16 May 1989 |
Grootfontein, South-West Africa (now Namibia)
|Spouse(s)||Adam Levine (m. 2014)|
|Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|Hair color||Light brown|
|Dress size||6 (US)
|Shoe size||8.5 (US)
D Management Group
Behati Prinsloo (/ / bee-AH-tee PRINS-loo; Afrikaans: [prɪnslʊə]; born 16 May 1989) is a Namibian model. In 2008, she became the face of the Victoria's Secret sub-brand Pink and moved on to become a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2009.
Prinsloo was born in Grootfontein, South-West Africa (now Namibia) where her father, Boet, is a church minister, and her mother, Magda, runs a bed and breakfast. She grew up speaking Afrikaans and was educated in English.
Prinsloo has walked in fashion shows for Chanel, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Zac Posen, MaxMara, Lacoste, and Miu Miu. She has been on the covers of Vogue, Mexican GQ, L'Officiel Netherlands, i-D Magazine, V, The Daily Telegraph magazine, Italy's Muse, Russian Vogue, Mexican Vogue, Spanish Vogue, French, Swedish & Italian Elle, Jalouse and American Velvet. Her ad campaigns include Victoria's Secret, Adore, Aquascutum, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, Kurt Geiger, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Seafolly, Stefanel, Juicy Couture, Lacoste, Max Studio, Nina Ricci, Tommy Hilfiger, Gap, DKNY Jeans and Nine West as well as a lot of editorials like Vogue Italia, Interview Magazine, Glamour Magazine, Love Magazine, Vogue Japan, Vogue España .
Henry Holland singled out Prinsloo on a T-shirt for his Fall collection in 2006 that read, "Fancy a screw, Behati Prinsloo?" On her resume are appearances in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2007–13. In 2009, Prinsloo was made a Victoria's Secret Angel. She has been doing print work for the company as the face for their sub-brand Pink. In 2014 she opened the show for the first time.
Prinsloo ranked 12th on The Top Sexiest Models list by models.com. She was announced as the face of Australian swimwear brand Seafolly for summer 2012. She is the face of Pepe Jeans campaign for Spring/Summer 2014. She played the rich girl in the "Rich Girls" music video by The Virgins.
The night before 4 December 2012 airing of the annual Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Prinsloo and fellow Victoria's Secret models Jacquelyn Jablonski and Jasmine Tookes guest starred on 3 December "Ha'awe Make Loa" episode of CBS' Hawaii Five-0 playing themselves. In June 2014, Prinsloo made a cameo appearance in a preview of Missy Elliott protégée Sharaya J's "Shut It Down" via a T by Alexander Wang campaign.
Prinsloo dated British model Jamie Strachan from 2005 to 2012. Prinsloo began dating Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine in 2012 and announced their engagement in July 2013. The couple married in Mexico on 19 July 2014.
|2012||Hawaii Five-0||Herself||Episode: Ha'awe Make Loa|
|2009||"Rich Girls"||The Virgins|
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|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Behati Prinsloo.|
- Behati Prinsloo at the Fashion Model Directory
- Behati Prinsloo model profile at Teen Vogue
- Behati Prinsloo profile at NYmag.com
- Behati Prinsloo photos at Style.com (archived at the Wayback Machine)