There is no doubt that it is no small feat to get back on your feet shortly after giving birth and to run on highly fashionable piste shows. But that’s exactly what professional models do again and again, so it’s no wonder that Namibian catwalk beauty Behati Prinsloo still impresses fashion lovers with her hot body even after two children.
For those who may not know her, Behati is an international top model and one of the Angels of Victoria’s Secret variants. She is of African origin and was born in South Africa, although she has the Namibian nationality. Throughout her career, she has appeared on the covers of major magazines around the world and has also walked the catwalks of many famous brands such as H&M. Her career has undergone significant improvements over the years, which have taken her beyond modeling to become a familiar face on TV shows and music videos. Learn more about her below.
Behati Prinsloo’s age, Ethnicity
Behati was born on 16 May 1988 in Prinsloo. The only child of her parents, Bahati’s comes from an African family that lived in South Africa. But after three years of her birth, they moved back to Grootfontein, Namibia, where she spent her childhood. Her father Louis Francois “Boet” Prinsloo is a church pastor, while her mother Magada runs a bread and breakfast accommodation business. The family speaks Afrikaans as their native language, but she received her education in English from Grootfontein Secondary School. After 9th grade, however, she left school to concentrate on modeling as she was discovered by a guy who wrote his number on a paper while she was on holiday in Cape Town with her grandparents.
Her first job in the industry was just to record her feet as Prada in Miu Miu Exclusive. Then she did her first advertising campaign, Marc by Marc Jacobs. Since then she has become a respectable influencer of fashion in the industry. Her past successes include her first Pink contract model and being named the 14th Sexiest Female Model by models.com. She currently models for Victoria’s Secret since joining the brand’s Angels in 2009. Behati Prinsloo is also the face of the Australian swimwear brand Seafolly for summer 2012.
The slender elite model has so far opened two of Victoria’s Secret fashion shows in a row. Nevertheless, she made history by running nine of Victora’s Secret Fashion Shows in a row from 2007 to 2015.
Over the years, Behati has regularly appeared in the front rows of the catwalks of major fashion brands such as Nina Ricci, Nine West, Yves Saint Laurent, Alexander Wang, Alexander McQueen, Calvin Klein, Givenchy, Christian Dior, Anna Sui, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Versace, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu, and many others.
The supermodel has also appeared on many covers of top magazines like Vogue for various countries such as Brazil, Turkey, Russia, Thailand, and many others. She has also been the face of Elle magazines for various countries as well as Marie Claire. Other magazines for which she has become a cover girl are the Telegraph, I-D Magazine, V Magazine, Russia Magazine, 10 Magazine, The Edit, Jalouse, So It Goes Magazine and L’Officiel Netherlands. She has done a lot of advertising campaigns for H&M. Tommy Hilfiger, Juicy Couture Black Label and so much more.
Outside the catwalks, the catwalk queen appeared with other Victoria’s Secret Angels in an episode of CBS Hawaii Five-0 entitled Ha awe Make Loa. She also appeared in various music videos.
What makes her career even more icing on the cake is that she has talented design skills and has created for major brands. Some of her designs include a denim line for THVM, fashion, and accessories collection for Juicy Couture and Behati Loves Pink Swimsuit capsule collection for Victoria’s Secret.
Relationship to Adam Levin
Prinsloo began in 2012 with Levine Adam, the vocal coach, and frontman of Maroon 5, and the duo suffered a slight hiatus in 2013, but it seemed that they rekindled their love quickly enough when they started up again the same year. Months later Levin proposed to the top model and in early 2014 they started planning their wedding. That same year in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, the couple made the covenant for life in front of many celebrity guests. Two years after their wedding, they welcomed their first little bundle of joy, daughter Dusty Rose Levin. They currently adore the parents of two lovely girls and are still strong.
Before this seemingly endless relationship, Behati Prinsloo was in a long-lasting relationship with his colleague Jamie. Her relationship with the British model lasted 5 years and ended in 2011 – just one year before her relationship with Levine Adam.
Height and other body measurements
Behati Prinsloo is stunningly slim and weighs only 61 kg or 141 pounds for her 5 ft10 inches or 178 cm height. She has a waist measurement of 24 inches or 61 cm, chest measurement of 34 inches or 86 cm, the hip measurement of 89 cm and wears bra size 32B, shoe/foot size 8, 5 (US) / 39 (EU).
The model was able to achieve this hot look by dieting, Pilates, swimming, paddle boarding, and other exercises. According to the angel, Pilates makes her flexible and stronger. Your Pilates workout consists of a warm-up, stretching, cardio, ball work, etc. She uses water games, which she says are a form of distraction from the problems of the world, to relieve tension and stress. The game also helps to leave her skin clean through detoxification. It also helps to make her legs stronger.