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NUMBER 20: Hoyt Richards
HEIGHT: 6 ft 2 inches
PERSONAL: Hoyt Richards (born 1962) is an American model and actor . John began modeling at age 21. Now at 46 he's still modeling represented by Storm Models. He's married to Alison Edmond, Fashion Director of Harper's Bazaar UK.
Richards, a scholar-athlete, went to Princeton University where he graduated in 1985 with a BA in Economics and played varsity football. At that stage, he had no plans to be a male model. His focus was on football and work on academics. But a shoulder injury lead him to New York to see a specialist. On that trip, he was told his football playing days were over but he was spotted by a casting director. Eventually, his trips to New York for auditions lead to him a meeting with the Ford Model Agency.
MALE SUPER MODEL STATUS: Richards became one of the biggest names in modeling in the late 1980sRead More »from Vogue Magazine Names Top 25 Male Models Ever