Elite Model Management


Elite Model Management

Elite Model Management (Elite) is a modeling agency founded in Paris, France, in 1972 by John Casablancas and Alain Kittler. [ [http://www.elitemodel-world.com/financial/media/pdf/EliteModeManagementResearchReportAugust2006.pdf Elite Model Management Lux. S.A. - Investment Research] page 4 - August 25, 2006] Elite today manages over 800 models from 5 continents, making it the biggest modeling agency in the world. It offers international coverage with 36 agencies in its network. Its contest - the Elite Model Look - is a model scouting organisation with over 350,000 contestants in more than 55 countries, and is considered to be the world's most famous modeling contest.

Elite World S.A. is the parent company of Elite Model Management. The headquarters of Elite World S.A. are in Luxembourg. The board of Elite Wold S.A. comprises Bernard Hennet, Andrew Gleeson and Thomas Röggla. Mr Röggla owns over 25% of the shares in Elite World S.A. and is currently the biggest shareholder. The board members are holding more than 50% of the share capital in total.


=Fashion models represented by Elite (past and present)=

*Iman Abdulmajid
*Stephanie Adams
*Carol Alt
*Summer Altice
*Alessandra Ambrosio
*Mini Anden
*May Andersen
*Robin Arcuri
*Jules Asner
*Nadja Auermann
*Emma B
*Tyra Banks
*Diora Baird
*Arlene Baxter
*Alice Burdeu
*Ana Beatriz Barros
*Monica Bellucci
*Elsa Benitez
*Leslie Bibb
*Gisele Bündchen
*Naomi Campbell
*Cindy Crawford
*Emina Cunmulaj
*Cameron Diaz
*Debbie Dickinson
*Janice Dickinson
*Joanie Dodds
*Katarzyna Dolinska
*Kirsten Dunst
*Selita Ebanks
*Shiina Eihi
*CariDee English
*Karen Elson
*Tami Erin
*Linda Evangelista
*Terry Farrell
*Isabeli Fontana
*Jaslene Gonzalez
*Mollie Gondi
*Jerry Hall
*Tricia Helfer
*Kristy Hinze
*Famke Janssen
*Neha Kapur
*Liya Kebede
*Riley Keough
*Heidi Klum
*Yasmin Le Bon
*Noémie Lenoir
*Nicole Lenz
*Adriana Lima
*Nicole Linkletter
*Kristanna Loken
*Andie MacDowell
*Josie Maran
*Catherine McCord
*Stacey McKenzie
*Dayana Mendoza
*Marisa Miller
*Karen Mulder
*Raica Oliveira
*Oluchi Onweagba
*Sofie Oosterwaal
*Tatjana Patitz
*Paulina Porizkova
*Ujjwala Raut
*Albert Reed
*Maggie Rizer
*Coco Rocha
*Anya Rozova
*Bruno Santos
*Tracy Scoggins
*Claudia Schiffer
*Bre Scullark
*Joan Severance
*Stephanie Seymour
*Ingrid Seynhaeve
*Emma Sjöberg
*Carrie Southworth
*Ali Stephens
*Shannon Stewart
*Kim Stolz
*Saleisha Stowers
*Yfke Sturm
*Whitney Thompson
*Uma Thurman
*Alina Vacariu
*Frederique van der Wal
*Damien Van Zyl
*Daria Werbowy
*Deanna Wright

Links with "America's Next Top Model"

Elite is currently the modeling agency which the winner of the popular CW Network Show "America's Next Top Model". Currently, the winners they have signed are:

*CariDee English - Winner of Cycle 7 - Elite Model Management, New York, Los Angeles, and Miami
*Jaslene Gonzalez - Winner of Cycle 8 - Elite Model Management, New York, Los Angeles, and Miami
*Saleisha Stowers - Winner of Cycle 9 - Elite Model Management, New York and Los Angeles
*Whitney Thompson - Winner of Cycle 10 - Elite Model Management, New York

Elite have also signed girls who have not won "America's Next Top Model", these include:
*Shannon Stewart - Contestant on Cycle 1, placed 2nd - Elite Model Management, Chicago
*Mollie Gondi - Contestant on Cycle 6, placed 9th - Elite Model Management, New York and Barcelona
*Leslie Mancia - Contestant on Cycle 6, placed 8th - Elite Model Management, Los Angeles and Miami
*Joanie Dodds - Contestant on Cycle 6, placed 2nd - Elite Model Management, Hong Kong
*Samantha Francis - Contestant on Cycle 8, placed 12th - Elite Model Management, New York
*Felicia Provost - Contestant on Cycle 8, placed 10th - Elite Model Management, Chicago
*Sarah VonderHaar - Contestant on Cycle 8, placed 8th - Elite Model Management, Chicago
*Katarzyna Dolinska - Contestant on Cycle 10, placed 5th - Elite Model Management, New York
*Anya Rozova - Contestant on Cycle 10, placed 2nd - Elite Model Management, New York

Elite have also signed girls who have won "Top Model" in another country, these include:
*Alice Burdeu - Winner of Cycle 3 of "Australia's Next Top Model" - Elite Model Management, New York
*Lauren McAvoy - Winner of Cycle 3 of "Britain's Next Top Model" - Elite Model Management, Miami
*The winners of Spain's Next Top Model, also known as Supermodelo, are in these agency

Celebrities represented by Elite (past and present)

*Ashley Judd
*Robin Arcuri
*Drew Barrymore
*Deanna Wright
*Cameron Diaz
*Kim Delaney
*Uma Thurman

Elite international locations

Elite's headquarters are in Paris and the agency has a large network of international offices. The United Kingdom is the only country without an Elite Model Management, the reason being that the British equivalent to Elite is Models 1.Fact|date=July 2008 Aside from US offices in New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Chicago, there are Elite Model Managements in the following locations: [ [http://www.elitemodel-world.com/index_modelmanagement.html Elite Model Management ] ]
*Amsterdam
*Athens
*Bangalore
*Bangkok
*Barcelona
*Copenhagen
*Dubai
*Fribourg
*Hamburg
*Hanoi
*Ho Chi Minh City
*Hong Kong
*Istanbul
*Jakarta
*Kuala Lumpur
*Lisbon
*London
*Luxembourg
*Marseille
*Mexico City
*Milano
*Monterrey
*Mumbai
*Munich
*New Delhi
*Porto Alegre
*Prague/Bratislava
*Rio de Janeiro
*Santiago de Chile
*Santo Domingo de Guzmán
*Sao Paulo
*Seoul
*Shanghai
*Singapore
*Stockholm
*Tel Aviv
*Tokyo
*Toronto
*Warsaw

References

External links

* [http://www.elitemodel-world.com Elite World]
* [http://www.fashionmodeldirectory.com/agencies/elite-model-management-new-york/ Elite Model Mgmt] in the Fashion Model Directory
* [http://theseoultimes.com/ST/?url=/ST/db/read.php?idx=5684 Seoul Times article about Elite contest]
* [http://vietnamnews.vnagency.com.vn/showarticle.php?num=01CUL290907 Vietnam News Agency article about contest in Vietnam]
* [http://www.elitemodellook.ch/impressionen_2006_contest/index.php Elite Model Contest 2007 in Switzerland]
* [http://english.newslab.ru/news/233332 Casting held for "Miss Krasnoyarsk Territory" beauty contest on September 22, 2007]
* [http://www.businessweek.com/magazine/content/04_24/b3887081_mz020.htm "BusinessWeek" article] about Elite's bankruptcy amid charges of price fixing
* [http://www.modelingscams.org/class.html Complaint of class action] filed in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York

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