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Candice SwanepoelCandice Swanepoel (born 20 October 1988) is a South African model best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. In 2012, she came in 10th on the Forbes top-earning models list.

Candice SwanepoelCandice Swanepoel was spotted by a model scout in a Durban flea market at age 15.By age 16, Swanepoel was earning €5,000 or R40,000 for a day’s work.

Candice SwanepoelCandice SwanepoelSwanepoel’s resume includes covers for Vogue, ELLE, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, i-D, Lush and Ocean Drive (U.S.)and advertisements for Nike, Diesel, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford, and Versace.Swanepoel has walked the runway for Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana, Prabal Gurung, Rag & Bone, Fendi, Chanel, Diane von Fürstenberg, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, and numerous other designers,as well as for Victoria’s Secret in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.

Candice SwanepoelCandice SwanepoelCandice SwanepoelIn addition to appearing in the lingerie brand’s commercials, she was a featured model in the 2010 “SWIM” catalog,along with Lindsay Ellingson, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Behati Prinsloo and Erin Heatherton.In 2010, Swanepoel became a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Swanepoel modeled for the Kardashians’ 2010 swimwear line. On 12 August 2010 Swanepoel officially opened the first Victoria’s Secret retail store in Canada, at West Edmonton Mall, Edmonton.In 2013, Swanepoel was named the cover model of the coveted Victoria’s Secret Swim Catalogue.

Candice SwanepoelSwanepoel was voted #61 in 2010 and #62 in 2011 in FHM’s annual “100 Sexiest Women in the World” poll and #31 in 2012 Maxim’s “Hot 100 List”.

Candice SwanepoelSwanepoel made her debut at No. 10 on Forbes’ The World’s Top-Earning Models list, with estimated earnings of $3 million between 2010 and 2011.

Candice SwanepoelSwanepoel was born and raised in a small town called Mooi River in KwaZulu-Natal Province, of South Africa.She is fluent in Afrikaans and Portuguese, which she learned from her boyfriend, Hermann Nicoli, a Brazilian male model.She has been dating him since she met him in Paris when she was 17.

Candice Swanepoel Candice Swanepoel is close friends with fellow African and Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo and British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Candice Swanepoel