Adriana Lima is the most famous Brazilian super model and actress. She is also richest and is being listed on Forbes as the richest model. She is also the Victoria secret angle since a long time, i.e., 2000 and is the spokesmodel for the cosmetic brand called Maybelline for the duration of 2003 to 2009. She also being featured in some of the famous commercials like Kia motors and super bowl. Her wax statue was added at Madame Tussauds New York. At the very young age of 15, she won the supermodel competition and grabbed the eyeballs of people towards her with her beauty and modelling skills.
She has gone to work for many international designers like Guess, Versace, Vera Wang and Giorgio Armani. In 2011 alone, she made USD 7 million and since then her success streak continued and so her net worth which was between $ 10 to 11 million. She was named as the third highest model in 2013 and the second highest paid model in 2014 and consecutively for 2015. She got to play different roles in the TV series.
Early Life of Adriana Lima
Adriana lima was born on June 12, 1981 in Salvaador, Bahia, Brazil. Her father’s name is Nelson who worked as a carpenter and her mother’s name is Maria who is a social worker. When Nelson left the family, her mother who took care of the entire family. Her father left them when she was just 6 years old and therefore, she goes by her mother’s last name. As a child, she entered into the modelling contests and compete for the beauty pageants and won most of them. Prior to started pursuing modelling, she wanted to become either a nun or a paediatrician.
At the teenage age, her friend convinced her to take part in the modelling contest. At the age of 15, she won the Supermodel of Brazil competition and later she won the runner up in 1996 Ford models to take part in the Supermodel of the world contest.
She moved to the New York city and signed a contract with the Elite model management in 1999.
Academic Details of Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima went to the school in Salvador, Brazil. At the time of graduation, she has been working as a model and can speak four languages fluently – Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian.
Personal details of Adriana Lima
Real Name: Adriana Francesca Lima
Celebrity Name: Adriana Francesca Lima
Nick names: Lima Bean, The Queen of Brazil, The Marquesa of Miami, The Goddess
Place of Birth: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Current City: Brazil
Birthday: June 12, 1981
Ethnicity: White Caucasian
Religion: Not known
Eye Colour: Blue
Hair Colour: Dark Brown
Net Worth: $95 million
Family details of Adriana Lima
Mother’s Name: Maria da Graça Lima
Father’s Name: Nelson Torres
Number of Siblings: unknown
Spouse Name: Marko Jaric (2006-2014)
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Body measurements of Adriana Lima
Body Physique: Banana
Height in Feet: 5 feet 10 inches
Height in Meters: 1.78 m
Weight in Kg: 60 kg
Weight in Pound: 132
Body Measurements: 34-24-35 in or 86-61-89 cm
Bra Size: 32B
Waist Size: 24 inches
Hip Size: 35 inches
Shoe Size (US): 8
Dress Size (US): 10
Relationship Details of Adriana Lima
Coming to the relationships, she dated Lenny Kravitz who is a singer in 2001 and they both got married in 2002 and have got separated the next year, i.e., 2003. She got to appear in the Kravitz musical videos, Yesterday is gone. In 2009, she entered into the martial relationship with the NBA player who belongs to Serbia, Marko Jaric and the couple are blessed with two children. Valentine who was born in 2009 and Sienna who was born in 2012. However, the couple got divorced in 2016.
Net Worth of Adriana Lima
According to authentic sources like Google, Forbes, Wikipedia and IMDb, the net worth of the USD 95 million. The primary source of income is through modelling. She worked with the brands like Maybelline to Puma and served as the Victoria Secret model for 18 years. Lot of her wealth is earned through the cameo appearances that she made in different shows like Ugly Betty, Superbowl adverts and many of the brand endorsements. The income that has contributed to her net worth is through modelling fee, endorsements, advertising and appearing in the TV shows. She worked as the model for many top brands. She is also featured on the magazine cover like Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, GQ, Elle of different country versions. He major source of income is through fashion brands.
Early Career Days of Adriana Lima
Lima started her career in 2000 and turned out to be the “Guess” girl and later have done a lot of campaigns. Three years after that she joined Maybelline brand as the spokesmodel and remained with the brand until 2009. She also appeared in the company’s calendar in the same year and have done an ad campaign for Swatch.
Different fashion brands with which Adriana worked are Armani, Bebe, Versace, BCBG, and Louis Vuitton. She is featured on the cover page of top fashion magazines like V, Esquire, Arena, EQ, Elle, Harper’s Bazaar and French Revue des modes.
In 2001, she got debut in the acting career in the small role played in the Follow, which is a short film that was part of the BMW series. In ‘The Hire’ she got to play the role of damsel in distress where she was starred next to Forest Whitaker, Clive Owen and Mickey Rorke.
Recent Works of Adriana Lima
In 2014, she again became the spokesmodel for Maybelline and is also the brand ambassador for this brand for the year 2003 to 2009. She also done modelling for the top and famous brands like Vogue eyewear, Marc Jacobs released fragrance Decadence in 2015. She is also model for the Italian Lingerie brand 2015, Calzedonia’s swimwear collection in 2016 and ready to wear clothing brand based out of the Italy and Sportsmax in 2017.
Various TV shows in which this model and actress appeared include The Crazy ones, The Doctors, How I met your doctor, The Wendy William show, Entertainment Tonight, today and so on.
She is ranked 5th sexiest model. In 2014, she was ranked as 7th highest paid model by Forbes and in 2014, she ranked as 8th highest paid model by Forbes in 2015. In 2016, she was ranked as 9th highest paid model by Forbes.