The 2015 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show finally airs tonight! In honor of the most anticipated runway show of the year, we decided to do a little digging and find out exactly how the biggest VS models first got discovered. Trust us, whether it’s their age when they were scouted or their hometown locations, you’re sure to be shocked by how all their careers began.
Keep scrolling to find out how these models got their big break and to shop official gear from the Victoria Secret Fashion Show!
Lily was discovered at a school carnival at the age of 16, and shortly after she was photographed for Abercrombie & Fitch by Bruce Webber.
Joan grew up on a small farm in Puerto Rico where she entered many modeling competitions but never won. She eventually moved to New York and got her big break with Riccardo Tisci of Givenchy when he asked her to walk in his 2010 couture show.
Alessandra was first discovered when she was a finalist in the 1996 Brazil Elite Model competition at just 14!
At 15, Adriana won first place in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” model search.
The woman who also discovered Kate Moss, Sarah Doukas, scouted Behati while she was on vacation in Cape Town, South Africa.
When she was 18, Martha won a modeling competition in Charlotte, North Carolina where she was introduced to different agencies. She started at a small one and eventually moved up to IMG.
Which Victoria's Secret model is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below. Don't forget to shop official gear from the VS Fashion Show here!