Many people believe that if you are over a certain age then it is harder to have a successful career in modeling. this is not true! Because there are so many different types and every company is searching for a different 'look' it is possible to become a model later on in life! Check out just a few of our examples of models over the age of 25, many of what have enjoyed highly lucrative and varied carers.
1. Kate Moss aged 39.
Kate Moss was discovered at JKF airport at the age of 14 by Storm founder Sarah Doukas. Since her career began, she has done her thing for countless brands such as Dolce and Gabbanna and Channel.
2. Tyra Banks aged 39.
She first appeared on the cover of Sports Illustrated but Tyra Banks has since worked for many different brands and was a very popular Victoria's Secret model! It was not all easy for Tyra Banks as she was rejected by six agencies before being signed by LA models. Once she became part of an agency, she postponed going to college to move to Milan. She is now famous worldwide for her chat show and TV hit America's Next Top Model.
3. Miranda Kerr aged 30.
Miranda Kerr has been working since the tender age of 13 however she actually became aware in 2007 while working as a Victoria's Secret model. She has also featured in campaigns for top designers such as Cavalli.
4. Naomi Campbell served 43.
At the age of 7, a young Naomi Campbell began her career and it has not stopped since! Just before her 16th birthday she landed her first big job in British Elle. More recently she participated in the 'evolution of fashion' in the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics.
5. Bar Rafaeli aged 28.
Bar Rafaeli is most recognized for being the face of Garnier hair products. In 2009 she received a World Style Award and in 2012 was voted # 1 on the Maxim Hot 100 list.
6. Alessandra Ambrosio aged 32.
One of the most recognizable women in the world, Alessandra Ambrosio has modeled for multiple luxury brands including Christian and Ralph. She is also very well known for being the spokesmodel for the Victoria Secret line 'PiNK'.
7. Jessica White aged 29.
After being scouted in her hometown of Buffalo in New York, the first big contract Jessica White landed was with none other than American Vogue. She has modeled products both in publications and on the catwalk for the likes of Ralph, GAP and Jacobs.
8. Hoyt Richards aged 52.
Dubbed one of Vogues best male models, Hoyt Richards has modeled products such as suits and watches and has worked with many top designer brands including Versce, Carter, Valentin, Ralph and Bubberry … Just to name a few!
9. Tyson Beckford aged 42.
Tyson Beckford is widely recognizable as the face of the Ralph 'Polo' Range and since his career began he has been named as one of the '50 most beautiful people in the World! '.
10. Lars Burmeister aged 32.
He became known as 'the Hugo model' after featuring in the 2005 ad campaign. Lars Burmeister's sister sent in images of him to an agency and, thanks to her, he has modeled for Giorgio as well as appearing in Vogue.