10. Behati Prinsloo
Behati Prinsloo was born on May 16, 1988 in Vanderbijlpark, South Africa. She was discovered at 16 by modeling agency head, Sarah Doukas while on holiday in Cape Town. She's best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret lingerie model. She appeared in nine Victoria's Secret fashion shows from 2007 through 2015, becoming the face of Victoria's Secret PINK line in 2008 & an Angel in 2009. She has been a brand ambassador for Seafolly since 2012 & Pepe Jeans since 2014. She has appeared on the covers of international fashion magazines such as Vogue, GQ & Elle. She has been married to Adam Levine since July 19, 2014. They have 1 child.
9. Lindsay Ellingson
American Fashion Model Lindsay Ellingson was born in San Diego, California. Ellingson was discovered at a ProScout event that she attended in Orange County, California. She is currently (2011) a Victoria's Secret Angel and walked the VS runway in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. She has modeled for Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Proenza Schouler, Valentino, Christian Dior, and others.
8. Erin Heatherton
Erin Heatherton was born and grew up in Skokie, Illinois, the daughter of Laura (Stein) and Mark Bubley. She attended both Solomon Schechter (a Jewish day school) and Riles High School. She didn't fit well in her high school because of her tallness. Heatherton was discovered vacationing on South Beach, Miami where she went with her family on a minivan. She launched her career in New York City, walking for Diane von Fürstenberg, and has since modeled for Shiatzy Chen, Alberta Ferretti, Blumarine, Carolina Herrera, Derek Lam, Dolce & Gabbana, Gianfranco Ferré, Lacoste, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors, Moschino, Oscar de la Renta, and Tommy Hilfiger.
7. Constance Jablonski
Constance Marie Jeanine Jablonski was born on April 17, 1991 in Lille, France. She is best known for her work as an international fashion model. She was ranked #11 on the Top Female Model list in 2015 by models.com.. She has appeared in six Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2010 through 2015. Jablonski signed with Estée Lauder in 2010 to be one of the faces of the Estée Lauder brand. She has appeared on the catwalk and in campaigns for many notable Ready to Wear and Haute Coutre designers. Jablonski has appeared on the cover or has been featured in many international fashion magazines including Vogue, Russh, Marie Claire, Allure, Harper's Bazaar, Vanity Fair among others. She was discovered when entered the French Elite Model Look Contest in 2006.
6. Miranda Kerr
Miranda May Kerr was born in Sydney and raised in the small town of Gunnedah to John and Therese Kerr. Kerr's paternal grandmother lived on a farm, where she "raced motorbikes and rode horses." Her parents later moved the family to Brisbane when she and her younger brother Matthew were teenagers. She originally aspired to become a nutritionist and later studied nutrition and health psychology after her high school graduation, but entered a magazine contest shortly before her fourteenth birthday. Kerr attended All Hallows' School, where she graduated in 2000.
5. Doutzen Kroes
Doutzen Kroes is a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in eight Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2005 through 2014 and served as a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2008 to 2014. Kroes has been a brand ambassador for Miu Miu since 2013, L'Oreal since 2011 and Victoria's Secret since 2008. Kroes has appeared on the cover of current affairs magazine, Time, as well as many international fashion magazines including Vogue, Seventeen, Marie Claire, Elle, Harper's Bazaar among others. She also hold the record for most Vogue covers in a single year with nine, including four prestigious international September covers in 2013, furthering her reputation as the face of her generation. Kroes was named Model of the year in 2005 in a Vogue reader's poll in 2005. She was born on January 23, 1985 in Eastermar, Netherlands. She has been married since 2010 to DJ Sunnery Gorré with whom she has two children, Phyllon and Myllena.
4. Candice Swanepoel
Candice was born on October 20, 1988 in Mooi River, South Africa. She was discovered in 2003 by a model scout in a local flea market. She's a supermodel best known for her work as a Victoria Secrets lingerie model. She appeared in 9 Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2007 through 2015 before becoming an Angel in 2010. She has appeared in fashion shows & ads for many of the world's top brands as well as designers. She has been ranked as a top 10 earning model by Forbes every year since 2010. She has appeared on the cover or been featured in many international fashion magazines such as Vogue, Elle, GQ & Harper's Bazaar.
3. Rosie huntington whiteley
Rosie Alice Huntington-Whiteley is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secrets lingerie model and as a movie actress. She has appeared in five Victoria's Secret Fashion shows from 2006 through 2010 and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in November 2009. She has appeared on the cover of international fashion magazines including Vogue, GQ, Elle, Harper's Bazaar among others. Huntington-Whiteley has been modeling since 2003 for a variety of clothiers: Abercrombie & Fitch, Burberry, Karen Miller, Bloomingdale's, Ralph Lauren, DKNY to name a few. She has honored by being named 2009 Model of the Year by Elle, received Elle's 2012 Top Style Icon Award and Maxim voted her #1 on its 2011 Maxim's Hot 100 list.
2. Alessandra Ambrosio
Alessandra Corine Ambrosio was born in the Brazilian town of Erichim, Rio Grande do Sul, to petrol station-owning parents of Italian, Polish and Portuguese ancestry. She took up local modeling classes at the age of 12 and participated in Brazil's legendary 'Elite Model Look' competition two years later in 1996, where she landed among the 20 finalists. At the age of 15, she debuted in modeling for Dilson Stein, who's credited for discovering top models Gisele Bündchen and Caroline Trentini. Her modeling job took the right path when she appeared on the cover page of Brazilian Elle magazine. Thereafter, she was signed by Guess for its Fall 2000 Millennium Campaign. She was hired by the American lingerie brand 'Victoria's Secret' in 2000 and made her runway appearance at its fashion show. In 2004, she launched her own swimwear line, Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais, as a division of Rosa Cha, and was well received with 10,000 units being sold in its first month. She modeled at the The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show (2005), dressed in lingerie made completely from candy. In 2009, she featured on the cover of Marie Claire's July edition, along with Sacha Baron Cohen to promote his film Brüno (2009).
1. Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima was born on June 12, 1981 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. At the tender age of 13, Adriana entered the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest, where her unique beauty, derived from her Brazilian, African, Japanese, Portuguese, French, and Caribbean lineage, won her second place. Moving to New York at age 16, Adriana joined Elite Model Management and further pursued her modeling career, landing a campaign for the fashion designer Anna Molinari's clothing line. However, it was her appearance in several Guess? campaigns that gained her the recognition that catapulted her to being one of the world's top fashion models. Since then, she has appeared in campaigns for Anna Sui Jeans, Bebe, Gasoline, Mossimo, Victoria's Secret, BCBG, Keds, and XOXO, and has appeared on the covers of various fashion magazines, such as Vogue and Marie Claire. She consistently appears in the hyped Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows, gaining recognition as one of Victoria's Secret's Perfect 10s. Adriana is also dedicated to helping orphans in Brazil. She has also appeared in the Italian TIM mobile commercials.