It’s not only female models that are making waves today, but also the men in this industry. These male models are more than just attractive with a defined face and body. They are multi-talented stars who redefine what it means to look handsome. They are not only setting the trends but also influencing many other men. Not everyone is a fashion icon and can look amazing. We’ve compiled a list of the most admired male models.
1. David Gandy
David Gandy is undoubtedly the complete package. The Brit has a beautiful body and a classically handsome face. He also has a dapper style. The industry heavyweight can often be found writing, driving stylish cars and supporting charitable causes when he is not staring in fashion campaigns.
2. Oliver Cheshire
Oliver Cheshire is well-known for his impeccable style, as well as his sharp cheekbones and toned torso. The 30-year-old male fashion icon is undoubtedly one of the greatest. He can look as stylish in a suit as a pair of casual sweatpants and can be a great example to men about how to dress.
3. Johannes Huebl
Johannes Huebl, besides being a model and husband to Olivia Palermo, is also a fashion icon. You can see that he has impeccable fashion taste. His preppy, sleek style is a trademark of Germany.
4. Lucky Blue Smith
Lucky Blue Smith is arguably the most well-known Insta-model today. He represents male modeling in the age millennial. When Lucky Blue Smith isn’t shooting for the top brands around the globe, he connects with his 3.3million Instagram followers online. His celebrity status is only enhanced by his unique name, striking blue eyes and thick blonde hair.
5. Sean O’Pry
Sean O’Pry is humble and handsome. He is one of the most photographed male models, but he avoids the intense self-promotion that is all too common nowadays. His striking looks are enhanced by his mysterious features, such as his bold brows and icy blue eyes.
6. Billy Huxley
Bill Huxley is not your typical male model. He is ruggedly handsome and has a distinct aesthetic that sets him apart from other men in the industry. His hipster-ish looks, tattooed body and iconic beard give his modern style an edge.
7. Jon Kortajarena
Jon Kortajarena, one of Spain’s most well-known model exports is Jon Kortajarena. The genetically gifted gent is known for his strong cheekbones, strong eyebrows, and looks great in almost any outfit. He is a favorite of Tom Ford, and can count acting as one of his many talents.
8. Marlon Teixeira
Alessandra Ambrosio and Gisele Bundchen are just two of the many hot models from Brazil. Marlon Teixeira, also a South American native, was also born there. He is well-known for his athletic build, style stubble, glowing eyes and laid-back curls.
9. Isaac Carew
Isaac Carew is a master at the kitchen, as well as capturing the best shots in front of the camera. The model-turned-chef is known both for his preppy-meets-rockstar good looks and his ability to whip up delicious and nutritious meals.
10. Luka Sabbat
Although he is only 20 years old, Luka Sabbat has made serious waves. Luka Sabbat is not only one of the most popular male models in the world, but he also has a cool street style, 1 million Instagram followers and an acting part on the American sitcom Gown-ish.
11. Brad Kroenig
Brad Kroenig’s handsome, rugged appearance has brought him many great gigs. He is often spotted on Chanel’s runway with his son Hudson, and has been featured in numerous campaigns alongside top women in the industry.
12. Pietro Boselli
Pietro Boselli is a man who proves that brains and strength can be combined. Pietro Boselli is known as the “world’s most popular math teacher” and his image became a viral internet sensation.
13. Armando Cabral
Armando Cabral, a male model who is as elegant and handsome as he is handsome is a rising star in the male modeling world. He’s busy with his footwear label, Armando Cabral, when he isn’t lending his stunning appearance to well-known brands. His shoes are just as elegant and stylish as the man himself.
14. Eric Rutherford
Eric Rutherford is now in his 50s but his style and appearance have not been affected by age. He still models and is a big deal today, just like the younger men in the industry.
15. Cameron Dallas
Cameron Dallas is one of the most popular models in the world. But that’s just a side hustle to his online work, which documents his daily life. When he’s not in Dolce & Gabanna, this online personality is busy posting for his 21,000,000 Instagram followers.
16. Zach Miko
Although Zach Miko might not be your typical male model, he is certainly one worth knowing. After signing with IMG’s “Brawn”, division, the handsome man became well-known. He has been challenging outdated industry norms and promoting male body positivity since then.
17. Roger Frampton
Roger Frampton, a muscular model and personal trainer, is well-muscled. He has appeared in campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Orlebar Brown, and created his own training method called the Frampton Method.
18. Gilles Souteyrand
Gilles Souteyrand, a Frenchman aged 40 with a beautiful smile and great body, is Gilles Souteyrand. It’s no surprise that he is a model as well as a personal trainer. The famous man makes women envy his toned body and stylish style.
19. Hu Bing
Hu Bing is a huge celebrity in China. Hu Bing, a suave and naturally gifted man, has been modeling in China for more than 25 years. He still looks as good today as he did when he first started. You can add to this his roles as actor, singer, designer and producer and you get one remarkable individual.
20. Richard Biedul
Richard Biedul, an industry icon, is equally comfortable styling menswear and walking down the runway. His sophisticated personal style is why he consistently makes it onto best-dressed lists.
21. Jack Guinness
Jack Guinness, a fine example of British charm and style, is as charming as he is beautiful. Along with his trademark full beard, he models for the most talented designers, while publishing, presenting and throwing legendary parties.
