South African Female Models

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Candice Swanepoel
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Birthdate: October 20, 1988
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mooi River, South Africa

Candice Swanepoel is a South African model known for her association with Victoria's Secret. In 2016, Swanepoel was ranked eighth among the top-earning models, according to Forbes. Also known for her charity work, Swanepoel works closely with mothers2mothers, a nonprofit organization that aims at averting mother-to-child transmission of HIV by providing support and education for pregnant women living with HIV.

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Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
(Miss Universe 2017)
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters
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Birthdate: June 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sedgefield, South Africa
South African model Demi-Leigh Tebow was named Miss South Africa 2017. She then won the Miss Universe 2017 pageant, thus becoming the second South African to win the pageant. A month after becoming Miss South Africa, Tebow was carjacked at Hyde Park but managed to escape using her self-defense skills.
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Reeva Steenkamp
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Birthdate: August 19, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa
Died: February 14, 2013

Reeva Steenkamp was a British-South African model and TV personality. She had a successful career as a model before she was shot dead, at the age of 29, by Paralympic champion, Oscar Pistorius. Her death became international news and she was posthumously named SA Persons of the year along with Anene Booysen by the Daily Maverick in 2013.

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Charlize Theron
(The First South African to Win an Oscar in Acting)
Charlize Theron
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Birthdate: August 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Benoni, South Africa

Charlize Theron is a former model and was an aspiring ballerina whose career came to a halt after a knee injury. However, an unexpected encounter brought her in the world of acting and she went on achieve tremendous success including winning an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award. She is currently one of the world's highest-paid actresses.

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Tanit Phoenix
(Model who appeared as Lilith in Femme Fatales.)
Tanit Phoenix
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Birthdate: September 24, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durban, South Africa

South African supermodel, actor, and make-up artist Tanit Phoenix had begun her career at 14. A sensation in the fashion world, she has graced magazines such as GQ and Maxim, and has also been featured on the Sports Illustrated swimsuit editions. She loves ballet, yoga, and martial arts.

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Musetta Vander
(Actor, Film actor, Model)
Musetta Vander
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Birthdate: May 26, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Durban

Musetta Vander is a South African model, actress, and dancer. Over the course of her modeling career, Vander has appeared in commercials for popular brands like McDonald's, Sanyo, Mercedes, Diet Coke, and Heineken. Musetta Vander has also appeared in American films like Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, Wild Wild West, and Under the Bed.

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Anneline Kriel
(Actor, Model, Film actor, Beauty pageant contestant)
Anneline Kriel
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Birthdate: July 28, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Witbank

Anneline Kriel is a South African model, actress, and beauty queen. She came into prominence after winning the Miss World and Miss South Africa in 1974. She then went on to become an established model and served as an ambassador for many beauty brands. Anneline Kriel then started appearing in movies, including the 1981 action film Kill and Kill Again.

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Caron Bernstein
(Actor, Musician, Film actor, Singer, Model, Beauty pageant contestant, Songwriter)
Caron Bernstein
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Birthdate: August 16, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Johannesburg

Caron Bernstein is a painter, model, singer-songwriter and actress, all rolled into one. Born in South Africa, she started modeling for Ford Models at the age of fourteen, debuting in films at the age of 22 with Waxwork II: Lost in Time and shifting her focus to singing at the age of 23. Now a successful portrait-painter, she likes to capture the darker side of her subjects.

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Candice Boucher
(Film actor, Model)
Candice Boucher
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Birthdate: October 17, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Durban

Candice Boucher is a South African actress and model who gained international recognition after being featured on the cover page of Playboy magazine in 2010. In addition to being a cover model for popular magazines like Sports Illustrated and Cosmopolitan, Boucher has also modeled for Elle, FHM, GQ, and Speedo. In 2011, she appeared in a Bollywood film titled Aazaan.

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Minki van der Westhuizen
(Actress, Model, Television presenter)
Minki van der Westhuizen
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Birthdate: February 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Durbanville, Cape Town, South Africa
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Adina
(Singer-songwriter)
Adina
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Birthdate: October 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Liberia

Born to a South African father and a Ghanaian mother, award-winning singer Adina Thembi has made waves in the Afro pop scene. Her music also contains elements of Ghanaian folk music and highlife music, mixed with gospel and African pop. Her track Hear Me won her a Vodafone Ghana Music Award.

Throughout history, there have been many South african women models who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great South African female models such as Candice Swanepoel, Reeva Steenkamp, Charlene, Princess of Monaco, Tanit Phoenix, Jessica Marais.