David Gandy is the stunning English male fashion model who held the lead role in Dolce and Gabbana for many years. The 41-year-old model has built a notable reputation as a supermodel. David Gandy net worth has scaled because of his career compared to other similar models.
David Gandy net worth is summed up at $16 million. The United Kingdom citizen has further won more awards and credits to his name.
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|Full Name||David James Gandy|
|Height||6 ft 3 inches (195 inches)|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
Gandy was the face of Dolce and Gabbana from 2006 to 2011. Aside from D & G, Gandy has also worked with several agencies, including Select Models and Ford Models.
Gandy had always wanted to be a veterinarian. Born on 19 February 1980 in Billericay, Essex, he grew to only fancy the idea. He went to college, studying multimedia computing, with his grades being too poor for his choice of study. As he studied, he further worked for Auto Express as one who delivers vehicles to be tested.
Gandy went on to study marketing at the University of Gloucestershire. It was during this period that a friend introduced him to modeling without him bargaining for it.
In 2001, unknown to Gandy, his flatmate filled up his details in a modeling contest on ITV’s This Morning. At 21, Gandy won this program hosted by Richard and July and got a contract with Select Model Management in London. He left the university soon after he obtained an honors degree to become a full-time model.
After this, he worked for several modeling companies. Some of the companies he worked with included Zara, Marks & Spencer, Grant USA, H&M, and others. In 2006, he became the official brand face of Dolce and Gabbana and worked with them yearly.
His time with Dolce and Gabbana became his prime time and scaled his career to its peak. He modelled for Dolce and Gabbana 2008 calendar which was shot by Mariano Vivanco.
He also modeled for the company’s masterpiece production known as “Light Blue”. This remains the production that brought Gandy’s work to the spotlight.
Gandy has worked with female supermodels like Naomi Campbell and Scarlett Johansson. He has also worked with male models like Adam Senn and Tony Ward.
In 2011, Gandy ended his contract with Dolce and Gabbana, leading to the publishing of David Gandy by Dolce and Gabbana. After this, he featured on 16 magazine covers and 18 fashion editorials.
Gandy is famous for the 2007 advertising campaign for Dolce and Gabbana fragrance called “Light Blue”. This gained over 11 million hits online and earned Gandy a billboard display of him in Times Square. In 2013, Dolce and Gabbana released a third version of the “Light Blue ” and featured Gandy again.
Gandy has featured in movies like “David Gandy’s Goodnight” that Bionda Castana released. On 26 September that same year, he worked with Jaguar on another film called “Escapism”. He also featured in the Marks and Spencer show that same year.
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Gandy remains unmarried but has a daughter who was born in November 2018. This was after an affair with barrister Stephanie Mendoros, his partner.
Accolades and other fields
Gandy has been nominated for several awards, including “Model of the Year” by the British Fashion Council. He remains the first male model to gain this honor. He was a nominee for this same award in 2012.
Gandy received rankings such as #4 in the list of “Money Guys” and #17 in the “50 Best-Dressed in Britain”. He was also named the world’s third most successful male model by Forbes. Cosmopolitan has named him one of “the Sexiest Men of 2013”.
Gandy remains the anchor of several fashion projects. He is involved in writing blogs, car reviews, and other writing projects. He developed a mobile app that debuted in December 2012. This fitness app was designed to put men through in their fashion and dress sense.
Gandy also got a racing license in 2012 and participated in a race in Italy. He joined the racing team “Team Jaguar” and emerged in the 158th position in 415 cars.