David Gandy is a British model born in 1980 in Billercay, Essex, England. Gandy became well know after winning a model search competition on television. From there, he became the lead model from Dolce & Gabbana. Gandy also writes for British Vogue and British GQ. In 2009, Forbes ranked Gandy as the third most successful male model in the world. Cosmopolitan ranked him as one of the Sexiest Men of 2013.