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Lily Aldridge

Lily Aldridge is a well-known model, actress, and socialite from the United States. Moreover, Lily Aldridge is known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 2010 until 2018.

Early Life

On the 15th of November 1985, in Santa Monica, California, the United States of America, Lily Aldridge was born. Her birth name is Lily Maud Aldridge and she holds American nationality.

She is 38 years old and she has a birth sign of Scorpio. Similarly, she follows Christianity by religion and belongs to a mixed ethnicity of English, Italian, and Irish descent.

Coming towards her family, she is the daughter of Alan Aldridge (father) and Laura Lyons (mother). Professionally, her father was an English artist while her mother was a model who had worked with Playboy.

She grew up with her sister and other five half-siblings. Her sister’s name is Ruby Aldridge, she is also a model by profession. Similarly, her half-siblings are Miles Aldridge, Saffron Aldridge, Franco Aldridge, Marc Aldridge, and James Alan Roland Aldridge. Her half-sibling, Miles is a photographer while her other half-sibling, Saffron is also a model.

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Caption: Lily Aldridge childhood photo (Source: Vogue)

Education

Talking about her academic career, Aldridge studies at a local private high school in London. Later, she enrolled at Notre Dame High School in California. However, it is unknown if she has taken any professional training to improve her acting or modeling skills.

Professional Career

Modeling Career

Due to her family’s professional background, Lily Aldridge promised to be a success from an early age. At the age of 15 year old, she was invited to a photo session; the young woman realized that she would like to pose in front of cameras professionally. Her parents were also very supportive of Lily’s career.

She professionally stepped into the world of modeling at the of 16 years old. She was first made as a static photo model: Abercrombie & Fitch, GAP, Tommy Hilfiger, Charles David, Levi’s, Bobbi Brown, and J. Several brands began to use her as a model in their commercials.

Similarly, at the age of 17 years old, she was lucky to receive an invitation to Vogue Spain in 2003. Moreover, she appeared on the first major magazine cover in August 2003.

Many women’s editions, such as Elle Girl, Allure, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan, took an interest in her beauty. Soon after, cosmetics and perfume brands offered her to collaborate: Bobbi Brown, Arden, Shiatzy Chen (Taiwan), and others.

Victoria’s Secret

In 2009, she marked her breakthrough after appearing in the lingerie brand Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Later in 2010, she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel and was given wings for the first time during that year’s show.

Until 2018, she worked with them to appear in the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Victoria’s Secret announced on the 2nd of November 2015 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 was made by jeweler Mouawad, has an estimated value of $2 million, and features more than 6,500 precious gems. Moreover, she unveiled the bra in a video for Vogue.

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Caption: Lily Aldridge ramp walk in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (Source: POPSUGAR)

In February 2011, she appeared on the cover of British GQ alongside fellow Angels Lindsay Ellingson, Erin Heatherton, and Candice Swanepoel for its annual Victoria’s Secret Collector’s Issue.

That same month, Aldridge, Heatherton, and Swanepoel also appeared in an editorial for V Magazine. She appeared in the October 2014  British Vogue with fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, Lais Ribeiro, and Elsa Hosk.

Music videos and Television

Aldridge has a brief appearance alongside Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre, and others in Limp Bizkit’s 2000 music video for “Break Stuff.” Similarly,  in 2015, she appeared in Taylor Swift’s video for “Bad Blood,” portraying an assassin named Frostbyte.

Likewise, she  has also appeared in two Kings of Leon videos: “Use Somebody” and “Temple.” As an actress, she has made her appearances on the  TV series “Love Advent”, 2 Broke Girls with Martha Hunt in the episode “And the Model Apartment”, and the film Ocean’s 8 (2018).

Additionally, she has also appeared in an episode of Top Chef with her husband Caleb Followill. In addition, she launched her eponymous fragrance line, Lily Aldridge Parfums, in the fall of 2019.

Lily Aldridge – Net Worth 2024

As an American model, she has an estimated net worth of $8 million while her salary and income are still missing at the moment. Mainly, she makes money from her modeling career as well as she earned from making appearances in music videos and movies.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Lily with her husband (Source: Instagram)

On the 12th of May 2011, Lily Aldridge married Caleb Followill, a frontman of an American rock band called Kings of Leon. The couple first met each other in 2007 in Coachella.

With the marriage, the couple has two kids whose names are Dixie Pearl Followill and Winston Roy Followill. It is also believed that Aldridge was in a relationship with one person in the past and that was a serious relationship. However, the details about it are not available in the public domain.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Lily posing for a photo in an OSCAR Awards Show (Source: Instagram)

Talking about her body stats, she is 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs around 55 kg. Moreover, she has dark brown hair with dark brown eyes color, and her body measurement measures 33-23-33 inches. Similarly, she wears a dress size of 4 US and a shoe size of 8.5 US.

Lily Aldridge – Social Media

On her Instagram page ‘@lilyaldridge’ there are over 6.5 million followers. Likewise, there are over 800.4k followers on her Twitter page ‘@LilyAldridge’ and over 1 million followers on her Facebook. Similarly, she has a self-titled YouTube channel, there are over 59.5k subscribers on her channel.