Candice Swanepoel was born October 22 1988 in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, South Africa. At the age of 15 she was spotted by a talent scount in a Durban flea market. At the age of 16 she was earning €5,000 for a days work.
Her print covers include Vogue, ELLE and Ocean Drive. She has done advertisements for Nike, Diesel, Guess? and Versus Eyewear. Her runway resume includes Tommy Hilfigur, Dolce and Gabbana, Shiatzy Chen, Sass and Bide, Betsy Johnson, Diane von Furstenerg, Victoria Secret and many other designers. She modeled for the Kardashians’ 2010 Swimwear line, officially opened the first Victoria’s Secret store in Canada at the West Edmonton Mall and was 61st in FHMs annual 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll.
She made her debut at No. 10 on Forbes’ The World’s Top Earning Models list with an est. 3 million between 2010-2011.