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Top Male Models of 2016

Famous Male Models

They are quite underrepresented in the fashion industry, but the top of them are not less famous as some famous female top models: young men models. Who are the best guy models of 2016?

Baptiste Giabiconi

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Baptiste Giabiconi, Dinkley under CC

Baptiste Giabiconi was born on November 9, 1989 in France. He became famous as Karl Lagerfeld's muse and is currently modelling for Fendi, Chanel and Karl Lagerfeld.

The famous male model was discovered in a fitness studio in 2008. Being a model for Chanel, Baptiste Giabiconi was one of the few men models, who were not only posing for campaigns, but were and still are also walking down the famous Chanel catwalks. According to the website, he was no. 1 male model in 2010 and 2011.

Besides modelling, the all-round-talent also tried himself out as a DJ. One of his singles got released in 2011 and is called Showtime.

Simon Nessman

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Simon Nessman, Sara Cimino flickr under CC

Simon Nessman was born on November 5, 1989 in Canada. He started modelling at the age of 17, when his sister's friend sent some pictures of Simon to a model agency. After that, he finally moved to New York City to pursue a professional modelling career. Here, the good looking male model landed jobs for well-known companies and designers such as Michael Kors, Armani or John Hardy.

Simon Nessman was the second most successful model in 2011, right after Sean O'Pry.

Sean O'Pry

Sean O'Pry

Sean O'Pry, Sara Cimino flickr under CC

Sean O'Pry was born on July 5, 1989 in the United States. He started modelling in 2006 and ranked 8th place in a Forbes list of the most successful male models in 2008. Sean O'Pry already modelled for designers like Marc Jacobs, D2, Belstaff or Versace.

The famous men model also appeared in Madonna's music video of her single Girl Gone Wild.

Jon Kortajarena


Jon Kortajarena, Palau Robert; Generalitat de Catalunya flickr under CC

Jon Kortajarena was born on May 19, 1985 in Spain. He was more or less "accidently" discovered during a fashion week from Ricardo Minio. In 2009, he ranked 9th place in a Forbes list of the most successful male models.

Jon Kortajarena also starred in the movie A Single Man, whose director is the famous fashion designer Tom Ford.

Noah Mills

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Noah Mills, Gabriella Sinisi under CC

Noah Mills was born on on April 26, 1983 in Canada. He started working as a model in 2003, while he was studying in Vancouver. He already modelled for brands like Dolce&Gabbana or Versace.

Noah Mills also appeared in some movies like for example Sex and the City 2 or in the music video We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together from Taylor Swift.

David Gandy

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David Gandy, walterlan Papetti flickr under CC

David Gandy was born on February 18, 1980 in Great Britain. He began his career as a model at the age of 21 after winning a model contest on tv. In an industry that has been dominated by skinny male models, Gandys muscular appearance set new standards in men's fashion. He already modelled for brands and designers like H&M, Hugo Boss or Massimo Dutti.

David Gandy became especially famous as the face of the Dolce&Gabbana Light Blue campaign. The "Most Beautiful International Male Face" of 2008 (according to the Spanish glamour magazine) is also a writer for the British Vogue. 

Featured image Martin flickr under CC

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