India Gants

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India Gants
Born
India Kate Gants

NationalityAmerican
OccupationModel
Years active2017–present
Modeling information
Height5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)
Hair colorBlonde
Eye colorGreen
AgencySeattle Models Guild
Major Model Management
First Access Management
Next Model Management LA[1]
Newmodel Agency
ARTRoom Model Management
Ford Models
SMG Model Management

India Kate Gants is an American fashion model. She is best known for winning the twenty-third cycle of America's Next Top Model in 2017.

Early life[edit]

Gants was born in Seattle, Washington. She has three younger siblings. She started modeling when she was 16. She graduated from Newport High School in 2014.[2] Gants lived in Bellevue before auditioning for Top Model.[3]

Career[edit]

America's Next Top Model[edit]

In 2016–2017, Gants appeared in the twenty-third cycle of VH1's America's Next Top Model, where she competed against thirteen other contestants. During the show, many comparisons were made of her and Gigi Hadid.[4][5][6] At the final deliberation in the season finale, she beat fellow competitor Tatiana Price, becoming the twenty-third winner of the show.[7][8] Among Gants' prizes for winning America's Next Top Model were a talent contract with VH1, a fashion spread in Paper magazine and a $100,000 contract with Rimmel London cosmetics.[9]

Gants win also means that she is the seventh winner of America's Next Top Model to have never made an appearance in the bottom two, along with Jaslene Gonzalez, McKey Sullivan, Nicole Fox, Krista White, Sophie Sumner and Jourdan Miller.

Post Top Model[edit]

Following her win on America's Next Top Model, Gants signed a contract with Major Model Management in Milan.[10] She is also signed with Ford Models in New York City.[11] She is still signed with Seattle Models Guild.[12]

Gants appeared in the season three premiere episode of Odd Mom Out in July 2017.[13]

Gants also started working in the music industry as a DJ.[14][15] She also appeared in the lyric video for WISH I WAS's "Go For A Ride".[16][17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "India Gants". Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  2. ^ "India Gants: Who is the ANTM cycle 23 winner, and what's her story?". Monstersandcritics. 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  3. ^ "Seattle-area women to compete on reboot of 'America's Next Top Model'". Seattletimes. 2016-12-09. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  4. ^ "Why ANTM Season 23 Winner India Gants Looks Up to Gigi Hadid — & How Fellow Contestants 'Really Helped' with Her Body Image". People. 2017-03-08. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  5. ^ "'ANTM' Winner, India Gants Reveals How Body Image Issues Once 'Tore' Her Apart". Hollywoodlife. 2017-03-29. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  6. ^ "ANTM Just Crowned A Winner That Looks A Lot Like Gigi Hadid". Refinery29. 2017-03-09. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  7. ^ "'America's Next Top Model' Winner India Gants Talks Judge Rita Ora & Dream to Produce Music". Billboard. 2017-03-18. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  8. ^ "India's Summer: Meet America's Next Top Model". Papermag. 2017-06-21. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  9. ^ "'America's Next Top Model Winners' Where Are They Now?". Popculture. 2018-01-26. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  10. ^ "INDIA GANTS". Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  11. ^ "Officially signed with @fordmodels 😝". Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  12. ^ "India Gants". Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  13. ^ "Check out Season 3 Episode 1 of Odd Mom Out on Bravo!! I got to be an extra sassy version of myself 😈 With @christopherjhanke and @lilcutieforever @oddmomout #oddmomout". 2017-07-05. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  14. ^ "India Gants DJ Set". Thestranger. 2017-08-26. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  15. ^ "India Gants DJ set". Seattlegayscene. 2017-08-26. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  16. ^ "ANTM Winner India Gants stars in music video of new single WISH I WAS: 'Go For A Ride' (ft. Luna)". Armadamusic. 2017-06-09. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
  17. ^ "Wish I Was feat. Luna - Go For a Ride (Official Lyric Video)". 2017-06-15. Retrieved 2019-04-04.
Preceded by
Nyle DiMarco
America's Next Top Model winner
Cycle 23 (2016–2017)
Succeeded by
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