Joan Smalls fashion model
July 11, 1988
5 ft 10.5 in | 179 cm
32.5-24-34 in | 83-61-86 cm
51 kg | 112 pounds
9.5 US | 41 EU
Joan Smalls was born in Hatillo, Puerto Rico, on July 11, 1988, is an Puerto Rican supermodel. Joan began her modeling career at age of nineteen, signed with Elite Model Management in New York in 2007. Long time highly ranked on The Money Girls and New Supers List by models.com. She is one of the top-earning models on the Forbes list. Smalls is best known for her work with Victoria's Secret, walked in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. Also appeared in Ricky Martin's "It's Alright" music video and Pirelli Calendar Girls 2015.
Has been featured on numerous fashion magazine covers including Lui Magazine France, Vogue Mexico and Japan, Lucky Magazine, Vogue Italia, The Edit, Self Magazine, American and Korea Vogue, Elle Italia and Turkey, Sunday Times Style, Vogue Espana and Germany.
Appeared in advertising campaigns for Marc Jacobs, Moschino, Stuart Weitzman, Estee Lauder, Gap Holiday, Alexander Wang Do Something Campaign, Joe Fresh, Calvin Klein Underwear, Dsquared2, Joan Smalls x True Religion Collaboration, Benetton Urban Color, Prabal Gurung, Marc Jacobs, Missoni, Tiffany & Co..
Walked runway for Versace, Balmain x H&M Show, Bottega Veneta, Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Anthony Vaccarello, Emilio Pucci, Fendi, Max Mara, Tom Ford, Sonia Rykiel, Chanel, Stella McCartney, Jean Paul Gaultier, Roberto Cavalli, Ports 1961, Gucci, Balenciaga, H&M, Salvatore Ferragamo, Anna Sui, Prabal Gurung, Giambattista Valli.
Represented by agencies IMG New York, Paris, London and Australia.
My bikini, a pair of black high heels and a pair of comfortable jeans. on her essential travel fashions.
I try to stay grounded, and I think every job I do is an accomplishment and a goal that I've wanted for a long time, and you get to enjoy it for a short period.
Fashion is part of our culture, and it's about more than just a pretty dress.
I know I'm representing a group - black, Latin, whatever you want to put me with - and I want to show that they are beautiful the way they are. I think that's really important for our youth to see.
I was always very, very insecure about my height. Even as a 15-year-old I was a foot and a half taller than everyone.