Jeremy Meeks, the Californian criminal who's handsome mugshot went viral has been released from prison. 

The 32 year old was sentenced to two years in jail in 2015 for possession of a firearm but has been released early. Shortly after Meeks' arrest, his mugshot was shared on the Stockton Police Department's Facebook page. The photo drew thousands of admiring followers who were enamored with his blue eyes and high cheekbones. 

Some users joked that Ralph Lauren better sign him up fast. 


Well Meeks is having the last laugh as he has been signed up by California-based talent agency White Cross Management. As Meeks says in the caption, he's ready to take advantage of his viral fame. His agent is also excited about the former prisoner's future.

"We have a lot in store regarding Jeremy's new career," Mr Jordan said in a statement. "There are a multitude of offers on the table. Jeremy is humbled and grateful and overwhelmed by the outpouring of love, support, and prayers for him and his family."

Police have previously described Meeks as 'one of the most violent criminals in the Stockton area'.

Via Sky News