Social media has brought about significant changes in the world of modeling. In the past, models were often found in unexpected and coincidental ways. For example, Kate Moss was discovered at an airport, and an agent approached Gisele Bündchen while she was having dinner at McDonald’s. Nowadays, the newest generation of models is discovered through Instagram!
However, despite the perception that it has become easier, the reality is quite different. Standing out among the crowd of potentially attractive individuals scattered across the internet is a daunting task, if not impossible. Having a large following of over ten thousand people certainly helps, as brands now seek online engagement.
We have put together a list of ten models who were discovered through the internet and their Instagram profiles. Continue reading to see if you recognize any of these beautiful faces!
Kendall has always been in the public eye because she is part of the Kardashian-Jenner family. Growing up, she was always in front of the camera due to their reality TV show “Keeping Up with the Kardashians.” However, we have to acknowledge that her fame also comes from her Instagram account. She started a trend called the ‘Kendall Jenner effect,’ where modeling agencies now prefer models with at least ten thousand followers on Instagram.
Kendall is now the highest-paid model, surpassing Gisele Bündchen, who held that title for over ten years.
Elizabeth has been in the modeling industry for a while now. When she was a teenager, she had an online presence on Tumblr, where she posted content before transitioning to Instagram. It didn’t take long for her to gather a large following, becoming an influencer. Her remarkable sense of style and fashion caught the attention of numerous agencies, and she was soon hired by top modeling companies, launching her professional modeling career.
Recently, the model shared some stunning pictures from a Facetime photo shoot, where she looks absolutely amazing, as expected.