Last Updated on January 6, 2021 by Enrico Botta
Candice Swanepoel was born on October 20, 1988 in Mooi River, in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal.
The girl is discovered when she is only fifteen, at a flea market in the city of Durban: her talent-scout is Kevin Ellis.
Candice, who until then practiced the dance and had a little dream was to become a dancer, so prepares a photo book with which he presents in a South African fashion agency: his photos arrive at the agency “Select Model Management “asking her to fly to London for a service. After various selections that take place between London and New York, Candice Swanepoel is launched on the world catwalks: literally catapulted into a new world, at the age of sixteen can already boast the conquest of the covers of “Fornarina”, “Top Shop” and of the Italian edition of “Vogue”.
Between 2005 and 2006 he poses and shows for Philosophy, Moschino, Sportmax and Tommy Hilfiger. Since 2007, she has lent her 175 centimeters of height by participating every year in the Victoria’s Secret fashion shows and in 2010 she was chosen by this important American brand as a testimonial for their swimwear line.