If you guys haven’t heard yet, Victoria’s Secret has decided to add ten new angels to their roster of beautiful models. These group of ladies are not only beautiful, but they all have their unique talents and interests as well. Belleza Moda’s featured post today brings to you the many aspects of these ladies. Contrary to people’s belief, Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, and Taylor Swift were not added to the permanent roster of Victoria’s Secret angels. It’s up to you guys to decide which model or models you’re most anticipating to see on the runways.
1. Elsa Hosk
This beautiful blonde bombshell hails from Sweden and was born on November 7, 1988. Before becoming an official Victoria’s Secret angel she has also walked the runways for H&M, Dior, Dolce and Gabbana, Ungaro, Lilly Pulitzer, and Guess. Back in her native country of Sweden, Elsa was a professional basketball player. Standing tall at a height of 5’9.5, it’s no wonder this angel was a former professional basketball player (though her skills most likely attributed to her success as well).
2. Monika “Jac” Jagaciak
Some of you may be extremely familiar with Monika “Jac” Jagaciak even before hearing that she is a new member of the Victoria’s secret angels. Jac hails from Poland and was born on January 15, 1994, making her 21 years of age this year. Jagaciak’s entire family is heavily into sports. Her mother is a phys ed teacher, her sister Anna competes in long jump and triple jump. Jagaciak’s father is also an athletic coach. Jac stands at around 5’11 and has stated that if she were not modeling she would most likely be pursuing a career in athletics as well.
3. Jasmine Tookes
Jasmine Tookes was born on February 1st, 1991 in Huntington Beach, California. Tookes’ mother is a celebrity stylist as well. Not only that, Tookes was actually discovered while waiting in her mother’s showroom. She stands at around 5’9 inches, making this beauty the perfect height for modeling Victoria’s Secret’s lingerie wear.
4. Ekaterina “Kate” Grigorieva
Kate Grigorieva was born on September 15, 1989 in Olenegorsk, Russia. She was born into a military family and she studied at Murmansk State Technical University, earning a degree in Marketing. In 2012, Grigorieva took part in the Miss Russia contest and placed among the Top 10 finalists. Not only has she competed in Miss Russia, she has also participated in Russia’s Next Top Model, placing Runner-Up in the competition.
5. Lais Ribeiro
This angel hails from Brazil and was born on October 5th, 1990. During Brazil Fashion Week in 2011 for Spring/Summer, Lais was the most in demand and booked model for the week. Along with this, the Brazilian beauty was going to school for nursing before her modeling career took off.
6. Martha Hunt
Prior to becoming a Victoria’s Secret angel, Martha Hunt was known for her modeling work with Free People. She was born on April 27th, 1989 in North Carolina and stands at 5’10. Her first runway show was in 2007 for Issey Miyake. Since then, she has walked for Miu Miu, Prada, Louis Vuitton, and many more.
7. Romee Strijd
Romee Strijd is a Dutch fashion model born on July 19, 1995. She stands at around 5’9.5. She’s a huge workout afficionado and is a fan of ballet, boxing, pilates, and more. Throughout her runway career she has walked for Acne, Prada, Rag & Bone, and many more.
8. Sara Sampaio
Sara Sampaio is a Portuguese model who stands at 5’8. She was born on July 21, 1991 in Porto, Portugal. She is best known for working with Victoria’s Secret, Calzedonia, and for her appearance in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. Not only has she appeared in renowned magazines, she has also been in GQ, Elle, Vogue, Glamour, and has won the Portuguese Golden Globe in 2011, 2012, and 2014 for best female model.
9. Stella Maxwell
Stella Maxwell is a Northern Irish fashion model who was born in Belgium on May 15, 1990. She was raised in Belgium until the age of 13, then moved to Australia and later on to New Zealand. Stella was discovered at Otago university. She stands at an astonishing 5’9 and has advertised for Alexander McQueen, Asos, H&M, River Island, and many more.
10. Taylor Marie Hill
Taylor Marie Hill is an American model born on March 5, 1996 in Colarado. She was discovered in an unusual place, a barn in Granby by an agent. She has walked the runway for 3.1 Phillip Lim, Alexander Wang, Christopher Kane, DKNY, and many more. In 2015, she was voted as the most promising model by Couturesque’s readers.
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