Among the American models who became part of the modeling industry in their teens is Scarlett Leithold. The Los Angeles native was just 14 when she was scouted at the airport which led her to sign a contract at the age of 15 with Wilhelmina Models. She is equally an internet personality and has gained a good level of popularity as the face of Brandy Melville – the poplar but controversial Italian fashion brand.
Scarlett Leithold’s current contract is with Next Models Worldwide, but she came under the spotlight following her stint with Brandy Melville. Another occurrence that gave Scarlett more attention was when her photo was uploaded on Justin Bieber’s Instagram account. The model’s presence on social media can be felt through her Instagram and Twitter accounts which she leverages on to enhance her popularity with each passing day.
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Scarlett Leithold
1. Birth details and family Background
Scarlett Leithold was born as Scarlett Rose Leithold in Los Angeles California U.S., on the 1st of June 1979. Though her dad has never been mentioned, Scarlett’s mum Sharolyn earns a living working as a nutritionist. The model is the second child of the family with a big sister called Martine Leithold, as well as a younger brother who goes by the name Wolfgang Leithold.
Though her nationality is unmistakably American, Scarlet is of German, English, Irish, Swiss, and Dutch ancestry. The only other information available on her early life is that she relocated with the family to Butler, Pennsylvania, at the tender age of five, and returned home to LA at age 11. The reason we couldn’t find the academic institution she attended is because Scarlett was homeschooled, in order to give her the chance to pursue an early career in modeling.
2. Body measurements
Scarlett Leithold is a natural blonde, standing at 5 feet 9 inches, with remarkable features, which are further complemented with a fit, and well-toned body. According to what she said when answering a question on Ask.fm – she does not consume calories and is never one to indulge herself in eating whatever takes her fancy. In addition to four times per week workout sessions, Scarlett follows a healthy diet. Besides going to the gym, the beautiful model also practices yoga and plays beach volleyball at her leisure.
Her advice to fans is that they should desist from starving themselves in a bid to lose fat, but should concentrate on exercising, as well as healthy eating. Her other body measurements include a slender waist measuring 24 inches with 34 inches for the hips. Scarlett Leithold weighs a commensurate 54kg in body mass. Her shoe and dress sizes are 8.5 and 2 in that order.
3. Personal life
It is believed that Scarlett Leithold is yet to give up the single life in favor of matrimony as she has never been romantically linked to any guy. However, the celeb model is very much straight but she seems to be presently preoccupied with achieving success in her career. As for her past romantic record, she has never been involved in any marriage or divorce and there is no record of any child. Her priority seems to be focused on building a profession that will establish her credentials as one of the top models of our time.
However, there were recent rumors about her possible dalliance with Justin Bieber following the latter’s Instagram post sporting a photo with her. Justin himself came up to clear the air, saying that the reason he uploads any photo with a girl is for hookups, but that didn’t stop the picture from catching public attention.
4. Social media profile
Though she has minimal presence on Facebook with a little over 4,000 followers, Scarlett Leithold’s impact is felt on Instagram where her following is more than 2.5 million and still counting. The famed model is equally on Twitter with over 35.1k fans.
According to what Scarlett Leithold told her fans, she made the conscious decision to join the modeling profession because of her height and slender physique, not for her beauty. Besides, she comes with that kind of face that will suit different hairstyles, as well as makeups. Her plan for the future is to go into some business investments in order to have another source of income and also serve as something to lean on after modeling.