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Candice Susan Swanepoel (born October 20, 1988) is a South African model. 


She was born to Willem Swanepoel and Eileen Swanepoel (née Green) and raised in Mooi River, South Africa, in an Afrikaner family of Dutch descent. Her father is from Mutare, Zimbabwe, previously known as Umtali. Her mother is South African. She has one older brother named Stephen.

While growing up, Candice was a ballet dancer. She attended boarding school at St. Anne's Diocesan College in the nearby town of Hilton. Candice is fluent in Afrikaans, English, and Portuguese.

Career beginnings

At age 15, she was spotted by a model scout in a Durban flea market

Personal life

She began dating Brazilian model Hermann Nicoli after they met in Paris in 2005. In August 2015, the couple announced their engagement after 10 years of dating. They separated in late 2018. They have two sons, Anacã (born October 5, 2016 (2016-10-05) (age 5)) and Ariel (born June 19, 2018 (2018-06-19) (age 3)).

Victoria's Secret Fashion Show

Candice has walked in 11 Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows. She has been an Angel since 2010. She has worn 1 fantasy bra. She missed the 2016 show because of her pregnancy.


Candice walked in Segment 3: Think Pink.


Candice walked in Segment 1: Glamour Goddess, Segment 4: PINK Planet, and Segment 5: Ballet de Fleurs.


Candice walked in Segment 1: Star Trooper, Segment 3: PINK Planet, and Segment 4: Enchanted Forest.


Candice walked in Segment 1: Tough Love, Segment 2: Country Girls, and Segment 4: Heavenly Bodies.


Candice walked in Segment 1: Ballet, Segment 3: Passion, and Segment 5: I Put a Spell On You.


Candice walked in Segment 1: Circus, Segment 3: Calendar Girls, and Segment 6: Angels In Bloom.


Candice walked in Segment 1: British Invasion wearing the Fantasy Bra, Segment 2: Shipwrecked, and Segment 6: Snow Angels.


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


Candice walked in Segment 1: Boho Psychedelic and Segment 5: Ice Angels.


Candice walked in Segment 1: Punk Angels and Segment 5: Nomadic Adventure.


Candice walked in Segment 2: Golden Angels and Segment 7: Celestial Angel.


Favorite place in the world?

If you were a spice, which would you be?

The 5 things you can't live without?
My puppies, family, yoga, beach and sun.

What haven't you done yet that you wish you could?
Have my own shelter for abused animals or an environmental protection organization, skydive, have a big family, get my yoga certification, and have my own business someday.

What did you eat for breakfast?
Tea with milk and honey, homemade granola and greek yogurt and eggs for protein.

Morning or night person?
Morning... mostly because I have to be. In the winter it's harder to get up in the morning, but in the summer I try to get the most out of my days.

Righty ot lefty?

Pink or red?

Chocolate or vanilla?
Chocolate always!!!!

Boxers or briefs?

The most glamorous part of your job?
Getting to travel the most beautiful islands and most luxurious hotels in the world.

The least glamorous part of your job?
4:30 am call times, missed and delayed flights... and having your hair pulled.

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