Baptiste Giabiconi (born 9 November 1989) is a French male model and singer from Marignane, France. He is currently the male face of Chanel, Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld.
Born in Marignane, Bouches-du-Rhône, Baptiste Giabiconi comes from a Corsican family. His father is from Bastia and his mother Marie-France from Calvi, both in Corsica. He spent his infancy in Moriani-Plage in the Haute-Corse region very near to Bastia, before moving to Marseille.
He obtained a Brevet d’études professionnelles (BEP) in the food service industry, and a professional Baccalauréat in “Accueil et Service”. Then he trained for six months as a mechanical adjustor in Aeronautics, landing a job at Eurocopter, an international helicopter manufacturing and support company.
n spring 2010, he was photographed for the Roberto Cavalli campaign, alongside Kate Moss and became the face of Coca-Cola Light, alongside Coco Rocha.
Baptiste was placed at number 1 on models.com listing of the Top 50 international male models for roughly two years before being replaced by Sean O’Pry. As of September 2011, he was placed on the more prominent “Icons” list of male models where he shares the No. 10 ranking with top male model, Werner Schreyer.
He released his debut single “Showtime” in 2010. In 2012, he announced an agreement with My Major Company fan-funded label to produce his debut album entitled Oxygen. The album was released in September 2012 and entered the SNEP French Albums Chart straight in at number 1. The lead single from the album was “One Night in Paradise”, a pre-release in promotion of the album. The follow-up single from the album is called “Speed of Light (L’amour & les étoiles)” and was released on 2 September 2012.
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