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Behati Prinsloo

The sensuous and seductive Namibian beauty, Behati Prinsloo, was born on May 16th, 1989, in Grootfontein, Namibia. She is an established model known for her beautiful hair and mesmerizing smile and most popular for dating and marrying Maroon 5 front man, Adam Levine. Additionally, she is also recognized as one of the best Victoria’s Secret models in history. The inception of her modeling career is a rather interesting story. It is said that while on a holiday in Cape Town, Prinsloo was discovered by Storm’s owner, Sarah Doukas (who also discovered the English beauty, Kate Moss). She was just 16 years old back then, but soon after her sighting she made her debut at the spring Prada and Miu Miu shows in Paris and Milan (as an exclusive) in 2005. This marked the beginning of a successful modeling career. Soon enough, she appeared in the British Vogue Editorial (Photographed by the famous Paolo Roversi) and also featured in Kurt Geiger’s Fall Ad Campaign and the Italian Vogue Editorial (Photographed by Miles Aldridge). In 2006, her career took off as she walked the fall Chanel, Alexander McQueen and Fendi shows in Milan. Additionally, due to her incredibly attractive looks she became the face of Nina Ricci the same year. Not to mention, she was featured by as a rising star. She also walked the Jean Paul Gaultier, Elie Saab, Chanel, and Anne Valerie Hash couture shows in Paris. But, this isn’t all. In fact, she became so popular that she was profiled in WWD as a top newcomer in the fashion industry. In 2007, she modeled for the Neiman Marcus Catalog, appeared in Hugo Boss and Tommy Hilfiger ad campaigns, walked the spring Stella McCartney, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, and Akris shows in Paris, and also closed the spring Lacose show in New York, earning huge fame and wealth. A year later, she made an appearance in the DKNY and GAP jeans spring ad campaigns and continued to model on various shows. In fact, she gained so much popularity that she was chosen to replace Natasha Poly as the face of Nine West. Not to mention, she appeared in the Italian Vogue Editorial, alongside the legendary star Mikhail Baryshnikov and walked the Chanel, MaxMara, Zac Posen, Narciso Rodriguez, Herve Leger, and Carolina Herrera Fall shows in Paris, New York and Milan. However, her major breakthrough came when she signed with the famous lingerie giant, Victoria’s Secret. Soon enough, she became the new face of their new casual clothing line “Pink” and that’s where she gained more popularity and following. She walked several shows for Victoria’s Secret and became a prominent face in their ads and catalogues. In 2009, Prinsloo, after lots of hard work and flaunting her amazing looks, was made a Victoria’s Secret Angel (a huge achievement in her career). The same year, she also appeared in ‘The Virgins’ music video ‘Rich Girls’ (as the rich girl) and also walked the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion show. Additionally, she also appeared in the Italian Flair and Spanish Vogue Editorial. In 2010, Prinsloo went the extra mile and created her own swimsuit line called ‘Behati Loves Pink’ for Victoria’s Secret. The swimsuit collection was inspired by African designs from her hometown, and gained huge popularity among young girls. That same year, she walked the Chanel, Anna Sui, Z Spoke, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Carolina Herrera shows in Paris and New York. A year later, she appeared in the Esprit, H&M, and Neiman Marcus advertising campaigns, featured in i-D Magazine, Muse Magazine, and V Magazine editorials, and walked in the Anna Sui S/S and Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2011. In 2012, she again appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Show and on the covers of L’Officiel Netherlands and Elle France. Not to mention, she also made a guest appearance along with Jasmine Tookes and Jacquelyn Jablonski in an episode of “Hawaii Five-O” as of course a Victoria’s Secret Model. It was during this time, Prinsloo began dating Adam Levine and soon got engaged to him in July 2013. In the same year, she also appeared in the Alexander Wang S/S and Victoria’s Secret Show and on the cover of Jalouse, GQ Mexico, Elle Italia, and Vogue Mexico Magazines. In 2014, she did another Victoria’s Secret Show, appeared on the covers of Vogue Espana and the Edit, and featured in the Editorials of Elle, Rock Chic, and the Porter Magazine and advertising campaigns of Victoria’s Secret Holiday and Very Scandalous Lingerie and Fragrance Commercial Fall of 2014. She also became the face of Pepe Jeans for the S/S campaign. Not to mention, also got married in Mexico to Adam Levine. This year, she appeared on the cover page of Victoria’s Secret Swim Catalog, showing off a one-shoulder strappy black bikini and also modeled for several other agencies including MODELWERK, Women Milan, and View Management. Not to mention, she has also done numerous ad campaigns for Interview, Glamour, Vogue Italia, Love, Nina Ricci, DKNY, Tommy Hilfiger, and Chanel Magazines.

Modeling Agencies

Elite Paris Women Milan Marilyn Agency D Management Group MODELWERK – Hamburg View Management – Barcelona Women Management - New York Storm Model Management - London


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