Famous as a result of his international modeling work, he also pursued an acting career, appearing in the 2011 movie Hobo with a Shotgun. He was signed by Rogue Management in Los Angeles and has earned over 6 million followers on Instagram.
During his childhood years, he was the champion of several karate tournaments. After attending Vancouver, British Columbia's Capilano University, he established a karate training program.
In 2011, he played the role of Lance in seven episodes of the television series Originals. He won a Golden Maple Award for Outstanding Social Media Achievement in 2016.
Born Nicholas Kevin Stanley Yunge-Bateman in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, he later lived and worked in Milan, Italy, as well as in New York City and Miami. In 2008, he began dating Maria Corrigan. They welcomed a son named Chase in September 2018.
He and Rutger Hauer were both part of the cast of Hobo with a Shotgun.