Model of the Week: Davidson Obennebo

Davidson was shot and styled exclusively for MODELS.com by Stéphane Gaboué. Thanks to Hakim.

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Name:
Davidson Obennebo

Agency:
Elite Paris (Paris)
Also: Elite Milan (Milan) / Elite London (London) / Elite Spain (Barcelona) / Elite Stockholm (Stockholm) / Elite Copenhagen (Copenhagen)

Age:
20

Height:
190cm (6’3″)

Instagram:
@__sonofdavid

Place of Origin:
Lagos, Nigeria

Ethnic Origin:
Igbo

Birthsign:
Pisces

How discovered:
I was discovered on Instagram by my mother agency and was told to come down for a casting, which they had in conjunction with a designer in Nigeria (Tokyo James),and that’s how it all began.

What was your first modeling job?
My first was for Tokyo James’ AW campaign, shot back in Nigeria after I was discovered

Favorite things:
Playing video games, participating in sports generally, and meeting new friends.

What are you listening to at the moment?
The album by Travis Scott, Birds In The Trap Sings McKnight

Favorite movie, tv show:
For movies it has to be the whole Fast and Furious 1-7, for series The Walking Dead

Favorite designer, fragrance or beauty product:
I actually have quite a lot of favorite designers: Versace, Balmain and Calvin Klein.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling?
Being an actor is actually one of them or starting my own model business.

What’s something uncool that you love anyway?
I think never being in a relationship is uncool to me, but I love it anyway.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
Opening and closing the show for Versace’s fall collection 2017/2018

What’s the best thing about your hometown/country?
The food and the people in in the country.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
Versace and Calvin Klein

Place you would love to visit:
Madrid, New York, Tokyo and Guadeloupe.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I’m really not materialistic, but I’m obsessed with listening to music.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Stay true, do this today, and forever, and always remain who you are by staying humble.

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