Stella Maynes Maxwell was born 15 May 1990 and is a Belgium-born New Zealand model known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel and the face of Max Factor.
Maxwell was born in Brussels, Belgium to Northern Irish parents, Stella Maynes and former Diplomat Maurice Maxwell. She has three older siblings. Maxwell was raised in Belgium until she was 13 years old where she attended the European School, Woluwe. She then moved with her family to Canberra, Australia, where they stayed for one year before moving to Wellington, New Zealand when she was 14. She attended Queen Margaret College and the University of Otago, where she was discovered as a model.
She has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2015.