Born: October 20, 1988
Height: 5ft. 9in. tall
Measurements: 33 -23 -34.5
Candice Swanepoel is a South African model best known for her work with
's Secret. She was born in Victoria Mooi River, Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, and was spotted by a model scout in a flea market at age 15. By age 16, Swanepoel was earning €5,000 or R40,000 for a day's work. Swanepoel's resume includes covers for Vogue (Greece & Italia), ELLE ( Durban Germany), and Ocean Drive ( ) and advertisements for Nike, Diesel, Guess?, and Versus Eyewear. Swanepoel has walked the runway for Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce and Gabbana, Shiatzy Chen, Sass and Bide, Betsey Johnson, Diane von Fürstenberg and numerous other designers, as well as for U.S. 's Secret in 2007, 2008, 2009, and Victoria 2010. 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, and Erin Heatherton. In 2010, Swanepoel became a 's Secret Angel. Swanepoel modeled for the Kardashians' 2010 swimwear line. On August 12, 2010 Swanepoel officially opened the first Victoria Victoria's Secret retail store in Canada, at West Edmonton Mall, . Candice Swanepoel was voted # Edmonton 61 in FHM Magazine's annual 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll and has been on the cover of Vogue Italia.