The Brazilian model and actress, Adriana Lima was born on June 21, 1981. Despite of having no initial plans about pursuing her career in the field of modeling while growing up, her journey began when she won the 1996 Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition at the age of just 15. Four years later, Adriana moved to New York City in order to find better work opportunities and met with success soon. Within a couple of years, she had one of the most impressive modeling portfolio’s in the fashion industry having worked with several top international designers like Valentino, Giorgio Armani, Versace, Armani and Vera Wang along with appearing on the covers of various magazines such as GQ, Vogue, ELLE and Harper’s Bazaar. Her success and fame as a fashion model expanded furthermore when she became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2000 and has been working with the company since then.
In addition to modeling, Adriana Lima has also tried her luck in the field of acting and after making her debut in 2001 film The Follow, she has appeared in a couple of more television shows including How I Met Your Mother, Ugly Betty and The Crazy Ones. Along with this, she has also appeared in television commercials for various brands out of which her Super Bowl commercials are some of the most-seen Super Bowl ads of all time. When it comes to the personal life of the model, Adriana Lima became engaged to NBA player Marko Jarić in 2008. The couple married in the following year and had two daughters together before announcing their separation in May 2014.
Adriana Lima Personal Details:
- Complete Name: Adriana Francesca Lima
- Nicknames: Lima Bean, The Goddess, LimaBean
- Occupation: Model, Actress
- Date of Birth: June 12, 1981
- Birthplace: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
- Zodiac Sign: Gemini
- Eye Color: Blue
- Hair Color: Dark Brown
Adriana Lima Family Details:
- Father: Nelson Torres
- Mother: Maria da Graça Lima
- Siblings: None
- Spouse: Marko Jarić (m. 2009)
- Children: Valentina Lima Jarić, Sienna Lima Jarić
Adriana Lima Career Highlights:
- Became Victoria’s Secret Angel: 2000
- First Film: The Follow
- First TV Show: How I Met Your Mother
Adriana Lima Body Measurements:
- Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
- Weight: 60 kg (132 pounds)
- Bra Size: 34B
- Shoe Size:5 (US)
- Dress Size: 4 (US)
- Body Measurements: 34-24-35
Adriana Lima Interesting Facts:
- Adriana has a mole on her chin.
- She remained a virgin till marriage.
- Adriana Lima became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2000.