Behati Prinsloo

Behati Prinsloo, super model, was born on the 16th of May, 1989 in Grootfontein, Namibia. She started her career when she was approached while on a vacation with her grandparents in Cape Town and from there she rose to fame becoming one of the famous names in the fashion industry.

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Personal life

Born to Boet, a church minister and Magda who runs a small lodge, Behati was raised in her hometown of Grootfontein. She had proper education in a school and picked up English alongside her native Afrikaans.

In May 2012, Prinsloo started dating Adam Levine, lead singer of the famous band, Maroon 5 and in the July of 2014, she tied the knot with Adam in Mexico. Their wedding was a quiet affair which took place at the Flora Farms in Los Cabos. September of 2016 ushered in joy for the couple in the form of a baby girl whom they named Dusty Rose Levine.


At 16 years of age, Prinsloo went to London to pursue modelling. The charming, hazel eyed Behati got her debut in the Prada and Miu Miu shows in Milan and Paris. In the same year, she did photo shoots for the Vogue UK and Italy. In 2006, she worked with big names like Chanel, Alexander McQueen. After the launch of designer Henry Holland’s T-shirt with a tag line “Fancy a screw, Behati Prinsloo?” her popularity rose.

Year after , in 2007, Prinsloo got her big break when she started modelling for the famous Victoria's Secret and after just one year with them , she was made the face of Pink, a sub brand of Victoria's Secret bringing out casuals targeting mainly teens.

2009 brought more success and fame for Prinsloo as she was selected as one of the five Victoria's Secret Angels. Nine consecutive Victoria's Secret fashion shows included Behati as one of the models and she even opened for two consecutive years 2014 and 2015. The video of her reaction to learning that she's the opener in 2015 has over 1 million YouTube views.

The Australian swimwear brand, Seafolly, chose Prinsloo as their brand ambassador for their summer collection of 2012. The Pepe Jeans 2014 summer/ spring collection featured Behati as their main face. 2015 marked her debut on the cover page of Victoria's Secret swim catalog. She has walked the runway for many fashion giants including Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs, Lacoste and Chanel.

Apart from Storm, the agency that discovered her, she has worked with Women Management (New York), Women Milan and Model Management (Paris). She ranked 12th in “The Top Sexiest Models” by fashion news site! Prinsloo has an active social network life.

As of today, her Instagram followers number an amazing 4.8 million. She uses tumblr as well. As famous as Prinsloo is it's easy to assume she has quite a bit of wealth. The number being a whooping 3 million dollars and at the rate her career is going that number will only go one way -Up!

Quick Facts
Birth Date: 16 May, 1988
Age: 31 yrs
Occupations: Model
Citizenship: Namibia
Birth Place: Vanderbijlpark
Gender: Female
Description: Namibian model
Spouse: Adam Levine [M. 2014]
Net Worth 2021: 9 million
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Last Modified: Jun 27 2020
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