'06 Model America Champion Matus Valent & supermodel Diego Sebastian were caught hanging out last weekend. Both cover models have a super season planned including more magazine feature spread & cover shoots. Bilingual Diego who's originally from Argentina will also be hosting Musclemania & Model South America in Buenos Aires in December.
Since winning the '07 Model America, fitness model Matus Valent has been working the Hollywood scene. He appeared in this year's blockbuster, "Night at the Museum 2" with Ben Stiller. Matus explained, "I was one of the Egyptian soldiers. It was a lot of fun even if it was an extra role." He has also been appearing in many fitness magazines, covers and commercials and other productions including the "Tyra Banks Show", Kristine W's “Walk Away” video and many others. Matus will be one of the celebrity judges at the Model California Championships on October 3 in Hermosa Beach.
Last year's Model America champions were diverse in their paths to winning. Megan Powell had never competed in any show or much of a work resume. But, her presence and potential are outstanding, appearance unique are looks rich with incredible locks of curly hair. Matus Valent came all the way from Slovakia and has parlayed a world class volleyball career into photographic, commercial, video and theatrical showcase. At 6'3", the blond hair, blue eye striker captures the eyes of casting agents whenever he auditions. This year, nearly 200 both new and experienced sports fitness models from all walks of life will compete in Hollywood but all hoping to launch and advance their careers. Also, many of the new models wanting to introduce themselves will compete at one or more regional and international events.
All hail to 2006 Model America Champ Matus Valent who was the muscular warrior model for the recently released movie "Pathfinder" theatrical media campaign. The former Slovakian volleyball champion moved to Hollywood 3 years ago and has appeared in many commercials and print advertisements. The 6'2", 27 year old athlete has also been a Top 5 Finalist at Model Universe and Southern California.