Adriana Lima is a renowned actress - model from Brazil. She was born on 12th June 1981 and birthplace is Salvador in Brazil. Her full name is Adriana Francesca Lima. Her mother’s name is Maria da Graca Lima and father’s name is Nelson Torres. Her mother is a social worker. She is 5 feet 10 inches tall. Lima heritage is a multiracial of Brazilian, African-Brazilian, Carribean, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Swiss races. She knows Portuguese, English, Spanish and Italian languages. She likes boxing. When she was 15 years old, she won Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” contest and was second in Ford “Supermodel of the World” contest. After that, Lima entered into a contract with Elite Model Management, which is a chain modeling agency. She became famous when she became a model of the Guess brand in 2000.
She worked as a model for Victoria’s Secret in 1999 and became Victoria Angel in 2000. She created a record of being Victoria Angel for the longest time. Adriana Lima worked for very great companies like Gasoline, Mossimo, BCBG, Keds, XOXO, Bebe, Anna Sui Jeans, Vogue magazine, Marie Claire magazine, etc. In 2003, she was ranked in 57th position of Maxim’s Hot 100. She was most desirable women in 2004 by Askmen.com survey. She appeared in her favorite musician Lenny Kravitz album titled ‘Yesterday Is Gone’. Her first movie is THE FOLLOW in which she played the role of a wife. This movie was a short film that released in 2001. She also played a guest role in 2007 in HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER series and in 2008 in the UGLY BETTY series.
In 2009, she was married to a Serbian NBA player Marko Jaric. At 28 years old, she gave birth to her first child Valentina Lima. After three years she gave birth to Sienna Lima. Adriana divorced Marko Zaric in 2014, ending their five years of marriage. In 2015, Adriana became the second celebrity from Brazil to have a wax statue at Madame Tussauds New York. She became the brand ambassador of Vogue eyewear in 2015. Today also she is one of the top most and highest paid models of the world.