Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian actress and model who was born on June 12, 1981 in Salvador, Brazil. Even though, Adriana Lima had actually never thought of becoming a model but it was just her destiny. She entered in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition at the age of 15 and finished at 1st place. After a few years, Lima moved to New York City where she was signed by Elite Model Management. Adriana Lima immediately made a impact and appeared in the runway for top designers like Valentino, Vera Wang and Giorgio Armani along with appearing in different international magazines. Lima is best recognized for her work as Victoria’s Secret Angel. She first worked with the company in 1999 and was signed as a Victoria’s Secret Angel in year 2000. With a successful modeling career spanning over 15 years, Adriana Lima has now become one of the highest paid models in the world.
Along with modeling, Adriana Lima has entered in the field of acting. She has appeared in a few films and television series including The Follow, How I Met Your Mother and Ugly Betty. She has also appeared in various Super Bowl commercials which are recognized as some of the most-seen Super Bowl ads of all time. Till now, the Victoria’s Secret Angel has graced the cover of several international magazines such as Esquire, Vogue, GQ and ELLE as well as working with popular brands like Armani, Louis Vuitton and bebe etc.
Considered among the most beautiful women in the world, Adriana Lima dated NBA player Marko Jaric and couple got married in 2009. Lima gave birth to couple’s two daughters Valentina Lima Jaric (2009) and Sienna (2012). Unfortunately after 5 years of marriage, the couple announced their separation in 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
- Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)
Adriana Lima Favorite Music, Color, Food and other Things:
- Hobbies and Interests: Exercise, Music
- Favorite Color: Red
- Favorite Food: Fish, Pasta
- Favorite Fruit: Tico Berries
- Favorite Book: Memoirs of a Geisha
- Favorite Perfume: Victoria’s Secret “Bombshell Forever”, Victoria’s Secret “So in Love”
- Favorite Music: Lenny Kravitz
- Favorite Movie: Shine
- Favorite TV Shows: American Idol, The Simple Life, Family Guy, Deadwood
- Favorite Sports: Basketball
- Favorite Designer: Christian Lacroix
- Favorite Place: Marrakech, Morocco
- Favorite Photographer: Albert Watson, Steven Meisel
- Favorite Beauty Products: Rodin Olio face oil, Victoria’s Secret mascara and NARS lipstick
- Favorite Pet: Dog
Adriana Lima Interesting Facts:
- Adriana Lima has a mole on her chin.
- Stayed a virgin until her marriage.