Discovered while in a mall, Nigeria-American, Michael Otule is bringing physique, sex appeal, melanin, and gratitude to the modeling and entertainment industry. He is the one-to-watch!
Name: Michael Otule
Agency, if any: Page Parkes and Slamm Model Management.
Where were you born? Houston, TX
Zodiac Sign: Virgo
Favorite things: The rain (Not just to cuddle *eye roll*), watching tv/movies, THE GYM, my alone time, finding out who I am in certain situations, and working on my career.
What music are you listening to at the moment? The Great Gatsby soundtrack produced by Jay-Z.
Favorite movie, tv show: Ooh….so much! My friends tease me because everything I watch, I like. I like to think I see the beauty that the producers saw when they produced the movie or tv show.
Favorite designer, fragrance or grooming/beauty product: I love buying into small businesses with a variety of unique pieces and clothes.
What would you be doing if you weren’t modeling? Focusing on acting and singing *side eye*.
What’s something uncool that you love anyway? Being an adult and still enjoying everything Disney *shrug*.
What’s the best thing about your hometown/country? Nigeria. The FOOD!
Place you would love to visit: Nigeria (I know, I know), Hawaii, Australia, Israel.
Which brand would you like to model? Nike and Calvin Klein.
Favorite modeling experience so far? Getting discovered minding my business in the mall.
Favorite season? Spring (cuz the rain LOL).
Fitness Regimen? Go hard or go home and working on body parts that will help me when Men’s Physique Pro shows.
What ingredients do you put in your pre and post workout shakes? Pre: anything with caffeine. Post: Anything with BCAA and protein.
Chicken or Beef? Chicken all day.
Favorite junk food? Cookies.
Where do you feel the most stuck in your modeling career? The facts that I love runway and high fashion as well BUT because I’m too big, you’ll probably never see me in one of those ads.
Currently, you’re obsessed with or about? I’m obsessed with Bodybuilding and finding new ways to amplify my workout routines. Mainly because I just came from watching the Olympia.
3 Words that best describe you as a person? Optimistic. Energetic. Determined.
Favorite entertainer or public personality? Don’t have a favorite, but it would be all those who are not afraid of standing up for what they believe in no matter what the judgemental consequences are.
Your favorite quote? “Delayed” does not mean “Denied.” – Unknown
Any shoutouts? S/O to my family friends and everyone that has been cheering me on from the beginning to keep chasing my goals and dreams.