Marlon Teixeira

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Marlon Teixeira
Marlon Teixeira.jpg
Ermanno Scervino SS 2012 Fashion Show
Born Marlon Luiz Teixeira
(1991-09-16) September 16, 1991 (age 23)
Santa Catarina, Brazil
Modelling information
Height 1.88 metres (6 ft 2 in)
Hair colour Brown
Eye colour Hazel
Shoe size 42.5
Manager Wilhelmina Models

Marlon Teixeira (born September 16, 1991)[1] is a Brazilian model of Portuguese, Japanese and Native Brazilian descent from Santa Catarina.[2]

Career[edit]

Marlon started his career when his grandmother introduced him to Anderson, owner of Way Model Management and friend of the family.

He has walked for numerous shows including Emporio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, DSquared, Roberto Cavalli, Jean Paul Gaultier and many more and opened for shows such as Emporio Armani and Dior Homme.Marlon has also appeared on several magazine covers L'Officiel Hommes, Essential Homme, Fiasco, Made in Brazil, Client, and Hercules. Alongside this he has appeared in high fashion editorials for GQ, Vogue Espana, V, Elle, W magazine with Ginnifer Goodwin and Vanity Fair with Shakira.[2]

More impressive is the number of campaigns that he has shot in just over 2 years. These include campaign for some of the most popular fashion brands such us Armani Jeans, Custo Barcelona, Dior Homme, Sergio K, Diesel Underwear, American Eagle, Iceberg, Armani Exchange, Ermanno Scervino, Emporio Armani, and Antony Morato.[2]

In 2011 Marlon became face of new Diesel fragrance "Diesel Fuel for Life Denim Collection" together with Dutch model Marloes Horst. Ad campaign was shot by Terry Richardson and video campaign is directed by Melina Matsoukas.[3] Roberto Cavalli is launching a new fragrance, Marlon became face of new Just Cavalli fragrance "Just for him" together with Georgia May Jagger in 2013. Avon is launching a new perfume, Marlon and Megan Fox became face of new "Instinct" perfume for her and him in 2013.

He took part in Philip Kirkorov's video-clip, "Snow".[4]

Achievements[edit]

He is currently ranked 7th on Models.com list of the Top 50 international male models. tFS Style Awards 2013 Winner: Top Male Model — Marlon Teixeira. Teixeira was named the best male model in 2011 by Client magazine, Made in Brazil and Hola! magazine.[3]

Personal[edit]

His favorite things to do include surfing, skating, learning new things, traveling, going to the beach, movies, and kiwi juice.[2] Teixeira is best friends with fellow Brazilian model Francisco Lachowski.[5]

Ethnicity[edit]

Marlon has declared in various interviews to Brazilian magazines that he is of Portuguese, Japanese and Native Brazilian descent.[6][7][8] Some English sources, however, state that Marlon is of Portuguese, Japanese and "Indian" descent. Because of the ambiguous meaning of the word Indian in English, this has led to confusion, with people affirming that one or more of his ancestors came from India. In Portuguese such confusion is nonexistent because there are two words to express the different meanings: índio, for an American Indian (or Amerindian, including Native Brazilians); and indiano, for people and things related to India.

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