Marcus Schenkenberg life and biography

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Marcus Schenkenberg biography

Date of birth : 1968-08-04
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Solna, Sweden
Nationality : Swedish
Category : Arhitecture and Engineering
Last modified : 2011-06-07
Credited as : Fashion male model, New York Ford, La Chica Marita

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Marcus Schenkenberg is a Swedish model of Dutch and Indonesian descent. He is born in Solna (Stockholm County) and has dual citizenship with Sweden and the Netherlands. Schenkenberg, best known for his Calvin Klein advertisements in the early 90s, is also an actor, singer, writer, and TV personality. He has been modelling for 20 years, and is still the highest paid male model. In 2009 his name "Marcus Schenkenberg" established to an international brand, including products like fragrance, cosmetics, jewellery, a fitness DVD and a bodywear-collection.


New York Ford
London Storm
Munich Louisa Munich
Hamburg Mega Agency
Milan d'management
Vienna Next Company
Barcelona Sight

Career Highlights:

- Photographer Barry King discovers Schenkenberg while roller-skating in Venice Beach

- Moves to Paris to live with then-girlfriend Maureen Gallagher

- Comes to New York and signs contract with Calvin Klein
- Bruce Weber photographs Schenkenberg for the now iconic Calvin Klein ad campaign
- Signs with Boss Agency
- Lands his first cover for Harper’s Bazaar

- Walks the fall Calvin Klein, DKNY, Versace, and Emanuel Ungaro shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
- People names Schenkenberg one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World

- Appears in Versace ad campaign

- Walks the spring Versace show in Milan

- Dates actress Patricia Velaquez

- Publishes a book, Marcus Schenkenberg: New Rules, which features photos and comments about his modeling career

- Dates Kylie Bax

- Appears in German Amica editorial
- Guest-stars in an episode of One Life to Live (13 APR)
- Releases a single, "La Chica Marita", with Virgin Records
- Breaks up with Kylie Bax
- Begins dating Pamela Anderson
- Featured in German In Style

- Appears in Iceberg ad campaign alongside Pamela Anderson
- Pamela Anderson breaks up with Schenkenberg, opting to focus more on her children and career

- Lands on the summer cover of Numéro Homme

- Appears in twelve-page editorial for Italian Amica

- Lands on cover of gay magazine Out

- Guest-stars on The Tyra Banks Show and talks about the secrets to his success (3 NOV)
- Appears in VH1's The Surreal Life 4

- Dates Jessica Simpson and Robin Givens
- Guest-stars on The Tyra Banks Show with Naomi Campbell, Twiggy, Heidi Klum, and other top models (17 JUL)

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