Top 7 Biggest myths about Modeling Industry

Everyone wants to know what the biggest myths about modeling industry, we think that this is glamorous industry normal people can’t make their career.

There are lots of some burning question have in young girls and young boys like how much difficult to be a professional model, what are the beauty thing that matters and is modeling is stressful so here are the biggest myths about modeling industry.

Being a model there are some advantages and disadvantages, it is not all about glamour and pretty people. It is not like that we would imagine for modeling industry. This profession also required heard work, dedication and stressful like other profession.

But some dishonest people taking advantages form beginner models, every profession has dark and side but you have to be very care full, so here we are given 7 biggest myths about modeling industry. If you want to begin your career in modeling industry then read this article till end.

7 Biggest myths about Modeling Industry

Biggest myths about Modeling Industry

01. Models make lot of money

This is biggest myths about modeling industry, if your super model it’s true that they make lots of money on single job. It’s also not true, it’s all depends on which category of models you are, how much hard work you’re putting and how much work you are getting.

Usually when you start your career in modeling you may make enough money to support your daily lifestyle. Of course as time goes by, you will able to make more money you may become a super model.

You should remember one thing that all models are not super models, only a few percentages of models become super models and making more money.

 Sometime beginner models have to do free photo-shoots just to get kick-start to their career into modeling industry. There are so many models not get paid for their work, they just get designer clothes they have modeled for.  

02. Models have to be skinny or slim

Models have to be skinny or slim

This is also biggest myths about modeling industry; there are other categories of models like plus size modeling and curved modeling, there are numbers of plus size models working in modeling industry and gaining the most of popularity.

Even recently top agencies are starting to features the more women who are healthy shape and size and made for then different category and division. Just think positive about yourself and find the best agency that features you and begin your career.

03. Models have to be tall

You have to be tall; this is one of the biggest myths about modeling industry.  That’s not true, there are numbers of short models in modeling industry and they are doing great in industry.

Also you have to be tall and to meet few requirements in some category like high fashion modeling when they are on the runway and when they are doing print editorials shoot.

There are specific height requirement; if you’re male you should have the height between 5’11” to 6’3” and if you’re female you should have the height between 5’8” to 5’11”.

If you want to get into high fashion modeling you have to meet these height requirements but there are so many shorter models that are successful in their career with their hard work and dedication.

There are various categories of modeling that doesn’t necessarily required specific height like photo-shoot modeling, commercial modeling, body part modeling and modeling for magazines etc. you just need to have average height to begin in modeling.

I will mention here that another article that about 14 different types of modeling or modeling work, so you can check out.

04. You should have a professional portfolio

You should have a professional portfolio

This is absolutely not true; this is biggest myths about modeling industry. If you’re trying to get sign with agency or your beginner to modeling industry, just you need to have is a portfolio of clear picture of yourself.

This will help the agency to determine your features and also see your poses. There is no need a professional portfolio at in the beginning, don’t west your money that hiring professional photographer and making a professional portfolio.

If some agencies willing to pay the first shoot if model looks promising but most of the time models has to pay. You should know about your capacity that more important.

You can keep the good portfolio that agencies will ask you but you don’t need to done that with professional photographer.     

05. Plus-size models can be any size

If anyone sees the plus size models they think that they might eating whatever they want, that’s not true. Even plus size models have to follow the strict diet to maintain this figure. They hire by their agencies for their measurements that they have to maintain.

Plus a size model does not mean that you’re completely out of control of your weight but if you want get into this category you have to be healthy weight, bigger hips, bigger bust and bigger waist line.

06. You have a perfect face shape

You have a perfect face shape

If people think about modeling, they specially see their face shape. That’s great if you have perfect face but you can see super models also they are also have something not good enough but they are maintaining them self and highly take care of self.

You can also make yourself perfect face shape that modeling agencies should love. There are so many professional models that they have high forehead, no high cheekbone and many other features.

Sometimes anything can be become trend and unique that people can love more so make yourself perfect and find they agencies that you want to get into

07. You have to be very young

You have to be very young to become a mode are your age should be between 14 to 19 years old. If you cross 19 years older you’re useless in fashion industry, it’s completely false and this is biggest myths that beginners models believes.

Now, so many top agencies are looking for older and all size models, there are lots of demand in fashion industry for older models such as high fashion modeling, commercial modeling, in healthcare ads or in pharmacy medical.

You get lot of example who started their career at age of 25 and more and they are successful in their career.


Here you known about what are the biggest myths about modeling industry so believe yourself and give a try but modeling is not for everyone, you can try to get into this industry and make you career.

Don’t stick on one category try different category of modeling so you’re able to get into at least one category.

If you have any questions or any suggestions kindly put in the comment box below.       

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