Jon Kortajarena turned out to be a piece of the form business as something “transitory” in September 2003. In Spain, Roberto Verino gave him his initially opening for work in Cibeles, by and by, his global vocation jumped half a month later when Ellen Von Unwerth utilized his picture for Cavalli’s more youthful line. His Dream was NYC and that is exactly where he went!
Steven Meisel saw him and together, with a portion of the highest points existing apart from everything else (R.J. or on the other hand Tyson Ballou) they set up together some astounding photographs for Versace.
This Basque was constantly generally welcomed on worldwide runways, gradually advancing up until the point when he ended up noticeably one of the principle references in the shows he featured in. Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Jean Paul Gaultier, Giorgio Armani, John Galliano, Dolce and Gabbana, Ferré, and Cavalli, among numerous others in the form business, utilized him in their principle appears. In 2007, Jon was featured for seven distinct crusades for the most esteemed form brands.
He frequently shows up in the most imperative form magazines – Vman, POP, V magazine, Vogue Homme, GQ and together with Milan V, they distributed an entire issue in L’Officiel Homme, with the cover title “200 Pages of Fashion with Jon Kortajarena”. It was the first run through a male model had accomplished this and thusly it turned into a reference in the business.
Other than his shooting vocation, his great minute accompanied Tom Ford. At the point when this design virtuoso starts his most individual venture, he picks Jon as his picture for no less than 7 seasons, some of them solely. Tom Ford additionally opens Jon Kortajarena’s way to the film business with “A Single Man”, a motion picture featured by Colin Firth and Julianne Moore.
In 2009, Forbes positions Kortajarena as the world’s eighth best male model and 2010, models.com positions him as the world’s seven best male models. He has additionally been given distinctive honors, for example, Spanish and German GQ men of the year, Marie Claire or Glamor Mexico.
As of late, Jon has worked with Mario Testino for Vman, Stephen Klein for Italian Vogue and Peter Lindbergh for David Yurman with Kate Moss and a superb story for Spanish Vogue.
Jon Kortajarena’s HM crusade has ventured to the far corners of the planet by means of TV and on colossal printouts of him posturing together with top model Daria Werbowy and Anja Rubik, captured by David Johnson. He likewise shows up in Pepe Jeans crusade with Alexa Chung and stars in 212 VIP Carolina Herrera New York scent.
Be that as it may, most importantly, a standout amongst the most fulfilling occupations for him is the one he does with “The Climate Project”where the exceptionally same Al Gore, previous VP of the U.S.has picked him to be the substance of the establishment “The Climate Project” in Spain and Latin America.
Following the atmosphere venture, Jon overwhelmingly connected with himself in the battle “demonstrates red card to abuser” against abusive behavior at home, propelled by the Spanish Misistry of Equality and gave his chance for a spacial supper to profit the ecological association OCEANA at the breathtaking Christie’s green sale occasion.
Honors continued coming this year, for example, Elle’s Best global Top model while driving the arrangements of best-dressed and most great looking men around the globe.
Subsequent to breaking into 2010 with advertisements for H&M, Esprit, two back to back battles for Pepe Jeans and Next, Replay and featured in Lacoste’s new idea, 2011 will wind up as his most grandiloquent year with nine noteworthy crusades:
Tom Ford and David Yurman once more, Armani Jeans, 212 VIP Carolina Herrera, H&M, DKNY, Hugo Boss Orange, Breuninger, in addition to a tremendous business for Jean Paul Gaultier’s new scent, KOKORICO, where he radiates a sure coquetry with the camera, three spreads including one for Vogue and two shocking articles with Sebastian Faena for Vogue and Vman.