Erin Heatherton, born Erin Heather Bubley, is an American fashion model best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. She is recognized as a Victoria’s Secret Angel and has walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show every year since 2008.
Erin Heatherton was born in Skokie, Illinois on March 4, 1989. She was raised in the Jewish faith by her parents, Laura and Mark Bubley. She attended Solomon Schechter Day School and Niles North High School. She was an active athlete during highschool, having excelled in basketball. Ironically, she claims to not have fit in well during high school due to her tall stature.
Heatherton was discovered while vacationing in South Beach, Miami. Her career began with an appearance at the Diane von Furstenberg runway show. She has since modeled for Oscar de la Renta, Tommy Hilfiger, and many other designers. She has also been featured on the covers of several magazines, including Muse and Velvet. Victoria's Secret has been the largest part of her modeling portfolio. In addition to her runway success, Victoria's Secret also featured her in their 2010 SWIM catalog and their "Body by Victoria" campaign. Heatherton was also the face of XOXO's spring/summer 2013 line.
She is currently represented by IMG Models.
Heatherton has also diversified her portfolio with acting gigs. She was featured in the FX American sitcom The League as Coach Crowley in season 5, episode 11. This summer she made her film debut in Adam Sandler's Grown Ups 2. She played Ginger, the stereotypical head cheerleader.
She is good friends with fellow Angel, Candice Swanepoel. Like Blake Lively, Heatherton has been romantically linked to Leonardo DiCaprio. They reportedly dated from December 2011 to October 2012.