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Who is Candice Swanepoel? Meet Victoria’s Secret Model Getting Close to Harry Styles

It seems like Harry Styles adores Candice Swanepoel! According to a report by The Sun, the They Don’t Know About Us crooner has “grown close” to South African model Candice Swanepoel.

So, who is Candice Swanepoel? Continue reading further to know everything about Victoria’s Secret model who has struck a bond with the popular British singer-songwriter Harry Styles.

Candice Swanepoel has reportedly grown close to Harry Styles

The former One Direction member has been linked to Candice Swanepoel now. For those of you who are unaware, let us share with you that she is the seventh model linked to the singer.

A close source has told the media outlet The Sun, “Harry is one of the world’s biggest music superstars so it’s not surprising supermodels are lining up to date him.”

The insider went on to say, “He’s got history with Victoria’s Secret models and has been linked to six others who have all walked in their fashion shows.” The source further added Candice “is one of Victoria’s Secret’s most successful Angels” and Harry “is one of Victoria’s Secret’s most successful Angels.”

How did Candice Swanepoel and Harry Styles meet?

It has been reported by the media outlet The Sun, that the Love of My Life singer and renowned model crossed paths for the first time in the year 2017 when he performed at the lingerie brand’s Shanghai show.

Over the last couple of years, the Grammy-winning musician has dated a couple of catwalk models. In the year 2013, he was rumored to be dating the Only Murders in the Building star Cara Delevingne.

Next year, Harry was snapped out and about with the former Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kendall Jenner. The pair pulled the plug on their romance after 3 months of dating.

Soon after, The X Factor alum started dating Australian model Nadine Leopold in 2015 but their romance wasn’t meant to last forever and they called it quits in March 2015 due to their hectic schedules.

During the same year, Styles also sparked romance rumors with Portuguese Angel Sara Sampaio and New Zealand-born Georgia Fowler. Then, people thought that Harry’s song  Kiwi was about Georgia.

While appearing on the Morning Show, Fowler said, “Ah, don’t know anything about it. I definitely don’t have a baby! The song’s all about [having a baby] so I think it’s highly unlikely [it’s about me].”

Harry reconciled his romance with the Tequila 818 founder Kenny but they ultimately parted ways for good in 2016. The following year, he dated the French-American model Camille Rowe.

Candice, for her part, has been single since her 2018 split from Brazilian model Hermann Nicoli. The exes share two kids together. The pair called it quits in November 2018, but they continue to co-parent their 2 sons.

Here’s all you need to know Candice Swanepoel (age, profession, and more)

Candice Swanepoel is a model by profession. The South-African beauty was born on  October 20, 1988, in Mooi River, Natal, South Africa to Willem Swanepoel and Eileen Swanepoel. At the moment, she is 34 years old.

The Victoria’s Secret model is from an Afrikaner family of Dutch origin. Her mother Eileen is South African, on the other hand, when we talk about her father, Willem, he is originally from Mutare, Zimbabwe. She has an elder brother named Stephen.

During her childhood days, Candice was a ballet dancer. Back in the day, she went to the boarding school at St. Anne’s Diocesan College in the nearby town of Hilton. Then, she was snapped by a model scout in a Durban flea market. At that point in time, she was only 15 years old.

Candice Swanepoel has modeled for various magazines and famous fashion houses

Candice became a Victoria’s Secret model in the year 2010. Throughout the course of her modeling career, she has featured in editorials in American, Italian, British, Spanish, German, Greek, Russian, Australian, Brazilian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, and Mexican Vogue and Korean Harper’s BazaarVAllureW, and i-D.

Swanepoel has hit the runway for many brands such as Tommy Hilfiger, Fendi, Chanel, Dolce and Gabbana, Oscar de la Renta, Elie Saab, Michael Kors, Donna Karan, Prabal Gurung, Rag & Bone, Givenchy, Valli, Jason Wu, Versace Christian Dior, and Off-White.

 Candice Swanepoel is a mom of two

In the past, Candice was in a longtime relationship with her now ex-partner Hermann Nicoli. As per various media reports, the two of them started dating in the year 2005 after they met in Paris when she was 17 years old and he was 23 years old. They hit it off instantly and began dating a couple of weeks later.

Hermann and Swanepoel announced their engagement in August 2015. The next year, she took to her Instagram page to announce that she and her then-beau were expecting their first child together. The pair welcomed their first baby together, son Anaca in October 2016.

In December 2017, Nicoli and Candice announced they were expecting their second child together. Their second baby, son Ariel joined them earthside in June 2018.

Last year, Swanepoel shared a sweet tribute on her son Ariel’s 4th birthday on the social media platform Instagram. “My littlest angel is 4 today! little lion boy Ariel🦁 so cool, so strong, so carefree, funny and loving, he makes me smile and laugh and learn every day. 🐣 🎂🍭🚀,” she wrote in the caption of the post.

Meet Candice Swanepoel’s former partner and baby daddy Hermann Nicoli

Nicoli is a Brazilian model. He was born on July 8, 1982. He was raised in Brazil with his sisters Gabi and Sabrina. As per Married Biography, he was passionate about sports during high school. At that time, he played soccer for his school’s team.

Hermann graduated in the year 2000. Instead of attending college, he established a career in modeling. He has been a part of the fashion industry for more than 20 years now. Up until December 2020, he was signed to Next Model Management.

Do you think Candice Swanepoel and Harry Styles are a good match for each other? Kindly let us know your thoughts in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.

Meenal Mehta
Hi, I am Meenal. I'm a travel enthusiast, a movie buff and a cricket fan all wrapped in one. I love to capture moments through my words. Writing is my happy space, it has been a great way of putting all my thoughts out and feel liberated.


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