|This biographical article relies too much on references to primary sources. (January 2011)|
Nessman in January 2011
November 5, 1989 |
Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
|Residence||New York City|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Suit||40 (US) 50 (EU)|
|Shoe size||12 (US)|
Nessman is best known as the current face of Giorgio Armani. In addition, he has featured in ad campaigns for Versace, D&G, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Barneys, Gap and John Galliano. He was featured in the 2012 music video of Madonna's new song, Girl Gone Wild, as directed by fashion photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott.
He has walked in shows for Salvatore Ferragamo, Roberto Cavalli, Tommy Hilfiger, Emporio Armani, Viktor & Rolf, Lacoste, Dsquared2, Narciso Rodriguez and Michael Kors and appeared in Vogue, Details, Numéro, V Man and L'Officiel Hommes.
He becomes the face of Giorgio Armani fragrance Acqua di Gio Essenza in spring 2012. The campaign was shot and directed by Bruce Weber (photographer). Nessman stars in both print and video campaigns for the fragrance.
He is of half Austrian and half Scottish descent. As of late 2012 Nessman lives with his girlfriend in Greenwich Village, New York City. Nessman divides his time between New York City and British Columbia.
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