David was shot exclusively for MODELS.com by Hadar Pitchon, with styling by Marc Anthony George. Special thanks to Ebony.


David Bywater

DNA Models (New York)
Also with: VISION Los Angeles (Culver City) / Wilhelmina Models Miami (Miami Beach)




Place of Origin:
Malibu, California, USA

Ethnic Origin:
English + Irish, Brazilian + Spanish


How discovered:
I was invited to an open call and was scouted by Marco at Vision

Favorite things:
My favorite thing is laying on the beach with my surf and pup next to me.

What are you listening to at the moment?
My taste in music is all over the place, currently started a record label so I love everything as long as it’s unique and talented

Favorite movie, tv show:
I love the movie Blow and the show Breaking Bad

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I love everything about Tom Ford, from suits to eyewear. My favorite cologne is Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb. For my skin I love Kiehls!

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
I have started a record label called Hyped Records. I’m a big music guy. I would also be traveling and taking surf trips.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
I recently got into reading books. Nothing better than letting your mind run. I also love to off road in the hills of Malibu.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
I met my best friend on a test shoot, so that’s one. I also walked my first show in New York for Carlos Campos. I loved working in the Tommy Hilfiger campaign.

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
Los Angeles is the only place you can snowboard, surf, and go to a concert in one day. LA will always be home.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I would love to work for Tom Ford and shoot with Bruce Weber.

Place you would love to visit:
I would love to go to Bali, Indonesia. That has monkeys and surf.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I’m currently obsessed with my dog, basketball, and surfing. I got to surf in New York, it was unreal and fun.