History


Manhunt International is organized in a macho way with outdoor activities, thrilling events, public presentations, talent competition, fun routines, and even a chance to meet and impress the ladies. Contestants are judged on their catwalk and runway skills, photogenic ability, personality, and physical attributes.

Manhunt International is organized to promote new faces for the male modeling and fashion industry. The men that enter Manhunt International are also encouraged to become role models and good corporate citizens for younger people to look up to. Today, Manhunt International is easily the World's most recognized and longest running international male model contest.

Several countries have hosted this international male model pageant including—Australia (1993, 1994, 1998), Singapore (1995, 1997, 2000), Philippines (1999), China (2001, 2002, 2006, 2016), Korea (2005, 2007, 2008, 2011), Taiwan (2010), and Thailand (2012, 2017). Winners have come from many different countries, namely, Germany (1993), Greece (1994) South Africa (1995), New Zealand (1997), Sweden (1998 & 2016), Venezuela (1999), Australia (2000), India (2001), France (2002), Turkey (2005), USA (2006), China (2007 & 2011), Morocco (2008), Slovak Republic (2010), Philippines (2012), and Vietnam (2017).

Today

September 16, 2018

Manhunt International is organized in a macho way with outdoor activities, thrilling events, public presentations, talent competition, fun routines, and even a chance to meet and impress the ladies. Contestants are judged on their catwalk and runway skills, photogenic ability, personality, and physical attributes. Manhunt International is organized to promote new faces for the male modeling and fashion industry. The men that enter Manhunt International are also encouraged to become role models and good corporate citizens for younger people to look up to. Today, Manhunt International is easily the World’s most recognized and longest running international male model contest. Several countries have hosted this international male model pageant including—Australia (1993, 1994, 1998), Singapore (1995, 1997, 2000), Philippines (1999), China (2001, 2002, 2006, 2016), Korea (2005, 2007, 2008, 2011), Taiwan (2010), and Thailand (2012, 2017). Winners have come from many different countries, namely, Germany (1993), Greece (1994) South Africa (1995), New Zealand (1997), Sweden (1998 & 2016), Venezuela (1999), Australia (2000), India (2001), France (2002), Turkey (2005), USA (2006), China (2007 & 2011), Morocco (2008), Slovak Republic (2010), Philippines (2012),

1993

September 1, 1993

It became Manhunt International in 1993 when Rosko Dickinson (Australia) and Alex Liu (Singapore) joined forces with a dream to offer the men of the World a platform to showcase their talents. The first ever Manhunt International World Final was held in Australia in 1993 with 25 contestants. In 1994,

1988

September 1, 1988

Manhunt International wears the crown as the World’s first and without doubt the most prestigious of all pageants & competitions for men. It started life in 1988 when Alex Liu, pageant director of Metromedia Singapore, decided to stage the first male model contest in Singapore announcing a “Manhunt.”