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Behati Prinsloo Will Knock You Out

Behati Prinsloo has been tapped as “the next Gisele Bundchen“. The newest Victoria’s Secret model and signed as spokesmodel for their Pink line. She is a Namibian model. Ranked 15th on “The Top Sexiest Models” list by models.com

Behati was born on May 16, 1989 in Namibia. She stands 5 feet 10 inches tall and has brown hair and hazel eyes. Her mother is South African, from Cape Town, while her father is Namibian.

She was 15 when she was discovered by a fashion scout while on vacation in Cape Town, South Africa in 2005. It was the same scout who had discovered supermodel Kate Moss back in 1988. Behati visited the agency a few days later and after taking some polaroids she was taken to London by Sarah Doukas, the founder of the agency Storm Model Management, where she got signed and began her career as a model

Behati soon started appearing on the catwalks. During the Spring/Summer 2006 campaign, she strutted her stuff for Prada and Miu Miu. From there, she did several fashion shows and appeared in major ad campaigns, even appearing in the 2007 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

Her ad campaigns include Adore, Aquascutum, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Studio, and Nina Ricci. She has walked in fashion shows for Prada, Paul Smith, Shiatzy Chen, Vera Wang, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Versace, Chanel, Missoni, and DKNY.

Behati is represented by Supreme Models in New York, Storm Models in London, Marylin Agency in Paris and D Management Group in Milan. She was spokesmodel for Victoria’s Secret’s brand Pink since 2008, but in 2010, she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel.

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