Men's Health Interview - I'm a Male Escort, and My Life Is Nothing Like What You'd Expec

Updated: Mar 6, 2020

Showtime reality TV star and self-identified gigolo Nick Hawk opened up to Men's Health about his sex life, his fitness tips, and what women *really* want

Nick Hawk is a professional escort, which means that his job revolves around sex (although it's not guaranteed when you book him, as he is quick to note). But to his regular list of long-term clients, he offers so much more than that. "When women come to me, I want to leave them with a complete feeling of satisfaction — not just sexually, not just mentally," he says. "I want them satisfied on every level."

After four years in the Air Force, Hawk moved to southern California years ago to pursue a career in the entertainment business. He started by dancing in clubs and bars around the Los Angeles area, and eventually, he became an escort. Now, he's one of the best-known gigolos in the world thanks to his role on Showtime's reality TV series Gigolos, which follows the lives of Hawk and several other male escorts in Las Vegas, Nevada. He recently sat down with Men’s Health to discuss his life, his livelihood, and upcoming book, Nick Hawk’s 100 Kicks in the Ass: A Guide To Gaining Confidence & Reaching Your Full-Potential.

When I moved to California, things didn't work out well in the beginning, and I was very lost. I drank a lot. I did a lot of drugs. I struggled with severe anxiety and confidence issues when I was a child, and it was drinking that got me out of my skin. I thought I could get all the hard work done in the Air Force, get my schooling done, and then pursue entertainment.

I traveled from girlfriend to girlfriend to girlfriend, tryi