10. Isabeli Fontana
Isabeli was only 16 when she appeared in Victoria’s Secret lingerie catalog in violation of the company’s policy not to employ anyone below 18. Versace, Ralph Lauren and Valentino soon signed her up.
9. Brooklyn Decker
Brooklyn was discovered when she was just a teenager shopping in a mall in Charlotte. In just about 10 years, she has appeared on the cover of the swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated, been featured on the 2010 Swim catalogue of Victoria’s Secret. She is now married to tennis star Andy Roddick.
8. Doutzen Kroes
Doutzen is a Dutch model and actress. She started working for the Victoria’s Secret in 2004 and became an Angel in 2008. In 2012 she came in fifth on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $6.9 million in one year.
7. Lindsay Ellingson
Lindsay was a college student taking up Biology at the University of California in San Diego before she was discovered while walking down the street. She became a Victoria’s Secret model in 2007 and she is now the face of its perfume line and its new bra line called Gorgeous.
6. Heidi Klum
Klum was the first German to become an angel of Victoria’s Secret and she was a regular on its fashion shows for 13 years. She has also appeared in several films and television shows. Klum is the second richest model in the world.
5. Rosie Huntington-Whiteley
Rosie is an English model and actress. After making her debut for Victoria’s Secret in 2006, the young beauty has captivated the entire world. It’s her role as the “flirty” Victoria’s Secret Angel that initially earned her a stellar reputation.
4. Miranda Kerr
Miranda is the girl with the killer dimples with a girl-next-door aura. She has been with Victoria’s Secret since 2007, the first Australian model to be featured in the annual fashion show.
3. Alessandra Ambrosio
Ambrosio is a Brazilian model with Polish and Italian blood. She is best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company’s “Pink” line.
2. Candice Swanepoel
Candice is a South African model. She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010. She has been inducted into the top 10 in Forbes’s World’s Top-Earning Models list.
1. Adriana Lima
The Brazilian supermodel has made a major name for herself as a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Since joining the brand in 2000, Lima has been widely regarded as one of the most desirable Angels. Despite many of her contemporaries moving on from the brand, Lima’s been loyal to the lingerie line for over a decade.