MODEL FEATURE: CARLO LEE

Image courtesy of Carlo Lee’s Instagram account | Photography by Jerrick Sanchez

With his strong Asian appeal, one cannot deny that Carlo Lee is the one to watch out for. Four years ago, we sat down with this oriental model and learned that more than his strong features, Carlo is more than meets the eye.

What’s the most challenging part of building a career in the Philippines?

Finding people who will support you till the end and allow you to learn.

Where were you discovered?

I wasn’t really discovered, a friend of mine recommended me to my agency and from there the rest is history.

How do you find this industry?

It’s a lot harder than it looks. Some might say, it is just an easy takeaway for someone to become famous or to earn money, but, I’m telling you, this industry is one of the toughest industries in the world.

Image courtesy of Carlo Lee’s Instagram account | Photography by MJ Suayan

What’s the most fulfilling part of being a model?

Being an extension of a designer’s art. I see modeling as “being a medium of expression” and I like it.

What’s the most challenging part of being a model?

The uncertainty and the overall maintenance of your well-being.

Who’s your style hero?

I don’t have a specific style hero, it’s more like I’m influenced by different people, brands, and stories. I just incorporate what I like to my style.

Image courtesy of Carlo Lee’s Instagram account | Photography by MJ Suayan

What is your go-to style staple?

As of the moment its the large shirt and fitted pants combo. It always works for me.

What are your aspirations in life and career?

I wanna be an art director someday!

Image courtesy of Carlo Lee’s Instagram account | Photography by Mox Santos

What are your hobbies or favorite past time?

I’m into visual arts, I like drawing. I also like playing video games, reading comics, watching anime and working out

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What’s your fitness regimen?

I gym 2-3 times a week and as of now, I follow the 5×5 strongman program.

Who’s your favorite local actor? International actor?

My favorite local actor would probably be Paolo Avelino, and I look up to Leonardo Di Caprio for the international scene, they are both versatile and you can see that they really love what they’re doing.

What is your ideal girl look like?

My ideal girl would be Tall, fair, and of course, fit!

What’s next in your career?

I can’t really say, because a career in modeling is pretty hard to plan but I am planning to start a business soon.

Message to all of your followers and fans.

Thanks for following and keeping up, will definitely post more in the future (haha!)

Image courtesy of Carlo Lee’s Instagram account | Photography by Mox Santos

What would it take you to achieve your dreams?

It’s all hard work. Work hard to achieve your goals and in order for you to perform well in everything that you do.

Your guiding principle in life and career

Don’t be attached to failures and success, take what you can get and keep learning.

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