The name Fabio was on everyone’s lips in the 80s and 90s. The Italian model took the world by storm with his chiseled body and flowing hair, but where did it all start? Let’s take a peek into his astonishingly glamorous life.
Straight Out Of School
Fabio was just 19 years old when he landed his first modeling job in America. He’d only been in New York for a few days when he was spotted, and soon became the face of The Gap. And that’s how it all began.
A Goose Encounter
Fabio had been invited to attend the inauguration of Apollo’s Chariot, a new ride at Busch Gardens in Virginia when he had an unfortunate encounter with a goose. He was in the front row when a goose flew straight into him and it died instantly.