Ronnie Kroell

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Ronnie Kroell
Born(1983-02-01) February 1, 1983 (ageĀ 30)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height6'0" (183 cm)
Hair colorBlonde
Websitewww.RonnieKroell.com
 
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Ronnie Kroell
Born(1983-02-01) February 1, 1983 (ageĀ 30)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Height6'0" (183 cm)
Hair colorBlonde
Websitewww.RonnieKroell.com

Ronnie Kroell (born February 1, 1983) is an American fashion model best known for appearing on the first season of the Bravo reality series Make Me a Supermodel.

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Biography

Kroell was born in Chicago, Illinois, and attended Niles North High School in Skokie. There, he became interested in theater. After a break, he attended Harper College, earning his Associates Degree in political science.

Kroell appeared on season one of Bravo's Make Me a Supermodel. In the show, Ronnie entered into a notable bromance with fellow contestant Ben DiChiara, which was dubbed "Bronnie". He became very popular on the show and won the title of "Fan Favorite" despite placing second behind Holly Kiser.

Career after MMASM

Following his appearance on the series, Kroell continued to work to establish himself as a model. He signed a contract with New York Model Management and has walked the catwalks for designers such as Philip Sparks, Loris Diran, Malan Breton and Richie Rich. He also featured the cover of Next and Instinct magazines. In June 2010 he appeared on the cover of Playgirl magazine in a nude layout shot by the internationally renowned fashion photographer Lope Navo.[1] Kroell is currently working on developing a fragrance line and filming a new reality show. He also appeared in the fourth installment of Q. Allan Brocka's popular Eating Out series, "Eating Out 4: Drama Camp", in the role of Beau.[2]

Personal life

Kroell is openly gay. He came out at the age of 15 after his mother found him kissing a boyfriend.[3] Kroell has been the guest of honor or grand marshal at gay pride events across the United States. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

Charity and public awareness campaigns

Ronnie Kroell is very much involved in charity and awareness campaigns. In 2010, he filmed a video for the It Gets Better Project together with an ex boyfriend .[4] He has also contributed to the "I talk about HIV/AIDS Because..." campaign.

In addition, he has worked with Equality Maryland, Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD), Human Rights Campaign, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), the Latino Commission on AIDS (LCOA).

See also

References

  1. ^ ChicagoPride: Interview with Ronnie Kroell
  2. ^ Ronnie Kroell, King Of Heart - Bio
  3. ^ Ronnie Kroell (I'm From Chicago, IL) - True Gay Stories
  4. ^ It Gets Better Project: Ronnie Kroell & Taylor Proffitt, YouTube, Uploaded by RKroell on Oct 2, 2010

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