William John Banks – Top Model Interview

Name: William John Banks
Age: 30
Height: 171cm
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
Agency: Simon & How Associates
Instagram: williamjohnbanks

1. How did you get into modeling?

Organically through my dance work. I have been lucky to connect with so many wonderful photographers who are just as driven as I am to create. 

2. What are you doing if you are not modeling?

Rehearsing and performing. I work in a lot of areas of the dance industry from theatre through to film.

3. The most spontaneous/difficult/strange thing you’ve ever done?

Deciding right in the moment that I would commit to performing naked for a show in London Fashion Week. It was pretty spontaneous.

4. What’s your life motto?

Breathe, believe in your gifts and trust in life.

5. Describe your personal style – Favorite Brands/Fragrance?!

My style is trash-glam. I love anything ripped and am usually carrying a Louis Vuitton. Vivienne Westwood is my all time favourite designer.

6. What genre of music best describes you?

I am Pop through and through. This said I listen to anything from Marilyn Manson to Prokofiev.

7. Where are your roots – The best thing about/to do in your hometown?

I am Aussie with Welsh and English roots.

8. Name one celebrity you’d like to get naughty with!

If I say who, it will probably come back to haunt me (hehe).


9. Do you have any special Talents?


10. What is the most interesting thing online at the moment?

Watching K-pop on YouTube.

Photo credits: MenArt by Graham Martin – Elvis Schmoulianoff – Robin Kent Photography