Ben Spong from Trowbridge was elected Mr United Kingdom in 2020. He represented the UK at the world’s oldest running international male modelling – Manhunt International held in the Philippines and won the Best Fashion Model award. He also got placed amongst the best 15 models at the competition.
Mr Spong is a model and actor by profession. He completed his education from the Clarendon Academy in Trowbridge and Writhlington School at Radstock. He began his journey as a fitness trainer and later joined the fascinating world glitz and glamour. At 23 years of age, he is one of the youngest models from the UK to compete at an international modelling competition.