The 80-Year-Old Chinese Runway Model: ”It ´s never too late!”
He is eighty years old and looking at his pictures, you must admit he looks great. Without his shirt on too. Fashion designers around the world know that Wang…
He is eighty years old and looking at his pictures, you must admit he looks great. Without his shirt on too. Fashion designers around the world know that Wang Deshun looks as good as men a quarter his age. This man is an inspiration to everyone. "It´s never too late to follow your dream,“ he says.
He never felt failures, he kept going and faced whatever life threw at him. Nowdays he is probably the hottest grandpa in the world! "To enjoy good health and a sound body, first you must attend to your spirit, and the rest will follow.“ The 80-year-old actor, artist and model has had a long carrer.
China´s hottest grandpa
He was born in Shenyang, China, in 1936. He started as a streetcar conductor and then in a military factory. In his 20s he became an actor. However in his 40s he lost everything. These difficult time became an inspiration for him to reinvent himself. He devoted his life to the arts becoming a stage actor and later mime artist, known for his own ‘living sculpture’ art form.
Everything started two years ago, during Fashion Week in Beijing. He became a sensation overnight. "Many people started noticing me after a catwalk show," he said. "Some people call me 'the hottest grandpa'. Some also said that I'm an instant internet sensation. But do you know what? To prepare for this day, I've been getting ready for 60 years."