David Gandy model
February 19, 1980
6 ft 2 in | 188 cm
43 in | 109 cm
41 in | 106 cm
33 in | 84 cm
11 US | 44.5 EU
David Gandy was born in Billericay, Essex, United Kingdom, on February 19, 1980, is a English male model. He began his modeling career at the age of 21.
David won a televised competitionin on ITV’s This Morning in 2001 and he signed contract with Select Model Management in London.
Long time highly ranked on The Money Guys and Supers Men List by models.com.
He is one of the top-earning models on the Forbes list.
Has been the face of D&G's Light Blue fragrance, since 2006.
He is an accomplished racing driver and has participated in the Mille Miglia in Italy 2013 and 2015.
Featured in music video for Jennifer Lopez "First Love" (2014).
He launched his own charity foundation "Blue Steel Appeal" in 2013.
He dated model Chloe Pridham (2008–2009), American model Amanda Charlwood (2009–2010), English model Sarah Ann Macklin (2012–2013) and singer Mollie King (2011–2012, 2014–2016).
He made his acting debut in short romance film Away We Stay (2010) in role as Adam.
The Hotel (2012) short mystery in role as Man
GQ Australia, El Pais Icon Spain, Esquire Mexico, 7TH Man, Grazia Italy, Out, GQ Taiwan, GQ Thailand, FHM Collections China, Shortlist, Prestige Magazine, Esquire Malaysia and Singapore, L'Officiel Hommes Switzerland, The Sunday Times, Gioia, August Man Malaysia, Glass Magazine, L'Officiel Hommes Turkey, GQ Style Brasil, Vanity Fair Espana, Mayfair Times, GQ Magazine U.S. and Mexico, Man of the World, Amica, Sunday Telegraph UK, Vogue Hombre, Madame Figaro, S Moda for El Pais, 10 Men, 7 Hollywood, The Rake, SID Magazine, Tetu, Twist, GQ Style Russia.
Walked runway for Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino.
Dolce & Gabbana, El Palacio de Hierro, Marks & Spencer, Selected, Massimo Dutti, Lucky Brand Jeans, Feldpausch, Banana Republic, Sergio K.
Represented by agencies Heffner Management Seattle, New Madison Paris, Elite Milan, New York Ford Models, London Select Model Management.
It wasn't as if I thought I had a particular look. But I'd played a lot of cricket and rugby at school and I think that helped. And I try to take good care of myself.
It's only in the past couple of years that I've been confident enough to go up and talk to a girl.
I never have my phone out on a date as it’s polite to give someone your full attention.
Manners were always important. That and travel. My parents educated me through travel. It’s the way I was brought up.
My private life is my private life. It’s why I don’t personally tweet or Instagram.
Modelling is like acting. The photographer knows what they want, and you have to portray that. But you can’t use voices like an actor can – you have to do it with a look. One look.
I love cars. I’m having a classic Mercedes 190SL restored and fitted with a bespoke, five-piece leather luggage set.