Victoria's Secret, known for its luxurious high-street lingerie, operates a vast retail network of 1,000 stores, in addition to maintaining one of the largest online lingerie stores. Founded in 1977, the lingerie giant has recruited the world's most beautiful models to help rebrand their collections. Presented by the company as their "Angels," some of the high-achieving women have emerged as the most legendary models ever. From Stephanie Seymour to Tyra Banks, see the greatest Victoria's Secret Angel of all time.
Adriana Lima, widely regarded as the most iconic Brazilian model in history, holds the top position among the most renowned Victoria's Secret models. She was an Angel from 1999 to 2018, making her the longest-running model for the brand. The 42-year-old supermodel was also named the MVA (Most Valuable Angel) of Victoria's Secret in 2017.
Widely known for her long-running reality television series America's Next Top Model, Tyra Banks, 49, walked for Victoria's Secret between 1996 and 2005. The world's top-earning models modelled Victoria's Secret's Diamond Dream Bra in 1997 and the Heavenly "70" Fantasy Bra in 2004.
Miranda Kerr rose to fame as one of the first Australian Victoria's Secret models who dawned the wings from 2007 to 2012. Starting her modelling career very early, the 40-year-old Angel has consistently ranked on the list of highest-earning models.
The English model joined the rank of Victoria's Secret angels from 2006 to 2010. Apart from her modelling career, the 36-year-old supermodel is also widely recognised for her acting career in which she stars in The Transformers series, playing Carly Spencer in 2011.
Bridget Hall, the American model was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 1998 to 2002. By the age of 17, she was ranked among the moneymaking supermodels along with Christy Turlington and Cindy Crawford.
The Brazilian model, Gisele Bündchen, made her first appearance in the 1999 Victoria's Secret fashion show and became an official Angel for seven years. The 43-year-old model wore the Red Hot Fantasy Bra and Panties in 2000 and the Sexy Splendour Fantasy Bra in 2005.
Starting her career in 1999, the Czech model Karolína Kurková first appeared in the 2000 Victoria's Secret runway show. She also became the first cover model of Vogue Czechoslovakia and has modelled for several magazines.
Alessandra Ambrosio is among the highly paid models in the world and has modelled for great fashion houses including Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Next, and Armani. The 42-year-old Brazilian star performed as Victoria's Secret model from 2000 to 2017.
The Canadian model, Jessica Stam joined the ranks of Angels in 2006, after winning the Los Angeles Model Look contest in 2002. Starting modelling at the age of 16, she was named one of the World’s 15 Top-Earning Supermodels in 2007.
Jessica Stam's career modelling was launched in 2003, in the Netherlands but she was quickly cast by lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret in 2005. The 38-year-old Dutch star has repeatedly been named as one of the highest-paid models in the industry.
Laetitia Casta is a French model and actress who gained widespread recognition for her work with Victoria's Secret from 1998 to 2000. The 45-year-old star became an actress, starring in several films including The Blue Bicycle (2000).
The Caymanian model and actress is best known as one of Victoria's Secret's Angels from 2005 to 2010. Selita Ebanks has been the face of brands including Ralph Lauren and Neiman Marcus.
The South African model, Candice Swanepoel, dawned the wings from 2010 to 2017. Listed 8th among the top-earning models, she has been on the cover of the biggest magazines like Vogue.
Stephanie Seymour was one of the top supermodels during the 1980s and 1990s, featured on the cover of Vogue and other magazines. Born July 23, 1968, the American model and actress walked for Victoria's Secret from 1995 to 2000.
The American model, Lily Aldridge, is most recognised for being a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2010 until 2018. The 37-year-old model also appeared in the biggest magazines including Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.
Born on 1 June 1973, Heidi Klum was the first German model to become a Victoria's Secret Angel who dawned the wings from 1997 and 2009. She is best known for wearing the Millennium Bra in 1999, the Heavenly Star Bra in 2001, and the Very Sexy Fantasy Bra in 2003.
Josephine Skriver, the Danish model has graced the pages of Victoria's Secret and walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show since 2013. She became the Victoria's Secret Angel in February 2016, making her the first Danish Angel since Helena Christensen.
Cindy Crawford is one of the models who elevated Victoria’s Secret Company to a prestigious position. Aged 57, the American supermodel and actress has been the face of numerous brands including Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle.
The English model Naomi Campbell is regarded as one of the standout stars of the mid-'90s Supermodel Era. She is the first black woman to appear on the covers of Vogue France and Time and has been the face of countless brands. The 53-year-old model walked for Victoria's Secret between 1996 and 2005.