Embrace your uniqueness

About Us

About Ruby Models Academy

Ruby Models is a Modelling Academy based in White River, Mpumalanga. Ruby Models Academy aims to provide new and aspiring models with skills that they need to succeed in the industry, moreover, to embrace their uniqueness and become the very best version of themselves.

Whether you want to become a professional model, or you just want to learn new skills and build confidence, you will benefit from our coaching and interactive training! We develop models’ self-esteem, build on personal development. Ruby Models is a community that embraces all shapes, sizes, ages(7 years and older) and backgrounds.

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Meet The Team

Our team members

Founder and Coach

Yondela Sihlobo is a woman of many talents, who holds many titles, She is a woman on a mission, As a wife, mother of 2, a model and model coach. Yondela has Bcom Accounting Sciences Degree and currently studying towards her MBA. Yondela is passionate about empowering male and female both young and old, by creating a platform where they can identify their individuality and embrace their uniqueness

Assistant Coach

Nokubonga Khumalo is graduate in Bacholar of Administration from the University of Free State.She is the current Miss Mpumalanga 1st Princess. She is pasionate about people and and learning new skills.


Our services we offer

Introduction to Modeling

Models will learn about the industry, Do's and Dont's.

Pageant and Runway Training

Models will learn Ramp techniques,Posture, poses.,stage presence.,expressions and turns, Do's and Dont's.

Photographic Modelling

Modeling Etiiquette, poses techniques.

Professional Photoshoot

Model Portfoliio, Model Z- Card.

Personal Grooming and Development

Personal styling, Interviews, Make- Up application, Skin Care, Exercise and Healthy eating.

Confidence Building

Life Coaching


What people say about us

"Thank you Ruby Models for grooming my babay girl , big up to you".- Mrs Doreen Sithole
"Well experienced Coach who is able to give expose the models and give opportunities to build self confindence . Because the academy is still small, kids gets more the attention..- Mrs Lindiwe Mlambo
"Thank you for the professional models, will definately use you again." - Moniique Jenkin: Fashion Designer;- eMJays

Contact Us

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073 800 4861


Office M7, The Bagdad Center (R40)
White River 1240