Henry Pedro-Wright signed to Select Models in February 2011 and became the first black male model to walk for Prada during Milan Fashion Week in June, also walking for Tommy Hilfiger and Marc by Marc Jacobs SS12.
Pedro can currently be seen starring in the AW11 Benetton campaign and has a further two lucrative campaigns due out in Spring 2012. His editorial credits include Wonderland, i-D, Dazed & Confused, Rollercoaster, VMAN, GQ Style, and most recently Interview magazine with Sølve Sundsbø.
Birth date: 02.08.90
Birthplace: South West London!
Ethnic Origin: British/Nigerian
How were you scouted: I’d been scouted before but I was brought in to modelling and Select by my boy (fellow model) Dom Nutt.
Best feature: Creativity
Favourite grooming product: Coco Butter
Favourite food: Blue Cheese Burger at the moment, its always changing…
Hobbies: Searching for new good music, smoking, exploring London town
Fitness Regime: I mainly stay relatively fit by just walking long distances throughout the city, I’m no athlete!
Favourite Movie: It’s a throw up between the original Star Wars trilogy, Princess Mononoke and Spike Lee’s Do The Right Thing.
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod: Big L freestyle on the Stretch and Bobbito 1994 New York radio show, from the album A Freestyle History Vol 1n2.
Guilty Pleasure: Long sleeps
Dislike: Arrogant rude people
Dream country to visit: Tibet
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career: Probably the Prada show in the summer although I was pretty nervous
Who are your idols: My strong mother, My father, a great Childhood Friend, Mc Klashnekoff, KRS One. Malcolm X and many many more…
What was the last thing to make you laugh out loud: A recent episode of Southpark
One word to describe yourself: Humble
Height: 6’1″ | 185cm
Chest: 37″ | 94cm
Collar: 14″ | 36cm
Inside Leg: 33″ | 84cm
Waist: 30″ | 76cm
Shoe: 11 UK | 44 EU
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