Garrett Neff

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Garrett Neff
Born (1984-04-12) April 12, 1984 (age 33)
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Website katamaswim.com
Modeling information
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)[1]
Hair color Brown
Eye color

Blue/Grey

  • 44 (EU)
Agency

Garrett Neff (born April 12, 1984) is an American male model from Wilmington, Delaware. He is known for his early work with Calvin Klein as the face of jeans, underwear and the MAN fragrance.[2] In 2015, Neff launched his popular swimwear line, KATAMA.

Neff is currently one of the top "Money Guys" on models.com as well as part of the "Next Generation" of "Industry Icons." In 2009, he was ranked No.5 by Forbes publications on their list of the most successful male models of 2009.

Early life[edit]

Neff was born in Wilmington, Delaware to Deborah and Wheeler Neff. He attended Wilmington Friends School where he played on both the varsity tennis and soccer teams. He also played club soccer for the Kirkwood Talons, making First Team All State. Neff attended Bucknell University where he played Division I tennis. He graduated in 2007 with a degree in Business Management. Garrett is also a four time winner of the annual Lane Family Thanksgiving Day Orienteering meet started in 1991.

Career[edit]

In 2005, while returning from a trip to Barbados, Neff was discovered by a scouting agent at Miami International Airport. Shortly after, Neff signed to Click Model Management and began booking a steady stream of work for brands such Abercrombie & Fitch, Benetton, and Lagerfeld. In the years to follow, he appeared in GQ, V Man, French Vogue and L'Officiel Hommes and walked numerous runways. By 2008, he was the face of Calvin Klein's MAN fragrance.

In 2010, Neff appeared in the October 14th episode of "30 Rock" as "Young Jack."[6]

As of 2014, Neff is signed with IMG Models in New York, Success Models in Paris, and Sight Model Management in Barcelona.

Neff has recently appeared in campaigns for Swarovski, Carolina Herrera, Tommy Hilfiger and Hugo Boss. He regularly works with photographers such as Bruce Weber, Mario Testino, Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, Mert and Marcus, Peter Lindbergh and Milan Vukmirovic.

In July 2015, Neff launched KATAMA, a brand of men's luxury swim and resort wear. The brand is heavily influenced by Neff's outdoor adventures with family in the Northeast combined with his intimate knowledge of the global fashion market after many years experience in the industry.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Garrett Neff". WhyNot Models. Archived from the original on February 9, 2015. Retrieved February 8, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Garrett Neff – pictures, picture, pics, images, gallery, info, bio, gossip, shirtless, photos, videos, band, lyrics, songs". Mostbeautifulman.com. Archived from the original on 2010-08-02. Retrieved 2010-08-12. 

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