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Jekab Bitenieks





18 year old Latvian new face Jekab Bitenieks has been modelling since January 2013 when he make his catwalk debut walking for Emporio Armani and Giorgio Armani.

Whilst June 2013 saw the basketball fan walk for Versace, Salvatore Ferragamo and Brioni.

Now signed internationally Jekab is ready to start building his book!

Q&A
Age: 23
Full Name: Jekabs Bitenieks
Birthplace: Liepaja, Latvia
Ethnic Origin: Latvian
Nickname: JB
How were you scouted: After a back injury in basketball some friends told me to try modelling. I couldn’t find an agency but i was approached sitting outside some offices by an agent that asked me if i was a model.
What’s your best feature: My will power
Favourite grooming product: Perfume
Hobbies: Playing basketball, playing guitar, dancing, singing and of course modelling!
Fitness Regime: Training 6 or 5 days a week, sometimes twice a day.
Favourite Movie: I have a favourite movie in every genre but if i have to say one at the moment then Green Mile
What was the last track you listened to on your iPod?: Last track I listened to was Hallelujah by Rufus Wainwright.
What is your biggest fear?: I fear that when i’m a father (hopefully i will have children) that i won’t be able to be the best dad i can…
What is your dream country to visit?: America
If you were not modeling, what would you be doing?: I would play basketball as long as i could.
If you got to relive one day in your modeling career it would be…: For the moment the Versace catwalk show.
If you could be on the cover of any magazine, it would be: Fitness magazine
What’s the funniest thing that has happened to you on a shoot?: My first test shooting was the funniest. I didn’t know what to do!!! How to pose or anything!!
Who are your idols?: Chaning Tatum, Mark Twain, Will Smith
What was the last dream you remember?: The story of Romeo and Juliet, only with me in it and different people.
One word to describe yourself: Ambitious
Twitter name: @Jekabs15
Instagram name: @jekabs22
How much money would you need to shave your hair off? I could shave it for free because that was my hairstyle two years ago, but i looked ugly then!

Stats
Height: 6’3″ | 189cm
Chest: 39″ | 98cm
Waist: 32″ | 82cm
Shoe: 12 UK | 46 EU
Hair: Brown
Eyes: Green

Agencies
LONDON: NEVS MODELS
NEW YORK: NEW YORK MODELS
MILAN: 2MORROW MODEL MANAGEMENT




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