This striking, 20-year-old blonde fireball hails from a rather unlikely place– specifically, the Mooi River, KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. At 15, Swanepoel was discovered at a Durban flea market and one year later she was earning 5,000 euros a day from her modeling work. She’s been featured on many a magazine cover since, and now at the age of 20 she is a favorite of brands like Victoria’s Secret, who regularly contract Miss Swanepoel for her dope catwalk skillz. Why is she so popular in the modeling world? Check out that gallery below and find out for yourself… (and once you’re done, take a look at our archive of beautiful women).