Ratings declined around the time photographer Nigel Barker, photo shoot director Jay Manuel and runway coach J. Few contestants from the show have established substantial careers, though model Chantelle Brown-Young and actress Analeigh Tipton are among the exceptions. "America's Next Top Model" did, however, make household names out of the memorable cast of judges and coaches it featured alongside Banks including Barker, Manuel, Alexander, Twiggy, Janice Dickinson, Kelly Cutrone, André Leon Talley and Paulina Porizkova. Photo: Martina Monica Tolot/The CWDon't cry because it's over, smize because it happened. That's amazing and beyond anything that I ever dreamed. "America's Next Top Model," the reality television model competition hosted and executive produced by Tyra Banks, will not return for another season after cycle 22 ends on Dec. The show debuted 13 years ago on UPN and joined The CW in 2006 when the two networks merged. I set out to create a show where Perfect is Boring. Alexander was born in South Bronx, New York City to Julius and Mary Jenkins and cites his mother as the first person to introduce him to fashion.As a teenager he turned to modeling when he met the president of Elite Model Management, Monique Pillard.Andrew Leon Talley, Tyra Banks, Nigel Barker and J.
Fans of the hit competition show are certainly speculating that the team was back together after popular judges Nigel Barker, J Alexander and creative director Jay Manuel shared photos of themselves together on Instagram Wednesday.Pillard was so impressed with his look that she signed him to her agency, and he walked for designer Jean Paul Gaultier in New York City.