John Hein is a 24-year-old American model from Michigan, currently living in New York City. Before venturing into modelling, John was a musician and a student at the University of Michigan, studying environmental studies. He took classes with the hippies in Patagonia jackets. After finishing school in 2011, John moved to LA. This is where his modelling career began in when a friend who was a designer, invited him to appear in a photo shoot. After the photo shoot, the photographer sent him to several other agencies in LA. He was later invited to Ford where he was signed as a model in L.A. Later; he did an Interview Magazine shoot with Karl Templer and Craig Mcdean. It was a story about menswear called “Double Vision”. This was right after going to Milan where he did all Karl shows including Belstaff, Valentino and Bottega.
In June 2012, John Hein did his first runway followed by another in New York Fashion Week on September the same year. He walked in Custo Barcelona, Tommy Hilfiger, Siki Im and Robert Geller. Later on, he visited Japan for some time where he signed with Bon Image. His favourite designers include Jil Sander, Robert Geller and Raf Simons.
His career has grown stronger having walked for Bottega, Valentino, Tommy Hilfiger, Belstaff, Custo Barcelona and Versus Versace. He has an attractive sense of humor as a model and is one of the reasons why so many fashion houses are interested in having him represent their brands. First he attended the Milan show in Europe. Then, he never travelled outside U.S.A and Canada. He secured a place in Valentino in Florence, which featured 30 models. This was successful which opened doors for him in other places such as Bottega Veneta and Belstaff.
Ford Men's model John Hein plays the Master of Ceremonies to Josephine Skriver's campy psychic in a new film for the Vs. Magazine. Jenna Elizabeth directed this and styled by Vibe Dabelsteen. He appeared in a new film by Visual Tales Magazine directed by Candy Kennedy and styled by John Tan. The session features John wandering in the streets of Brooklyn towards an abandoned boardwalk. John's brings out his boyish looks in the newest season of Essential Homme, showcasing their spring's best pieces while wearing clothes from Lanvin, Calvin Klein and Polo. This was photographed by Kevin Sinclair and styled by Alex Van Der Steen.
John is a great of the '90s dance music. With groups such as Ace of Base, Real McCoy, La Bouche, Eurythmics and many more, being his favourites. He is a big fan of Seinfeld. His favourite foods are Peanut butter and Saroja hot sauce. He also loves all cuisines except for American food. He is great fun of concerts, stand up comedies, playing beach volleyball and hanging out with friends in the park. Having walked for Versace, Calvin Klein and many more famous agencies, John Hein is seen by many as a strong up and coming model in the male modelling industry.