Marlon Luiz Teixeira, born September 16, 1991, in Santa Catarina, is a Brazilian model. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve no doubt seen this breathtakingly beautiful and successful male model in many magazine covers and countless online photos. Marlon started his career when his grandmother introduced him to Anderson, owner of Way Model Management and friend of the family.
He has walked for numerous shows including Emporio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, DSquared², Roberto Cavalli, Jean Paul Gaultier and many more and opened for shows such as Emporio Armani and Dior Homme. Marlon has also appeared on several magazine covers including L’Officiel Hommes, Essential Homme, Fiasco, Made in Brazil, Client, and Hercules. Alongside this he has appeared in high fashion editorials for GQ, Vogue Espana, V, Elle, W magazine with Ginnifer Goodwin and Vanity Fair with Shakira. In 2011 Marlon became face of new Diesel fragrance “Diesel Fuel for Life Denim Collection”.
He is currently ranked Top Icons Men, Sexiest Men and Trending Men on Models.com list of the international male model, tFS Style Awards 2013 Top Male Model Winner and was named the best male model in 2011 Client magazine, Maderazil and Hola! magazine.
His favorite things to do include surfing, skating, learning new things, traveling, going to the beach, movies, and kiwi juice. Teixeira is best friends with fellow Brazilian model Francisco Lachowski. Marlon has declared in interviews to Brazilian magazines that he is of Portuguese, Japanese and Native Brazilian descent.