South African model best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. In 2012, she came in 10th on the Forbes top-earning models list. Swanepoel was voted #61 in 2010 and #62 in 2011 in FHM‘s annual “100 Sexiest Women in the World” poll and #31 in 2012 Maxim‘s “Hot 100 List”.
Swanepoel made her debut at No. 10 on Forbes’ The World’s Top-Earning Models list, with estimated earnings of $3 million between 2010 and 2011.
Swanepoel was born and raised in a small town called Mooi River in Natal Province, South Africa.She is fluent in Afrikaans and Portuguese, which she learned from her boyfriend, Hermann Nicoli, a Brazilian male model. She has been dating him since she met him in Paris when she was 17.
Candice Swanepoel is close friends with fellow African and Victoria’s Secret Angel Behati Prinsloo and British model Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.