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David Gandy | Biography

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The British model David James Gandy mainly known as David Gandy was born on 19 February, 1980 in Billericay, Essex, England. He holds British nationality and belongs to British ethnicity as well. He grew up in Essex with his family. He participated in a television model-search competition and became famous and successful after winning the competition. He then was the lead male model for Italian designers Dolce & Gabbana for several years and was featured in numerous campaigns and fashion shows. He is the son of Brenda Gandy and her husband Chris Gandy. David Gandy parents are both entrepreneurs who run a freight company and have been property developers in Florida for more than ten years.

David had a dramatic start to his career. He was a multimedia student who never that he would be the face of Dolce and Gabanna Summer 2007 campaign, the face of Carolina Herera’s Aqua cologne, a constant face for the Gant catalog and Massimo Dutti campaign. David was destined to be a super model even though he didn’t knew that he has an audition for a television competition. His flatmate entered him into the competition. Later David won the competition at the age of 21 which included a contract with Select Model Management in London. David is a graduate from the University of Gloucestershire with a Marketing degree. Initially it was tough for him to get going because the industry was dominated by skinny models. He had a muscular body which also prompted menswear fashion designers to move towards a masculine standard. In his early years of career David modeled for numerous business houses including Shiatzy Chen, 7 for all Mankind, Zara, Gant U.S.A., Hugo Boss, Russell & Bromley, H&M, Carolina Herrera and many others. He was the face of Dolce & Gabbana for their apparel campaigns and fashion shows for the year 2011. During that tenure he worked with the beautiful ladies such as Gemma Ward, Scarlett Johansson and Naomi Campbell.

In 2007 Dolce & Gabbana advert for their fragrance “Light Blue” caught the attention of million in which David was featured alongside Marijia Vujovic and was awarded with 11 million online hits and saw a 50-foot billboard of him displayed in Times Square. He also modeled for their 2008 calendar. In 2010 he campaigned for the second for the Light Blue once again but with Anna Jagodzinka. Then he also made a promotional video for W hotels with Helena Christensen.

The handsome hunk was the brand ambassador for Johnnie Walker Blue Label as well. In September 2011, Gandy was named the spokesman for the Martini’s “Luck Is An Attitude” campaign, launching their model-search competition on the Spanish Steps of Rome, which were opened specifically for the event. He was appointed to serve on the British Fashion council’s Committee to launch “London Collections:Men” as part of London Fashion Week 2012. Gandy was very much interested in writing as well. Since 2011, he started regularly writing a blog for British Vogue where he posted facts about his career, fashion style, cars, antiques and life in London. He is also an official car reviewer for British GQ.

The 33 year old, heart of million ladies David keeps eyes on his physical fitness and regularly workout. David stands tall at six feet and three inch and has height above an average person. In order to sustain in the Fashion industry he has to be fit. He tracks about his diet and is always ready to lose some weight. David has dark brown hair color and eye color of blue. He has the following measurements: waist 84cm, Inseam 86 cm. David is a famous model and is top in internet search as well. His profile is easily accessible in wiki as well.

David was in a relationship for three years. After three years of relation the David and his girlfriend broke up with each other. David stated that everyone is looking for love but it was hard for him to keep relationship going due to huge travel routine. He also mentioned that at present he is more focused in his career rather than looking for love. He is not currently thinking about getting married as well. He mentioned that, he would not mind to get committed if he could find someone whom he would like in his life. He also made clear to ladies that he is not the person who likes size zero. He is straight and there are not any incidents indicating him as a gay. He is having a wonderful life and doing well.