Birth Name: Candice Swanepoel
Nick Name: flamingo
Born: October 20th 1988 (age 24)
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Birth Place: Mooi River, kwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa.
Religion: Born into a Christian family.
Residence: New York city, NY, United States.
Nationality: South African
Education: Candice attended St. Anne’s College, an all-girls boarding-school, before pursuing a modeling career when she was fifteen.
Occupation: South African Fashion/ Runaway Model
Net worth: $3.3 million
Candice Swanepoel Measurements
Height: 5 ft 9 inch (175.5 cm)
Weight: 55 kg (120 lbs)
Natural hair color: Blond
Natural eye color: Blue
Bra size: 33 A
Dress size: 4-6
Shoe size: 8
Candice has a beautiful face, eyes and a unique fore-head. She is blond and tall.
- Swanepoel’s resume includes covers for ELLE (Germany), Vogue (Greece) and Ocean Drive (US).
- She has walked the runway for: Dolce and Gabbana, Tommy Hilfiger, Sass and Bide, Shiatzy Chen, Betsey Johnson, Victoria’s Secret, Chanel, Fendi, Givenchy, Diane von Furstenberg, Jean Paul Gaultier, Sport Max, Blumarine, Jason Wu among other designers.
- Candice has appeared in TV commercials for Nike, Diesel, Tom Ford, Colcci, Ralph Lauren, True Religion, Miu Miu, Swarovski, Versace and Juicy Couture.
- In addition to her appearances in lingerie brand commercials, she was a featured model in the 2010 SWIM catalog. In 2012 still, Candice became Victoria’s Secret Angel. She was even named the cover model of the coveted Victoria’s Secret Swim catalog.
- She modeled for the Kardashian’s 2010 swim-wear line.
Best Known for:
Victoria’s secret since 2007
Candice Swanepoel’s Family:
Father: Willem Swanepoel
Mother: Eileen Swanepoel
Brother: Stephen Swanepoel (professional golfer)
Candice Swanepoel Dated:
She is dating Hermann Nicoli, a Brazilian male model. She has been dating him since she met him in Paris, 2006, when she was 17.
She was romantically linked to rapper Kanye West and counts Leornado DiCaprio as her friend.
Candice Swanepoel’s Personal Trainer:
Justin Gelband is Candice’s personal trainer, who helps her in keeping her body toned. Gelband says that there are five key exercises on which Candice works i.e. butt, hip, lower back, stability and balance.
She also practices yoga when she’s too tired of boxing. She says yoga keeps her stable and gives her peace of mind.
Candice Swanepoel’s Candice’s Favorite Things:
- Favorite food: pizza, pasta
- Favorite place for a swim: Brazil
- Favorite actor: Garret Hedlund
- Favorite fashion designers: D&G, Chloe, Mark Jacobs and Christian Loubotin .
- Favorite perfume: Victoria’s Secret Love Spell, Love seduction.
Candice Swanepoel’s Facts:
- At age 16, Candice Swanepoel was earning R40,000 or 5000 Euros for a day’s work.
- Candice currently lives in New York City, New York, US.
- Swanepoel Candice is the first Victoria’s Secret Model from South Africa.
- Minka and Mila MCConaughey are Candice’s cousins
- Candice had been voted number 10 in a 2012 Askmen World’s Top 99 Most desirable Women.
- She appeared on number ten in Forbes’ World’s Top Earning models of 2012, with 3.1 million dollars.
- Candice is fluent in Afrikaans and Portuguese, which she learned from her Brazilian boyfriend.
- Candice is close friends with fellow African and Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo.
- Swanepoel was spotted by a model scout, Kevin Ellis, in a Durban flea market at age fifteen.