Types of Male Modeling

Many college guys do not understand the difference between high fashion modeling and fitness modeling. However, much of our advice is applicable to any male. The smartest first step before entering a male model search is to research what type of modeling opportunities YOU should be searching for. If you were opening up your own business, you would research the industry you wanted to enter. The same goes for modeling. You should educate yourself on the male modeling industry by reading our modeling tips before you attempt to become a male model.

Athletic Modeling gives advice geared primarily toward athletic college-age males. Young male are often best suited for Model Jobs that are fitness and underwear oriented - where young guys who have muscular or defined bodies earn money from modeling.

Target One Type of Male Modeling

If you wish to wear trendy clothing in fashion magazines instead of showing off your body, you are seeking to become a male fashion model. You should move to a large city after signing a contract with a top modeling agency that has a strong men's division.

Fitness modeling and underwear modeling jobs are different from fashion modeling. Fitness and underwear models need to network with different photographers, modeling agencies and industry professionals than guys who are fashion models. Fitness modeling shows bodies, not clothing.

If you wish to rely on your muscles to obtain a modeling job, read these advice articles:

How To Become A Male Underwear Model

How to Become a Male Fitness Model

How to Become a Playgirl Model

Nude Modeling

If you are ready to become a male model, consider our innovative advice on how to get your modeling career started locally, on your college campus. Its a fun way for you and 11 of your on-campus buddies to take a giant leap ahead of other aspiring models!



  • About Athletic Modeling is a free informational site geared toward the success of athletes who want to become models.

    We are not a modeling agency and we do not represent athletes for bookings. We have no modeling jobs or assignments to give to you. Our advice is aimed at athletes who are not subject to sports regulatory body regulations and we do not encourage students to not abide by their regulatory body rules.

    Best of luck to you in your new career, but please do not send us photos of yourself. We have jobs or compensation to offer you. We cannot refer you to photographers or agencies.

    Athletes Make the Best Models.

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