After Calvin Harris dove into the world of modeling with Armani, Thomas Wesley Pentz — as known as his stage name Diplo — becomes the next DJ who has expanded to modeling. He has signed a contract with Next Model Management, which is one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world. In fact, Diplo himself once claimed that he has always “wanted to be a supermodel.”
Next Model Management is a top modeling agency that has made contracts with America’s Next Top Model. They have also represented a lot of big names in modeling and fashion, such as Alexa Chung, Miranda Kerr, Rita Ora and Chiara Ferragni.
The founder Faith Kates says, “we, at Next Management, have a huge appreciation for those who use their gifts to affect culture in a positive way. As fashion is representative of the collision of all pop cultures, we are…confident that Diplo’s insight into culture and prowess in music will resonate with brands.”
Diplo himself admits, “with the worlds of fashion, music and wider visual culture growing closer, I want to explore a new world of creativity and am thrilled to sign with Next Management who understand what I represent and where I want to be.”
With his reputation in personal branding, such as being listed as one of the best dressed men by GQ and a current amount of 3,6 million followers on Instagram, he would be undoubtedly get himself in the spotlight in his modeling career. Get ready to see his beautiful face more often along the streets of Milan, Paris and New York now.