Model of the Week – Alexis Ren

July 3, 2018 by Melissa Blaauwendraad

Alexis Ren Model of the Week

Who doesn’t know her? The blonde with the most beautiful smile you’ve ever seen.. Yes we’re talking about Alexis Ren. Congrats you are our Model of the Week! 

Alexis grew up with her father who was lawyer, mother who was a health nutritionist and her three sisters and little brother in Santa Monica, CA. Alexis  started modeling at the age of 13 for Brandy Melville where she was discovered. When she was only 14 years old she left her hometown and she traveled to Australia for her first photoshoots. After a while of freelancing, Alexis signed with Nous Model Management.

Come with me ✈️

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Shortly after, Ren became internet famous on Tumblr and Instagram which gave her model career a boost. She appeared twice in Nextdoormodel magazine, she appeared in the swim campaign for Hurley in the summer of 2014 and in the Penta Water Campaign. In 2014 she signed with Chic Management in Australia and she was also asked by Calvin Klein to join a game of tag on Instagram to promote their newest #MyCalvins campaign.

Postcard from nowhere

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But not everything has been a dream for the model.. In 2013 Alexis’s mother past away due to cancer. Alexis has had a hard time processing the lose and around the same time she struggled with her own health issues. She said she was having an eating disorder which was hard to overcome at that time. Luckily she’s totally healthy and happy now!

At the moment Ren is still modeling (agency: Storm Models) and her social media is still growing by the day! With almost 10 million followers on Instagram you can say she’s world-famous.

Beautiful views but I'm still looking at you

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A year ago Alexis was having a relationship with Instagram model Jay Alvarrez and even though their relationship is over, they have made some super amazing videos together! Watch it below and get inspired!

Tags: Jay Alvarrez, Model Of the week

Melissa Blaauwendraad Content/Communication Intern at Modellist-ID Traveling is my biggest passion, the gym is my happy place, I love having a healthy lifestyle and my biggest interest is everything that has to do with the fashion industry. I hope I can get a bit closer to my goals by being a part of the Modellist-ID - team.


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