Evan Mock is the definition of a cool kid. It's not enough that he knows how to skate and surf, he looks undeniably good in fashion and has an instantly recognisable look punctuated by bold fuchsia hair. Oh and did we mention that his signature hair colour was featured on an Instagram video that musician Frank Ocean posted? That was all it took for Mock to gain a throng of new followers (he now has upwards of 249,000 followers on Instagram) and the attention of the industry at large. The Hawaiian native even filmed and photographed a project for Saint Laurent in 2019, walked for Louis Vuitton and 1017 Alyx 9SM, and appeared in campaigns for Aldo, Paco Rabanne and Nike x Sacai. But with all that practically overnight recognition and fame, Mock is often seen at home making skate videos, surfing and having a ball of a time in whatever situation he finds himself in—including hanging out with Travis Scott at the recent Dior Men autumn 2020 runway show in Miami while dressed head-to-toe in the brand.
It's difficult to not talk about Jacob Bixenman without bringing up the name of pop star Troye Sivan, especially when they're both quite prominent in each other's Instagram feeds. In fact, Bixenman appeared in Sivan's music video for 'Heaven' and the duo also starred together in a special campaign for MAC Cosmetics Viva Glam lipsticks' 25th anniversary that benefited HIV/AIDS-related causes. As a model, Bixenman is no stranger to the fashion runway, walking for a diverse portfolio of brands that include Palomo Spain, Ami, Kith and Moncler Gamme Bleu's final collection. Bixenman's penchant for image-making has seen him take a more creative role: shooting the cover of Paper Magazine that featured transgender musician Teddy Geiger, a behind-the-scenes series for Mark Ronson's music video for 'Late Night Feelings' and directing a short for Puma. It's fair to say that Bixenman is a multifaceted artist who is comfortable and talented behind and in front of the camera.
It's not uncommon for an athlete to switch from sports to entertainment, but that's usually after decades of being in a sport. Will Peltz chose to switch a lot sooner, thanks to his sister, fellow actor Nicola Peltz. It was while helping her read lines that he felt acting could be something he'd enjoy doing. After making a move to Los Angeles in 2009, Will scored several acting roles which included acting alongside Justin Timberlake in In Time, as well as appearing in the Netflix original, Sierra Burgess Is a Loser. Most recently, Will had a stint in the critically acclaimed teen drama series, Euphoria, which has been described as 'boundary-pushing'. Next on the agenda is a natural disaster film, Thirteen Minutes, with Anne Heche and Peter Facinelli. Set in a small American town, the everyday lives of residents are turned upside down when a huge tornado hits their town and inhabitants have only 13 minutes to find shelter and protect all whom they hold dear.
Hailing from Edinburgh, Scotland, Thomas Doherty may be familiar to anyone who's watched Disney's musical hit franchise, Descendants. The franchise centres around familiar Disney characters and their children, and has since gained a viewership of 21 million. Doherty appeared in the second and third films of the franchise as Harry Hook, the son of Captain Hook, displaying his acting, dancing and singing abilities. It's Descendants that has propelled him to stardom, amassing an impressive four million followers on Instagram. In HBO's Catherine the Great, Doherty acted alongside Dame Helen Mirren as one of the titular character's lovers. He's also a recurring character in Legacies, a spin-off series that's based on the popular The Vampire Diaries series. Coming up next in his already promising filmography is a three-episode appearance in a television remake of the 2000 film, High Fidelity, which also stars Zoë Kravitz. It seems apparent that Doherty has a knack for choosing projects that prove to be hits, and if that's anything to go by, we're bound to see more of the Scottish actor in years to come.
There's no mistaking that last name. Paris Brosnan is the youngest child of 1995 to 2002's James Bond, Pierce Brosnan. And just like his father, Paris has been blessed with good looks, affording him the opportunity to walk for runways the likes of Balmain, Ralph Lauren and Dolce&Gabbana. While modelling is what he's made a name for himself in, the 18-year-old is poised to make a career in the creative arts. Paris is a college student at Loyola Marymount University where he's studying film and television. In 2019, Paris filmed a documentary on the childhood hunger crisis in Sri Lanka and how the United Nations World Food Programme has been tackling the issue. That sense for community and social causes is also evident in his partaking in an internship in the US Senate during the summer of 2018, and also lent his cinematography skills by making a video to encourage young people to vote. Most recently, Paris, together with his older brother Dylan, were selected as Golden Globe ambassadors—an annual tradition of giving the children of Hollywood celebrities an opportunity to be part of the awards show—during the 77th edition of the Golden Globe Awards.
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