40 Interesting Facts You Didn't Know About the VS Angels

Victoria's Secret Angels are typically seen as inhumanly beautiful goddesses that only eat chicken and greens for every meal. In reality, they lead pretty normal lives -  yes, they do eat cheeseburgers like the rest of us. Some have had professional sports careers, many are passionate about humanitarian causes, and they each have their own unique quirks.

Here are 40 facts you probably didn't know about them:

  1. Lily Aldridge decided to share her birthday this past November to fundraise money that will protect, educate, and help children around the world. If you’d like to donate, the link is below!  https://l.instagram.com/?e=ATMgyaBnaVHU7F02UamJlsUdHTSO-yqGg6uSyVwjlwbzGucTne1fbmp_eXFkyw&u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.crowdrise.com%2Flilys-birthday-for-children 
  2. Martha Hunt’s dream job is to be a movie director.
  3. Sara Sampaio did not make the cut for the VS Fashion show and was finally cast after her THIRD try!
  4. Lily Aldridge received the World of Children 2016 Advocacy Award.
  5. Elsa Hosk is a homebody, and her friends have to convince her to go out! 
  6. Candice Swanepoel had to miss out on the VS 2016 Fashion Show because she just recently had a baby in October! Congrats, Candice!
  7. Jasmine Tookes, on average, works out seven days a week… and sometimes twice a day. Major props.
  8. Adriana Lima and Alessandra Ambrosio are both 35 years old…enough said. 
  9. Taylor Hill thinks of herself as a nerd.
  10. Behati Prinsloo is married to Maroon 5’s lead singer Adam Levine.
  11. Martha Hunt suffers from scoliosis. 
  12. Stella Maxwell is a close friend to Miley Cyrus.
  13. Adriana Lima dreamed of being a doctor growing up.
  14. Alessandra Ambrosio had plastic surgery to pin her ears back because of bullying she experienced. Pretty sure that she’d still be just as much of a goddess if her ears still stuck out.
  15. Candice Swanepoel spent her childhood birthing cows on a farm. 
  16. Jasmine Tooke’s favorite kind of food is Italian food.
  17. Sara Sampaio is passionate about body positivity and has spoken from personal experience about the damage “skinny-shaming” can cause. 
  18. Candice Swanepoel is an advocate and participant in the #knotonmyplanet campaign which supports the elephant crisis fund. http://l.instagram.com/?e=ATMUa89AMmlSosw5o6Q0r8tUm3-78mKRr2Huoy15cnhN-sd5aQcw3u5B5zSH3Q&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.knotonmyplanet.org%2F
  19. Lily Aldridge has a daughter named Dixie Pearl Followill.
  20. Sara Sampaio plays the violin!
  21. Elsa Hosk was set to be a professional basketball player in Sweden, and played professional basketball for two years before she became a full-time model. 
  22. Taylor Hill is only 20 years old, and she won the “Model of the Year” award in 2015. 
  23. Josephine Skriver has walked in over 300 fashion shows.
  24. Jasmine Tookes was a softball player growing up. 
  25. Lily Aldridge’s mom was a Playboy playmate.
  26. Both of Josephine Skriver’s parents are members of the LGBTQ+ community, and she was made a celebrity ambassador for the Family Equality Council in 2015. The council’s purpose is to raise awareness about LGBTQ+ families. 
  27. Alessandra Ambrosio walked the VS Fashion show in 2008, three months after giving birth. She walked the 2011 show while she was pregnant!
  28. Adriana Lima has been heavily involved with the "Caminhos da Luz" (Paths of Light) orphanage. She helped with the construction to expand the orphanage, and buys clothes for the children there.
  29. Behati Prinsloo is from Namibia. 
  30. Elsa Hosk doesn’t believe in juice cleanses, and typically eats a very normal diet (um…can I have the secret to eating bacon and still having flat abs?)
  31. Lais Ribeiro says if she were a spice, she would be cayenne. 
  32. Jasmine Tookes's inspiration is Tyra Banks.
  33. Sara Sampaio hopes to have a house full of dogs one day.
  34. Stella Maxwell was approached on the street and told she should be a model, and that jumpstarted her career.
  35. Adriana Lima married NBA player Marko Jarić in 2009 and they had two children together. They just divorced this past year in March.
  36. Stella Maxwell is ambidextrous. 
  37. Josephine Skriver was born through IVF.
  38. Lily Aldridge’s husband is the lead singer of the Kings of Leon.
  39. Sara Sampaio has a brown belt in karate.
  40. Taylor Hill was bullied for being tall in skinny and high school, and says boys weren’t interested in her. But…since she’s started modeling, many have contacted her. You had your chance fellas.  There you have it! Good luck to all these girls as they rock the runway in Paris! Make sure you watch them in the 2016 VS Fashion Show December 5th!