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Behati Prinsloo

Model

Born: 16 May 1989
Birthplace: Grootfontein, Namibia
Best known as:

The Namibian-born face of Victoria's Secret "Pink" clothing

Behati Prinsloo was 15 when she was discovered by a fashion scout while on vacation in Cape Town, South Africa in 2005. She signed with the Storm modeling agency, and before the year was out she had modeled in Paris and London and appeared in Vogue magazine in Italy. Round-faced, red-cheeked, hazel-eyed and athletic, Behati Prinsloo was young enough to pose as a lip-chewing schoolgirl and old enough to made up in the usual outlandish outfits for an appearance in Velvet magazine. She began modeling for Victoria's Secret in 2007, becoming in particular the face of the company's "Pink" line of casual clothing.

Extra credit:

Behati Prinsloo is 5'10" tall, according to Storm Models... Another famous person born in Namibia: Shiloh Jolie-Pitt.

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