Florida based entrepreneur, Ryan Hintze is the owner of Hintze Media, A digital marketing agency that solely uses the internet to market and sell products and services.
Ryan is a graduate from the University of South Florida Muma College of Business with a major in marketing, A former member of the USF Football team and a signed fitness model with Wilhelmina in the United States.
In 2005, Ryan started illegally selling his Pokémon cards and Game Boy games on eBay when he was 11 years old. He used his Mom’s eBay account because he was too young to have his own account. Since then he’s had a passion for using the internet to sell a multitude of different products ranging from tools to toothpaste.
In 2013, Ryan started making themed Twitter accounts and built a large audience of over 1 Million followers in the comedy and lifestyle niche. He monetized his social media pages with websites outfitted with Google ads and affiliate marketing offers.
When Ryan was in high school he found his passion for design and building things. He recognized a need for graphic and web design services in his community so he taught himself how to make websites and logos, created Hintze Media LLC then started offering those services at age 14.
Ryan was discovered by a modelling agency owner in a Marshall's department store and the next week had his first photo shoot. Ryan didn’t start modelling consistently until the end of high school when he shot his first campaign with Champs Sports.
During his second year of college, Ryan was signed to Elite Model Management in Miami. In his junior year, Elite ended up shutting down their men’s division. A few months later he signed with Wilhelmina Models on their sports and fitness board all while playing college football, enrolled as a full-time student and running Hintze Media.
Today, Ryan continues to run Hintze Media which helps companies succeed online, continues to build his own personal brand that now has over 500 thousand followers and travels around the world working with major brands on campaigns and social media collaborations as a lifestyle social media influencer.
Ryan recently bought a home in Bradenton, FL that he just completely renovated with his Fiance Emily. When Ryan is not working or working out he enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, fishing, woodworking and going to the gun range.