Lindsay Ellingson
Birth Date:
November 19, 1986
Birth Place:
San Diego, California, USA
5' 11" (1.8 m)
Famous for:
Victoria's Secret Angel
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VS Angel


American fashion model Lindsay Ellingson is popular as one of Victoria's Secret angles, along with Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Doutzen Kroes, Behati Prinsloo, Candice Swanepoel, Karlie Kloss and Lily Aldridge. She has appeared in the VS runway from 2007 to present. Ellingson  has modeled for Chanel, Valentino and Christian Dior, to name a few.

In December 2013, Ellingson was engaged to Sean Clayton, a medical equipment salesman.            


Childhood and Family:

Lindsay Marie Ellingson was born on November 19, 1984, in San Diego, California. She grew up in  Moreno Valley, California and graduated from Canyon Springs High School. While in high school, she won three trophies at the USA National Championships for her dance team. She then studied biology at the UC San Diego. Lindsay has a brother. She is known to her family and close friends with the nickname Lindi.

Body by Victoria


Lindsay Ellingson was spotted at a ProScout event that she attended in Orange County, California. Following a test shoot, her model agency sent Ellingson to Paris where she met John Galliano who helped launch her career.  

Ellingson made her runway debut in the the Spring/Summer 2005 ready-to-wear shows. Since then, she has walked the runway for Shiatzy Chen, Blumarine, Chanel, Christian Dior, John Galliano, Gucci, Valentino, Lacoste, Victorias Secret, Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, Zac Posen, Diane Von Furstenberg, and Giorgio Armani, among other names. Ellingson also has worked in a number of campaigns, including DKNY, Moschino, MAC, Charles David, H&M, Tommy Hilfiger, and Dolce and Gabbana. Ellingson's face has graced the covers of popular publications, such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, D Magazine, GQ and L'Officiel internationally. She also has appeared in the pages of Allure, Flair, V, and i-D.

Ellingson, however, is most famous for her work with Victoria's Secret. First hired in 2006, she has walked the VS runway in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. In 2010, she was a featured model in the Victoria's Secret “SWIM” catalog. She also became one of the spokeswomen for “Body by Victoria” by Victoria's Secret, together with Alessandra Ambrosio and Marisa Miller. In 2011, Ellingson was one of the brand's signature Angels, and also the face of its perfume line VS Attractions and its new bra, Gorgeous.

Ellingson is one of the faces of Clarins as of 2011. She appeared in Jacques Olivar's Forever Young photobook in 2012.  


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