ANSWER: To do modeling assignments you do not have to be tall and thin.
Tall and thin does help a model to do a bit more work. However, certainly in no way, if a model is NOT tall and thin, is she restricted from getting modeling bookings. As a matter of fact, most models are not tall and thin. To get booked for print ad campaigns height normally does not matter. Print ads can pay $10,000 to $75,000 for working just one day. Print ads are the highest paid modeling booking to get.
ANSWER: Most people get into modeling because of the extra income it brings.
Many of them do have a day job already & attend college at night after working their 9-5 job and do modeling assignments on-the-side.
Fashion shows, music videos, print advertisements, hair magazines, etc.
All done on the side for extra income.
A. There are 17 types of modeling assignments.