I work with Elite Model Management was founded in Paris, France in 1972 by John Casablancas (1942–2013) and Alain Kittler. Casablancas was inspired by his then-wife Jeanette Chrisjansen, former model and Miss Universe from Denmark, to open a model agency with the best talent. Casablancas founded the model agency with his savings. He and Chrisjansen are the parents of The Strokes frontman, Julian Casablancas. and today we are currently one of the top modeling agencies in the World.