Marlon started his career when his grandmother introduced him to Anderson, owner of Way Model Management and friend of the family.
He has walked for numerous shows including Emporio Armani, Dolce & Gabbana, DSquared², Roberto Cavalli, Jean Paul Gaultier and many more and opened for shows such as Emporio Armani and Dior Homme.Marlon has also appeared on several magazine covers L'Officiel Hommes, Essential Homme, Fiasco, Made in Brazil, Client, and Hercules. Alongside this he has appeared in high fashion editorials for GQ, Vogue Espana, V, Elle, W magazine with Ginnifer Goodwin and Vanity Fair with Shakira.
In 2011 Marlon became face of new Diesel fragrance "Diesel Fuel for Life Denim Collection" together with Dutch model Marloes Horst. Ad campaign was shot by Terry Richardson and video campaign is directed by Melina Matsoukas. Roberto Cavalli is launching a new fragrance, Marlon became face of new Just Cavalli fragrance "Just for him" together with Georgia May Jagger in 2013. Marlon won Most Beautiful Male Model 2015 Award - Spanish Glamour. Marlon has been named today as one of the 10 hottest models of 2015 in the world by Yahoo. Marlon is one of the 10 male models of 2015 even more ridiculously good-looking than Zoolander by CNN.
He took part in Philip Kirkorov's video-clip, "Snow".
- Muzt TV Awards 2012 (Philipp Kirkorov - Snow)
- Portugal Fashion Awards 2012 (BEST NEW FACE MODEL: Marlon Teixeira)
- LIA Awards - Silver 2011 (Diesel Fuel for Life Denim Collection)
- Clio Awards - Bronze 2012 (Diesel Fuel for Life Denim Collection)
He is currently ranked Top Icons Men, Sexiest Men and Trending Men on Models.com list of the international male models. tFS Style Awards 2013 Winner: Top Male Model — Marlon Teixeira. Teixeira was named the best male model in 2011 by Client magazine, Made in Brazil and Hola! magazine.
His favorite things to do include surfing, skating, learning new things, traveling, going to the beach, movies, and kiwi juice. Teixeira is best friends with fellow Brazilian model Francisco Lachowski.
Marlon has declared in interviews to Brazilian magazines that he is of Portuguese, Japanese and Native Brazilian descent.