Jay Manuel

Make-up Artist
Born Aug 14, 1972

Jay Manuel is a Canadian make-up artist, fashion photographer, and model. He is most recognizable as the director of photo shoots on the popular reality television show America's Next Top Model. Manuel is also the host and lead judge of the second and third cycle of Canada's Next Top Model, a spin-off to the original. Manuel was born in Springfield, Illnois to a mother of Italian and Czech descent and a South African father of Malaysian and Dutch descent.… Read More

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    Front Row Fashion Week 2013: Miss J And Jay Manuel Show Up Sans Tyra (Photos)
    Huffington Post - Sep 09, 2013
  • The 'blanket' Over California Retired Annuitants' Executive Pay
    The Sacramento Bee - Apr 23, 2013
  • Mary Crescenzo: To Dye Or Not To Dye? Why I Became A White Haired Woman
    Huffington Post - Mar 04, 2013
  • Tyra Banks: Don't Hate Me For Letting Men Compete On America's Next Top Model!
    US Magazine - Oct 19, 2012


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1972 Birth Born on August 14, 1972.


2006 33 Years Old In September 2006, he introduced his own make-up line, Manuel Override, on QVC. … Read More
2011 38 Years Old In 2011 Jay Manuel released a clothing line for Sears by the name of Attitude.
2012 39 Years Old On April 20th, 2012, it was announced that Jay Manuel, J. Alexander and Nigel Barker would not be returning for the next cycle of America's Next Top Model.
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