Who is Antje Utgaard?
Antje Utgaard was born on 20 August 1994, in Wisconsin, USA, and is a model, best known from her appearances in numerous popular magazines. She’s also been portrayed on calendars, and has a huge following on Instagram too. She’s worked with several high profile brands during her career, including the clothing company CYNIC.
The Wealth of Antje Utgaard
Antje Utgaard has a net worth estimated to be over $400,000, earned largely through success in modeling.
Her contracts and projects helped her gain income while also providing benefits such as traveling. She has also gained a bit of income from sponsored posts and endorsements on Instagram.
Early Life and Education
Antje is of Norwegian and Swedish descent with her parents moving to the US before she was born. She grew-up in Wisconsin, but her family later moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where she was educated. After matriculating from high school, she took up summer training with the dance company The Rockettes, who originally found fame as the Radio City Rockettes.
The touring company is known for their annual Radio City performance and at the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. They offer intensive courses every summer for aspiring dancers and Rockettes. Antje then enrolled at the University of Minnesota, taking up a major in fashion merchandising and a minor in marketing, hoping to make it into the fashion industry. She attended the Minneapolis campus, which is the oldest and largest in the system, boasting one of the largest main campus student bodies in the country.
It is considered a Public Ivy, with education comparable to that of the Ivy League. During her time there she joined the school’s dance troupe, and did performances while completing her education.
After graduation, Utgaard worked as a saleswoman, and also had night shifts as a bartender in Minneapolis to make ends meet. Seeing that she had limited options there, she moved to Los Angeles in pursuit of better modeling opportunities. The move proved successful, as she started getting work as a model for several brands, including with local clothing brand CYNIC, and Cheetos, a snack that has been in existence since the late 1940s.
It is the top-selling brand of cheese puffs in the US and has a huge annual revenue, expanding to create numerous types of Cheetos, now sold to over 30 countries, with country-specific flavors such as Strawberry in Japan and Savory American Cream in China. Antje also worked with the brand SPRAYGROUND, which sells accessories, specializing in backpacks and marketing themselves as the top international backpack and accessories company. She appeared in a few products, promotions, and online commercials for them, and all this work helped in building her portfolio, which eventually expanded online to social media.
Happy Saturday ?? pic.twitter.com/dWeKJPkW11
— Antje Utgaard (@AwesomeANTJAY) November 30, 2019
Social Media Fame
With her modeling work elevating her fame, status, and income, Antje also tackled social media to help build her online presence. She consistently posts on Instagram, the video and photo-sharing service owned by Facebook, responsible for helping aspiring models find careers in the field, with many companies and brands using Instagram models for promotion as well. It has been growing consistently since its creation in 2012, and now boasts over 500 million active users daily with over a billion registered on the website.
She was eventually noticed by the publication “Playboy”, which is one of the world’s most recognized brands. The corporation started as a magazine founded by Hugh Hefner, and rose to fame with its portrayal of half-nude or nude models also known as Playboy bunnies or Playmates. “Playboy” is credited for being one of the key figures during the sexual revolution. The publication labeled Antje as the next Kate Upton, comparing her looks and appeal to that of the supermodel. Riding the comparison, she mimicked one of the most popular photo shoots Upton did with “Esquire” magazine.
She did the entire photoshoot, posting the photos a few at a time on Instagram, which helped increase her fame and her work portfolio.
It is known that Utgaard is single, as she likes to keep her fans up to date with recent events of her life. She has not been seen with a partner, nor has she confirmed being in a relationship.
She owns a pet dog which has its own Instagram account. The dog heavily features in her public social media accounts.
Similar to many models, she spends a lot of her free time developing and maintaining her body. She is also not afraid to bare a little more skin, and posts revealing or sensual photos for her audience. Her online fame has led her to a contract with the energy drinks company Bang, which she has promoted numerous times through Instagram.
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