About Elite Models Israel


Elite is the world’s leading model management and talent discovery network, with a presence that spans across the globe.

Since its creation in 1972, Elite has been the driving force behind industry icons such as Cindy Crawford, Stephanie Seymour, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer, Naomi Campbell, Tatjana Patiz, Iman, Yasmin Le Bon, Diane Kruger, Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra Ambrosio, Lara Stone, etc., elevating their notoriety on an international level via significant career triumphs.

Elite’s current talent roster includes top models such as, but not limited to: Cara Delevingne, Adriana Lima, Malgosia Bela, Sigrid Agren, Anne-Catherine Lacroix, Devon Aoki, Kemp Muhl, Liu Wen, Lindsey Wixson, Caroline Trentini, Fei Fei Sun, Ondria Hardin, Cora Emmanuel, Kendall Jenner, Behati Prinsloo, Ming Xi, Nina Agdal, Magdalena Frackowiak,Tao Okamoto, etc… and numerous emerging stars such as Natalie Westling, Sasha Luss, Ashleigh Good, Holly-May Saker, Ine Neefs, Vittoria Ceretti, Alexandra Elizabeth Ljadov, Harleth Kuusik, Molly Bair, Josephine Le Tutour amongst others.

The men’s division manages top male models including, but not limited to: Benjamin Eidem, Tobias Sorensen, Daisuke Ueda, Armando Cabral, Cédric Bihr, Mark Cox, Matt Bell, Sylvester Henriksen, Ton Heukels, Guerrino Santulliana, Conrad Bromfield, Alessio Pozzi, Adrien Lesueur et Alexis Petit. As leaders in the discovery of new talent, Elite has organised the largest model search of its kind for over three decades. Annually, the Elite Model Look contest attracts over 350,000 participants from all over the globe, ensuring the network’s legacy of unearthing and nurturing potential supermodels.

Today, Elite continues to pride itself on providing long term career strategies, connecting its models with leading global luxury and fashion brands. It embraces innovative types of management that elevate our talents beyond the traditional modeling career, allowing both company and talent to becoming game changers in the ever-evolving marketplace.

ELITE MODELS ISRAEL was founded in 2003 by Shai Avital . Today , after 14 years of activity in the modeling world in Israel and abroad, The agency considered one of the most prestigious agencies and companies in Israel, Shai Avital has represented and currently represents many of the most recognized and iconic faces of the past 15 years, As an industry pioneer, Shai continues to challenge the status quo with its clients, and broaden opportunities for all of its talent, The agency’s ability to manage and maximize a model’s career at every stage has been proven innumerable times, whether by nurturing newly discovered talent, or revitalizing the professional lives of established models.