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See Victoria Beckham's #GirlBoss Rise To Success In Numbers

From Spice Girl to style icon.

31/12/2016 9:30 AM AEDT | Updated 31/12/2016 9:30 AM AEDT

The New Years Honours 2017 list has been revealed and - after much speculation and controversy around leaked details - we can confirm Victoria Beckham has received an OBE.

The pop star-turned-designer is being honoured with an Order of the British Empire for her services to the fashion industry, including her charitable work with the United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS.

To celebrate her monumental achievement, we’ve charted Beckham’s meteoric rise to #GirlBoss success in numbers - from her Spice Girls days, to how she built a fashion empire.

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<strong>Victoria Beckham has been awarded an OBE</strong>

20

The age Beckham was when the Spice Girls first shot to fame.

80 million

The total number of records sold by the Spice Girls worldwide to date.

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<strong>The Spice Girls at the 1997 MTV VMAs</strong>

2000

The year Beckham made her first appearance as a model at London Fashion Week, for Maria Grachvogel.

2003

The year she first teamed up with a fashion brand, becoming the British ambassador for Dolce &Gabbana.

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<strong>Victoria Beckham models for&nbsp;Maria Grachvogel during London Fashion Week in 2000</strong>

300

How much it would have cost you in dollars to buy the first fashion item Beckham ever designed - a pair of jeans for US brand Rock & Republic in 2004, part of her ‘VB Rocks’ collection.

29

The number of perfumes her and husband David Beckham have released over the years, with the first - ‘Intimately’ - hitting the market in 2007.

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<strong>'Intimately Beckham' campaign in 2007</strong>

3

The number of years it took for Beckham’s eponymous label to go from newly-launched brand to New York Fashion Week fixture (2008-2011).

150

The number of employees estimated to work across the fashion label’s New York and London offices.

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<strong>Models walk the runway at the Victoria Beckham show at New York Fashion Week in 2016</strong>

2014

The year Beckham first opened her own clothing store in London, on Dover Street.

34 million

The annual turnover Beckham’s fashion brand made in 2015. 

5

The age of Beckham’s daughter, Harper, in December this year - when she helped her mother design a T-shirt to raise money for World AIDS Day (shown below).

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