Jonathan was shot exclusively for by Lucie Hugary, with styling by Nicholas Galletti. Many thanks to Julia.


Jonathan Tidika

16 & 16MEN (Paris)


185cm (6’1″)

Place of Origin:
Paris, France

Ethnic Origin:



How discovered:
My agent scouted me when I was walking out of a metro station at Chatelet in Paris.

What was your first modeling job?
My first modeling job was a lookbook for Ambush.

Favorite designer/brand/product:
Versace is my favorite luxury brand and Nike my favorite sportswear brand.

What’s your beauty routine?
I simply just hydrate my skin.

Favorite modeling experience so far?
I’m really new to this so I don’t have a favorite experience yet.

What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? Or what do you want to do after modeling?
After modeling I would like to be a director of marketing.

Which brand would you really love to model for?
I would really love to model for Balmain. 

Some of your favorite things:
I enjoy the simple things of life, eating, sleeping, watching movies or tv shows, going out with my friends and playing soccer.

What are you listening to at the moment?
I like rappers Booba, Damso, 2pac, 50 cents, Notorious Big, Burna Boy, Davido and singers Angèle, Ariana Grande, Alicia Keys, Summer Walker, Aya Nakamura

Favorite movie(s) or TV show(s):
Réussir ou Mourir, Prison Break, Fast and Furious, Power, The Blind Side, Le Détenu, The Call, Top Boy.

How was your life different 12 months ago?
It was an ordinary life, like everyone else, I was not known by big brands or designers.

What always makes you laugh?
Silly videos on social medias or funny compilations and with my friends we can laugh about anything.

Currently you’re obsessed with/about:
I am obsessed with success in all my projects.

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
The best advice I got was to grab your chance right away because you won’t get it twice.