Arthur Kulkov, male fashion model
Arthur Kulkov is a male fashion model from Siberia, Russia, who was born on August 20, 1983. He is recognized for being one of the few successful Russian models working internationally and for nabbing at least one fashion campaign every season he’s been an active model. In early childhood, Arthur and his parents moved to New York. In 2005, he graduated from St. Francis College in Brooklyn.
He worked for such agencies as: Request NY (New York), d’Management (Milan), MODELWERK (Hamburg), UNIQUE DENMARK (Copenhagen), Bananas (Paris), FM Agency (London), Sight (Barcelona).
Arthur walked for famous brands – Dolce & Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Vivienne Westwood, John Galliano and many others.
Kulkov broke into the fashion world in 2008 and at once became famous.
He was the first man who appeared on the cover of Details magazine (together with Noah Mills and Sean O’Pry).
His photos were on the covers of famous magazines: GQ Style Germany (2009), L’Officiel Hommes China (2010), GQ (2011), Details Magazine (2011), Chaos Magazine (2012), Manifesto Magazine (2013).
In 2010, he was awarded the cover of GQ’s special issue called Style Manual.
He also modeled in ad campaigns for Gap, J. Crew, Banana Republic, Dolce & Gabbana, and many more.
In 2008, Kulkov began starring in advertising campaigns for Original Penguin, Barneys and Russell & Bromley.
In 2010 Arthur and Erin Wasson were selected to represent Esprit Collection. In the same year Kulkov together with Masha Novoselova and Mathias Bergh took part in advertising for Lacoste Sportswear.
In 2012, he signed a contract with Tommy Hilfiger, becoming the face of the perfume Freedom.
In the same year, Kulkov starred in the American dramatic short film The Main Event, where he played the role of a boxer.
According to Forbes magazine Arthur Kulkov earned $ 905,000 in 2012.
On May 2014 he ranked 5th in the list of the highest paid male models according to models.com.