Many individuals think that if you are over a particular age, it is more difficult to have an effective modeling career however this is not true! Due to the fact that there are so many different types of modeling and many companies are looking for various types of “looks”, it is possible to start your modeling career later on in life!
Here is a list of 7 influential models over the age of 25, many of whom have experienced extremely profitable modeling careers:
1. Alessandra Ambrosio (32):
One of the most recognizable females on the globe, Alessandra Ambrosio has modeled for several high-class designers. She is best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokes model for the company’s “PINK” line. In 2012, she came in 6th on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $6.6 million in one year.
2. Naomi Campbell (43):
Campbell was discovered at the age of 15, she established herself among the top three most recognizable and in-demand models of the late 1980s and 1990s. Campbell performed with Kate Moss and other supermodels in the closing ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games, where they modeled haute couture to represent British fashion.
3. Kate Moss (39):
Kate Moss was discovered in 1988 at the age of 14 by Sarah Doukas, the founder of Storm Model Management, at JFK Airport in New York City Since her profession started, in 2012, she came second on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $9.2 million in one year. Aside from modeling, Moss has embarked on numerous ventures, both fashion related and non-fashion related, which include her own clothing line and involvement in musical projects.
4. Tyson Beckford (42):
Tyson Beckford is best known as a Ralph Lauren Polo model. Beckford was named “Man of the Year” in 1995 by the cable television music channel VH1 & one of the “50 Most Beautiful People in the World” by People magazine.
5. Tyra Banks (39):
Banks is one of four African Americans and seven women to have repeatedly ranked among the world’s most influential people by Time magazine. She first became famous as a model, appearing twice on the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue and working for Victoria’s Secret as one of their original Angels. She is now well-known globally for her talk display and TV hit show America’s Next Top Model.
6. Jessica White (29):
White was scouted in her neighborhood of Buffalo grass in New York. After modeling for one week, her first modeling job was an editorial for Vogue after meeting Anna Wintour. In 2003, White was chosen for a shoot in Sports Illustrated’s famed Swimsuit Issue. She was also featured in the 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 issues.
7. Hoyt Richard (52):
Hoyt Richards is an American model and actor. Hoyt Richards (real name John Hoyt) became one of the biggest names in modeling in the 1980s and 1990s. He is viewed by some as being the first male Supermodel and his face launched hundreds of advertising campaigns