Lira Celebrates Anniversary Of Being The First African Barbie

On this day exactly a year ago, I became the first African woman to have a Barbie made in her likeness. (It was) one of the highest honours in my career. I sincerely hope we can have more of these for little girls to have (and) keep.”

Lira On Anniversary Of Being The First African Barbie-SurgeZirc SA
Lira/Photo File:Instagram

Singer Lira real name Lerato Molapo recently celebrated her one anniversary of being the first african Barbie doll ever.
The soul in mind singer took to social media to share a few pictures of her and the iconic Barbie. The Barbie has short black hair like her, has red lipstick and is wearing an African print top with black pants.

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“On this day exactly a year ago, I became the first African woman to have a Barbie made in her likeness. (It was) one of the highest honours in my career. I sincerely hope we can have more of these for little girls to have (and) keep.”

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Lira will forever be remembered for making history by being the first African who has a Barbie commemorated in her image. We must, however, admit how lucky Lira is to have been chosen to be the first African to have a Barbie made in her image.

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