Doutzen Kroes is a statuesque model standing 5'10", having achieved fame as one of the Angels of the Victoria's Secret brand. She was born January 23, 1985 in Eastermar, Netherlands. She was involved in sports as a young girl, and wanted to be a speed skater. However, she began a career as a Victoria's Secret model in 2004, and became one of Victoria's Secret Angels in 2008.
In addition to her work with Victoria's Secret, she also has a contract with L'Oréal Paris which has seen her travel to the Cannes Film Festival on several occasions where she showed off her red carpet prowess.
In addition to her renown work as one of Victoria's Secret's Angels, she has also appeared on the covers of many other fashion magazines, including Elle, Glamour, Vogue, among others. She has appeared in ads for Gucci, Valentino, Hilfiger, Versace, and has won several prestigious awards as Model of the Year for various fashion houses.
Doutzen Kroes is also an actress, making her debut in 2011 in a Dutch film and she is studying acting in New York City. Doutzen Kroes married Sunnery James in 2010, in Amsterdam, and had a baby boy in January of 2011, whom she named Phyllon Joy Gorré.
She also devotes some of her time to Dance4Life, a nonprofit organization that educates youth about HIV and AIDS through song and dance.