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Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima, April 30, 2007
Birth name Adriana Francesca Lima[1]
Date of birth June 12, 1981 (1981-06-12) (age 28)
Place of birth Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[2]
Hair color Brown[2]
Eye color Blue[2]
Measurements 86-61-89 (34-24-35)[2]
Dress size 4 (US)
Shoe size 9 (US)[2]
Agency Marilyn Agency
Spouse(s) Marko Jaric (2009–present)
.Adriana Francesca Lima (born June 12, 1981[3]) is a Brazilian model best known as a Victoria's Secret Angel since 2000 and a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. At age 15, Lima finished first place in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" competition and took second place the following year in the Ford "Supermodel of the World" competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City.^ Lima is best known for her modeling work with Victoria's Secret and Maybelline.
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^ Fan site and photo gallery for Brazilian supermodel and Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima.

^ Adriana Lima has landed major campaigns for GUESS, Victoria's Secret, Maybelline, and Fendi.
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Contents

Career

Modeling

.Lima never thought about being a model, although she had won many beauty pageants in elementary school.^ She never thought about being a model, although she had won many beauty pageants in elementary school.
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^ Victoria’s Secret models, Karolina Kurkova, Adriana Lima and Selita Ebanks, dish with Access about what they think is sexy in a man.
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^ That being said, the producers are nothing but geniuses for casting Adriana Lima in a role, any role.And don't argue with me about them being geniuses.
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[4] .However, she had a friend at school who wanted to enter a modeling contest and didn't want to enter alone, so Lima entered with her.^ However, she had a friend at school who wanted to enter a modeling contest and didn't want to enter alone, so Lima entered with her.
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^ HAMMER: Adriana Lima, the Brazilian bombshell model who also happens to be a "Victoria`s Secret" angel.

^ She’s so little, but like, I don’t know, she’d WANT to be a Victoria’s Secret model, like Gisele Bundchen or Adriana Lima, someone with va-va-voom.
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.Both sent in pictures, and the contest sponsor soon asked Lima to come out for the competition.^ Two girls have come out as the finalists and they are both blond and coming from California.
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^ UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: Both of their movies is coming out.

^ Do your homework, check out these Adriana Lima Pictures to help decided exactly who is this year’s hottest bride.
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.Soon after, at the age of 15, she entered and finished in first place in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" model search.^ At the age of 15, she entered and finished in first place in Brazil`s Ford Supermodel of the World Search.
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^ At the age of 15, she finished in first place in a Ford Supermodel of Brazil model search .
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^ She subsequently entered the 1996 Ford Supermodel of the World contest and finished second place.
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.She subsequently entered the 1996 Ford "Supermodel of the World" contest and finished in second place.^ She subsequently entered the 1996 Ford Supermodel of the World contest and finished second place.
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^ Adriana Lima began her career as a model when she won the Ford Supermodel of the Brazil contest in 1996 and went on to finish second in the Ford Supermodel of the World contest.
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^ In 1996, she competed in the Ford Supermodel of the World contest and placed 2nd.
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[5] .Three years later, Lima moved to New York City and signed with Elite Model Management.^ Shortly after, Adriana moved to New York City, and eventually moved on from Ford, signing with Elite Model Management.
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^ Adriana’s career swiftly took off after she signed with Elite Model Management and moved to New York.

