David Gandy is a British model. He was born in Billericay, Essex, in 1980 and started modelling after entering a competition on ITV. In 2006, Gandy shot to fame after being chosen to be Dolce & Gabbana's face for the house's Light Blue fragrance. His other campaigns include Gant U.S.A., Hugo Boss, Zara and Ermenegildo Zegna.
Outside modelling, he has been a regular blogger on Vogue.com, GQ.com's car correspondent and a committee member for London Collections: Men. In 2009, he was voted the third most successful model in the world by Forbes magazine.