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MAXWELL WATTS: Q&A

We talk travel, stars and space with Nevs newest face - the gorgeous Maxwell Watts !

Age: 29

Nationality: British

Hometown: Bridgnorth, Shropshire

How were you discovered?

I kind of just sent some snaps off to a model agency a few years back, and they signed me ;)

What were you doing before you were a model?

I was in Aerospace engineering, working for a French engineering company who are first tier suppliers to Rolls Royce 

How is 2016 shaping up for you so far?

Amazing so far….I moved down to London at the start of the summer so still feels like I’m on holiday down here! I spent most of 2015 renovating my house in the Jewellery Quarter in Birmingham, stripping wallpaper and knocking down walls, so 2016 feels like a breeze compared to that! Recently returned from an amazing trip to Portugal and have a few trips planned for late summer, including New York, so it’s shaping up quite nicely

How excited are you to be a part of the Nevs Fam?

Very excited! From when I signed it felt like a very close knit team and welcomed me from the start. I’m looking forward to seeing what the rest of the summer has to offer

What makes you tick?

I love to travel and explore new places, next year I hope to spend some time in Central and South America and maybe even stop off at my uncle’s ranch in Venezuela. Music is also a massive part of my life, I like the variety that house has to offer as there’s always a tune to reflect a certain mood or experience you’ve had. Training is also a huge part of my life; a kind of stress reliever. I like staying in shape, boxing taught me the disciplines of fitness and also how to look after myself. Another one of my interests is space, I’m fascinated by the stars and the vast space out there! I think mainly as we know so little about it - get me on that rocket ship!  

What are your super essential items you carry with you to castings?

Backpack, Bottle of water Nevs book, Some sort of food, normally nuts or fruit if I fancy a munch on route, Umbrella, Phone charger, - Without these vital essentials you will fail! 

What do you enjoy most about your job?

The freedom. I like being my own boss and I like to travel so this combines the two

What is your most treasured possession?

I would say an eagle ring I have. I wear it everywhere and would be gutted if I lost i 

Dream Vacation?

Indonesia Bali

Favourite Designer?

Nudie

Couldn’t live without?

I would say at this very moment my phone, not sure whether that’s a good thing or a bad thing!??

Currently on your playlist?

Ashworth – Lost

Andre Lodemann – Where Are You Know

George Fitzgerald – Full Circle

MGMT – Electric Feel 

What makes you smile?

Sarcasm and witty banter

Most recent purchase?

Was a tan Backpack by Herschel

Fave movie of all time?

Carlito’s Way

Highlight of your career so far?

Obviously when I got signed by Nevs ;)  

Can you sum yourself up in three words?

Friendly, Warm & Mischievous  

Currently reading?

Brian Cox – Human Universe 

Biggest fear?

Spiders, or getting eaten by a shark 

Biggest challenge to date?

Renovating an old Victorian house as I found a lot of surprises along the way

Whats your secret to a happy life?

Everything in moderation, don’t take things too seriously and just have fun!

Obsessed with right now? 

A new series called Billions

What do you think is the key to a good work / life balance?

Work less and live a lot! 

What does the rest of 2016 hold for you - anything exciting in the pipeline? 

I have a few trips planned, Spain, NY and most probably Stockholm to visit a good friend of mine. I’m also looking into a charity event which involves trekking on the Great Wall of China. So watch this space!

 

Follow Maxwell on Instagram: @maxwellwatts_