List of Victoria's Secret models

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This is a list of current and former Victoria's Secret Angels and fashion models who have walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show since its inception in 1995.

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Victoria's Secret Angels

Models who were chosen as Victoria's Secret Angels are listed in the table below. In June 2021, Victoria's Secret announced that it was ending its Angels brand. [1]

AngelAgeNationalityHeightContractShowsShow yearsFantasy Bras
Lily Aldridge 36American5 ft 9 in2010–201892009–20172015
Alessandra Ambrosio 41Brazilian5 ft 9.5 in2004–2017172000–2017
Leomie Anderson 29British5 ft 10.5 in2019–202142015–2018None
Tyra Banks 48American5 ft 10 in1997–200591996–2005
  • 1997
  • 2004
Gisele Bündchen 41Brazilian5 ft 11 in2000–200771999–2006
  • 2000
  • 2005
Laetitia Casta 43French5 ft 7 in1998–200041997–2000None
Helena Christensen 53Danish5 ft 10 in1997–199821996–1997None
Selita Ebanks 39Caymanian5 ft 9.5 in2005–200862005–20102007
Grace Elizabeth 25American5 ft 10 in2019–202132016–2018None
Lindsay Ellingson 37American5 ft 11 in2011–201482007–2014None
Izabel Goulart 37Brazilian5 ft 10.5 in2005–2008122005–2016None
Alexina Graham 32British5 ft 11 in2019–202122017–2018None
Kate Grigorieva 33Russian5 ft 11 in2015–201632014–2016None
Erin Heatherton 33American5 ft 11 in2010–201362008–2013None
Taylor Hill 26American5 ft 10in2015–202152014–2018None
Elsa Hosk 33Swedish5 ft 9.5 in2015–202082011–20182018
Martha Hunt 32American5 ft 10 in2015–201962013–2018None
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley 35British5 ft 9 in201052006–2010None
Chanel Iman 31American5 ft 10 in2010–201232009–2011None
Jac Jagaciak 28Polish5 ft 10.5 in2015–201632013–2015None
Miranda Kerr 39Australian5 ft 9 in2007–20136
  • 2006–2009
  • 2011–2012
2011
Karlie Kloss 29American6 ft 2 in2013–20155
  • 2011–2014
  • 2017
None
Heidi Klum 48German5 ft 9.5 in1999–201011
  • 1997–2005
  • 2007–2009
  • 1999
  • 2001
  • 2003
Doutzen Kroes 37Dutch5 ft 10.5 in2008–20148
  • 2005–2006
  • 2008–2009
  • 2011–2014
None
Karolína Kurková 38Czech5 ft 11 in2005–20099
  • 2000–2008
  • 2010
  • 2002
  • 2006
Adriana Lima 40Brazilian5 ft 10 in2000–201818
  • 1999–2008
  • 2010–2018
Stella Maxwell 31Belgian5 ft 10 in2015–202152014–2018None
Marisa Miller 43American5 ft 8 in2007–200932007–20092009
Karen Mulder 51Dutch5 ft 10 in1996–200051996–2000None
Chandra North 48American5 ft 9 in199821997–1998None
Barbara Palvin 28Hungarian5 ft 9 in2019–20212
  • 2012
  • 2018
None
Daniela Peštová 51Czech5 ft 11 in1997–200141998–20011998
Behati Prinsloo 33Namibian5 ft 11 in2012–201910
  • 2007–2015
  • 2018
None
Lais Ribeiro 31Brazilian6 ft 0 in2015–20218
  • 2010–2011
  • 2013–2018
2017
Inés Rivero 46Argentinian5 ft 11 in1998–199941998–2001None
Sara Sampaio 30Portuguese5 ft 8 in2015–202162013–2018None
Stephanie Seymour 53American5 ft 10 in1997–200061995–2000None
Josephine Skriver 29Danish5 ft 11 in2016–202162013–2018None
Romee Strijd 26Dutch5 ft 11.5 in2015–202152014–2018None
Candice Swanepoel 33South African5 ft 9.5 in2010–201811
  • 2007–2015
  • 2017–2018
2013
Jasmine Tookes 31American5 ft 9 in2015–202172012–20182016

PINK spokesmodels

The following is the list of models who have been contracted as spokesmodels for Victoria's Secret's PINK brand.

