Brazilian super model and actress Adriana Lima doesn’t need introduction, at least for the fashionista. Well known for her catwalks for the lingerie chain of outlets, Victoria’s Secret, Lima is regarded as the longest running model for the fashion tycoon and was named the “Most Valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel” in 2017. Gifted with captivating beauty and incredible physique, Lima has been amongst the highest-paid models, and takes home an whopping $11 million dollars every year for her works on and off the runway.
Adriana Lima never thought of entering into the glamour world , but her modeling career started at her tender age and won several beauty pageants while still at elementary school. At the age of 15, she got her breakthrough when she won Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil”. She moved to New York and signed her first deal with the Elite Model Management and her portfolio in modeling skyrocket since then. The Brazilian bombshell has walked the runway for several fashion designers and fashion shows. Today, Lima is truly the Queen of fashion world, making her the wealthiest person in the fashion industry.
Lima is the face of Maybelline cosmetics since 2003 and has several lucrative endorsements deals in her kitty, escalating her net worth. She is also the face of a Barcelona-based fashion brand Desigual. Being a fashion icon, Lima has featured on the covers of several fashion magazines including Vogue, Marie Claire amongst others. Apart from walking the ramp and endorsing brands, Lima is also known for her humanitarian efforts. Born to a social worker, Lima spends a major portion of her wealth on charity works. As a model it is required to be multi-lingual and of course, Lima can speak French, Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian. Her business endeavours expand across fashion world and is hard to be believe that she was shy and coy in her teens.
Adriana Francesca Lima
The Goddess, The World’s Most Voluptuous Virgin, Lima Bean, The Queen of Brazil, The Marquesa of Miami
Fashion Model, Actress
Lima was born on June 12, 1981 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.
She is currently 37 years old.
As Lima entered into modeling industry as her early age, she didn’t have proper education. It was her friend in elementary school who encouraged her to became a model as she doesn’t want to enter into modeling alone.
Speaking about her ethnicity, Lima identifies herself as Afro-Brazilian and stated that she is of Indigenous, Swiss, African, Japanese and West Indian ancestry.
- Father – Nelson Torres
- Mother – Maria da Graça Lima
- Siblings – Unknown
Marko Jarić (m. 2009; div. 2016)
Lenny Kravitz (2001-2003) – Lima started dating American singer and songwriter Lenny Kravitz in early 2001 and subsequent they became engaged. Their relationship lasted until 2003 and eventually their engagement was called off.
Prince Wenzeslaus (2003-2006) – Adriana Lima was in realationship with Prince of Liechtenstein, Prince Wenzeslaus for three years.
Derek Jeter (2006) – American basketball player Derek Jeter and Lima had a brief relationship in 2006.
Denny (2006) – Lima had a fling with Brazilian vocalist Denny in 2006.
Marko Jaric (2006 – 2016) – Lima and Serbian NBA player Marko Jaric started dating in 2006 and married in 2009. She has two daughters with him Valentina Lima Jarić (b. November 15, 2009) and Sienna (b. September 12, 2012). The couple announced their separation in May 2014 following their divorce in March 2016.
Justin Bieber (2014) – It was rumored that Justin Bieber and Adriana Lima were dating in 2014.
Joe Thomas (2015 – 2016) – The couple started dating in January 2015 but their relationship was short lived, ended up in 2016. The couple were last spotted together at Cannes Film Festival 2016.
Sami Khedira (2016) – German Footballer Sami Khedira and Lima were seen ejoyingtheir holiday in Mykonos in July 2016.
Adriana Lima Physical Stats
- In feet – 5 feet 10 inches
- In centimeters – 178 cm
- In meters – 1.78 m
- In Kilograms – 60 kg
- In Pounds – 132 lbs
- Body measurements – 34-24-35
- Bra Size – 32B
4 (US) / 34 (EU)
8.5 (US) / 39 (EU)
Adriana Lima Favourites
- Food – Fish
- TV shows – The Simple Life, Deadwood, Family Guy,American Dad, American Idol, Pop Idol and So You Think You Can Dance
- Movie – Shine (1996)
- Musician – Lenny Kravitz
- Book – Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (published in 1997)
- Author – Gabriel Garcia Marquez
- Designer – Christian Lacroix
- Photographers – Steven Meisel, Albert Watson
- Makeup Product – Shu Uemura
- Perfume – Victoria’s Secret “So In Love” for Women
- Color – Red
- Footballer – Neymar Jr.
- Sport – Football, Basketball
Adriana Lima Professional Statistics
Lima was featured in a short film called The Follow in 2001. She played the role of a wife alongside Mickey Rourke and Forest Whitaker.
She made a guest appearance in a television series How I Met Your Mother in November 2007.
She enjoyed lucrative endorsement deals with brands and products, inluding Anna Sui Jeans, Armani Jeans, BCBG, Bebe, Blumarine, BMW, Desigual, Donna Karan, Emporio Armani, Forum, French Connection, Gai Mattiolo, Gasoline, George Rech, Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani ‘Emporio Armani White’ fragrance, Givenchy, Guess Jeans, La Perla, Liverpool, Loewe, Maybelline, Messika, Mossimo, Swatch ‘Skin’ watches, TIM, Vassarette, Victoria’s Secret, Victoria’s Secret ‘Dream angels wish’ fragrance, Victoria’s Secret ‘So in Love’ fragrance, XOXO, and Vogue Eyewear.
Adriana Lima Style Quotient
Cars & Bikes
Being a fashion icon, she owns a Porsche Panamera S Hybrid, and a classic Rolls Royce.
Lima owns a US$4 million worth luxury mansion in Beverly Hills, California, USA. This 7000 sq-feet mansion boast three bedrooms and bathrooms, a tennis court, Jacuzzi and Sauna.
Adriana Lima Net worth
Adriana Lima has accumulated a net worth of US$75 Million as of 2017, which comes from her catwalks, endorsements, businesses, and investment.
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