Elsa Anna Sophie Hosk was born in Bromma. Her cousin, Alice Herbst, who is also a model, won the television show Sweden’s Next Top Model. Elsa is a former player of the Swedish women’s national basketball. She began her career by accident, when his father Pål send photos of her and her two brothers at different Swedish fashion agencies. After she had appeared in 2005 in the music video Who’s That Girl by the singer Darin.
She worked for various fashion houses including: Ungaro, D & G, Alessandro Dell’Acqua, Guess, Blumarine, Carolina Herrera, Dior, Oscar de la Renta, Levi’s, Simonetta Ravizza, Guy Laroche, Thomas Tait. She appeared on the covers of Madame Figaro, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Bon, Damernas Värld, Plaza Kvinna.
Since 2011 takes part in the fashion show for Victoria’s Secret and becoming, in the same year, the greatest exponent of the line PINK. In 2015 become a Victoria’s Secret Angel, along with nine other models. In 2016, appears on the cover of the catalog swimwear of the fashion house and takes part in commercials, made for the Super Bowl, where is recreated in a football game, next to the models Adriana Lima, Taylor Hill, Alessandra Ambrosio and Jasmine Tookes.
Elsa worked and supports FAIR GIRLS organization to stop trafficking of human beings. She began take an interest after seeing The Whistleblower, a film which deals with the trafficking of prostitutes across the world. Elsa harbors dreams of acting and has already participated in some timings. In his hobbies are boxing, hiking and running.