Martha Seifert Hunt is an American model. She is best known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel. She is also a spokesmodel for Free People.
Years active: 2007-present
Born: April 27, 1989, 34 years old and 1 months, Wilson, North Carolina, U.S.
Sun Sign: Taurus
Hair Color: Blonde
Eye Color: Blue
Height: 5 ft 10.5 in / 1.79 m
Measurements: 34-25-34 in / 86-63.5-86 cm
Bra Size: 32B US / 70C EU
Mother: Caroline Hunt
Father: Hunt’s father prefers to stay away from limelight and nothing is known about him
Brother: David Hunt
Sister: Carolyn Byrnes
Education: high school
Hunt was discovered by a photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina, who introduced her to agencies in New York. She moved there and signed with IMG Models.
Her first runway work was in 2007, at Paris Fashion Week, where she walked for Issey Miyake. In 2009, she was on the cover of Vogue China and Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Revue des Modes, V, Glamour Germany, and Muse. She has walked for Tracy Reese, J. Mendel, Wayne, and Rebecca Taylor.
She was discovered as a model at the tender age of 13. The beautiful tall slim girl was immediately signed by the IMG Models agency. After that, she moved from her home town to New York to pursue a career in the fashion industry.
She debuted at Paris Fashion Week and then continued her initial success with many lucrative gigs with the brands Carolina Herrera, Louis Vuitton and others. She graced on the covers of various popular issues, such as Marie Claire and “CQ”.
She reached her career peak in 2015 when she was selected as Victoria’s Secret Angel. She became one of 10 models of the new generation, which were chosen to represent the famous lingerie giant.
Having reached a lot as a model, Martha didn’t stop and continued to explore new kinds of activity. She started a self-titled YouTube channel, which has thousands of subscribers as of 2020 and is developing all the time from day to day. Through her channel, Martha stays connected with her fans, shares with them her daily beauty routine, fashion tips, shows her friends and family members.
Besides, Ms. Hunt has already tried her hand as an actress. She shortly appeared the several film Cregan and starred in a string of music videos, including Taylor Swift’s Bad Blood.
She has walked more than 180 fashion shows, including Acne, Balmain, Carolina Herrera, Castelbajac, Chanel, Christopher Kane, Diane Von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Fátima Lopes, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Hervé Léger, Issey Miyake, Jason Wu, Jefen, Louis Vuitton, Marchesa, Miu Miu, Oscar de la Renta, Prada, rag & bone, Ralph Lauren, Stella McCartney, Tory Burch, Ramy Brook, and Versace. In 2010 and 2011, she was featured in Velour, Marie Claire Italia, Vogue Russia, Harper’s Bazaar, and Allure, as well as advertisements for BCBG Max Azria, Y-3, Hugo Boss, and Via Spiga.
She signed with IMG Models in 2012, during which she also posed for Pennyblack, Jason Wu, and Victoria’s Secret, was featured on the cover of Elle, and was selected for LOVE magazine’s 2012 video advent calendar.
In 2013, she was featured in commercials for Miu Miu, Santa Lolla, Max&Co (with Frida Gustavsson), Express, Ralph Lauren, Prada, rag & bone, and Juicy Couture. She also posed for many magazines including Wonderland, V, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, 25, Numéro, and Elle Australia. Since 2013 she has represented the brand Free People, which has featured her in several commercials and photoshoots.
In 2014, she posed for Rebecca Minkoff and for the magazines Marie Claire Italy, Glamour Germany, Stonefox, and Lui. She walked for Tome, Jason Wu, Cushnie et Ochs, Hervé Léger, Carolina Herrera, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Jeremy Scott. She did an entry about the Coachella Music Festival in Vanity Fair UK. She was featured in Victoria’s Secret‘s catalogue in early 2013 and walked her first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2013. In 2014, she was credited. In 2015, she was part of the first Victoria’s Secret Swim Special and became an Angel.
Hunt has a diagnosis of scoliosis. Speaking of her surgical scars, Hunt had stated “Scars are uniquely beautiful, and they tell a triumphant story about you. I have a long one down my back, and one on my lower right abdomen.” In January 2020, she announced her engagement to photographer Jason McDonald. On June 18, 2021, Hunt and MacDonald announced that they expecting a child. Their daughter was born on November 6, 2021.
Hunt has the distinction of scoring the highest-ever point total by a player in the Fast Money round of Celebrity Family Feud, scorings 197 points during her 2019 appearance on the show. Every one of her responses was the No. 1 answer. Hunt was part of a team made up of Victoria’s Secret Angels that defeated a team of five men from Bachelor Nation. Fellow Angel Jasmine Tookes supplied the remaining points for the team to win the $25,000 prize.
Hunt has a diagnosis of Scoliosis.
Speaking of her surgical scars, Hunt says:
Scars are uniquely beautiful, and they tell a triumphant story about you. I have a long one down my back, and one on my lower right abdomen.
First Fashion Show
She debuted with Ready to Wear – Spring / Summer 2008 fashion show where she walked the ramp for Castelbajac, Fátima Lopes, Issey Miyake, and Jefen.
In 2007, she appeared in UK short drama film Cregan for her role as woman with shopping. It was 11 minutes long.
Martha Hunt Favorite Things
Starbucks Order – Soy Latte
All-time Favorite Model: Daria Werbowy
Designer: Phoebe Philo for Celine
Destinations: Seychelles Islands, Germany
Culturally Inspiring Place: Mumbai, India
Hobbies: Shopping, Cooking, Dance
Color: White, Pink
Martha Hunt Facts
Hunt was discovered by a photographer in Charlotte, North Carolina, who then introduced her to IMG models.
She first signed with IMG Models (International Management Group).
Martha is friends with models Barbara Berger and Cailin Hill.
She graced the July 2012 issue of Elle Greece and then June 2014 issue of Marie Claire Italy.
She watches the mood of weather regularly. The weather app on her phone is the first website, she opens in the morning.
She wishes she could sing.
Witty sense of humor is the most attractive thing, she finds in her friend.
If she wasn’t into modeling, she would have been a movie director.
She has walked in the Victoria Secret Fashion 2013.
Martha started working with Victoria Secret after their 2012 fashion show.
Martha always keeps phone, headphones, and lip balm in her purse.
She once had a photo shoot in a bikini in a Muslim country, which she calls as one of her most embarrassing moments.
She describes her style as Eclectic, easy, masculine, feminine, street.
She wants to exchange places with Loulou de la Falaise for a day just because Martha wants to wear Loulou de la Falaise trinkets.
She cannot live without moisturizer.
Martha was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 14.
When she is traveling on work, she misses three things most of all – her boyfriend, her dog, and her own bed.
She is a big fan of yoga and practices it almost daily.