9. Liu Xianping: Aparently, Liu Xianping, a grandfather from China, is the first
elderly male model who reached Internet stardom for modeling girls clothes. Liu,
72, has been posing for his granddaughter's female fashion store on Tmall and
although the garments are designed for sweet and cute teen girls, featuring rosy
shades, laces and ribbons, he totally pulled it off. His confidence in front of
the camera, his slim physique and pair of long skinny legs have apparently
gained the admiration of millions. Most importantly, his granddaughter's store
sales have increased 5 times since his pictures went viral.
8. A Modeling Agency for Ugly People: The ad business uses a lot of models, but
not every model is a "super" model. Some castings require quirks, specific
looks, or someone whose appearance is simply bizarre. When that happens, ad
agencies often turn to Ugly Models, a modeling agency in London that specializes
in weird-looking actors and models.
7. Mikel Ruffinelli: Mikel Ruffinelli, of Los Angeles, CA, boasts the world's
biggest hips, measuring more than eight feet around.Mikel, 39, drives a truck
because her more than 400-pound frame cannot squeeze into a car; she also needs
a reinforced chair at home. Yet the plus-size model – only 140 pounds as a
teenager — is proud of her figure and does not want to lose weight.
6. Casey Legler: Casey Legler, 35, is a woman who exclusively models menswear.
She got a height of 6ns. Legler landed the modeling gig in 2012 when her friend,
the photographer Cass Bird, invited her at the last minute to participate in the
role of a man for a photo shoot for Muse magazine. The photos were shared with
an agent at Ford Models, and the next day, Legler was invited to sign a contract
to work exclusively from their male roster.
5. Amazon Eve: Amazon Eve, 34, is the world's tallest model. Eve, also known as
Erika Ervin. Her height is 6 ft 8 ins. Erika began modeling 4 years ago when she
appeared on the Zoo Weekly magazine front cover. She has also worked as a
political lobbyist, paralegal, personal trainer. Additionally, she makes money
by challenging men to wrestle her for a $400 fee. She dreamed of being a
Hollywood star, but the main parts she was called for were for roles as aliens
or monsters. In 2013, Eve landed a role as Shelley Godfrey in the hit T.V series
4. Alex Minsky: The former Marine-turned-model works out twice a day – a
grueling maintenance schedule – but nothing compared to what Minsky, 24,
experienced before reaching this point in his life. Four years before, he lost
part of his right leg, and nearly his life, to a roadside explosive in
Afghanistan. One day, while training at the gym, he was approached by a guy who
asked him if he had ever worked as a model. That guy was photographer Tom
3. Moffy: Most girls are denied a career in the modeling industry because of
their physical “flaws," but in young Moffy's case, her strabismus, a condition
in which the eyes are not properly aligned with each other, was exactly what
helped her succeed in the fashion world. Moffy is also discovered by the same
model agency that discovered Kate Moss.
2. Daphne Selfe: She is in the 60th year of an extraordinary modeling career
thanks to her graceful posture, striking cheekbones and her long, lustrous – and
unashamedly grey – hair. At the age of 85, she is Britain's oldest catwalk
model, gracing runways for Dolce & Gabbana, Tata-Naka and Michiko Koshino.
1. Jillian Mercado: Jillian Mercado is a fashion reporter. She also has muscular
dystrophy and uses a wheelchair.she saw a casting call from Diesel–they were
looking for young, hip models that represented a variety of cultural
backgrounds. For a bit of fun, she applied. Soon after, she got an email that
said, "Hey can you send us more pictures? We are kind of interested in having
you in the campaign.” Along with 22 others, Mercado was chosen to be the face of
Diesel in their next campaign.
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