Models for whom an unusual characteristic defined their success
American Jillian Mercado, who has muscular dystrophy and uses a wheelchair, has modelled for Diesel jeans.
British model Moffy, who suffers from strabismus — or crossed eyes — was signed by Storm Models after appearing on the cover of Pop magazine.
Former US Marine and Purple Heart recipient Alex Minsky, who lost his right leg in a roadside explosion in Afghanistan, has become an internet sensation after being “discovered” by a fashion photographer.
Casey Legler’s sharp cheekbones helped her get signed up by the Ford modelling agency’s men’s division, where she models only men’s clothing.
I was rejected and got lousy reasons. One agency said I can’t compete with their girls, the other one said I would never get booked unless I covered my birthmark Khoty Dithebe Model
Alex Minsky, US Marine corporal turned model.