Elsa Hosk was born November 7, 1988, to her parents Pål and Marja Hosk. She has two brothers and a cousin who is also a model. Even though Elsa has been walking runways and stealing camera shots since the early 2000s, she made herself renowned on a worldwide scale after winning the 2012 competition, “Sweden’s Next Top Model.” Today marks the day this rising star was born. Let us help you celebrate this stunning beauty’s special day right here!
Elsa Hosk has been walking the runway for prestigious fashion designers including Guess, Victoria’s Secret, and Calvin Klein since the mid-2000s and has become a sought-after model.
The former professional basketball player was born on November 7, 1988, in Stockholm, Sweden. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio and she is Swedish. She is the daughter of Pål and
Marja Hosk and has two siblings. Hosk got into modeling after her father submitted her photos to various agencies when she was 13 years old.
After an initial foray into modeling at age 14, Hosk decided to complete her schooling. She played in the professional Swedish women’s basketball league for two years before moving to New York to pursue modeling full-time.
Following a successful stint with Guess, Hosk became a Victoria’s Secret model in 2011 and was with the brand until 2018. She continues to model for global brands in 2022, including D.L.1961.
Hosk and her longtime partner, Tom Daly welcomed their first child, daughter Tuulikki in 2021.
Hosk takes to the runways with Guess in her home country of Sweden at age 14.
For two years after graduating from high school, Hosk plays professional basketball in the Swedish women’s basketball league.
After receiving numerous job offers, Hosk moves to New York City and becomes a full-time model; she goes on to work for Dior, Versace, and more.
Having modeled for Victoria’s Secret since 2011, Hosk is elevated to being a Secret Angel.
Mega pop star Justin Bieber has the model star in his music video for his single '2U.'
Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, especially when you are Hosk wearing it at the 2018 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show; the bra, boasting hand-set Swarovski diamonds, is worth one million U.S. dollars.
Hosk is chosen as the face of the denim fashion brand’s spring/summer campaign.
Why We Love Elsa Hosk
She is an activist for anti-human trafficking
Hosk was inspired to work with Fair Girls, a charity organization that helps rehabilitate young girls who are victims of human trafficking, after watching the 2010 thriller “The Whistleblower.” To this day, she is one of Fair Girls’ biggest supporters.
She is honest about her blunders
No one can forget when singer Ariana Grande was nearly smacked off of the catwalk at the 2014 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show by one of the Angels. Hosk owned up to being that Angel and profusely apologized for her blunder.
She is an inspiration
She has been working hard to achieve her dreams from the age of 14. She has even played professional basketball.
5 Surprising Facts
The inspiration for Frozen’s Elsa
While many people have assumed that Disney’s Queen Elsa is based on Hosk, her only fun connection with the film and character is that her second name is Anna, like Elsa’s sister.
She’s a G.O.T. fan
Hosk adores the global fantasy hit show “Game of Thrones.”
Her cousin is a model too
Hosk and model Alice Herbst are cousins — that’s one incredible gene pool!
She is a fashion designer
In 2021, Hosk debuted a line of women’s clothing and footwear with the popular U.K. brand 4th&Reckless.
She is a great cook
When she isn’t killing it on the runway, Hosk enjoys cooking up a storm in the kitchen.
Elsa Hosk FAQs
What languages does Elsa Hosk speak?
The model is multilingual and speaks Swedish, German, and English.
Is Elsa a vegan?
She tried to go vegan in 2015 but she isn’t vegan currently.
Is Elsa married?
Not yet, but she does have a partner.
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