Modelling is a career that very few people appreciate. This was no different with Candice Swanepoel. Candice never dreamt of becoming a fashion model despite her tall and lean physique. Today, Candice Swanepoel has joined celebrities due to her natural gifting and beauty. Let’s keep reading to learn more about early life, biography and net worth of Candice Swanepoel in 2018.
Early Life and Biography
Candice Swanepoel was born on 20th October 1988. She was born in KwaZulu Natal Province Mooi River village in South Africa. Candice grew up in an Afrikaner kin of Dutch settler. Candice started her schooling at St. Anne’s College which was an all-girls boarding school.
The star of Candice started shinning at St. Anne’s College when a modelling scout Kevin Ellis spotted her at a flea market located in Durban. By that time she was only 15 years of age. In a span of one year, Candice walked the ramp for many designers. She received numerous modelling contracts in and outside Europe. Her daily earning rose to 5000 Euros in a day.
Candice can be said to be one man girl since despite being a young and gifted girl, she has maintained a relationship with Hermann Nicoli. Hermann Nicoli is a Brazilian supermodel and the two met at a fashion event in Paris in 2006.
Career, Awards, and Nominations
Candice started off at Dolce & Gabbana and Tommy Hilfiger as a runway model in a fashion show famously known as Ready to Wear fashion show. Candice has worked for a number of modelling agencies in Paris, Milan, South Africa and London before moving to New York.
Other than modelling and working in different fashion shows, Candice has also appeared in different major magazines some of which include Argentine Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue (several editions), South African ELLE and Chinese GQ.
Candice has walked the runway for several other companies other than D & G and Victoria’s Secret. Some of these examples include; Jason Wu, Rag & Bone, Prabal Gurung, Michael Kors, Michael Kors, Giambattista Valli and Donna Karran among others.
Until now, Candice has been nominated in different awards some of which include; 100 Hottest Women in the World, World’s Top-Earning Models, World’s top 100 Beautiful Women among many others.
Net worth and Earnings
Candice Swanepoel has a net worth of $30 million. Much of her wealth and riches are as a result of the contract she signed with Victoria’s Secret, as she has worked with them since 2007. At the same time, she has also earned her fame from the “Royal Fantasy Bra” which has remained the most expensive bra since 2013.
Although Swanepoel never dreamt of becoming a model, she embraced the opportunity presented to her by Kevin Ellis. She mastered the skills of modelling which has made her one of the most famous models in the fashion business. At the same time, Candice is among the wealthiest and highly paid models in the industry.