Behati Prinsloo

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Behati Prinsloo

Prinsloo at the Zac Posen Women Spring/Summer 2008 fashion show
Born(1989-05-16) May 16, 1989 (age 23)[1]
Grootfontein, Namibia[1][2]
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[3]
Hair colorLight Brown[3]
Eye colorHazel[3]
Measurements32-24-35 (US)
81-61-89 (EU)[3]
Dress size6 (US)[1]
36 (EU)
8 (UK)[3]
ManagerStorm Models[3]
Women Management[4]
Marilyn Agency[5]
D Management Group[1]
 
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Behati Prinsloo

Prinsloo at the Zac Posen Women Spring/Summer 2008 fashion show
Born(1989-05-16) May 16, 1989 (age 23)[1]
Grootfontein, Namibia[1][2]
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[3]
Hair colorLight Brown[3]
Eye colorHazel[3]
Measurements32-24-35 (US)
81-61-89 (EU)[3]
Dress size6 (US)[1]
36 (EU)
8 (UK)[3]
ManagerStorm Models[3]
Women Management[4]
Marilyn Agency[5]
D Management Group[1]

Behati Prinsloo (born May 16, 1989 in Grootfontein, Namibia[1]) is a Namibian model.[6] She is known for her work as spokesmodel for the Victoria's Secret sub-brand Pink and being a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2008.[7]

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Early life and career

Prinsloo was born May 16, 1989 in Grootfontein, Namibia. Her father is a minister and her mother runs a Bed and breakfast.[8]

While on holiday in Cape Town, South Africa, at the age of 16, Prinsloo was discovered by model scout Sarah Doukas.[8]

Prinsloo has walked in the fashion shows of Chanel, Prada, and Miu Miu. She has been on the covers of Vogue, The Daily Telegraph magazine, Italy's Muse, Russian Vogue, French, Swedish & Italian Elle, and American Velvet. Her ad campaigns include Adore, Aquascutum, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Studio, Nina Ricci, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, DKNY Jeans and Nine West as well as a Vogue Italia editorial.[8][1]

On her resume are appearances in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show for years 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.[1] In 2009, Prinsloo was made a Victoria's Secret Angel.[7] She has been doing print work for the company as the face for their sub-brand "Pink". Prinsloo ranked 14th on 'The Top Sexiest Models' list by models.com.[9]

She was announced as the face of Australian swimwear brand Seafolly for Summer 2012.[10]

She played the rich girl in the "Rich Girls" music video by The Virgins.[8]

Personal life

Prinsloo is close friends with Canadian model Coco Rocha and fellow African and Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel[8]

Prinsloo was in a long relationship with British model Jamie Strachan. She has been dating Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine.[11][12]

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Behati Prinsloo on the Fashion Model Directory". Fashion Model Directory. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  2. ^ Wang, Connie. "Behati Prinsloo on Teen Vogue". Teen Vogue. http://www.teenvogue.com/industry/model/behatiprinsloo#slide=1. Retrieved 17 April 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f "Behati Prinsloo at Storm Models". Storm Models. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  4. ^ "Behati Prinsloo at Women Management". Women Management. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  5. ^ "Behati Prinsloo at Marilyn Agency". Marilyn Agency. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  6. ^ Model Profile - Prinsloo.
  7. ^ a b "Behati Prinsloo's Victoria's Secret All Access profile". Victoria's Secret. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  8. ^ a b c d e "Behati Prinsloo's model profile on the NY Magazine website". New York Magazine. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  9. ^ "Behati Prinsloo on models.com". models.com. Retrieved April 17, 2012
  10. ^ "Behati Prinsloo for swimwear brand Seafolly’s Summer 2012 ad campaign". Sassybella.com. 2012-05-21. http://www.sassybella.com/2012/05/behati-prinsloo-the-new-face-of-seafollys-summer-2012-ad-campaign/. Retrieved 2012-08-13.
  11. ^ Lau, Kristie (June 7, 2012). "Paddle boarding, ocean swims and plenty of Pilates: How Adam Levine's new squeeze Behati Prinsloo maintains her enviable body". The Daily Mail. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2156072/How-Adam-Levines-new-squeeze-Behati-Prinsloo-maintains-enviable-body.html. Retrieved July 7, 2012.
  12. ^ Swift, Jacqui (June 29, 2012). "‘It used to be uncool to like us but now it’s OK’ — Maroon 5's Adam Levine". The Sun. http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/showbiz/sftw/4401007/Maroon-5-frontman-Adam-Levine-It-used-to-be-uncool-to-like-us-but-now-its-OK.html. Retrieved July 7, 2012.

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