HOW TO BECOME A MODEL [ MALE ]
On the runway, male models who wear the latest designer fashions must be at least 6' tall. Male models photographed for commercial advertising purposes are required to be 5'11 to 6'2 and fit into a 40 R jacket. Hand and foot models must have straight appendages and an even skin tone for modeling jewelry or footwear.
Male models require a certain ineffable look and image when posing for an artist or photographer. Being tall, dark and the spitting image of a Greek god doesn't hurt, either. Specific requirements depend on the particular gig and on the type of modeling you are doing. For example, height, weight and clothing size requirements apply to high-fashion and runway models, but commercial models in print ads come in all different shapes and sizes, including plus-size male models.
Male models pose in different positions for photographers and artists who endeavor to create a specific image. You will be hired if you have the ideal look and attitude for the company’s brand, advertising campaign or desired artistic product. Physical requirements rest on the type of modeling job. On the runway, male models who wear the latest designer fashions must be at least 6’ tall. Male models photographed for commercial advertising purposes are required to be 5’11 to 6’2 and fit into a 40 R jacket. Hand and foot models must have straight appendages and an even skin tone for modeling jewelry or footwear. Because a male model's livelihood depends on a pleasing appearance, he must be vigilant about his diet, exercise regime and sleep patterns. Male models must spend long hours on casting calls doing test shoots so that the casting director to determine if the models are right for the specific job. Male models must also promote themselves on social media to increase their exposure and to increase their odds of being discovered.