Candice Swanepoel

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Candice Swanepoel in Chicago (2010)

Candice Susan Swanepoel (born October 20, 1988 in Mooi River , Natal ) is a South African model .

life and career

Candice Swanepoel was born in the South African town of Mooi River as the daughter of an Afrikaans- speaking Boer family of Dutch descent and grew up on a dairy and meat farm in her birthplace. She attended St. Anne's College for girls . At the age of 15 she was discovered by a model scout at a flea market in Durban . Since 2007 she is a Victoria's Secret -Model and acts in American lingerie fashion show Victoria's Secret Fashion Show with. In October 2013, it was there the Royal Fantasy Bra - presented a year, with jewels occupied bra worth ten million dollars.

Swanepoel was featured on the cover of the German edition of Elle (June 2008), the Greek edition of Vogue (October 2005), the Italian edition of Vogue (February 2011) and in the USA on the cover of Ocean Drive (November 2009). On the catwalk she was active for Trussardi , Diane von Fürstenberg , Dolce & Gabbana and Tommy Hilfiger , among others .

In 2012, she was ranked 10th on Forbes' list of top-earning models, and in 2013 she was ranked 9th.

Candice Swanepoel was in a relationship with the Brazilian model Hermann Nicoli, whom she met in Paris at the age of 17 . In October 2016, they gave birth to their first child together, a son. In June 2018 she became the mother of a boy again.

She is involved as a sponsor in the organization mothers2mothers , which supports HIV-positive mothers.

Web links

Commons : Candice Swanepoel  - collection of images

Individual evidence

  1. Photos: Victoria's Secret Show. In: Badische Zeitung , November 20, 2009.
  2. Candice Swanepoel. In: Fashion Model Directory (English).
  3. South African supermodel Candice Swanepoel Joins m2m as a Patron. of May 8, 2019, accessed June 11, 2020