Behati Prinsloo Wikipedia

Behati Prinsloo
Behati Prinsloo in Zac Posen Photographed by Ed Kavishe for Fashion Wire Press.jpg
Prinsloo at the Zac Posen Women Spring/Summer 2008 fashion show
Born(1989-05-16) May 16, 1989 (age 25)

Grootfontein, South-West Africa
Partner(s)Adam Levine

(2012–present; engaged)
Modeling information
Height5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Hair colorLight brown
Eye colorHazel
Measurements32-24-35 (US)

81-61-89 (EU)
Dress size6 (US)

36 (EU)

8 (UK)
ManagerStorm Models

Women Management

Marilyn Agency

D Management Group
Behati Prinsloo (/biˈɑː.ti ˈprɪns.luː/ bee-AH-tee PRINS-loo; Afrikaans: [prɪnslʊə]; born May 16, 1989) is a Namibian model. In 2008, she became the face of the Victoria's Secret sub-brand Pink and moved on to become a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2009.


    Early life and career

    Prinsloo was born in Grootfontein, South-West Africa (now Namibia), where her father is a church minister and her mother runs a bed and breakfast. She grew up speaking Afrikaans and was educated in English.

    While on holiday in Cape Town, South Africa, at the age of 16, Prinsloo was discovered by Storm Model Management founder Sarah Doukas (who discovered Kate Moss).

    Prinsloo has walked in fashion shows for Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Zac Posen, MaxMara, Lacoste and Miu Miu. She has been on the covers of Vogue, Mexican GQ, L'Officiel Netherlands, i-D Magazine, V (American magazine), The Daily Telegraph magazine, Italy's Muse, Russian Vogue, Mexican Vogue, Spanish Vogue, French, Swedish & Italian Elle, Jalouse and American Velvet. Her ad campaigns include Victoria's Secret, Adore, Aquascutum, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Seafolly, Stefanel, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Max Studio, Nina Ricci, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, DKNY Jeans and Nine West as well as a lot of editorials like Vogue Italia, Interview Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Love Magazine, Vogue Japan, Vogue Espana .

    Henry Holland singled out Prinsloo on a T-shirt for his Fall collection in 2006 that read, "Fancy a screw, Behati Prinsloo?"

    On her resume are appearances in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2007–13. In 2009, Prinsloo was made a Victoria's Secret Angel. She has been doing print work for the company as the face for their sub-brand Pink.

    Prinsloo ranked 12th on The Top Sexiest Models list by

    She was announced as the face of Australian swimwear brand Seafolly for summer 2012.

    She is the face of Pepe Jeans campaign for Spring/Summer 2014.[citation needed]

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

    The night before the 4 December 2012 airing of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Prinsloo and fellow Victoria's Secret models Jacquelyn Jablonski and Jasmine Tookes guest starred on the 3 December "Ha'awe Make Loa" episode of CBS' Hawaii Five-0 playing themselves.

    In June 2014, Prinsloo made a cameo appearance in a preview of Missy Elliott protégée Sharaya J's "Shut It Down" via a T by Alexander Wang campaign.

    Personal life

    Prinsloo is close friends with Canadian model Coco Rocha and fellow Victoria's Secret Angel Candice Swanepoel.

    Prinsloo began dating Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine in 2012 and they became engaged in July 2013.

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