Wendy was born in Wageningen, the Netherlands and grew up in Noordwijk aan zee and Rhenen (NL). She was scouted in 1998 during a youthfair and won the Dutch Elite Model Look in that same year. After passing her final exams, she moved to Amsterdam, soon followed by Milan, Paris and New York. Wendy works for fashion, beauty and commercials, but most requests are for lingerie and swimwear. She has served several times as a member of the jury and a host for national and international model competitions and has proven to have a talent for scouting new faces. She discovered some international working models. Wendy has featured the covers and inside pages of magazines like Cosmopolitan (France, NL), Elle (NL), Marie Claire (France), Vogue Esposa (Spain), Arena, GQ and Maxim. Wendy has done campaigns for lingerie brands like: Lejaby, Marie Jo, Calzedonia, La Senza, Panos Emporio and Wolford. She has been seen in Advertisements of Abercrombie and Fitch, Burberry, Rocco Barocco Jeans, Ripley Jeans, Inwear, Tommy Hilfiger, Nivea, H%26M, Ti Sento Milano and Rituals Pure Beauty Cosmetics. Wendy has supported the campaign \"Strong Women\" for development organization ICCO and travelled to Nepal to report the Dutch media on the local situation. She danced along Jack Black in the movie Shallow Hal, travelled for het work as a model to the most incredible destinations like the Seychelles, Maldives, Bahamas, South-Africa, Chile and amazing cities like New York, Buenos Aires, Paris, Milan, Istanbul and Los Angeles. Wendy established many loyal international clients over the years and works and travels fulltime from her Amsterdam and London.