Plus-size male model, Ady Del Valle is changing the narrative about how the industry sees male models. His 9-5 in between modeling is an assistant at a Family Resource Center that assists people dealing with Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking.

Interview

Name: Ady Del Valle

Agency, if any: Freelance/ Unsigned

Age: 31

Height: 5’8

Instagram: @adydelvalle_

Where were you born? Boston

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Favorite things: Music, shoes, and fashion.

What music are you listening to at the moment? Jennifer Lopez, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, Ariana Grande, and Tory Lanez.

Favorite movie, tv show: Movie: Erin Brockovich, The Matrix Trilogy, and Resident Evil movie series. TV show: King Of Queens

Favorite designer, fragrance or grooming product: Designer: Maison Margiela, Ralph Lauren. Fragrance: Bleu De Chanel and Aqua Di Gio. Grooming: Grave before Shave Beard oil, Coconut oil, and Toner and moisturizer.

What would you be doing if you werenโ€™t modeling? I work a 9-5 at a Family Resource Center as an assistant that assists people dealing with Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Human Trafficking.

Whatโ€™s something uncool that you love anyway? I love sewing and customizing pieces, and I think its petty cool though haha.

Whatโ€™s the best thing about your hometown/country? The seafood and the history.

Place you would love to visit: London, Egypt, Italy, and Fiji.

Which brand would you love to model for? Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Maison Margiela.

Favorite modeling experience so far? Walking during NYFW for the first time and being of size was a huge opportunity and moment for me and the plus-size male community.

Currently, youโ€™re obsessed with/about? Almonds and Iced Coffee.

3 Words that best describe you as a person? Humorous. Nice. Determined.

Favorite entertainer or public personality? Jennifer Lopez.

Your favorite quote? “Life is a journey it can take you anywhere you choose to go.”

Any shoutouts? Shout out to my baby sister Lilly, my Mom and Grandmother and my friends in the industry who support me. They know who they are.


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