Candice Swanepoel tops Maxim's Hot 100

Story highlights

  • Swanepoel models for Victoria's Secret
  • She topped celebs like Scarlett Johansson and Katy Perry
  • The list is voted on by readers

Candice Swanepoel is officially hot.

Her fans already knew the Victoria's Secret supermodel was beautiful, but now Maxim has affirmed her status: Swanepoel has the top spot in the magazine's Hot 100 list this year as voted on by Maxim's readers.

The 25-year-old South African beauty bested more recognizable hotties such as actress Scarlett Johansson (No. 2), singer Katy Perry (No. 3) and actress Jennifer Lawrence (No. 5).

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Maxim says in her bio on their site that "the impossibly leggy, blue-eyed beauty was spotted at 15 and quickly established herself among the elite, appearing on countless magazine covers, and strutting the runway as Victoria's Secret's alpha Angel."

"It's a huge honor to be Maxim's No. 1, among so many beautiful and talented women!" Swanepoel reportedly said. "It's a great feeling."

Last year Miley Cyrus was voted No. 1. Click here to see the full 2014 Hot 100 list.