2012, he was recruited to Best Model Accademy, school of modeling best known in Cameroon, Source by a talent scout, Lukra Senomo, who has been credited with ‘discovering’ Manuel Taccini during a casting call in Yaoundé.

In 2012, Manuel  was recruited by Gregoire Piwele a powerful man in the fashion industry in africa as the only male model from Yaoundé to hit Annual show fashion week 2012, This opportunity turns the dream in reality. Manuel Taccini start living the dream with Best Model Agency-Cameroun showcasing for “Balmain Paris” store in Cameroon and traveling sub region of Africa Congo, Gabon, Bangui and more  for Fashion Shows.

Manuel Taccini  top Five of Cameroonians Top Model by TFSbyBMA.  Manuel  was named “Best Model Photo of the Year” in August 2015 by CAR FASHION AWARD & CEO of BMA since 2013 till February 2016 leading the agency to “Best & powerful Modeling agency in Cameroon ” rewarded. He is represented by Kevin koya  in Nigeria  and BMA Congo Group in Congo-Brazzaville. He was ranked at #4 on TFSbyBMA’s 20 Hottest models raised by School of modeling Best Model Academy 2012’s. In 2014, he appeared on the BILAMA Magazine, Nyanga magazine and DSTV network’s celebrity interview show ” I’m a Celebrity show” june 2015 in Pointe Noire (Congo Brazzaville) talking about MODELING IN AFRICA. In December 2015 Manuel was one of the face of THE AFRIKA DIARIES for Africa Fashion Art Exhibition in Lagos. 2016 seems an amazing year for Manuel Taccini. He signed a big deal for MBF Cosmetic to be the face of fragrances for a year, he has been selected to attend Accra Men Fashion Week in Ghana in April 30th to 2nd May , he is going to Caroussel De La Mode to Pointe Noire June 1st to June 5th and The Fashion Show Congo in July 2016.