Garrett Neff

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Garrett Neff
Born (1984-04-12) April 12, 1984 (age 32)
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
Ethnicity American
Modeling information
Height 1.87 m (6 ft 1 12 in)[1]
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue/Grey

Garrett Neff (born April 12, 1984) is an American male model from Wilmington, Delaware. He is probably best known for his work with Calvin Klein, which included being the face of the Man fragrance.[2]

He is currently in the top "Money Guys" on list of the Top 50 Male Models as of August 2010.[3][4] He has been ranked as high as No.2. In 2009, he was ranked No.5 by Forbes publications on their list of the most successful male models of 2009.[5]

Early life[edit]

Neff was born in Wilmington, Delaware to Deborah-Hala and Wheeler Neff. He attended Wilmington Friends School where he played on both the varsity tennis and soccer teams for four years. He played first singles for four years and was captain his senior year. He played club soccer for the Kirkwood Talons for a number of years up until his senior year of high school when his attention turned towards tennis where he could make his own practice schedule. Yet, he still made First Team All State in soccer his senior year at Wilmington Friends. During college, he played on the Division I Bucknell University tennis team, from where he graduated[6] with a degree in Business Management.


Neff was discovered at Miami International Airport in 2005, returning from a trip to Barbados[6] by a scouting agent from Click Model Management; he began modeling shortly after being scouted.[7] During 2006, Garrett worked brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, Benetton, and Lagerfeld. He has also appeared in publications such as GQ, V Man, French Vogue and L'Officiel Hommes. He has recently appeared in campaigns for DKNY, H&M, Express, Massimo Dutti, Trussardi, Nordstrom and Americana Manhasset. He has also worked with photographers such as Bruce Weber, Steven Klein, Steven Meisel, Mert and Marcus, Peter Lindbergh, Greg Kadel, Camilla Akrans, Mikael Janssen, Milan Vukmirovic. He appeared in the October 14, 2010 episode of "30 Rock" as "Young Jack."[6] During November 2010, Garrett switched from his original agency Click Model Management to Wilhelmina Models, and from d'Men to Why Not Model Agency. He was also signed to Success Models in Paris, and Sight Model Management in Barcelona.[8]
Beginning in July 2015, Garrett launched Katama, a men's swimwear brand inspired by the Katama area of Martha's Vineyard. [9] [10] [11] [12]


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