Elite Model Management
Elite Model Management is the world's most prestigious modeling network. Founded in 1971 by John Casablancas and originally based in Paris, the agency relocated to New York after six years, setting a new and exciting precedent within the modeling industry, opening offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and Toronto shortly following. Throughout the years Elite has maintained its position as one of the undisputed leaders in its field, launching the careers of more superstars than any other agency in existince.
Some of the most recognizable names and faces to ever grace the fashion and entertainment industries began their careers in the Elite family. From current cover girls Alessandra Ambrosio, Kemp Muhl, Yfke Sturm, Caitriona Balfe, Emina Cunmulaj and new stars like Coco Rocha, to icons Stephanie Seymour, Cindy Crawford, Demi Moore, Cameron Diaz, Andie McDowell, Linda Evangelista, Heidi Klum, Gisele Bundchen, Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schiffer, Tyra Banks and a never-ending list of others.
Elite's strategy is pure and simple: carefully selected, quality models coupled with the highest level of management and full service. The result being long-term balanced careers uncompromised by short-term gains.
In the world of modeling, very few agencies have the recognition, respect and reputation of Elite Model Management. With over 30 years of experience processing over five million bookings, Elite remains at the forefront of the industry. Now owned by Eddie Trump of The Trump Group, the elite team looks forward to continued success as the exclusive modeling industry powerhouse.