There is a belief that when he finished his masterpiece “David”, Michelangelo turned and said: “I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free”. It takes only one look at this important piece of art mastery to get the meaning of this artist’s words.
More than a half-millennium later, we are still referring to the “David” as an example of the perfect male figure. Much has changed in those years and technology took its toll when it comes to modeling, both male and female. With the increased growth of social media like Instagram and Facebook anybody can become a model with a tap of their thumb and a few well-placed filters. Whether you are straight or gay snapchat or some of the above-mentioned apps will make you a model everybody wants to see. That is why we wanted to draw attention toward professional male models who are the real-deal in fashion and modeling industry.
Nyle is possibly the male model of the previous year. This gorgeous specimen from Queens made history twice as the first deaf winner of The CW’s “America’s Next Top Model”, in 2015. This NY born and bred can thank his smoking looks for his success. Nevertheless, this model and actor made a great impact as a deaf activist. His plan is to educate the world on the importance of understanding and acknowledging the deaf community. This made in heaven hottie is a constant and inexhaustible topic on any gay snapchat forum.
2. Tyson Beckford
Tyson comes from the Bronx and was once among People magazine’s 50 most beautiful people. Beckford has been employed by Tommy Hilfiger, Gucci, Herb Ritts, and Calvin Klein. Some might recognize him from his appearance in Britney Spears’s iconic music video “Toxic.” But what distinguishes him from others is being the first black male model to be the face of Ralph Lauren.
3. Brad Kroenig
Brad was adopted by Karl Lagerfeld in 2003 where he was modeling for Abercrombie & Fitch. This living embodiment of Apollo has been modeling for Fendi and Chanel since 2003 and even encouraged Chanel and Fendi’s head designer to create “Metamorphoses of an American,” a book about Kroenig’s rise in the fashion industry.
4. David Agbodji
David is true barrier breaker as he was the first black male model to front a campaign for Calvin Klein. When the Steven Klein announced his campaign with David, ultraslick imagery dropped, and Agbodji became an instant supermodel.
5. Tyson Ballou
This Texan has been modeling since the age of 15, as appeared in campaigns for H&M, D&G, Salvatore Ferragamo, Calvin Klein, and Jil Sander. Now 40, this hunky piece of southern beauty belongs to regular gay snapchat topix around the world. He has been regarded as being one of the models with the highest salary in the industry.
6. Alessio Pozzi
This Italian dreamboat entered the fashion industry during 2014’s Dolce & Gabbana and Givenchy Fashion show. As a young model Alessio set the scene with Givenchy, D&G, and Versace appearances. His distinct slim look makes him a unique hottie among other colleagues.