Soon After At The Age Of 15 Adrianna Lima Entered And Finished In

Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima
Adrianna Lima


Adriana Lima (born June 12, 1981, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) is a Brazilian model and actress who is best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. Lima never thought about being a model, although she had won many beauty pageants in elementary school. Soon after, at the age of 15, she entered and finished in first place in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” model search. Lima became a GUESS. She also appeared on the covers and in the editorials of other fashion magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE, GQ, Arena, Vogue, V, Esquire and French Revue des Modes.

Lima Returned To The High Fashion Runway In 2009 Walking For Givenchy

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Since 2005, Lima has ranked in the top five of Forbes’ lists of the 20 highest-earning models in the world, and in 2006 ranked No.99 on the Forbes Celebrity 100. She also appeared in the book A Second Decade of Guess. Lima returned to the high fashion runway in 2009, walking for Givenchy.
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Adrianna Lima

Adrianna Lima Also Appeared In The Book A Second Decade Of Guess

Adrianna Lima
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Adrianna Lima


After acquiring representation, Lima’s modeling portfolio quickly began to expand, and she appeared in numerous international editions of Vogue and Marie Claire. Lima became a GUESS. She also appeared in the book A Second Decade of Guess. Lima continued to build upon her portfolio, doing more print work for Maybelline, for whom she worked as a spokesmodel from 2003 until 2009, the same year she appeared in the company’s first calendar, a limited edition run also featuring Kemp Muhl, Jessica White, Julia Stegner, and Anna Wang. She also appeared in the 2005 Pirelli Calendar and became the face of Italy’s cell phone carrier, Telecom Italia Mobile, a move that earned her the nickname, “the Catherine Zeta-Jones of Italy.” in February 2008, Lima was featured on the cover of Esquire, re-creating the classic 1966 Angie Dickinson cover on Esquire’s 75th anniversary along with fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels Alessandra Ambrosio, Karolina Kurkova, Izabel Goulart and Selita Ebanks. in 2007 and 2008, she ranked as the world’s fourth highest paid supermodel by Forbes Magazine. Valued at over $5 million, the bra carried more than 1,500 carats (300 g). She also appeared with her fellow Angels in a guest spot playing herself in the series How I Met Your Mother in November 2007.

Lima Became A GUESS

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Both sent in pictures, and the contest sponsor soon asked Lima to come out for the competition. She subsequently entered the 1996 Ford “Supermodel of the World” contest and finished in second place. Three years later, Lima moved to New York City and signed with Elite Model Management. Lima became a GUESS. That same year, after visiting Turkey, Lima signed a contract with Doritos to appear in print campaigns and commercials which began airing in Turkey that April. Continuing her success as a high fashion model, she became the face of Donna Karan’s spring 2012 ad campaign.