David Gandy is a well-known British fashion model who began his modeling career after getting successful and winning a television model search competition. He was the lead model of Italian luxury fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana for several years and was also featured in thier fashion shows and advertising campaigns. He is currently associated with different modeling agencies such as Select Model Management, Ford Models, and New Madison Models. David has also been part of fashion-related projects such as writing a blog for British Vogue, car reviews for British GQ, and charity works.
David Gandy Biography/Wiki
David Gandy was born on 19 February 1980 where he spent his childhood and went to a local high school to complete his secondary education. As a youth, he always wanted to be a veterinarian but unfortunately, his grades were not high enough to pursue that line of study.
So, he studied multimedia computing and went to work for Auto Express, delivering the cars of renowned automobiles like Porsches and Jaguars to the track for testing. Later, he completed his graduation in marketing from the University of Gloucestershire in 2001. The same year, his flatmate registered him to a modeling competition where he became the winner and received a contract with Select Model Management as his prize.
|Birth Place||Billericay, Essex, England|
|Date Of Birth||19 February 1980|
|Age(as of 2021)||41 Years|
David Gandy Age, Height, and Weight
David Gandy’s age is 41 years (as of 2021). He is 6 feet 3 inches tall and his weight is approximately 70 kg.
David Gandy Early Life and Modeling Career
David started his modeling career working for various companies including Zara, 7 for all Mankind, Hugo Boss, Marks & Spencer, H&M, Shiatzy Chen, Carolina Herrera, and many more. thereafter in 2006, he became the front face of Dolce & Gabbana and got featured in their fashion campaigns and shows till 2011.
He has worked alongside many male models such as Tony Ward, Adam Senn, and Noah Mills as well as several female supermodels including Naomi Campbell, Scarlett Johansson, and Gemma Ward. In 2007, he was photographed by Mario Testino for the advertising campaign for Dolce & Gabbana’s fragrance Light Blue which gathered around 11 million hits and was displayed in Times Square‘s 50-foot billboard.
Furthermore, David has been featured in four magazine covers and five fashion show photoshoots in 2011 and has appeared on 18 fashion editorials and 16 magazine covers in 2012. Finally, on 26 September he was featured in Jaguar’s short film called Escapism, which featured his driving models such as the C-Type, E-Type, XKSS, and new F-Type and was also starred in Marks & Spencer 2013 Christmas advertising campaign, Magic & Sparkle.
David Gandy Other Projects and Pursuits
In May 2010, David became part of a panel alongside Ton McGee, Claire Wilcox, Dolly Jones, and Frances Card and spoke at the Unversity of Oxford Union. Later, he launched a mobile app called David Gandy Men’s Style Guide which offered clothing and fashion style advice to men. Further, David was appointed as the spokesman of Martini‘s “Luck Is An Attitude” campaign where he launched their model search competition on the Spanish Steps of Rome.
On 19 November 2012, David was invited to the Oxford Union to discuss the importance of men’s fashion along with Alex Bilmes and Esquire’s editor-in-chief. Apart from that, David has written a blog for British Vogue discussing his fashion lifestyle, career, cars, and antiques in London and is also an official car reviewer of British GQ. His perfect and fit body posture has inspired the fitness industry to launch his own fitness app in December 2012.
Later in 2012, David received his racing license and was invited to the Mile Miglia race in Italy. He took part in a race along with Yasmin Le Bon where they were pushed off the road by a competitor causing body damage to the side and bumper of the Vintage car. Fortunately, they re-entered the race placing in the 158th position out of 415 cars. In addition, he was named as a contributing columnist for The Daily Telegraph‘s new men lifestyle section “Telegraph Men”.
David Gandy Achievements
Being a successful and famous model, David has been nominated for several awards and has been awarded many times. In 2008, he was named as Most Beautiful International Male Face by Spanish Glamour magazine in Madrid, Spain, and was ranked by Forbes as the world’s third most successful male model after Matt Gordon and Sean O’Pry.
Thereafter, David became the first male model to get nominated for the Model Of The Year by The British Fashion Council and was named Face of Today by British magazine ShortList. For the second time in a row, he was nominated as Model of the Year by BFC in 2012 and the same year he was voted as one of the 100 Sexiest Men of 2012
Finally, in 2013 Cosmopolitian named him as one of The Sexiest Men and was included in the list of the 100 Most Influential Men in Britain by the British GQ and was ranked in the top 3 on Models.com and Top Icons.
David Gandy Family
David has not yet disclosed any information regarding his parents. We will soon update it as we receive the information.
David Gandy Wife
Currently, David is married to a barrister Stephanie Mendoros. Previously, he dated Sarah Macklin and Mollie King.
David Gandy Daughter
David has a daughter named Matilda Gandy who was born in November 2018 and recently in November 2021, they welcomed another daughter named Tabitha Isabella.
- David Gandy hails from Billericay, Essex, England.
- He is one of the most succesful and famous male model of the world.
- He is an animal lover and has a pet dog.
- David’s hobbies includes writing, reading and travelling.
- He is currently associated with fashion agencies like Ford Models, Select Model Management and New Madison Models.
- He has been featured in various renowned magazines including Vogue and Glamour.
- David has also took part in a racing competition with Yasmin Le Bon.
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David Gandy Net Worth
David Gandy’s net worth as of now, in 2021 is approximately $16 million USD. The source of his income includes modeling, advertising campaigns, and different other business ventures.
|Favorite Actor||Chris Evans|
|Favorite Actress||Margot Robbie|
|Favorite Sports||Car Racing|
|Favorite Sportsperson||Ayrton Senna|
|Does David Gandy, Consume Alcohol?||No|
|Does he, Smoke?||No|
|Does he, Drive?||No|
|Does David Gandy, Swims?||Yes|
|Does he know cooking?||No|
|Is he a Yoga Practitioner?||Yes|
|Is David Gandy a Jogger?||Yes|
Who is David Gandy?
David Gandy is a well-known British fashion model who began his modeling career after getting successful and winning a television model search competition. He is also a licensed racing driver and has taken part in different racing competitions.
How old is David Gandy?
David Gandy is 41 years old ( as of 2021).
When is the Birthday of David Gandy?
David Gandy’s birthday is on 19 February 1980.
How tall is David Gandy?
David Gandy is 6 feet 3 inches tall.
Where is David Gandy from?
David Gandy is from Billericay, Essex, England.