Victoria Nixon was born in Barnsley, South Yorkshire and educated at Barnsley Girl's High School. In 1966 she became an international model for ten years, working in New York, Milan, Paris and London. From 1977-88 she was Melbourne Editor of POL Magazine, an Australian avant-garde fashion and lifestyle glossy, and was a freelance, award-winning advertising copywriter. She formed a film production company producing television commercials and documentaries and produced The Price of Fame television series for Central TV, UK featuring David Cassidy, Sylvester Stallone, Marianne Faithful and John Cleese. In 1992 she opened One Stop Fresh, a deli in Fulham specialising in healthy lunchtime food. In 2002 her first book Supermodels' Beauty Secrets was published by Piatkus Books; reprinted twice in 2004, twice in 2008, 2010, 2011 and nominated 'Best Beauty Book', by the Daily Mail in 2010. Her second book Supermodels' Diet Secrets was published in 2004.
In 2008 she became a director of Aircell Structures Ltd, a British company designing and manufacturing humanitarian aid products.