22. Sang Woo Kim
Sang Woo Kim’s handsome, angular face is almost impossible to ignore. It’s not surprising that brands from Diesel to Burberry have hired him to appear in their campaigns.
23. Tyson Beckford
Tyson Beckford is undoubtedly one of the most popular male models ever. He is now 47 years old and is well-known as one of the most successful male models. He has also lent his trademark swagger to television hosting and acting.
24. Jamie Dornan
Although you may be more familiar with him as Christian Grey, Jamie Dornan was one of America’s most popular male models before appearing in 50 Shades of Grey. He has a lot of designer campaigns, including some sexy ads for Calvin Klein.
25. Adam Senn
Adam Senn, a French-born American actor and model, is from New York. He has appeared in fashion shows and campaigns for a variety of luxury brands, such as Gucci and Dolce & Gabanna.
26. David Beckham
David Beckham is multi-talented, having been a successful footballer and underwear model. Beckham is known for his fashion sense and style. Tommy Hilfiger has called him the “underwear model of century”. Because Beckham collaborated with H&M to create his own line. But, it’s also because of his amazing Emporio Armani campaigns. In 2007, he landed his first underwear campaign for the brand. He was described as a modern example of masculinity.
27. Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum is a skilled actor and dancer, who has one of the most memorable roles in Magic Mike. But he began his career as a model. While he was an exotic dancer, a Miami modeling scout discovered him. In 2000, Tatum was photographed by Bruce Weber and met supermodel Karolina Curkova. Tatum also walked on the runways of Sean John in New York and Marc Ecko in Milan, and starred in campaigns by Abercrombie & Fitch.
28. Chris Hemsworth
It is clear that Chris Hemsworth, an Australian actor, is a handsome man. Although he is most well-known for his role in Marvel’s comic book film series as Thor, his career began with roles in Australian soaps. He was first seen in Neighbours in a small part. His star continued to rise with his 2004 role on Home and Away. He has been featured on the covers of numerous publications, was named People’s Sexiest Men Alive, and has modeled for Hugo Boss and Tag Heuer. He was also named Hugo Boss’ global brand ambassador in 2021, and the brand’s face in campaign for 2021-2022.
29. Billy Huxley
Bill Huxley is not only a well-known model, but he’s also very easily identifiable by his tattoos and facial hair. He is a standout male model and his rugged, handsome looks make him stand out. He has worked for brands like ASOS and Thomas Sabo. Huxley, who is relatively new to modeling after his career took off in 2012 has continued to land jobs. He was also named the official brand ambassador for SEB Man and worked on a campaign for Swatch.
30. Marcus Schenkenberg
Marcus Schenkenberg, a Swedish actor and model, is most well-known for his work in Calvin Klein. He has worked for many well-respected brands including Versace and Giorgio Armani. He rose to fame in the early 1990s after moving to the United States, where he was discovered by Barry King, a photographer. His star rose further when he was signed to Boss Models the following year. His Calvin Klein jeans campaigns remain some of his most memorable, including the shower scene in 1991. He also achieved success on the small screen, and wrote a book about his personal life.
31. Hudson and Brad Kroenig
Brad Kroenig began modeling in 2002. He has been featured on numerous magazines covers, including Vogue, Gabbana, Abercrombie & Fitch, Roberto Cavalli and DKNY are just a few of the many names that we know. But, most importantly, Chanel. Kroenig and Karl Lagerfeld were close pals, and Kroenig was a muse for the late designer. He was also the godfather of Hudson Kroenig, Kroenig’s son. Hudson, who was just two years old when he walked the catwalk with his father in 2010, is one of the most talented models to ever walk the catwalk. At the time, he was only two years old.
32. Jon Kortajarena
Jon Kortajarena, a Spanish actor and model who is a highly successful actress, has been associated with some of the most prestigious fashion labels in the world. These campaigns include Versace, Bottega Veneta and Tom Ford. Gabbana. He was 18 when he was made the face of Just Cavalli. Forbes has previously named him one of the 10 most successful male models in the world. He has also appeared in television advertisements for Fanta. Tom Ford was the one who taught him how the industry works, he says.
33. Mathias Lauridsen
Mathias Lauridsen, a Danish model, has made a huge impact on the fashion industry since he was discovered in 2004 by Marc by Marc Jacobs in New York. He was first discovered in 2005. Lauridsen has been hailed as a male supermodel because of his runway work. Vogue even named him one of the top ten male models. He is also a great print artist and has been featured in Tiger of Sweden’s ads and campaigns for Massimo Diotti, Selected, Bottega Vita, and Calvin Klein.
34. Noah Mills
Noah Mills, a Canadian male model, is another one who is considered to be among the top. He has worked with reputable brands like Gucci, Tom Ford, and Saint Laurent. Mills has worked on runway and print projects. Dolce & Gabbana is his most notable campaign. Mario Testino shot Gabbana Eyewear as well as the Pour Homme fragrance. Vogue previously named Mills one of the Top Ten Male Models All Time. This is a high honor indeed and well-deserved. Mills also has acting credits, including roles in Sex and the City 2 and NCIS: Hawaii.
35. Evandro Soldati
Brazil has produced many notable models, including Evandro Soldati. He is one of the most popular male models in the world. He started modeling in 2002, when he entered a Ford contest. His credits include campaigns with Armani Jeans, Louis Vuitton and Valentino. He also appeared in Lady Gaga’s Alejandro music video. He loves to travel and shares his experiences on social media.