27-year-old Jack Heslewood, representing England, bested 71 other contestants to be proclaimed Mr World 2019 on Friday evening at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Philippines. Here are some interesting things you need to know about “the world’s most desirable man!”
1. Jack hails from Bishops Stortford.
2. He’s the youngest of three siblings.
3. His older sister, Kirsty Heslewood was crowned Miss England 2013 and competed in Miss World 2013.
4. He’s a rocket scientist with an IQ of 181.
5. He realized he wanted to study engineering at the age of 15 and went on to finish his degree in aerospace engineering at Kingston University when he was 21. In addition, he took up masters in business at Stanford University.
6. He left his high-powered job as a structural design engineer at Marshall Aerospace in Cambridge to travel and become a full-time male model.
7. He had been working as a technical advisor alongside starting his own business in advanced technology.
8. He won Mr Hertfordshire 2017 and was first runner-up at Mr England 2017.
9. He competed in Manhunt International 2018 in Australia where he was one of the Top 15 semi-finalists.
10. Besides English, he also speaks basic French & Bahasa.
11. He competed in the ultra distance IRONMAN triathlon on his 25th birthday.
12. He has a special talent for playing the drums and obviously, he was runner-up among the Top 5 in the Mr World 2019 Top Talent event.
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