NameNationalityContract
Alessandra Ambrosio Brazilian2004–2006 [2]
Jessica Stam Canadian2006–2007
Miranda Kerr Australian2006–2009 [3]
Behati Prinsloo Namibian2008–2011 [4] [5]
Jessica Hart Australian2011–2013
Elsa Hosk Swedish2011–2014 [6]
Rachel Hilbert American2015–2017 [7]
Zuri Tibby American2016–2019 [8]
Grace Elizabeth American2016–2019
Maggie Laine American2018–2019

Notes

  1. Shared with Adriana Lima
  2. Shared with Alessandra Ambrosio

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Adriana Lima Brazilian model and actress

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Alessandra Ambrosio Brazilian model

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Karolína Kurková Czech model and actress

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Miranda Kerr Australian model

Miranda May Kerr is an Australian model and businesswoman. Kerr rose to prominence in 2007, as one of the Victoria's Secret Angels. Kerr was the first Australian Victoria's Secret model and also represented the Australian department store chain David Jones. Kerr has launched her own brand of organic skincare products, KORA Organics, and has written a self-help book.

Doutzen Kroes Dutch model and philanthropist

Doutzen Kroes is a Dutch model and actress. She began her modelling career in 2003, in the Netherlands and was quickly sent by her agency to New York where she was cast by lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret. She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2008 until 2014, making her the second Dutch Victoria's Secret angel after Karen Mulder. She has been a brand ambassador for L'Oréal Paris since 2006. Kroes has been one of the highest-paid models, with an estimated income of more than $5 million per year, since 2008. In 2014, she came in second on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $8 million in one year. As of December 2015, she was ranked as one of the "New Supers" in the fashion industry and dubbed "Helen of Troy of advertising" by Models.com. In 2013, she became the first model to land four different solo international covers of Vogue's September issue in a single year.

Pink (Victorias Secret) Brand of apparel

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Behati Prinsloo Namibian model

Behati Prinsloo is a Namibian model. In 2008, she became a Pink contract model, and moved on to become a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2009. She has walked in nine consecutive Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows, and opened consecutive Victoria's Secret Fashion shows in 2014 and 2015.

Toni Garrn German fashion model and actress

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Elyse Taylor is an Australian model. She is a brand ambassador for makeup and skincare brand Nude by Nature and has walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.

Victorias Secret Fashion Show Fashion event (1995–2018)

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Victorias Secret American lingerie retailer

Victoria's Secret is an American lingerie, clothing, and beauty retailer known for high visibility marketing and branding, starting with a popular catalog and followed by an annual fashion show with supermodels dubbed Angels. As the largest retailer of lingerie in the United States, the brand has struggled since 2016 due to shifting consumer preferences and ongoing controversy surrounding corporate leadership's business practices.

Lily Aldridge American model

Lily Maud Aldridge is an American model best known for being a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2010 until 2018. She also appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, alongside Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal, for the 50th anniversary cover in 2014.

Barbara Palvin Hungarian model

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Elsa Hosk Swedish fashion model

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Sara Sampaio Portuguese model and actress

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Martha Hunt American model (born 1989)

Martha Hunt is an American model. She is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel. She is also a spokesmodel for Free People.

Stella Maxwell Northern Irish and New Zealand model

Stella Maynes Maxwell is a Northern Irish and New Zealand model and LGBT activist. She became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2015, and is also the face of the cosmetics brand Max Factor.

Taylor Hill (model) American model

Taylor Marie Hill is an American model. A former Victoria's Secret Angel, she appeared in the brand's annual fashion show from 2014 to 2018. She has worked for brands including Ralph Lauren, Michael Kors, and Carolina Herrera. She has also appeared in magazines such as Vogue, Elle, and Harper's Bazaar.

Vita Sidorkina Russian model (born 1994)

Vitalina Sidorkina-Morabito is a Russian model best known for walking in Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2015.

Grace Elizabeth American model

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References

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