Lily Maud Aldridge is an American model best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2010 until 2018. She also appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, alongside Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal, for the 50th anniversary cover in 2014.
Years active: 2001–present
Born: November 15, 1985, 37 years old and 6 months, Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Sun Sign Scorpio
Eye color: Dark Brown
Hair Color Dark Brown
Height: 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Measurements: 33-23-33 in / 84-58.5-84 cm
Bra Size 32B US / 70C EU
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)
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 grew up in a fashion-oriented family. She is the daughter of English artist Alan Aldridge and Playboy Playmate of the month Laura Lyons.
Aldridge was born at Saint John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California. She went to Franklin Elementary School in Santa Monica. She is the daughter of British artist Alan Aldridge and American Playboy Playmate of the month Laura Lyons. Aldridge attended high school in London, as well as Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, California.
Aldridge started modeling at the age of 16, for Abercrombie & Fitch. Her advertising campaigns included Rocawear, Arden B., Rag & Bone, Shiatzy Chen, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox Cosmetics, GAP, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, JCrew, Charles David, Levi’s, J Brand, Accessorize.
She was also featured in the spring 2011 advertising campaign for clothing company Rag & Bone, and served as a photographer for the 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.
Aldridge’s first major magazine cover was the August 2003 issue of Spanish Vogue. She has since appeared on the covers of French Glamour, Vogue Mexico, Elle Korea, Elle Brazil, Elle Vietnam, Tatler, 10 magazine, S Moda, Esquire Mexico, Allure Russia and Net-a-Porter‘s online magazine, The Edit.
She 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.
Aldridge made her Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue debut in 2014, as a covermodel alongside Chrissy Teigen and Nina Agdal for the issue’s 50th anniversary.
She 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.
Aldridge made her Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show debut in 2009. She became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2010 was given wings for the first time during that year’s show. She continued to appear in the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show until stepping away in 2018.
On November 2, 2015, Victoria’s Secret announced that Aldridge would have the honor of wearing that year’s Fantasy Bra during its fashion show, joining the ranks of models such as Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum, Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima. The bra, created by jeweler Mouawad, has an estimated value of $2 million and features more than 6,500 precious gems. She unveiled the bra in a video for Vogue.
Her time as an Angel included multiple magazine appearances. She appeared on the February 2011 cover of British GQ alongside fellow Angels Lindsay Ellingson, Erin Heatherton, and Candice Swanepoel for its annual Victoria’s Secret Collector’s Issue. Aldridge, Heatherton and Swanepoel also appeared in an editorial for V Magazine that month. In October 2014, Aldridge appeared in British Vogue with fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Lais Ribeiro and Elsa Hosk.
Aldridge had a brief appearance alongside Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and others in Limp Bizkit‘s 2000 music video for “Break Stuff.” In 2015 she appeared in Taylor Swift‘s video for “Bad Blood,” portraying an assassin named Frostbyte. Aldridge has also appeared in two Kings of Leon videos: “Use Somebody” and “Temple.”
Aldridge appeared on the TV series “Love Advent”, 2 Broke Girls with Martha Hunt in episode “And the Model Apartment”, and the film Ocean’s 8 (2018). She also appeared in an episode of Top Chef with her husband Caleb Followill.
Aldridge launched her eponymous fragrance line, Lily Aldridge Parfums, in the fall of 2019. The line’s first fragrance, Haven, is described as a “romantic floral scent, with rich rose, fresh peony and a note of deep musk.” The second scent, Summit, is described as a “warm, aromatic scent, with sweet tobacco, rich leather, spices and woods.” She said the line was developed with sustainability in mind; the bottles feature bottle caps made with responsibly harvested wood and recycled-paper boxes that double as shipping cartons.
She has a personal YouTube channel, which launched in August 2019.
Aldridge met Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill at Coachella in 2007. They married on May 12, 2011, at the San Ysidro Ranch in Montecito, California. They have a daughter Dixie (born June 2012); and a son Winston (born February 2019).
First TV Show
Lily Aldridgeo 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 Johno Hospital in Santa Monica, California.
Lily has hobbies such as acting and playing soccer.
Lily belongs to a fashion oriented family.
She was a Victoriao 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 and 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.
Victoriao 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 magazineo 50th anniversary issue alongside models Nina Agdal and Chrissy Teigen.