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Candice Swanepoel Net Worth

Swanepoel, Candice An estimated $25 million is the net worth of South African fashion model Candice Swanepoel. The birth of Candice Swanepoel



With her distinctive wide-set, pale blue eyes, and full lips, she made her American television debut in the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2007. This launched her into a new career as a “angel” for Victoria’s Secret. She also participated in the show’s seasons from 2008 through 2010. Swanepoel was selected as the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Swim Catalogue cover girl. Also selected to don the “Fantasy Bra” in the 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was Swanepoel. Mouawad produced the $10 million bra known as the “Royal Fantasy Bra” (a privately held international jewelry company). The bra and its matching belt featured over 4,200 precious gems, including rubies, diamonds and yellow sapphires and set in 18 carat gold with a 52-carat ruby at the center. Since the 2005 “Sexy Splendor Fantasy Bra,” which was originally owned by model Gisele Bündchen, the “Royal Fantasy Bra” is the priciest Fantasy Bra.

Early Years and Career Beginnings: Candice Swanepoel was born in 1988 to an Afrikaaner family in Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Her father, Willem, is from Mutare, Zimbabwe, and her mother, Eileen, is from South Africa. Swanepoel has an older brother named Stephen. She trained in dance while attending St. Anne’s Diocesan College in the sleepy town of Hilton for boarding school. Swanepoel was found by a model scout at a Durban flea market when she was 15 years old.

Swanepoel started to show up in lots of editorials. She has been featured in American, South African, British, Italian, Spanish, German, Russian, Australian, Japanese, Chinese, Mexican, Brazilian, Argentine, Turkish, Korean, and Czech versions of such publications as Vogue, Allure, Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, V, and i-D.

Designer Collaborations: Among the famous designer brands for which Swanepoel has walked the runway are Chanel, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, Michael Kors, Jason Wu, Oscar de la Renta, Elie Saab, Dolce and Gabbana, and Diane von Fürstenberg. She has also worked with numerous other brands, including Rag & Bone, Versace, Givenchy, Tommy Hilfiger, Donna Karan, Sportmax, Versace, Jean Paul Gaultier, Versace, and many more.

Candice Swanepoel Net Worth
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Victoria’s Secret Angel: Swanepoel modeled for the Kardashians’ swimsuit collection after becoming a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010. She formally inaugurated the first Victoria’s Secret retail location in Canada in August of that same year, which was situated in Edmonton’s West Edmonton Mall. Later, in 2013, Swanepoel was named the cover model of the Victoria’s Secret Swim Catalogue, and was chosen to wear the Royal Fantasy Bra in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. More than 4,200 priceless stones, including diamonds, rubies, and yellow sapphires set in 18-carat gold, were used in Mouawad’s $10 million bra and belt.

In 2018, Swanepoel launched her own swimwear collection, called Tropic of C, which features retro bikinis and minimalist one-pieces. She received the Launch of the Year prize at the fifth annual Daily Front Row Awards in recognition of this accomplishment.

Swanepoel debuted at position 10 on Forbes’ list of the highest-paid models in terms of wealth. Her earnings between 2010 and 2011 were reportedly $3 million. In 2013, she jumped up a spot on the Forbes list to number nine, with estimated earnings of $3.3 million. She ranked eighth on the 2015 and 2016 lists, respectively, with $5 million and $7 million in earnings.

Real estate: Swanepoel once resided in an East Village, New York City, two-bedroom, two-bathroom penthouse that cost $1.35 million. The house has a balcony, an open-concept kitchen and living space, and a master bedroom with a marble master bathroom. The building itself, meanwhile, boasts a 24-hour doorman, a sauna and massage room, and a fully staffed fitness room with lounge. Swanepoel listed the condo for $1.89 million in 2018.

Personal Life and Charity: In 2005, Swanepoel began dating Brazilian model Hermann Nicoli, whom she met while modeling in Paris. Swanepoel acquired Portuguese from Nicoli, enhancing her fluency in English and Afrikaans. The couple, who had two boys named Anac and Ariel, got engaged in 2015. 2018 saw their divorce. Swanepoel divides her time between New York City and Brazil.

On the philanthropic side of things, Swanepoel is actively involved in mothers2mothers, an international non-profit charity dedicated to achieving an HIV-free generation of mothers and children in South Africa. Swanepoel created denim for the group and was named its patron and global ambassador in 2019.

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