At just thirteen years old, the UK’s Rio Thake has already made a huge impact on the world of modeling. Blessed with gorgeous looks and an enormous amount of talent to match, Rio had his sights set on being a star and made it happen with hard work and persistence. Coming from a big family of siblings that are also in the entertainment industry, there was no doubt that Rio would one day, be seen on runways and magazines across the globe. He has been modeling since the age of five and attended both the Sylvia Young Theatre School and the Zoonation Dance Academy, not to mention, he is also a phenomenal hip-hop dancer.
Rio’s bright shining face has been seen all over Europe as well as the US. He has worked for world famous brands like Peacocks, Ralph Lauren, and was even the ‘Face of’ Primark. One of his most notable campaigns to date was when he worked with popular brand H&M in the US. This is the type of success that only other young performers aspire to reach and Rio has done just that. His striking looks and bubbly personality also scored quite well on runways, which made him a huge hit at Kids Fashion Week.
Rio’s looks have taken him from campaigns to magazines where he continues to be in high demand in the world of modeling with some pretty exciting opportunities ahead of him.
Rio is often compared to a young Paul Walker, which also happens to be one of his idols and roles models and somebody he has always looked up to.
Talented and ready for anything, Rio continues to wow audiences all over the world and is already becoming the new heartthrob amongst many teenage girls following his career. This young star of the modeling world is making a positive impact on his peers with his humble, yet determined drive to succeed.