Victoria's Secret angel Candice Swanepoel engaged to boyfriend of ten years

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Congratulations are in order for Candice Swanepoel. The Victoria's Secret angel is reportedly engaged to her long-term boyfriend Hermann Nicoli, with a source telling E! Online, "she couldn't be happier".

The South African beauty has been in a relationship with Hermann for around ten years after meeting in Paris. The loved-up pair have mostly kept their relationship under wraps, but Candice does give her six million Instagram followers the occasional glimpse at her Brazilian beau.

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Candice Swanepoel and Hermann Nicoli are reportedly engaged

Candice hinted that she was ready to start a family with Hermann earlier this year, as well as revealing the secret to how they have maintained a strong relationship despite her travelling so much with her modelling work.

"That's [being apart] what keeps it going," she told E!. "No, seriously, it's important to travel and be apart and miss each other."

She added: "In the beginning it was long distance and when you long for something so much, I think it's a good thing. It helps because we've grown together over the years. He's helped me a lot through all the experiences and been a rock in my life.

"It's hard... If I was to meet somebody [now] it'd be hard for them to understand all the things I've gone through and he's been through that from the beginning."

The model has stayed tight-lipped about her engagement

While no further details about Hermann's proposal have been revealed, it is believed to have happened quite recently as Candice wasn't wearing an engagement ring on a recent outing in New York.

The 26-year-old has stayed tight lipped about her engagement on social media, choosing instead to share photos from a trip to Bali and telling fans how "truly blessed" she feels.

Candice is not the only Victoria's Secret model taking their relationship to the next level; her colleague Kate Grigorieva recently married her beau Alexander in her home country of Russia.