MEET the red-headed insurance salesman who shed 42kg and become a globetrotting model. In 2007, he weighed 127kg and hung out in his spare bedroom and sold insurance. And then this happened. The Welshman dropped down to 85kg and is now an international model, hanging out with such celebrities as David Beckham. At the age of 21, Gwilym founded his own insurance company, running it from his spare bedroom.