Known as the world's first male supermodel, he appeared in campaigns for designers like Sonia Rykiel, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint Laurent, and Calvin Klein.
He attended the University of Connecticut where he began his acting carrer.
He replaced Mark Wahlberg as the spokes-model of the Calvin Klein ads for black and white underwear,
He married make-up artist Joy Tilk in 2004.
He dated Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy prior to her relationship with John F. Kennedy, Jr.