Marcus Lodewijk Schenkenberg van Mieropbetter, known as Marcus Schenkenberg, (born August 4, 1968), is a Swedish model. He was born in Solna (Stockholm County) and has dual citizenship in both Sweden and the Netherlands and is of mixed Dutch/Indonesian parentage. Schenkenberg is also an actor, singer, writer, and TV personality. He has been modelling for 25 years. He is probably most famous for the Calvin Klein shower scene, holding only his wet Calvin’s jeans.
Marcus was discovered while roller skating in Venice Beach in 1989 and ruled the modeling world in the 90’s, becoming the world’s highest paid and in demand model with his beautiful face and unbelievable body. He has modeled for Versace, Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan and Iceberg and others. In the past he has been signed to Storm Model Management in London, Wilhelmina Models, Success Models in Paris, Boss Models, and D’ Management Group in Milan. His present agency is Ford Models and Soul Artist Management in New York.
Yes, like all of us, he has gotten older. But even at 48 he is still one great looking man. Schenkenberg lives in New York and Los Angeles and also has an apartment in Stockholm. He is fluent in five languages: Swedish, English, Dutch, French and Italian and understands German. He is also a PETA spokesperson and stays in shape swimming and playing basketball and enjoys photography. He is widely considered to be the first and greatest male supermodel ever.