Candice Swanepoel fashion model
October 20, 1988
5 ft 9 in | 175 cm
34-23-34 in | 86-58.5-86 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
8 US | 38.5 EU
Candice Swanepoel was born in Mooiriver, South Africa, on October 20, 1988, is a South African hot model. She was discovered at age 15 in a Durban flea market, by model scout. Long time highly ranked on Industry Icons and The Money Girls List by models.com. Appeared in Victoria's Secret Fashion Show multiple times, become a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010. Candice is one of the top-earning models on the Forbes list. Best friends with Behati Prinsloo and British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Has been on the cover of Garage Magazine, Lui Magazine France, Self Magazine, Vogue Italia, Vogue Korea, Vogue Brasil, Elle South Africa, Ocean Drive, Vogue Japan, Cosmopolitan South Africa, Vogue Hellas, Glamour Russia, Vogue Mexico, GQ South Africa, Vogue Australia, GQ Spain, Vogue Portugal, Elle Brasil, GQ Russia and Mexico, Numero Tokyo, Harper's Bazaar Argentina, GQ Romania, Vogue Brasil, Harper's Bazaar Russia and Turkey, Muse Magazine, Harper's Bazaar Argentina, Numero Tokyo, 10 Magazine.
Appeared in advertising campaigns for Juicy Couture Black Label, Miu Miu Resort, Carina Duek, Givenchy, Versace Bright Crystal Absolu, Victoria's Secret Bomshell Fragrance, Max Factor, Agua Bendita, True Religion, Swarovski, Colcci Denim Collection.
Walked runway for Givenchy, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Animale, Prabal Gurung, Oscar de la Renta, Diane von Furstenberg, Alexander Wang, Rag & Bone, Fendi, Chanel, Francesco Scognamiglio, Donna Karan, Jason Wu, Jean Paul Gaultier, Giambattista Valli.
Represented by agencies New York IMG, Paris IMG Paris, Elite Barcelona, Munich Models.
Although I have a high-profile life, where I am most happy is on a secluded beach with soft sand, listening to reggae.
It was a bit strange at first having my parents on the VS set.
I think it is whatever you are comfortable with, I like to wear them really tiny But I had to get comfortable with that, gradually.
I always spoil the girls in my family with lots of Victoria's Secret goodies like a robe, perfume, or gift card. They can't get enough. I also like to take the time to think of very personal gifts, but I always start too late.
One of the saddest things in our industry is you get to meet the most interesting people who you connect with immediately – you work with them for two days, and when you leave you know you might never see them again.
Brazil, I'm totally obsessed. I've been going since I was 17, and the first time I went, I fell in love with it.
It's been amazing how this crazy career has been created. I feel that it's been given to me. I wouldn't be anywhere without Victoria's Secret.