Source of Wealth:Modelling
Birth Place:Courtenay, British Columbia, Canada
Date of Birth:November 5, 1989
Canadian model Simon Nessman was born on November 5, 1989 in Courtenay, British Columbia. He is best known as the face of Giorgio Armani, a role he has served since Spring 2012. He starred in the Acqua di Gio Essenza print and video scampains with shots taken and directed by veteran photographer Bruce Weber. He was the face of Versace in 2010.
Nessman began his modeling career when a friend’s sister sent his photos to Mode Models in Calgary, Alberta. At the age of 17, he signed with the famous Model Management and his first job was working with Weber for Vogue.
Simon has been featured in ad campaigns for labels such as D&G, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Lanvin, Yves Saint Laurent, Barneys, Gap and John Galliano. He has also worked in the shows for Salvatore Ferragamo, Roberto Cavalli, Tommy Hilfiger, Emporio Armani, Viktor & Rolf, Lacoste, Dsquared2, Narciso Rodriguez and Michael Kors.
Simon Nessman has appeared in Details, Numero, V Man and L’Officiel Hommes. He was the star of the 2011 advertising campaign of A/X Armani Exchange along with Clara Alonso, Alejandra Alonso, Marlon Teixeira and Francisco Lachowski.
In the past year, the 23-year old model earned $1.1 million as the face of Michael Kors and Giorgio Armani, as well as from his work for Versace and Calvin Klein. He has found success in both runway and print campaigns, while also appearing in Madonna’s music video Girl Gone Wild in 2012.