Ritse is a young model and actor. His career just started but we can already tell he has an amazing journey in front of him. He likes sport and fashion as well. In this interview, we will talk about his career, his style and his hobbies, so keep reading!
Hello Ritse. Could you introduce yourself, please?
Hello my name is Ritse de Jong. I’m 18 years old and my hobbies are skateboarding, fitness and making funny things.
So you are a model. When did your modeling career start?
I’m a model for a year now.
Do you have some modeling tips for our readers? We bet you gained some during your career.
Just be yourself and don’t get insecure about yourself. If you’re good an ought or handsome an ought. Just live your life and dream big.
We can see some competitiveness in female-modeling, all of the models want to be the best! In your opinion, does something like this take place in male-modeling as well?
Yeah for sure everyone wants to be the best and do the coolest things/brands. And you always look up to the top models.
Have you walked any big shows? What show are you the most proud of?
Uum last year everything was starting so I didn’t walk any big shows (not yet).
People think that being a model has just its advantages. Are there any disadvantages? If yes, what are they?
Yes of course, you are, most of the time, traveling alone. And everything is about the looks. So you could be really insecure about yourself.
How would you describe your style? Are you willing to lose a bit of your comfort just to look stylish or is comfort your priority?
My style is different: sometimes baggy jeans, sometimes skinny jeans, but always comfortable.
What is the most trendy piece of clothing these days in your opinion?
I think cargo pants and baggy clothes or sweat suits.
You are also an actor. How and when did you become an actor?
I’m acting for like 5 months now I think. And the agency Favortalents just sent me a message if I ever think about becoming an actor. I have always wanted to play in a movie or series.
Tell us the one thing you love about acting the most?
When you are acting, you can be everything.
Can you reveal something about your latest projects?
I do a lot of things: instagram campaigns, casting for new films and series. I’m in a Dutch magazine (secret) so I don’t tell which one, I have a shoot this week for an amazing brand, which is also a secret haha. And when i’m free, I’m just skating and chilling with my friends making weird videos.
What are your hobbies? What do you like to do in your free time?
Skating, surfing, running through the forest with my dog and driving motorcycles and making videos with my friends.
And how does your work day look like?
I live really far away from the city so I have a car and It’s like 1/5 hour driving and it is always different, I hope to travel abroad a lot this year.
The last question: What do you think about our project InfluencersRE?
I think it’s really cool, you can find a lot of interesting influencers and the page on instagram is amazing! So yeah, keep it up guys!
Thank you for your time and have a nice day.
Source: Iva from InfluencersRE, Edited by Lucc & Petra, Photo: Instagram