After being discovered right after his 17th birthday on Facebook, Eric Bell has been modeling just over a year. He has already traveled across Asia and NYC, been in numerous magazines, runways shows, and campaigns in Asia. Here is his story:-
Name: Eric Bell
Height: 6 ft. 1in.
Weight: 145 lbs.
Shoe Size: 10 1/2
Eye Colour: Hazel/Green
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Family Heritage: Italian, Romanian, and Isreali
Place of Birth: Cookeville, TN. aka Middle of No Where
Currently residing in?: San Diego
Represented currently by?: I Model Management/Photogenics Models
On what working basis do you model? Full time soon to be part time
How long have you been modeling?: Since about right after my 17th birthday, so a little over a year.
What experiences do you have in modeling?: I’ve traveled all over Asia and to NYC. I’ve been in countless magazines, numerous runways shows, and got a few campaigns in Asia.
What do you enjoy most about modeling?: The traveling, meeting new people, and runway is my favorite thing in the world.
How did you get involved/first become interested in modeling?: I was discovered on Facebook
What would you say is the highlight of your modeling career?: Singapore Fashion week 2010. I did shows, got a lot of editorials, and it was some of the most fun I’ve ever had in my life.
What would you say is your lowlight of your modeling career/experience?: Being Homeless in NY. Not Fun.
What do you think is the biggest challenge for a model working in the mainstream?: Having to pretend to be someone your not.
How do you keep fit? : Luckily, i was blessed with a high metabolism, but other than that i have a very healthy and somewhat strict diet. Also being a dancer helps to keep me fit.
What do you like to do when you are not modeling?: Hip Hop dancing is my biggest hobby. I also love paintball. Music is my drug. And i work. lol
Any modeling goals you want to achieve?: It would be nice to get some major campaigns or something of the like, but for the most part I take things as they come.
Do you see yourself continuing to model in the next 5-10 years?: Absolutely
Do you have any words of advice for new upcoming, aspiring models?: First of all don’t even try to be a model if you’re not ready to live on your own and do things for yourself. Secondly, if your going to model, do it full out. Travel as much as you can. Go everywhere and do all you can and don’t let anything stand in your way. Go at it hard for as long as you can.