Adriana Lima Short Bio
Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model and actress who was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. Her sun sign is Gemini and she dropped her school due started modeling at very young age. She is multiracial and having Caribbean, Swiss, Japanese, Portuguese, Native American, and African heritage.
Adriana Lima Body Measurement Table
|Date of birth||June 12, 1981|
|Age||33 years old|
|Height||5 feet 10 inches|
|Hip Size||35 inches|
|Waist Size||24 inches|
|Weight||56 kg 123 pounds|
Adriana Lima Career
Adriana Lima never thought of becoming a supermodel one day, although she won several beauty contests in primary school. However, one of her friends encouraged her to send photos to model agencies.Her career began at the age of fifteen when she won the title of Dauphine in the international competition of the Ford agency, having been elected to the national competition organized by the same agency.Noticed by the agency Elite São Paulo, Brazil, she moved to New York.In 1999 she began working for Victoria’s Secret and becomes an “Angel” in 2000.
In 2000, Adriana Lima is also the new face of the Guess ads.In 2003, she became the brand ambassador of Maybelline cosmetics, it remains until 2009, and then returns in 2014. In 2006, Adriana Lima on the cover of GQ magazine, edition that will be the most sold in the history of the magazine.During her career Adriana Lima modeled for Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Victoria’s Secret. She posed for brands such as Armani Jeans, BCBG, Bebe, Emporio Armani, French Connection, Giorgio Armani, La Perla, Loewe, Mossimo (en), Swatch or XOXO.
November 26, 2007, she appeared as a guest star in an episode of How I Met Your Mother series in the company of Alessandra Ambrosio, Selita Ebanks, Marisa Miller, Miranda Kerr and Heidi Klum.She also appears in episode 6 of season 3 of the series Ugly Betty in 2008, where she played her own role.In 2013, she played herself in an episode of the series The Crazy Ones.
Adriana Lima Controversy
Beside known as supermodel, Adriana Lima is also activist too. Adriana supports humanitarian actions and contributed to the construction of an orphanage Caminhos da Luz in Brazil, Salvador.She is also received critics when reveled her diet secret is drinking protein shakes only for nine days before the show.Some nutritionist criticize it and said it is kind of dangerous method to lose weight.
Adriana Lima Dating
Adriana Lima said she is remain virgin till married though not everyone believed it. But she insist that being virgin is something sacred and should be kept till married. In the past from 2001 to 2003, she dated and engaged to American Singer-Songwriter, Lenny Kravitz. After break up with him, she then dating Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein from 2003 to 2006. In 2006, she then announced dating American Football player Derek Jeter. The couple then married in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on St. Valentine’s Day 2009 and has been blessed with two beautiful daughter. On May 2, 2014, the couple announced their separation after five years married.
Adriana Lima Net Worth
Adriana Lima is always called as one of the most richest supermodel in the world. According to Forbes magazineshe is the fourth highest paid supermodel in the world with an annual income of 5.8 million Euros (7.3 million dollars) between May 2011 and May 2012. Her net worth is about $65 million dollars.