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Become a Male Model

You think you might have what it takes to become a male model, Your entire life people have complimented you on your look and how photogenic you are, The only thing is, you’re not sure on how to take the first step.

The first step to becoming a male model

The most important step to becoming a successful male model is having the confidence in yourself to always perform to your best ability and having a great personality helps too. Models these days do not only have to develop their own image but have an expressive personality that shines in front of the camera as well.

Having an eye-catching portfolio of images will always help when being able to get a foot in the door with an agency and itstaken care by read more about services, so this is always a worthwhile investment. Establishing your own unique look to be able to stand out from the competition no matter if it’s not the stereotypical model look.

There are many types of male models

As a male model, you would be modelling for photos to be used in magazines, catalogues or advertisements. Fashion models are usually the highest paid, although it is also the most difficult area of modelling to break into.

There are no set physical requirements to be a male fashion model, fashion agencies want you to be between 5’11 and 6’2 tall, you should wear a size 40 regular jacket, or at least be pretty close to that.

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You need to be in excellent shape, don’t be too muscular, as clothing does not drape well on men with larger muscles in the arms and thighs. However, as mentioned there are various different categories of male models so not to worry if you don’t meet the above requirements.

According to the National Careers Service, Your earnings will vary depending on your experience and reputation within the modelling industry. Rates can vary from around £50 to £1,000 a booking.

If you’re a fashion house model you could earn between £10,000 and £30,000 a year. The shelf life for male models tends to last much longer than females, as the double standard in our society still means there will be a lot of modelling work for the guy that can pull off the whole “successful executive” look.

For men who want to be the face of a brand or make an on-screen presence. Yet, it is for sure a challenging career and you need to be willing to face the ups and downs.

Being a Male Models

Its rightly said: “persistence pays off in the end ” Starlight Models may be able to help you, give you an edge against your competition by giving you a better idea of what job’s entail and what is expected of you on set,

how to carry yourself and pose for a photographer in a studio or outdoors, we can also give you some very useful industry connections. Apply now and our team of experts can advise you accordingly.