Jeremy Meeks was arrested in June 2014 on weapons charges. When his mugshot hit the internet it went viral. Women couldn’t get enough of his chiseled features and bright grey eyes. He was the epitome of “tall, dark and handsome.” He was contacted while in prison with a job offer and his life hasn’t been the same since!
Talent agencies took notice of the viral sensation, though, and one of them — White Cross Management — was willing to forgive his criminal past and sign him to a modeling contract while he was still incarcerated, says the Independent. Since his release, Meeks has starred in major ad campaigns for brands including Givenchy, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Tom Ford, and Hugo Boss. His manager says Meeks has received offers from all over the world.
The one-time forklift operator’s lucrative new modeling career has helped set Meeks on a positive new course, and his lifestyle has clearly taken a 180-degree turn. Though the former felon has posted pictures of himself posing in front of his mansion and glamorous sports car, his most recent photos show that he’s found happiness in what matters most in his life: his family.