Lily Aldridge

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Lily Maud Aldridge was born November 15, 1985 and is an American model. She is a Victoria’s Secret Angel and a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue model.

Aldridge was born at Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Santa Monica, California, and grew up in a fashion-oriented family. She is the daughter of English artist Alan Aldridge and Playboy Playmate of the month Laura Lyons. Her siblings include half-sister Saffron Aldridge, who was the multiyear face of Ralph Lauren in the 1990s; 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.

Aldridge attended high school in London. Most of her high school years were spent at Notre Dame HS in Sherman Oaks, CA.

Aldridge started modelling at the age of 16, for Abercrombie & Fitch. Her advertising campaigns include Rocawear, Arden B., rag & bone, Shiatzy Chen, Bobbi Brown, Smashbox Cosmetics, GAP, Tommy Hilfiger, Coach, JCrew, Charles David, Levi’s, J Brand, Accessorize. 

In 2009, Aldridge walked in her first Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. In 2010 she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel and walked her second Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, in which she was given her wings for the first time. 

Aldridge has appeared in various music videos. In the year 2000, she made a cameo among Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Dr. Dre and others on the music video “Break Stuff” of Limp Bizkit. In 2015, Aldridge appeared in the music video for “Bad Blood” by Taylor Swift, portraying an assassin called “Frostbyte”.

Aldridge also appeared in two Kings of Leon videos; “Use Somebody” and “Temple”.

She married Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill in 2011 and she gave birth to their daughter, Dixie Pearl Followill, on June 21, 2012, in Nashville, Tennessee. In August 2018, Aldridge announced that they were expecting their second child. Lily gave birth to their son, Winston Roy Followill, on January 29, 2019.