Candice Susan Swanepoel ( born 20 October 1988) is a South African model and philanthropist. She is known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010 and is still contracted with the brand. In 2016, she was listed 8th on the Forbes top-earning models list.
Swanepoel was born to Willem Swanepoel and Eileen Swanepoel (née Green) and raised in Mooi River, South Africa. Swanepoel comes from an Afrikaaner family of Dutch origin. Her father is from Mutare, Zimbabwe, while her mother is South African. She has one older brother named Stephen. While growing up, Candice was a ballet dancer. Swanepoel attended boarding school at St. Anne’s Diocesan College in the nearby town of Hilton. At age 15, she was spotted by a model scout in a Durban flea market.
Candice Swanepoel’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million, according to the list of richest Nigerian celebrities.