“Photos and bio on Brazil’s top supermodels”
I heard someone say the other day that Brazil is one of the top producers in the world for sugar, oil, coffee, oranges, and cotton. I guess you could add Brazilian models to that list.
Brazil is home to some of the most glamorous models in the world and has produced so many of the world’s top models. Many would say they are beloved for their exotic features and sexy accents, whatever it is, it’s fair to say that Brazilians Models have dominated the fashion industry.
Why do so many supermodels come out of Brazil? well, Brazil is a country with a great amount of ethnical diversity, particularly in the south where a lot of people have European ancestry. This mix of South American, European genes produces very good looking woman and is the main reason why Brazil has famously good looking woman and produces many of the world’s biggest supermodels.
Let’s have a look at these beautiful Brazilian supermodels;
Gisele is considered one of the top models in the world and is one of the most recognized models in the industry. She was born on July 20th, 1980 and was born in the Brazilian town of Tres de Maio and grew up in Horizontina, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She became well-known while she worked as one of Victoria’s Secret Angels from 2000 until 2006. Since 2004, she has been the highest-earning model in the world.
She once dated actor Leonardo DiCaprio from 2000-2005. A few years later she started dating American football star of the New England Patriots, Tom Brady, and they soon got married in 2009.
Alessandra was born in Erechim, Brazil on April 11, 1981. Alessandra began her modeling career at the age of 12 and began modeling for Dilson Stein at age 15; from there Alessandra’s career skyrocketed and she has become one of the World’s most successful and high paid models.
Alessandra is considered one of the most versatile models in the industry and is one of Victoria’s Secret Angels and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company’s “PINK” line. She has also modeled for brands such as Armani Exchange, Christian Dior, Next, Ralph Lauren and many other, as well as appeared in television programs and films. Alessandra has achieved almost everything in the industry, she has become one of the World’s most successful figures in the modeling industry.
Alessandra has achieved almost everything in the industry, she has become one of the World’s most successful figures in the modeling industry.
Adriana was born on June 12, 1981 in Salvador, Brazil. She was discovered at the age of 15 when she took the top spot at Ford Supermodel contest. Since then she became one the most prestigious model in the fashion industry modeling for Gucci, Valentino Vera Wang, Giorgio Armani, GUESS? and among others.
She is best known as one of the faces of Victoria’s Secret Angels and was also worked as a spokesmodel for the make-up brand Maybelline. She is among the highest paid supermodels in the industry.
She was born in Curitiba, Brazil on July 4, 1983. She started her modeling career when she was really young after she made the finals of the Elite Model Look and in the following year she moved from Brazil to Milan, Italy, to start her modeling career at the age of 14.
In 1999, when she was just 16, she appeared in the Victoria’s Secret catalog. This generated a bit of a controversy in the fashion world since Victoria’s Secret reportedly violated its policy of only hiring models that were 21 or older. However, it helped kick-start Isabeil’s career further.
She has modeled for numerous brands such as: Armani, Chanel, H&M, Hugo Boss, Nicole Farhi, Oscar de la Renta, Peter Hahn, Philips, Ralph Lauren, Revlon, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Versace, Victoria’s Secret, Vivara, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, and many others.
Born in Niteroi, Brazil on January 22, 1984, Raica Oliveria is a Brazilian supermodel that first started her modeling career in 1999 at the age of 15, when she entered the Elite Model’s agency when they were looking for the new face of Brazil 30,000 girls showed up and Raica won the second place. After that, she did some modeling at fall fashion shows in Paris and Milan and became one of the most talked about models of the season.
She has modeled for numerous companies, including Dior, Dolce & Gabbana, Yves Saint Laurent, Chanel, Victoria’s Secret, Pepe Jeans, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, JLO, H&M, Elle, Marie Claire, Vogue, Ann Taylor and others. As of 2008, she has been working as a fashion reporter for Jornal Record.
Fernanda was born in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil on September 22, 1980. At age 13 Fernanda won the inaugural, ‘elite look of the year’, which she won. Fernanda moved to New York, America to further pursue her modeling career. At the age of just 17, Fernanda had already established herself as an international model, appearing in magazines such as L’Officiel Paris, Deutsch, U.S. Marie Claire andVouge Paris.
Fernanda has gone on to be one of the most successful models to come out of Brazil. She has modeled for companies such as Victoria’s secret, Vouge, Cosmopolitan, Atelier Versace, Chloe, Giorgio Armani, Louis Vuitton, Mano, Nine West, Elite, Zoomp, Ralph Lauren, as well as became the spokesperson for Loreal.
Lais was born in Teresina, Piaui, Brazil on October 5, 1990. Lais pursued a career in modeling after having her son at the age of 18. Despite the challenges that Lais faced, it was not long before Lais was walking down the catwalk for international companies such as Shiatzy Chen, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, and Marc Jacobs. Lais also was taken on by Victoria’s Secret and appeared in the, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, and 2015 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Shows.
Lais has not only had huge modeling success in Brazil but also internationally. Lais is a great example of a model who has overcome great odds to be successful; she is a true Brazilian gem.
Ana was born in Itabira, Brazil on May 29, 1982. Ana started her modeling career at just 14 years of age when she was spotted by the director of Elite. Ana won Brazil’s Elite “Look of the Year” competition in 1996 and went on to landed her first major campaign for Guess, working alongside fellow Brazilian model, Alessandra Ambrosio. Since then, her career has skyrocketed and she is now one of the world’s most established models; most notable for her extensive work in Victoria’s Secret and Sports Illustrated.
Izabel was born in Sao Carlos, Sao Paulo, Brazil on October 23, 1984. As a teenager, Izabel moved to Sao Paulo to pursue her modeling career, before moving to France to establish herself on the World stage. Izabel went on to model for A-list designers such as Alberta Ferretti, Valentino, Balmain, Jil Sander, Chanel, Michael Kors, Ralph Lauren, Emilio Pucci, Dolce and Gabbana, Emanuel Ungaro, Loewe, Roberto Cavalli and many others. Respectively, Izabel has also modeled for Victoria’s secret and appeared in 11 shows between 2005 and 2015, and worked as a Victoria’s secret angel between 2005-2008. Izabel has achieved a lot in the modeling industry and has earnt her place as one of Brazil’s biggest supermodels.
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