Originally from Eastermar, Friesland in the Netherlands, Doutzen Kroes began her modeling career in 2003 after being discovered in Amsterdam, and shortly after arrived in New York. Joining dna Model Management in 2005, Doutzen was first cast for Victoria’s Secret. She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2008 and has walked in five shows since 2005. She has been featured on the covers of American, Italian, China and French editions of Vogue, as well as international editions of Harper’s Bazaar, Elle and W Magazine. Doutzen has appeared on the countless runways, including Miu Miu, Prada, and Dolce and Gabbana. She has also been featured in campaigns for brands, such as Gucci, Versace, Valentino, Calvin Klein, L'Oreal and Tiffany & Co. Since 2008, Doutzen has been actively involved with the non-profit organization Dance4Life, which educates youth about HIV and AIDS prevention through dance. Throughout 2012 and 2013, Doutzen has been a major player in bringing the Dutch organization to the U.S.