The most unusual ways famous models were discovered


The dream of every model is to get discovered. To be in the big magazines, feature on billboards or work with famous brands. Getting there can be challenging, and some were lucky enough to have achieved this dream. Check out some of the most interesting yet weirdest ways famous models were discovered. From eating at McDonald’s to being ‘complementary’ stalked by a random guy.

Behati Prinsloo


Model: Behati Prinsloo

Behati Prinsloo, the Victoria´s Secret model was discovered on a vacation trip whilst visiting her grandfather and grandmother. A man approached her at the grocery store and asked if she was a model and gave her his phone number. Behati did nothing because it sounded too good to be true but little did she know that during her next visit she would be approached by, Noelle Doukas, Sarah Doukas daughter, founder of Storm Agency, who asked her to join the agency and sign a contract.

Gisele Bündchen


Model: Gisele Bündchen

This Brazilian beauty, Gisele Bündchen got discovered by an agent while eating a Big Mac at McDonald´s on a school excursion in Sao Paolo.


Erin Heatherton


Model: Erin Heatherton

Erin Heatherton, the former Victoria´s Secret Angel wasn´t really approached but more-or-less ambushed from her cab and asked to represented her. The scout offered her to visit Marilyn Agency and she didn´t hesitate to take the opportunity.

Matthew Noszka


Model: Matthew Noszka

Matthew Noszka was just a normal college student with amazing eight-pack abs when he got discovered. He was planning to go abroad to play basketball professionally, when he was approached by one of Wilhelmina´s agent through Instagram.

Charlotte D’Alessio

Charlotte D’Alessio got discovered by attending her first Coachella festival when pictures of her flooded the internet and was then directly contacted by Wilhelmina.

Jeremy Meeks

Jeremy Meeks was all over the internet after his mugshot was posted. After his blue eyes and handsome face went viral on social media, he got a modelling contract with the talent agency White Cross Management.

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