Tayla Du Mont is a popular South African model who grew up in Durban. Until the age of 15, Tayla used to be short and chubby. She never even thought that she could model some day. Tayla would look at models and think that it is impossible for her to become one. However, once she got to grade 10, all of that baby fat diminished and she was approached to model.
It is from that point onwards that Tayla decided to give it her all and watched Fashion TV. Tayla Du Mont had been approached by several people who told her to visit an agency. Kevin Ellis is one of the photographers who told Tayla to head over to Cape Town. ICE Models is where she went next.
There are many things that Tayla Du Mont likes about modeling and being a model in general. In the beginning, it used to be hard for her to manage but she has learned to manage it now. Meeting interesting people from different parts of the world is something she loves about modeling.
The adrenalin and thrill before walking on the runway is something that Tayla simply loves. She likes to be in front of the camera. She enjoys what she is doing. During the past year, Tayla has done many things that she never thought that she could and it has helped her open her eyes.
Visiting India and shooting for Allen Solly and an international campaign for the brand Billabong have been her favorite experiences so far. Tayla Du Mont got to work with interesting people. She liked wearing the diverse clothes.
Mumbai is Tayla’s favorite city to travel to for work. The way of life in India truly inspired her. Heidi Klum inspires Tayla Du Mont. She finds her to be beautiful from the inside and out. Her elegance, sexy and class style has influenced Tayla significantly.
Johnny Depp is Tayla Du Mont’s favorite artist as she finds his acting to be phenomenal. Old music is something that Tayla can be found listening to. She likes a lot of different music. Bob Marley and the Beatles are two of her favorites. Trance, pop music and club are other genres that she likes to listen to.
Tayla Du Mont wishes to be working overseas as a full time model in the future. Moreover, one of her hidden talents is that she is a ballet dancer and continues to ensure that is equipped for ballet.
Unlike other mainstream models, Tayla Du Mont admits that she loves junk food and that it is hard for her to stop eating junk food. But, she likes to exercise, drink lots of water and eat healthy whenever she can. Every day, Tayla tries to exercise for about 30 minutes. A perfect bikini, well-fitted dress and a pair of heels make her feel sexy about herself.
Tayla Du Mont is pure joy. Every casting director loves to work with her. She is entertaining and professional at the same time.