My mum would say, if you go on your bike it will make you stronger. In the countryside I was always outside, kind of like a tomboy... We didn't have social media so we couldn't look at other girls and pictures from magazines.
We didn't really buy a lot of magazines; my mum and dad would just read papers...
On 24 November 2011, Kroes debuted in Nova Zembla, the first Dutch 3D film made.
Kroes has been in the top five of best-paid models, with an estimated income of more than five million per year since 2008.
; born 23 January 1985) is a Dutch supermodel, actress, activist and philanthropist.
She began her modelling career in 2003 in the Netherlands and quickly was sent by her agency to New York where she was cast by lingerie giant Victoria’s Secret.
I felt super-young coming from the north of Holland, and I went to Amsterdam only once before I went to New York City.
Kroes described herself as a "tomboy" in her youth.