Social media star The Fat Jew is now a top model

Andrew Tobin

The Fat Jew sipping his own brand of wine on June 1, 2015, in New York. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

The Fat Jew sipping his own brand of wine on June 1, 2015, in New York. (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Josh Ostrovsky, aka The Fat Jew or The Fat Jewish, is making an unusual transition from social media celebrity to fashion model.

Self-avowedly rotund, The Fat Jew, 30, recently signed a deal to join the statuesque likes of Israeli supermodel Bar Refaeli and Karolina Kurkova at One Management agency, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The comic shared his long-term plans with the magazine: “Get uncomfortably famous, develop a raging drug problem, then spiral out of control and surround myself with people who only want to use me while simultaneously alienating people who actually love and care about me.”

Other The Fat Jew endeavors include TV shows for Amazon and Comedy Central, a wine line called White Girl Rosé and a forthcoming book titled “Money Pizza Respect.”

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“One of the first chapters is about how my mom slept with famous children’s poet Shel Silverstein in the early 1970s, and how I recently got a paternity test done because I want him to be my dad so bad. If that’s not reason enough to read this book, I don’t know what is,” he said.

And The Fat Jew hasn’t quit his day job entertaining his more than 5 million followers on photo-sharing app Instagram @TheFatJewish.

The Fat Jew is in fact Jewish. He grew up on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, with a radiologist rather and a nutritionist mother. His brother is an amateur bodybuilder who works at the Pentagon. He told the New York Times that while his humor isn’t “Jewish,” he favors the rude, in-your-face style of comedians like Joan Rivers.

As a bonus, he calls his pointy ponytail a “Jew unicorn.”

About being called “the model of the moment” by the New York Post, The Fat Jew told The Hollywood Reporter, “It feels gorgeous. I knew that having a mediocre body would one day become the new having a great body, and that time has finally arrived. Those lines you get when you’re super fit that point toward your genitals are way out, having a body like Shrek is way in.”

He said he intends to continue his pure carbohydrate diet, claiming to be eating a Hot Pocket during the interview, and hopes that the industry will begin to accommodate his dietary needs backstage at fashion shows — suggesting a Marc Jacobs nacho machine.

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