Lily Maud Aldridge is a Victoria’s Secret Angel and a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model, appearing as a rookie alongside Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal in 2014 for the cover of the issue’s 50th anniversary.
Years active: 2003–present
Height: 5 ft 7¾ in or 172 cm
Measurements: 33-23-33 in or 84-58.5-84 cm
Bra Size 32B
Age: 33 years and 2 months
Eye color: Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Sun Sign Scorpio
Father – Alan Aldridge (English Illustrator)
Mother – Laura Lyons (American Model)
Siblings – Saffron Aldridge (Older Half Sister) (Fashion Photographer), Miles Aldridge (Older Half Brother) (Model), Ruby Aldridge (Younger Sister) (Model)
These are her talent agencies –
Fashion Model Management – Milan
IMG Models – New York
Lily Aldridge grew up in a fashion-oriented family. She is the daughter of English artist Alan Aldridge and Playboy Playmate of the month Laura Lyons.
Lily Aldridge siblings include half-sister Saffron Aldridge, who was the multiyear face of Ralph Lauren in the 1990s; full brother Franco Aldridge, also known as Franco Evans, who goes to a school Felsted was born June 27, 2004; half-brother Miles Aldridge, who is a fashion photographer and was married to model Kristen McMenamy from 1997 to 2013; and sister Ruby Aldridge, who was the face of Marc by Marc Jacobs.
Lily Aldridge started modelling at the age of 16, for Abercrombie & Fitch.
Her advertising campaigns include Rocawear, Arden B., rag & bone, Shiatzy Chen, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox Cosmetics, GAP, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, JCrew, Charles David, Levi’s, J Brand, Accessorize.
Lily Aldridge was also featured in the spring 2011 advertising campaign for clothing company rag & bone, and served as a photographer for the very same campaign in the following season.
She was named the face of clothing company XOXO and the skincare company Proactiv in 2014. With Chanel Iman, she was the face of the Born Free Africa campaign for online retailer Shopbop.
At the age of 17, Lily Aldridge appeared on the cover of the August 2003 Spanish Vogue. Aldridge has appeared on the covers of French Glamour, Vogue Mexico, Elle Korea, Elle Brazil, Elle Vietnam, Talter, 10 magazine, S Moda, Esquire Mexico, Allure Russia and Net-A-Porter’s online magazine, The Edit.
Lily Aldridge has appeared in editorials for American, French, British, Spanish, German, and Mexican Vogue, American, Australian, and Korean Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, LOVE, W, V, Glamour, and Marie Claire.
Lily Aldridge made her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue debut in 2014, as a covermodel alongside Chrissy Tiegen and Nina Agdal for the issue’s 50th anniversary.
Lily Aldridge has been the face of fashion label Velvet Tees since 2004. In 2013, Aldridge released her own clothing line with Velvet Tees called Lily Aldridge for Velvet.
In 2009, Lily Aldridge walked in her first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. In 2010 she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel and walked her second Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, in which she was given her wings for the first time.
She has also walked the 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 fashion shows. On November 2, 2015, Victoria’s Secret announced that Aldridge would be wearing the Fireworks Fantasy Bra. The bra was made by Mouawad and it has an estimated value of $2 million (€1.8 million). The lingerie show was held on December 8, 2015, in New York.
In January 2011, Aldridge appeared on the cover of the February issue of British GQ with Lindsay Ellingson, Erin Heatherton, and Candice Swanepoel.
In the same month, she appeared in an editorial for V Magazine with fellow angels Heatherton and Swanepoel.
In October 2014, Lily Aldridge appeared in British Vogue with fellow Victoria’s Secret models Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Lais Ribeiro and Elsa Hosk.
Lily Aldridge has appeared in various music videos. In the year 2000, she made a cameo among Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and others on the music video “Break Stuff” of Limp Bizkit.
In 2015, Lily Aldridge appeared in the music video for “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift, portraying an assassin called “Frostbyte”.
Aldridge also appeared in two Kings of Leon videos; “Use Somebody” and “Temple”.
On September 20, 2010, Us Magazine reported that Lily Aldridge was engaged to Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill.
They met in 2007 at the Bonnaroo Music Festival.
The couple married on May 12, 2011, at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California.
Aldridge gave birth to their daughter, Dixie Pearl Followill, on June 21, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee.
Lily has been endorsed by and walked the ramp for Arden B, Blinde, Charles David, Ichthys, J Brand Jeans, Levi’s, Rag & Bone, Rocawear, Saks, Smashbox cosmetics, Vanderbilt Jeans, Velvet, etc.
As she worked as a Victoria’s Secret model, Lily Aldridge also took the help of personal trainer, Justin Gelband (like other VS models). When she visits Justin’s gym in NYC, he then decides, which exercise to do. But, in general she spend 75 minutes of workout session around 4 or 5 times a week.
Justin says, the type of exercises which Lily Aldridge performs purely depends on the working schedule of Lily. She may have a photoshoot , or ramp walk, or other modeling assignments in the near future. So, he and his team decides accordingly. She prefers to work more on her butt and arms by doing exercises like boxing, sliders and pilates. These are her favorite areas to work on.
And yes, regarding diet, he says that he doesn’t keep a check on her eating habits. If she is not eating right, it will reflect in her body. He further says that Lily follows “Blood Type Diet” (in which you need to eat according to your blood type) by Dr. D’Adamo.
Best Known For
Working with Victoria’s Secret and walking in their annual fashion show in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
In 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, she got to wear $2 million bra called “Fireworks” which was covered with diamonds and gold.
First TV Show
Lily Aldridge’s debut show was obviously a fashion show, which is Ready to wear – Autumn / Winter 2007 in which she advertised for Josh Goot, Jovovich Hawk, Yigal Azrouel.
Lily Aldridge Favorite Things
Favorite Food – Seafood, Steak, Stone Crab
Favorite Fashion Designer – Stella McCartney
Favorite Moisturizer – Kora Organic Soothing Day and Night Cream
Favorite Destination – Sydney, Australia
Lily Aldridge Facts
She was born at St John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California.
Lily has hobbies such as acting and playing soccer.
Lily belongs to a fashion oriented family.
She was a Victoria’s Secret MODEL in 2009 but after a year, she got the status of an ANGEL and hence got her wings.
She got her first magazine cover page appearance in 2003, as she appeared on August edition of Vogue Spain.
Along with Lindsay Ellingson, Erin Heatherton, and Candice Swanepoel, she graced the cover of British GQ in February edition of 2011.
She also served as a photographer for the clothing company Rag & Bone in 2011.
When she is on a tour, she always keeps earplugs, eye mask (for flights), PC for watching movies and listening to music.
Victoria’s Secret angels Candice Swanepoel, and Behati Prinsloo are her good friends.
“Lily Aldridge for Velvet” is her own clothing line, which she launched in 2013 in collaboration with Velvet Tees.
She has been featured in Taylor Swift‘s “Bad Blood” music video.
She debuted in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2014 when she appeared on the cover page of magazine’s 50th anniversary issue alongside models Nina Agdal and Chrissy Teigen.