Candice Swanepoel was born in Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She was discovered as a teenager by a model scout in a Durban flea market. As a Victoria's Secret Angel, Candice has walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show every year since 2007, including opening the show in 2011. Candice got her wings in 2010 when she became a Victoria's Secret Angel. Candice has appeared on covers and in editorials for several international editions of Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. She has walked the runway for major brands, such as Givenchy, Fendi, Chanel and Jean Paul Gaultier. In addition, Candice has worked with renowned photographers such as Steven Meisel, Mario Testino, Terry Richardson and Bruce Weber. Candice lives in New York City and during her free time enjoys ballet, swimming and yoga.