Victoria’s Secret, as one of the biggest and largest brand name in the fashion world, had so far produced not only many credible lines of different products but definitely comes out with various top ranking models. Behind their growing products are the hottest beautiful faces in fashion industry.
Since their first work with prominent models in 1990s (Stephanie Seymour, Karen Mulder, Yasmeen Ghauri, and Jill Goodacre), the brand has soon gained attention. In fact, the brand started to hold an annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show featuring beautiful models.
So perhaps, it’s more interesting to know who are these beauteous women behind Victoria’s Secret’s worldwide popularity. Here is a list of at least top10 of them.
#10 Behati Prinsloo
Namibian model, Behati Prinsloo was the first contract model of Victoria’s Secret PINK line in 2008 and soon became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2009. She had walked in nine successive Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows from 2007-2015.
#9 Lindsay Ellingson
American fashion model Lindsay Marie Ellingson was one of the Victoria’s Secret 12 “supermodels”. She was under contract as the brand’s Angels. She began working with Victoria’s Secret in 2009 and from there forward, she had walked for the brand for 7 consecutive years. She became the face of of the brand’s perfume line VS Attractions and its bra, “Gorgeous”, was chosen as one of the spokesperson for the Victoria’s Secret’s “Body by Victoria” and featured in the 2010 Victoria’s Secret “SWIM” catalog.
#8 Ana Beatriz Barros
Ana Beatriz Barros is one of the top Brazilian models who’s working for several high profile fashion labels particularly the Victoria’s Secret. She had walked 6 times in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2008, and 2009). She was ranked #96 in FHM magazine’s “100 Sexiest Women in the World” in 2006.
#7 Brooklyn Decker
Before her oozing career as an actress, Brooklyn Decker first ramped her way to fashion industry. She was best known for gracing the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issues most especially the cover of the 2010 issue. She had worked for Victoria’s Secret in their 2010 “Swim” collection. Decker was listed as one of the “100 Hottest Women of All-Time” by Men’s Health.
#6 Doutzen Kroes
Dutch Frisian model, Doutzen Kroes started to work for Victoria’s Secret in 2004 and became Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2008. She has been in the top five of Forbes yearly list of highest paid models since 2008 and became the second on their list with estimated earning of $8 million in one year. She was described as “Helen of Troy of advertising” by Models.com.
#5 Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley started to work with Victoria’s Secret in 2006. Aside from Victoria’s Secret, she is also best known for being the face of Burberry’s 2011 brand fragrance “Burberry Body” and for her participation with the fashion brand “Paige”. She ranked number 1 in Maxim Magazine’s “Hot 100” in 2011 and the world’s number 5 highest paid model of 2016 declared by Forbes.
#4 Miranda Kerr
She was the first ever Australian model to work with Victoria’s Secret. She started working with this high profile fashion line in 2006. Kerr has also campaigned for David Jones’ store chains and was able to launched her own brand of organic skincare products “Kora Organics”. Kerr has regularly ranked on the Forbes’ list of highest earning models. Last year (2016) she ranked number 10 on the Forbes’ list with the estimated earning of $6 million.
#3 Alessandra Ambrosio
She was best known as the first spokesmodel of Victoria’s Secret’s line “PINK”. This Brazilian model has also modeled for high profile fashion lines like Next, Armani Exchange, Christian Dior, and Ralph Lauren. Ambrosio ranked number six in the 2012 Forbes’ list of highest-paid models. She was listed one of the “100 Most Beautiful People in the World” by the “People” magazine in their May 2007 issue. In 2014, she was chosen to wear the Dream Fantasy Bra costing $2.5 million.
#2 Candice Swanepoel
This South African supermodel started to work with Victoria’s Secret in 2010. She was listed as the Forbes’ number 10 top-earning model of 2012, named the cover model of the Victoria’s Secret Swim Catalogue in 2013 and was chosen to wear the 10 million dollar bra, the “Royal Fantasy Bra” created Mouawad. This was the most expensive Fantasy Bra since the 2005. Swanepoel is on the Maxim’s 2014 “Hot 100 List” being the number 1 on the list.
#1 Adriana Lima
And a Brazilian supermodel is on top of the list. She started to work with Victoria’s Secret in 1999. She was their longest-running model and in fact, named as “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel” in 2017. She was Maybelline cosmetics’ spokesmodel since 2003. Lima has been the world’s second highest-paid model since 2014 to 2016.