Behati Prinsloo Profile, 7HollywoodMag - Fall 2013/14
Hip, Vibrant And Effortlessly Sexual - Life is good for the South African born model Behati Prinsloo. The 24 year old, who’s net worth is estimated to be $3 million has not only a high paying career as a Victoria’s Secret girl, she’s also the face of swimwear brand Seafolly and books high profile gigs regularly for the likes of Marc Jacobs, Chanel and Tommy Hilfiger amongst others. Despite a public declaration of her love of metal band Metallica she’s also managed to find love with pop crooner Adam Levine with the pair engaged to be married.
While on holiday in Cape Town, South Africa, at the age of 16, Prinsloo was discovered. Since then she’s graced the covers of Vogue, The Daily Telegraph magazine, Italy's Muse, Russian Vogue, French, Swedish & Italian Elle, and American Velvet.
Prinsloo’s history with Victoria’s Secret is epic. On her resume are appearances in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 In 2009, she was made a Victoria's Secret Angel whole she has been doing print work for the company as the face for their sub-brand "Pink".
Still despite this loyal service to an underwater brand, Prinsloo has an apparent disdain for the brassiere. In an interview with the New York Daily News, she confessed that she prefers not to wear a bra apart from when she's working. She even encourages other women to take them off. Of the all-natural look, she says:
She said, "I don't see the huge hoo-ha around it. Everybody has the same [body parts]. It's a body, it’s beautiful. Don't go naked, but if you're not wearing a bra and it's appropriate, totally."
Meanwhile, Behati has revealed that contrary to her all natural beauty, she does in fact work extremely hard to maintain her sensational body. Whether its kickboxing, yoga or pilates, she says exercise makes her both feel good and feel a real sense of achievement
Yet its not all work for Behati – who says she also a huge fan of photography. On fellow model and close pal Coco Rocha’s blog she revealed in an interview, "I only shoot film, mostly black and white, and I use a Nikon F10 and also the Contax G2. "I love film. Helmut Newton's pictures are amazing and that's what I want! I think digital in some ways took away a photographers freeness. Not knowing what you have and seeing the pictures when you develop them is really nice. Every one comes out different, and I love the feel of film, the way it looks."
Like so many models choosing to broaden their career prospects, Behati is also destined for the big (and small) screen. She has already guest starred on cop drama Hawaii Five-0 and played a starring role as a "rich girl," on a rock video for the band The Virgins. No doubt future hubby Mr Levine will and open some additional doors for his gal who is destined for greatness.