You need marketing to sell something. Could there be anything better than a pretty face to market your products? This brings the models into the picture. The industry needs them more than anything else. When you see a hot model promote any product, you feel compelled to give it a try. This is one of the best ways of connecting with the prospective customers. No wonder, the modelling industry is a high paying one.
There are tens of thousands of models out there in the world. To select the top 10 among these beautiful models is a tough task. However, we have a list of the top 10 hottest American models in 2018. These faces can launch a thousand ships. Hence, promoting a product should be child’s play for them. Seduction is the name of the game. Unless you are hooked on to the product, there is no way you are going to buy it. These seductive models can propel your decision making in the right direction.
10. Ashley Graham
We start our list with a plus size lingerie model. At No. 10, we have Ashley Graham promoting the products of the plus size clothing store, Lane Bryant. One of the better endowed models in this list, Ashley is the perfect choice for such apparel. Her amazing height of 5 feet 10 inches gives her the right kind of advantage to promote the plus size lingerie garments. In addition, she has featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2017 as well as in the various fashion magazines such as Vogue, Glamour, and Harper’s Bazaar.
9. Binx Walton
At No. 9 we have a stunning Afro-American model by the name of Leona Anastasia. She is better known as Binx Walton in the fashion circles. Her typical brown colored skin is a natural advantage when it comes to modeling for products in the Asian and African markets. She started out very young in her career at around 16 years of age. She has made a mark for herself at this age by working in advertising campaigns for corporate giants such as Calvin Klein, DKNY, Adidas, Hugo Boss, and others. Having appeared in various fashion magazines such as Vogue, Garage, and others, she has walked the ramp promoting the products like Alexander McQueen, Chanel, Versace, etc.
8. Emily Ratajkowski
We have a stunning young model at No. 8 in this list. Emily Ratajkowski, born to American parents in London moved to California at a very young age. She had an interest in modelling and theater since her childhood days. Her claim to fame is appearing in the music video, Blurred Lines, the most popular song of the year in 2013. Her posing in the nude for a magazine cover led to this assignment. The song courted a lot of controversy because of its explicit sexist content. However, this song catapulted Emily to fame. She has not looked back since and has graduated into a top American model in recent times.
7. Jasmine Tookes
The Afro-American models seem to dominate the American modelling scene today. One must admit they exude a special kind of charm. At No. 7, we have one such Afro American model by the name of Jasmine Tookes. Inspired by the famous model Tyra Banks, Jasmine took to modelling at the young age of 15 years. This Victoria’s Secret Angel can make heads turn in her direction, especially when she walks the ramp for promoting products of the corporates like Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger, and others. She is one of the top models in the American modelling scene today, filly deserving the No. 7 place in this list.
6. Taylor Hill
Born in Illinois and raised in Colorado, we have Taylor Hill at the No. 6 spot in this list. An avid gymnast during her younger days, Taylor Hill is a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2015. With an excellent height of about 5 feet 10.5 inches, she can carry off any clothing with a great deal of ease. Her blue/green eyes can mesmerise people into buying the products she endorses. She has tremendous experience in walking the runway for fashion giants such as Versace, Chanel, Armani, and others. She has tried her hands at films as well having done a couple of films as well as some fashion shows on TV.
5. Kendall Jenner
Daughter of retired American Olympic decathlete, Bruce Jenner, modelling runs in the blood for Kendall Jenner. She has personalities such as Kim Kardashian and others as her half siblings. With such a heritage running in the family, modelling is something natural for her. However, she is a top model in her own right with an attractive face that can be the envy of millions. In addition to her modelling assignments, she has participated in reality TV shows such as ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians’, etc. With a mind inclined towards charity and religion, Kendall Jenner is a fit entrant at the No. 5 spot in this list.
4. Martha Hunt
It seems that successful American models have all been Victoria’s Secret agent at some time or the other. We had two models earlier in this list that fit the bill perfectly. At No. 4, we have Martha Hunt, a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2015. One of the most graceful models to ever walk the ramp in the US fashion market, Martha Hunt has the advantage of height as well. Her blonde hair perfectly matches her blue eyes making for a deadly combination. Her video song, Bad Blood made headlines all over the world. Having modelled for products such as Hugo Boss, Ralph Lauren, and others, she belongs to the top league.
3. Marquita Pring
At the No. 3 position, we have another plus size model, Marquita Pring. Known as the face of Levis, Marquita has featured in many commercials for other brands as well. Making a mark at the young age of just 15 years, she made her initial appearance in the Solve Sundsbo’s “Curves Ahead” V magazine editorial. Having done major commercials for corporates such as Levi Strauss and Co, Polo, Mark & Spencer, etc., she is an upcoming actor and singer as well. She has great interest in sports such as figure skating and synchronised swimming. Having broken many barriers in the past, she has the requisite talent to surge ahead in the future and top this list sometime.
2. Heidi Mount
One of the topmost American models today, Heidi Mount nee is our No. 2 in this list. Possessing an amazing screen presence, she made her mark when she was just around 12 years of age. She had gone to witness a Britney Spears concert along with her mother. That day changed her life and charted a new course for her. She became a top model and walked the runways of internationally acclaimed runways of fashion giants such as Versace, Michael Kors, and others. With her beautiful blonde hair and blue eyes, she is the perfect calendar cover girl material.
1. Crystal Renn
We have a plus size model again, Crystal Renn, at the No. 1 place in this list. Starting her modelling career at the age of 14, the professional scouts had to tell her to lose almost a third of her body weight in case she has to become successful as a model in the American Fashion market. She took the advice seriously and became a patient of anorexia nervosa. Now, she had to regain some weight to continue in this profession. She gained around 70 pounds and is one of the most successful models in the US today. Having walked the ramps for almost all the major fashion designers in the world, Crystal Renn is the undisputed No. 1 in the modelling industry today.
Modelling entails you to do a lot of hard work. It is very easy to reach the top but very difficult to maintain the position. We have this list of the top 10 hottest American models right now but it will certainly not take much time for the list to change in the future. This is the level of competition available in this industry as well.