Sherry Shi is an American model. During Fashion Week 2022, Shi walked the most shows and opened for major designers. Shi started modelling at the age of 16 and was signed later with IMG Models. She currently ranks in the Top 50 Models at Models.com.
Years active: 2018-present
Born age: 26 February 2002, 21 years old and 7 months, Houston, Texas, U.S.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Height: 5 ft 11 in / 180.34 cm
Measurements: 31-23-33 in / 79-58.5-84 cm
Bra size: 31A US / 70AA EU
She was born and raised in Houston, Texas by immigrant Chinese parents.
Shi also has 2 older siblings and was introduced to modelling by her older sister who was also a model.
Her older sister Angel had been modeling with a local Texas agency and had started when Shi was 7 years old. When she was 13, a scout at her sister’s agency encouraged her to take modeling training classes, even though she was only 5’7″ at the time. When she hit a growth spurt at 16, she was introduced to some of the best agencies in New York and ultimately decided to go with IMG.
Shi started modelling professionally at the age of 16 and was later signed to IMG models. Her first modelling job was Alexander Wang’s 2019 resort. Shi was encouraged to take modelling classes at the age of 13, by a scout at her sister’s agency. Shi practiced for 4 years to develop her own walk and drew inspiration from models such as Mariacarla Boscono, Natasha Poly, Vittoria Ceretti and Kaia Gerber. In 2021 Shi appeared on the American Vogue’s Cover along with Bella Hadid and Precious Lee. Shi walked 39 shows during the fashion week 2022–2023 season, more than any other model.
She practiced for four years to perfect her own type of walk. She would watch videos of other models after school: Mariacarla Boscono, Natasha Poly, Vittoria Ceretti, and Kaia Gerber. She has also been working on a college degree in marketing.