Kelly Olivia Gale (born 14 May 1995) is a Swedish-Australian model of Indian and Australian heritage. Kelly is known globally for her work for Victoria’s Secret, the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and Playboy, as well as being featured in the music video of Duele el Corazón by Enrique Iglesias.
Gale was born and raised in Gothenburg, Sweden. She also lived in Ghana for four years, and Australia. Her mother, Gita (who is a dentist and former pilot), was born in Pune, India and was adopted by a Swedish family at age 5; her father, Jeff, is a photographer and former footballer from Tatura in Victoria, Australia. Gale has two younger brothers.
Gale has been involved in sports since an early age. She played soccer with Näsets SK in Gothenburg and tennis since she was seven years old. She attended Näsetskolan and Göteborgs Högre Samskola.
At age 13, she was discovered by a model agent outside a coffee shop in Gothenburg. Initially, Gale’s parents were opposed to her working as a model but she eventually started modeling one year later. One of her first modelling jobs was for H&M.