Marcus Lodewijk Schenkenberg van Mierop, better known as Marcus Schenkenberg (born August 4, 1968) is a model, actor, singer, writer, and TV personality born in Stockholm, Sweden to Dutch parents. He has a citizenship with Netherlands, but has been based in NYC since 1991.
He is the highest paid per-year male model in the world, the first male supermodel and known for his muscular body and "washboard" abdominal muscles. Schenkenberg, who was discovered by American photographer Barry King, while rollerskating in Venice Beach, California in 1989, is approximately 1.93 m tall (6 ft 3 in) and weighs 90 kg (200lb).Most known for his Calvin Klein advertisements, he has also modeled for Valentino, Donna Karan, Versace, Giorgo Armani, Joop, Gianfranco Ferre and Iceberg. He is signed to Ford Models in New York City, Storm Model Management in London, more...