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Lily Donaldson knew from an early age what she wanted to do. At the age of 16, she began her modeling career after being scouted in Camden. Today, this British model is one of hottest in the fashion business!

Walking down the runway at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 automatically puts you in an elite club. An elite club that some of the most good looking and glamorous women in the world are a part of. They were all there at this year’s Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 in Paris, France. It was the first time that the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show was held in Paris in the 20 years since its debut in 1995. The fashion show will be televised on December 5, 2016 with more than 500 million viewers expected to tune in! In the past, the show has been held in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Cannes, and London.

The Veteran

One model who needs no introduction is Lily Donaldson, as she is a veteran of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. She made her debut to the show in 2010, and has walked its runway every year since. Donaldson was born on January 27, 1987 in London. Her father is a photographer, but not much is known about her mother. She went to Camden School for Girls and lived in Kentish Town with her parents, and she has a younger sister named Aurelia Donaldson. She is the great-niece of Mick Fleetwood from the legendary band, Fleetwood Mac. Donaldson is 29 years old and her height is 5’10”. Donaldson’s body stats are 33″-25″-35″, and her weight is 130 pounds.

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High Flying Career

Donaldson was discovered in 2003 by a modeling agency when she was 16, which is when her modeling career began. She soon became successful and has walked the runway for designer labels such as Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Moschino, Burberry, Gucci, Calvin Klein, Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, Topshop, and Gap. She has also appeared on the cover of many fashion magazines, including Vogue, where she has 28 international covers under her belt! In 2009, Vogue Paris declared Donaldson as one of the top 30 models of the 2000s. Lily Donaldson also appeared at the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony, wearing a gold ball gown designed by Vivienne Westwood. No wonder Donaldson’s net worth is a cool $5.0 million!

British to the Core

People are envious about Donaldson’s lithe figure and are curious about her diet. Donaldson says that she avoids processed foods as much as she can. She loves sausage roles with mash, hard boiled eggs, and porridge with milk and maple syrup. She has a sweet tooth and she loves honey. Donaldson says that even though she has tasted food from all over the world, her favorite meal is a healthy British breakfast. Donaldson is represented by IMG Models, and they coordinate assignments that take her all over the world.

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A Rare Combination

Donaldson has been dating French artist, Cyprien Gaillard since 2013. According to sources, she was previously involved with American swimmer, Michael Phelps. Donaldson’s Instagram handle is @lilydonaldson and her  Twitter handle is @LilyMDonaldson. She can be found on Facebook at BritishModelLilyDonaldson and her Snapchat username is @lilydonaldson.

Donaldson often has younger models coming to her for advice. She has a unique combination of youthful good looks and modeling experience, which makes her one of the most sought-after models in the world. Watch her walk down the runway in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show on December 5!