Famous Calvin Klein Underwear Models Through the Years

Famous Calvin Klein Underwear Models
Discover Calvin Klein’s famous underwear models

One of the first trailblazers for designer underwear, Calvin Klein has always known how to captivate with its campaign advertising. Whether choosing an unlikely star such as Justin Bieber, cozying up to a rapper known as Marky Mark or enlisting a group of young breakout stars, CK has always delivered images worth writing about.

Throughout the years, the campaigns have earned praise, controversy and major sales. From actors to athletes to models turned actors, we revisit some of the famous men, who have boldly stripped down to their Calvin Klein underwear. If you find some of these men’s good looks to be intimidating, don’t worry too much. After all, Jude LaBarbera, MD Plastic Surgery of Gilbert says many CK and male models, in general, are no strangers to simple skin cosmetics such as Botox and fillers.

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You’ll quickly notice these hot Calvin Klein models sport unique looks, including nice physiques, natural charm and personality, great styles, and modern yet classy men’s haircuts. Check out some of the most famous male models for CK to find ways to recreate their trendy good looks!

Calvin Klein Underwear Model List

Justin Bieber

Singer Justin Bieber posed with Lara Stone for Calvin Klein Jeans' spring-summer 2015 advertising campaign. Captured by Mert & Marcus, the images caused plenty of fanfare, and even made a spoof on 'Saturday Night Live'.
Singer Justin Bieber posed with Lara Stone for Calvin Klein Jeans’ spring-summer 2015 advertising campaign. Captured by Mert & Marcus, the images caused plenty of fanfare, and even made a spoof on ‘Saturday Night Live’.

Mark Wahlberg

Then Marky Mark, actor Mark Wahlberg made waves as the face of Calvin Klein Underwear in 1992. He posed alongside supermodel Kate Moss for a few of the famous advertisements as well.
Then Marky Mark, actor Mark Wahlberg made waves as the face of Calvin Klein Underwear in 1992. He posed alongside supermodel Kate Moss for a few of the famous advertisements as well.

Travis Fimmel

Before his role on Vikings, Travis Fimmel was stopping traffic in 2001 Calvin Klein Underwear campaign images. It may be hard to recognize him without his now signature facial hair.
Before his role on Vikings, Travis Fimmel was stopping traffic in 2001 Calvin Klein Underwear campaign images. It may be hard to recognize him without his now signature facial hair.

Jamie Dornan

Photographed in Palm Springs, California by Steven Klein, Jamie Dornan stars in a 2009 campaign for Calvin Klein Underwear. Now known for his role in the 'Fifty Shades of Grey' film, Jamie showed off his toned physique for the famous brand.
Photographed in Palm Springs, California by Steven Klein, Jamie Dornan stars in a 2009 campaign for Calvin Klein Underwear. Now known for his role in the ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ film, Jamie showed off his toned physique for the famous brand.

Djimon Hounsou

Actor Djimon Hounsou starred in a Calvin Klein Underwear campaign in 2007. Captured by Peter Lindbergh, the star wore branded designs for the advertisements.
Actor Djimon Hounsou starred in a Calvin Klein Underwear campaign in 2007. Captured by Peter Lindbergh, the star wore branded designs for the advertisements.

Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes joined the relaunch of Calvin Klein's #mycalvins campaign while wearing boxer styles. The 'Stitches singer became a Calvin Klein underwear model in 2019.
Shawn Mendes joined the relaunch of Calvin Klein’s #mycalvins campaign while wearing boxer styles. The ‘Stitches singer became a Calvin Klein underwear model in 2019.

Hidetoshi Nakata

Japanese soccer player Hidetoshi Nakata models for Calvin Klein Underwear in 2010, wearing a design from its X range.
Japanese soccer player Hidetoshi Nakata models for Calvin Klein Underwear in 2010, wearing a design from its X range.

Fernando Verdasco

Tennis player Fernando Verdasco stripped down to his Calvin Klein underwear for an ad image in 2010. The Spanish star posed in a look from the X range.
Tennis player Fernando Verdasco stripped down to his Calvin Klein underwear for an ad campaign in 2010. The Spanish star posed in a look from the X range.

Oscar Emboaba

Brazilian soccer player Oscar Emboaba fronts a special Calvin Klein Underwear campaign in 2014, targeted at the Brazilian market. Oscar showed off a design featuring the national flag's colors of green, yellow and blue.
Brazilian soccer player Oscar Emboaba fronts a special Calvin Klein Underwear campaign in 2014, targeted at the Brazilian market. Oscar showed off a design featuring the national flag’s colors of green, yellow and blue.

Mehcad Brooks

True Blood actor Mehcad Brooks had a moment with Calvin Klein's X underwear range as he posed for the brand in 2010. The thespian showed off his tattoos in the shots.
True Blood actor Mehcad Brooks had a moment with Calvin Klein’s X underwear range as he posed for the brand in 2010. The thespian showed off his tattoos in the shots.

Antonio Sabato Jr.

A popular soap star at the time, Antonio Sabato Jr. appeared in Calvin Klein Underwear's 1990 campaign. Little did we know, the then Calvin Klein Underwear model would make a run for Congress nearly thirty years later.
A popular soap star at the time, Antonio Sabato Jr. appeared in Calvin Klein Underwear’s 1990 campaign. Little did we know, the then Calvin Klein Underwear model would make a run for Congress nearly thirty years later.

Freddie Ljungberg

Footballer Karl Frederik 'Freddie' Ljungberg kicked off his advertising relationship with Calvin Klein Underwear in 2005. The athlete also posed for other popular brands like Nike, L'Oreal Paris and Puma.
Footballer Karl Frederik ‘Freddie’ Ljungberg kicked off his advertising relationship with Calvin Klein Underwear in 2005. The athlete also posed for other popular brands like Nike, L’Oreal Paris and Puma.

Kellan Lutz

In 2010, Kellan Lutz puts his body on display for Calvin Klein Underwear. The 'Twilight' star posed for a black and white shot.
In 2010, a shirtless Kellan Lutz linked up with Calvin Klein Underwear for an advertising campaign. The ‘Twilight’ star posed for a black and white shot.

Trevante Rhodes

In 2017, Calvin Klein tapped the cast of 'Moonlight' including actor Trevante Rhodes. The thespian wore cotton stretch hip briefs for the black and white shot.
In 2017, Calvin Klein tapped the cast of ‘Moonlight’ including actor Trevante Rhodes. The thespian wore cotton stretch hip briefs for the black and white shot.

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