Behati Prinsloo is a popular name in the fashion world who is best known for her work for lingerie retailer Victoria’s Secret. She was walked in nine consecutive seasons for Victoria’s Secret between 2007 and 2015 as well as opened two Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows in 2014 and 2015, respectively. She has appeared on the covers of multiple editions of international magazines like Vogue, Elle, Marie Claire, i_D and V, to name a few.
Behati Prinsloo was born on the 16th of May 1989, in Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa, Namibia. She’s currently 30 years old.
|Birth Name||Behati Prinsloo|
|Date of Birth||May 16, 1989|
|Place of Birth||Grootfontein, Otjozondjupa, Namibia|
|Age||30 years old|
Family and Education
Behati Prinsloo is the only child of a church minister, Louis Francois “Boet” Prinsloo, and mother, Magda (née Rossouw), who runs a bed and breakfast. Her father was contracted to work in South Africa before she was born, but when she was three years old her family moved back to Namibia.
She is of Afrikaner (Dutch) descent as well as French and German, distant Latvian, and remote Portuguese, Norwegian, Belgian [both Flemish and Walloon], Swiss-French, Swiss-German, Danish, Swedish, Chinese, Indian, Indonesian, Malagasy, and other African [including Angolan] ancestry.
Behati Prinsloo attended Grootfontein Secondary School and left after Grade 9 to pursue modeling.
Behati Prinsloo Husband
Behati Prinsloo married Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine in Mexico on 19 July 2014. They have two children together. She gave birth to their first child, a daughter, Dusty Rose, on September 21, 2016. They had their second child, a daughter, Gio Grace, born on February 15, 2018.
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 10 inches|
Centimeters – 178 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 61 kg|
Pounds – 135 lbs
|Hair Color||light Brown|
|Shoe Size||8.5 (US) / 39 (EU) / 6 (UK)|
|Dress Size||6 (US) / 38 (EU) / 10 (UK)|
|Distinctive Features||Thin Body Frame|
Behati Prinsloo made her debut at Prada and Miu Miu shows in Milan and Paris in 2006.
In 2012, she made a guest appearance along with fellow model Jacquelyn Jablonski in an episode of the CBS series Hawaii Five-0.
Being Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2007.
In 2008, she became the face of Pink, Victoria’s Secret’s sub-brand targeting teens and preteens.
Behati has modeled and walked the ramp for Adore, Ann Taylor Loft, Aquascutum, Bloomingdale’s, DKNY Jeans, Gap, H&M, Hugo Boss, Juicy Couture, Kurt Geiger, Lacoste, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Max Studio, M by Missoni, Nina Ricci, Nine West, Pink by Victoria’s Secret, Seafolly, Sportmax, The Frye Company, Tommy Hilfiger.
Behati Prinsloo Favorite Things
- Favorite Food – Home Fries, Scrambled eggs with avocado, Toast, Pizza
- Favorite Book – Wasp Factory (By Iain Banks)
- Favorite Drink – Apple Juice (Homemade)
- Favorite Shopping Place – Nolita (or NoLIta) in New York City
- Favorite Places – Hawaii (America) and Cape Town (South Africa)
Behati Prinsloo Net Worth
Behati Prinsloo has a net worth of $9 million dollars. She loves wither family in a lavish $16 million Beverly Hills which is a 7,100 square-foot property that includes a home theater, library, gym, and maid quarters.
Behati Prinsloo Facts
Behati Prinsloo was discovered by a model scout while she was vacationing in Cape Town with her grandparents.
She moved to London in 2006 and she launched her modeling career that same year. She has since walked in fashion shows for Alexander Wang, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, Versace, Calvin Klein, Givenchy, Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Jil Sander, Marc Jacobs, Proenza Schouler, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Anna Sui, Michael Kors, and Yves Saint Laurent.
Behati was featured on the covers of international magazines like Vogue, Telegraph, Elle France, Elle Italia, Muse, Velvet, Marie Claire.
In 2009, she appeared as the rich girl in The Virgins’ music video ‘Rich Girls’.
She is good friends with Taylor Swift.
In 2010, Behati designed “Behati Loves Pink” swimsuit capsule collection for Victoria’s Secret.
She was chosen as the face of Pepe Jeans for their Spring/Summer campaign in 2014.
Behati was placed at number 12 on ‘The Top Sexiest Models’ by the fashion news site, models.com.
She is close friends with fellow models Candice Swanepoel, Doutzen Kroes, Lily Aldridge, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley.
Behati Prinsloo is fluent in both Afrikaans and English language.
She has a pet cat named Gollum.