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Behati Prinsloo Levine (born May 16, 1989) is a Namibian model.

Biography

She was born in South Africa, but raised in Grootfontein, Namibia. Her father was contracted to work in South Africa before she was born, but when she was three years old her family moved back to Namibia. She is the only child of father Louis Francois "Boet" Prinsloo, who is a church minister, and mother, Magda (née Rossouw), who runs a bed and breakfast. Her family are Afrikaners and she grew up speaking Afrikaans as her native language; she was educated in English.

She attended Grootfontein Secondary School and left after Grade 9 to pursue modeling.

Career beginnings

Her modeling career began when she was discovered while vacationing in Cape Town, South Africa with her grandparents. "We went to the grocery store after church and this guy came up to me and asked if I was a model and wrote his number on a piece of paper..."

Personal life

She began dating Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine in 2012. They were married on July 19, 2014, in Mexico. The couple has two daughters, Dusty Rose (born September 21, 2016 (2016-09-21) (age 5)) and Gio Grace (born February 15, 2018 (2018-02-15) (age 3)).

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Behati has walked in 10 Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows. She has been an Angel since 2009. She missed the 2016 show and the 2017 show due to her pregnancies.

2007

Behati walked in Segment 3: Think Pink.

2008

Behati walked in Segment 4: PINK Planet.

2009

Behati walked in Segment 3: PINK Planet.

2010

Behati walked in Segment 3: Game On and Segment 6: PINK.

2011

Behati walked in Segment 2: Super Angels and Segment 6: Club PINK.

2012

Behati walked in Segment 2: Dangerous Liaisons, Segment 3: Calendar Girls, and Segment 6: Angels In Bloom.

2013

Behati walked in Segment 1: British Invasion, Segment 2: Shipwrecked, and Segment 6: Snow Angels.

2014

Behati walked in Segment 1: Gilded Angels, Segment 5: Fairy Tale, and Segment 6: Angel Ball.

2015

Behati walked in Segment 1: Boho Psychedelic and Segment 6: Firework.

2018

Behati walked in Segment 1: Glam Royale and Segment 6: Downtown Angel.

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Favorite place in the world?
Africa and home.

If you were a spice, which would you be?
I grew up on this seasoning called aromat. That's what I would be!

The 5 things you can't live without?
My family, my friends, water, food and sunshine.

What haven't you done yet that you wish you could?
I would like to start an initiative to stop shark finning and poaching of animals. It truly breaks my heart.

What did you eat for breakfast?
Avocado on toast, coffee and fresh squeezed orange juice.

Morning or night person?
Night. Not really a morning person. Unless it's my birthday or Christmas.

Righty ot lefty?
Righty.

Pink or red?
Red.

Chocolate or vanilla?
Both, seriously.

Boxers or briefs?
Boxer briefs.

The most glamorous part of your job?
Having the opportunity to travel to some of the most exotic and beautiful placed around the globe, meeting new incredible people all of the time and experiencing things I never thought I would.

The least glamorous part of your job?
4 am call times, delayed flights and spending my days in an airport. Not so glamorous.

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