Role: Creative Director of America's Next Top Model
Born: August 14, 1972
Birthplace: Toronto, Ontario
Drunk person in the street might yell to him: “Dude… your suit is like, shiny.”
Five items within his reach right now: Sun-In, shirt button he removed for maximum chest exposure, LA Looks Level 10 hair gel, microphone, Aviators.  

Jay Manuel was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jay, a photo shoot stylist, make-up artist, and guest judge, made his debut on the first cycle of America's Next Top Model as the thoughtful make-up artist and photo director. He has worked in "the business of managing to aesthetic" for seven years. We’re not totally sure what that means, but get this: His list of clients include Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Victoria's Secret, and Revlon. Manuel has also had the opportunity to work with such noted photographers as Herb Ritts, Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz, and Francesco Scavullo. Jay has lent his artistic palate and innate sense of aesthetics to celebrities including Alicia Silverstone, Rebecca Romijn, Mya, Kim Cattrall, Iman, Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon, Vanessa Williams, Patti LaBelle, Pink, David Bowie, and Jennifer Lopez. Shoot, he had us at the Clueless girl. But most notably, he worked on Tyra Banks’ pretty face before joining her on ANTM.

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