Born on April, 14th, 1972 in Stockholm, Sweden Lundqvist had a unique upbringing. At 18 years of age he undertook a 12 month stint in the army where he was a tank commander. The army transformed him from a young boy into a muscular and handsome man but he swears that he would never go back. He planned on studying computer graphic design after the army and go into advertising but a friend suggested that he should give modelling a go. At first he didn’t think it was his thing however thought he could do it as an extra job and after being recommended to an agency by a friend his modelling took off in 1994 when he met photographer Bruce Webber and agent Scott Patterson who booked him for a Versace campaign which ultimately led to a number of successful campaigns.
Lundqvist quickly became recognised as one of the top male supermodels appearing in magazines including, Elle, GQ, Playgirl and New York Magazine just to name a few and has worked with nearly every top mens designers in the world. He has also graced the runways in Paris, Milan and New York for brands including, Valentino, Versace, Armani, Gucci and Calvin Klein.
More recently he has dabbled in acting. In 2002 he starred in the French erotic soft core film, Total Romance: Initiation and its sequel, Total Romance 2: Ultimate Games. He appeared as Fergie’s love interest in her 2006 music video for her song, “Clumsy” and in 2014 he appeared in the film, The Limits, which follows a soldier dealing with PTSD.
Lundqvist is considered one of the top male supermodels and has an incredible career spanning many years. Check out the web-dodo above to learn more!
You can discover more about Alex Lundqvist and other top models in Fashion Industry Broadcast’s Top Models Vol. 66 Male Legends, available soon on Amazon and at all good book stores.