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Candice Susan Swanepoel [edit]

(/ˈswɒnəpuːl/ swon-ə-pool; born 20 October 1988) is a South African supermodel best known for her work with Victoria's Secret. In 2012, she came in 10th on the Forbes top-earning models list.

Family and early life [edit]

Swanepoel was born [edit]

to Willem and Eileen Swanepoel and raised in Mooi River, South Africa, in an Afrikaner family of Dutch descent. She has one brother named Stephen. At age 15, she was spotted by a model scout in a Durban flea market. Swanepoel has appeared in editorials in American, Italian, British, Spanish, German, Russian, Australian, Brazilian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Mexican Vogue; British, Italian, and Chinese Elle; American and Korean Harper's Bazaar; V, Allure, and W.

Career [edit]

Swanepoel has appeared [edit]

on the covers of Australian, Brazilian, Mexican, Korean, Hellenic, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese and Italian Vogue, Brazilian, British, German and South African Elle, British, South African, Romanian, Mexican and Chinese GQ, Turkish, Spanish, Czech and Argentine Harper's Bazaar, i-D, and Ocean Drive (U.S.).

Swanepoel has walked [edit]

the runway for Fendi, Chanel, Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana, Michael Kors, Donna Karan, Giambattista Valli, Jason Wu, Prabal Gurung, Rag & Bone, Oscar de la Renta, Elie Saab, Diane von Fürstenberg, Sportmax, Betsey Johnson, Stella McCartney, Viktor and Rolf, Givenchy, Jean Paul Gaultier, Christian Dior, Blumarine, and Ralph Lauren.

She has appeared [edit]

in advertising campaigns for Tom Ford, Oscar De La Renta, Givenchy, Miu Miu, Tommy Hilfiger, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren, Shiatzy Chen, Michael Kors, Blumarine, Versace, Prabal Gurung, Diesel, Guess?, Swarovski, Agua Bendita, Colcci, True Religion, Nike, Juicy Couture, as well as for Victoria's Secret since 2007. In 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, [edit]

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. Swanepoel was chosen to wear the "Fantasy Bra" in the 2013 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. The 10 million dollar bra, named the "Royal Fantasy Bra", was created by Mouawad. The bra and its matching belt featured over 4,200 precious gems, including rubies, diamonds and yellow sapphires set in 18 carat gold with a 52-carat ruby at the center. The "Royal Fantasy Bra" is the most expensive Fantasy Bra since the 2005 "Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra" worn by Gisele Bündchen.

Popularity [edit]

Swanepoel was voted [edit]

No. 61 in 2010, No. 62 in 2011, No. 75 in 2013, and No. 36 in 2015 in FHM's annual "100 Sexiest Women in the World" poll and No. 1 in 2014 Maxim's "Hot 100 List".

Wealth [edit]

Swanepoel made her debut [edit]

at No. 10 on Forbes' "The World's Top-Earning Models" list, with estimated earnings of $3 million between 2010 and 2011. She was ranked No. 9 in 2013 with estimated earnings of $3.3 million. In 2015, she was ranked No 8 with earnings of $5 million. In 2016, she was ranked No 8 with earnings of $7 million.

Personal life [edit]

She is fluent in [edit]

Afrikaans, English and Portuguese, the last of which she learned from her boyfriend, Hermann Nicoli, a Brazilian male model. She has been dating him since they met in Paris when she was 17. In August 2015, the couple announced their engagement. In March 2016, it was reported that she was pregnant with the couple's first child. On 5 October 2016, she gave birth to a son, Anacã. As of 2017, she reportedly lives in New York City.

She is close friends [edit]

with fellow models Behati Prinsloo, Doutzen Kroes, Lily Aldridge and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.

Charities, causes and opinions [edit]

Like fellow model [edit]

Christy Turlington, Swanepoel is actively involved in Mother2Mother, a charity devoted to achieving an "HIV-free generation" of children and mothers in Africa. Swanepoel has designed denims for it

Candice Swanepoel [edit]

Model -

Date of Birth [edit]

20 October 1988, Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Birth Name [edit]

Candice Susan Swanepoel

Height [edit]

5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Mini Bio (1) [edit]

Candice Swanepoel is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in nine Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2015 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2010. Swanepoel has appeared in the fashion shows and advertisements for many of the worlds top brands and designers. She has been ranked as a Top 10 earning model by Forbes every year since 2010. Swanepoel appeared on the cover or been featured in many international fashion magazines including Vogue, Elle, GQ, Harper's Bazaar among others. She was born on October 20, 1988 in Mooi River, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. She was discovered at age fifteen in 2003 by a model scout in a local flea market.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: anonymous

Trade Mark (2) [edit]

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Long blonde hair and light blue eyes [edit]


Her waist-to-hip ratio [edit]

First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Candice Susan Swanepoel
Other Names
Candy
Candice Susan Swanepoel
Candice Swanepoel
Age
33
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Weight
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Distinctive Features
Smile
Blonde Hair
Blue Eyes
Residence
Manhattan, New York City
Star Sign
Sexuality
Religion
Ethnicity
Nationality
Occupation
Model
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
Industry Icons, Top Sexiest Models, The Money Girls, Victoria's Secret Angel
Year(s) Active
2003–present
Talent Agency
Modelwerk - Hamburg
Munich Models
Elite Model Management - Copenhagen
Way Model Management - Sao Paulo
The Lions - New York
Elite Model Management - Paris
Brand Endorsements
Tommy Hilfiger
Dolce and Gabbana
Shiatzy Chen
Sass and Bide
Betsey Johnson
Diane von Fürstenberg
Victoria's Secret
Versace Crystal Fragrance
Measurements (inches)
33B-23-34
Dress Size
0 to 2 (US)
Shoe Size
8 (US), 40 (EU), 6.5 (UK), 250 (J)
Official Website
Mother
Brother(s)
Friends
Pets
Luna (dog - jack russel)
Favorite Movies
Favorite Bands
Favorite Places
Brazil
Favorite Foods
Pasta
Pizza
Chicken Wangz
Favorite Colors
Dusty Rose
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