Candice Susan Swanepoel, is a Victoria Secret model who started modelling from the age of 15.
Birthday: 20th October 1988,
Born: South Africa,
Famous for: Victoria Secret Model,
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Swanepoel was born and raised in Mooi River, a rural town, to an Afrikaner family of Dutch origin. At age 15, she was spotted by a model scout in a Durban flea market. She is fluent in Afrikaans, English and Portuguese, the last which she learned from her boyfriend, Hermann Nicoli, a Brazilian male model. She has been dating him ever since they met in Paris when she was 17.
On the 24th April Victoria Secret announced International Bombshells Day which was held on the 2nd May which was kicked off by Candice Swanepoel.
In 2012 she wore a $10 million Royal Fantasy Bra at the Victoria’s Secret show. The famous item was designed by world-renowned jeweller, Mouawad – is always the centrepiece to the Victoria’s Secret catwalk extravaganza, and is always worn by one of the brand’s most famous Angels. Previously, the Fantasy Bra has been worn by Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen, Heidi Klum, Miranda Kerr, Adriana Lima and Claudia Schiffer.
What’s your favorite activity to do with your girlfriends?
When we are all in the same city, which is hardly ever, we just like to do something really relaxed, like having dinner, getting a message together, or just hanging at home and having some tea. Maybe go out dancing once in a while.
Did you know…
- She has a sunglasses obsession. A big fan of Ray-Ban and Miu Miu.”
- She carries two South African passports because one is full, but it still has all her visas in it.
- She craves mint chocolate bars