Malyk Santíago is a famous American model and an internet star. He has starred in numerous guess campaigns. He has also worked with Dolce and Gabbana, Dsquared, Armani and Louis Vuitton. He initially rose to fame as an Instagram personality with over 40,000 followers before gaining a following as a model.
He was born on 29th October 1999 in Beverly Hills, California in the United States of America. He is currently 19 years old. His father was a photographer in the Air Force and his mother was a nurse administrator. He has two older sisters and one older brother. Malyk Santíago is the youngest out of the three children of his parents.
At the age of 10 years old, he went to a modeling school in Los Angeles in the United States of America to get the experience of what it’s like working in front of a camera and variety of poses for photographers to have the experience before becoming a successful fashion model and to bring full confidence in himself which he has established now.
After that, he then attended a normal high school in Colorado Springs and studied there for 4 years and graduated from Mesa Ridge High School in Colorado Springs in 2018 before moving back to Los Angeles, California in the United States of America to continue pursuing his modeling career.
Malyk Santíago was discovered by a well known modeling agency “Wilhelmina Models” and is now best known for walking in fashion shows for numerous designers and fashion brands like Dolce and Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Calvin Klein, Emporio Armani, Balmain and many more. He also has a strong presence on social media platforms such as his Instagram account which has more than over 40,000 followers and has built a career out of it as well.
In 2017, he was nominated as the Social Media Star of the Year by Elite Models but unfortunately lost the award to Gigi Paris who was the industry’s final pick.
Malyk Santíago will be attending the London and Paris fashion week show from 17th January 2019 to 21st January 2019 and then later he will have an upcoming photo shoot campaign that he will be collaborating with “British Model” Chloe Ayling in the summer of 2019. The two fashion Models will be in Bali, Indonesia for this special fashion collaboration.
Malyk Santíago has been able to establish himself as a long, ambitious and hard working successful celebrity and has been able to achieve his goals that he has always dream to achieve. Though being so young he has impressed many people and has inspired the youth by his success and talent. He is still in his way to become even more successful in his modeling career.
He takes his health very seriously so he keeps a healthy lifestyle by keeping a personal trainer who keeps him schedule 40 minutes for core exercises, elliptical training and weight training all together. Malyk Santíago is currently the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and ambassador of the meal and shake company “310 Nutrition” which he uses before his 3 hour run on the treadmill in the gym.
Malyk Santíago is currently one of the richest and most influential teenage fashion models in Los Angeles, United States of America with an estimated net worth of $60,000.