Josephine Skriver is newest Victoria's Secret Angel

Danish beauty Josephine Skriver has become the latest model to earn her wings and become a Victoria's Secret Angel.

Josephine Skriver is newest Victoria's Secret Angel

Josephine Skriver has become a Victoria's Secret Angel.

The 22-year-old Danish model has earned her wings and has become bringing the total number of Angels to 16.

Announcing her exciting career news on her Instagram account, she revealed: "It's happened!! I'm literally living my dream right now! Can't believe I get to share with you today that I'm #NewestAngel for @victoriassecret thanks to everyone that has helped to get me here! So humble and proud to be apart of such an amazing legacy!! THAAAAANK YOU from the bottom of my heart to everyone who believed in me!! @ed_razek

"So overwhelmed with every happy emotion right now! I don't even know how to be in my own body! It still feels so insane the day is finally here! #NewestAngel #AngelJo thank you so much to the incredible team of @victoriassecret @ed_razek @nikibaratta @michellepriano and all the rest! Thank you for making me part of the VS Family!!! Flying on happiness right now!!!! (sic)"

Victoria's Secret Chief Marketing Officer Ed Razek had the final decision on hiring Josephine for the lingerie giant and is thrilled she is joining the "most exclusive club" in modelling.

He said: "Josephine Skriver is a stunning young woman and a delightful person. She is so special and we are enormously happy to welcome her to the most exclusive club in the history of modelling, The Victoria's Secret Angels."

Ed sent Josephine a bouquet of flowers to congratulate her on landing the coveted position.

The catwalk star posted on Twitter: "thank you for the flowers @ed_razek . don't know how I could not wake up every day with a smile on my face knowing... (sic)"

Josephine - who made her first Victoria's Secret Fashion Show appearance in 2013 - joins seasoned Angels Lily Aldridge, Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Behati Prinsloo and Candice Swanepoel, as well as the 10 girls that were named last April; Kate Grigorieva, Stella Maxwell, Martha Hunt, Taylor Hill, Jasmine Tookes, Jac Jagaciak, Romee Strijd, Lais Ribeiro, Elsa Hosk and Sara Sampaio.

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