Blog content

UTA signs content creator Moti Ankari – WWD

United Talent Agency has signed content creator Moti Ankari for global representation across the board.

The agency continues to add influencers to its roster, aiming to help clients grow digital content and find new opportunities in fashion, as well as endorsements and branding.

UTA represents big names in content creation, including Emma Chamberlain, Bretman Rock, Rickey Thompson and the D’Amelio family. Most recently, the agency signed fashion and lifestyle influencer Nic Kaufmann, as reported by WWD. When it comes to Hollywood stars, UTA represents Timothée Chalamet, Ben Stiller, Paris Hilton, Jessica Alba, Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell and Tiffany Haddish.

Born and raised in New York, Ankari studied advertising and marketing communications at the Fashion Institute of Technology before entering the fashion world. He began contributing to publications such as Glamor and Bloomberg Pursuits, as well as working for Jim Moore at GQ magazine, helping style Rami Malek and Nick Jonas.

In 2011, Ankari launched his blog The Metro Man, increasing his audience. Today, with around 300,000 followers across all platforms (nearly 200,000 are from Instagram), he has worked with brands such as Dior, Armani, H&M and Paul Smith. A fashion week regular, Ankari has been dressed and seated front row at shows for Tom Ford, Versace, Etro and Amiri.

Among his efforts, Ankari is the co-founder of the Ankari Floruss footwear brand, sold at Nordstrom. He is also an ambassador for Evolution Fresh, Marriott Bonvoy and Express, and has partnered with Stella Artois, Ferrari, Verizon, The Ritz-Carlton and American Express.