Candice Susan Swanepoel (/ˈswɒnəpuːl/ SWON-ə-pool; Afrikaans: ; born 20 October 1988) is a South African supermodel, best known for her work with Victoria's Secret. In 2012, she came in 10th on the Forbes top-earning models list.
Swanepoel was born to Willem and Eileen Swanepoel and raised in Mooi River, South Africa, in an Afrikaner family of Dutch descent. She has one brother named Stephen. At age 15, she was spotted by a model scout in a Durban flea market. Swanepoel has appeared in editorials in American, Italian, British, Spanish, German, Russian, Australian, Brazilian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Mexican Vogue; British, Italian, and Chinese Elle; American and Korean Harper's Bazaar;V, Allure, and W.