Los Angeles attracts not only actors but also models. This fashion capital offers a wide range of modeling opportunities and comes with a great lifestyle. If you don’t mind the traffic and love to hike, swim, tan, and be healthy, then LA could be your place.
Find out top modeling agencies in Los Angeles near you! Below you see the top 16 agencies you can reach out right away!
Important Note: Reaching out to agencies can be difficult; they receive many applications, and a lot of times, you are not hearing back from them. Try to contact as many as possible, and if you don’t hear back from them, try it in 3-months again. Be persistent, and just don’t give up!
Another way to getting signed with major agencies around the world is to sign with a “mother agency.” A mother agency functions as your manager, with direct contacts to major agencies around the world, it’s easier to get your foot in the door. A mother agency will scout, develop you as a model, and will direct your modeling career, handling contracts, and negotiate your rates. You will have peace of mind and can solely focus on your modeling jobs, instead of worrying about the business side of the industry.
Skylar Modeling is a mother agency with a modeling school that discovers and scouts new models. They train and develop models before placing them with agencies around the world. Skylar Modeling offers excellent guidance and helps aspiring models succeed to the highest levels in the industry. Their models have worked for elite brands, including Prada, Dior, Hugo Boss, Michael Kors, Vogue, and many others.
It doesn’t matter where you live if you need help getting scouted, getting an agency, and start your modeling career, reach out to them with your images!
Send an email: [email protected]
Give a phone call: +1 (646) 448-8445
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IMG is a prestigious modeling agency worldwide. They represent one of the most famous supermodels, including Ashley Graham, Gisele, Gigi Hadid, and Haley Bieber.
STATE Management offers a modern alternative to a rapidly evolving industry. With a refined approach to scouting, a holistic strategy to development, and a personalized strategy to management, STATE directs the successful careers of established models and launches the careers of the industry’s top, arising new faces.
NEXT Management is a well recognized global modeling agency that represents top models with locations in London, Paris, Milan, Los Angeles, and Miami. Some of their models include Arizona Muse, Kate Upton, Anais Mali, Marloes Horst, Binx, Anna Cleveland, and Lineisy Montero.
Two Management opened its doors in 2013. It quickly became Los Angeles top agency. By the end of its second year, Two Management represented more top models than any other agency on the West Coast. It opened offices in Canada and Scandinavia while remaining a boutique agency.
The Lions is an elite modeling agency, devoted to building powerful personal brands out of their models, passions, and ideas that make each of their models truly extraordinary and unique.
LA Models is one of the industry titans, with over 30 years of being in business and grew to one of the largest modeling agencies in Los Angeles and New York. They are representing Victoria Secret Models like Gizele Oliviera.
NOMAD Management has been around since 2001, and only recently supermodel Coco Rocha joined NOMAD as an owner and model. The agency specializes in personal management with locations in New York, Miami, and Los Angeles.
Wilhelmina is a large agency representing a variety of models with offices in New York, Los Angeles, and Miami.
VISION opened its doors in 1999 as a boutique modeling agency that specializes in high fashion and beauty in Los Angeles.
Select (Formerly MP Management Los Angeles) is in the modeling industry for forty years and is a global model agency with offices in eight cities worldwide, Paris, Milan, London, Stockholm, Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Atlanta.
Photogenics opened its doors in 2002. The owners Nicole Bordeaux (from Bordeaux Models), Dean and Davis Factor (from Smashbox Cosmetics and Studios) creates a unique team with their combined decades of experience.
Freedom Models started in 2015 with their office in West Hollywood. Freedom is a boutique women’s fashion agency with a simple philosophy: kindness, beauty, patience, humor with creative energy.
After their success in London, Storm opened its office in Los Angeles. With their focus on the luxury fashion, beauty and editorial industries.
Ford Models is one of the respected modeling agencies in the industry. They started in New York and quickly expanded their offices to Los Angeles, Chicago and Paris.
Nous Model Management is a boutique agency in Los Angeles. Their name “Nous” means “we” in French; they are dedicated to scouting talent with focusing on high fashion print and runway.