^ After this, Adriana was signed on with Elite Model Management at age 16, soon after which she moved to New York, New York (sorry, I just had to!
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.After acquiring representation, Lima's modeling portfolio quickly began to expand, and she appeared in numerous international editions of Vogue and Marie Claire.^ Once there, her modeling portfolio began to expand exponentially after appearing in Vogue Italy, as well as in Vogue UK, I-D UK, and Marie Claire Brazil.
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^ Once there, her modeling portfolio began to expand exponentially, after ...
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^ After acquiring representation, Lima's modeling portfolio quickly began to expand, and she appeared in numerous international editions of Vogue and Marie Claire.
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.As a runway model, she has walked the catwalks for designers such as Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Ralph Lauren and Valentino, among others.^ She also stepped on runways for many prestigious designers like Cynthia Rowley, Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Betsey Johnson, Girls Rule, Richard Tyler, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Randolph Duke, Ralph Lauren, and Valentino.
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^ As for fashion shows, the Vogue girl has walked down the runway for the following designers: Cynthia Rowley, Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Betsey Johnson, Girls Rule, Richard Tyler, Giorgio Armani , Fendi, Randolph Duke, Ralph Lauren , and Valentino, just to name a few.
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^ As a runway model, she has walked the catwalks for designers such as Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Ralph Lauren and Valentino, among others.
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.Lima became a GUESS? girl in 2000, appearing in that year's fall ad campaign.^ Lima became a GUESS? girl in 2000, appearing in that year's fall ad campaign.
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^ Girl in their 2000 Costanoa and has face campaign.
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^ Her print career followed, and thereafter Lima became a GUESS? Girl in their 2000 Costanoa campaign.
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.She also appeared in the book A Second Decade of Guess?^ She also appeared in the book A Second Decade of Guess?
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.Lima continued to build upon her portfolio, doing more print work for Maybelline, for whom she worked as a spokesmodel from 2003[5][6] 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.^ Lima continued to build upon her portfolio, doing more print work for Maybelline, with whom she signed as a spokes model in 2003 and continues to work with, later appearing in the company's first calendar, along with Kemp Muhl, Jessica White, Julia Stegner, and Anna Wang.
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^ The calendar is a limited edition release for the 2009 year.
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^ Lima is best known for her modeling work with Victoria's Secret and Maybelline.
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[7] .Lima has also worked for notable fashion brands bebe, Mossimo, Armani, Bulgari, De Beers, FCUK, Intimissimi, Keds, Swatch, Versace, and BCBG.^ Lima has also worked for notable fashion brands bebe, Mossimo, Armani, Bulgari, De Beers, FCUK, Intimissimi, Keds, Swatch, Versace, and BCBG. She also appeared on the covers and in the editorials of other fashion magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, GQ, Arena, Cosmopolitan, Esquire, and many more.
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^ Lima continued to build upon her entry, doing more print work (Maybelline, bebe, Mossimo, BCBG) and gracing the cover and editorials of more high fashion magazines (Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE).

^ Lima continued to build upon her entry , doing more print work (Maybelline, bebe , Mossimo, BCBG) and gracing the cover and editorials of more high fashion magazines ( Harper's Bazaar , ELLE) More comming soon .
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.She also appeared on the covers and in the editorials of other fashion magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, GQ, Arena, Cosmopolitan, and Esquire.^ She also appeared on the cover of Esquire , as well as renewed her contracts with Victoria's Secret and Maybelline and guest-starring on the hit show Ugly Betty .
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^ She also managed to work with the world's top photographers like Steven Meisel, Patrick Demarchelier, Peter Lindbergh and Ellen von Unwerth and appeared in several fashion and women magazines including Vogue (Italy) and Harper's Bazaar in 1997, Vogue (UK), I-D (UK), Marie Claire (Brazil), and Vogue (Italy) in 1998.
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^ Lima continued to build upon her entry, doing more print work (Maybelline, bebe, Mossimo, BCBG) and gracing the cover and editorials of more high fashion magazines (Harper’s Bazaar, ELLE).

.Her April 2006 GQ cover was the highest-selling issue that magazine for the year,[8] while her April 2008 cover brought a record number of hits to the magazine's website.^ Adriana Lima Promoting the April 2008 Issue of GQ [x17] .
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^ Her April 2006 GQ cover was the highest-selling issue of the year.
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^ Her April 2006 GQ cover was the highest selling issue of that magazine for that year.
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[citation needed] She also appeared in the 2005 Pirelli Calendar[3] 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."[9]
.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.^ Victoria's Secret models Adriana Lima and Karolina Kurkova pose at the unveiling of the al...
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^ Hitting the catwalk in the company's barely there fashions will be GISELE BUNDCHEN , ADRIANA LIMA , KAROLINA KURKOVA , ALESSANDRA AMBROSIO , SELITA EBANKS and IZABEL GOULART .
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^ Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima signs autographs at the Victoria's Secret Supermodels...
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.She appeared only in shoes, diamonds and gloves for the November 2007 issue of Vanity Fair celebrating 20 years of supermodels with her fellow Angels.^ Adriana and her fellow angels appeared only in shoes, diamonds and gloves for the November 2007 issue of Vanity Fair celebrating 20 years of supermodels.
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^ Reply Locito November 20, 2007 at 11:06 pm wow…………she is so fine but im too good for her .

^ Reply Shar November 20, 2007 at 6:00 pm love you .

[10] .In February 2008, she was chosen to be the face of Mexico's Liverpool department store chain and launched the partnership with a press conference, runway show, and summer campaign.^ In February 2008, she was chosen to be the face of Mexico's Liverpool department store chain and launched the partnership with a press conference, runway show, and summer campaign.
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^ The world's most gorgeous supermodels revved up the runway during the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
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^ Victoria's Secret Fashion Show - Runway Miami Beach 11/15/2008 .
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.Lima returned to the high fashion runway in 2009, walking for Givenchy.^ Usher performs as Adriana Lima walks the runaway at the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show...
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^ Victoria's Secret Angel, Adriana Lima walks the runaway at the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion...
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^ Adriana Lima walks the runway as Usher performs at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show at...
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[11] .That same year, after visiting Turkey, Lima signed a contract with Doritos to appear in print campaigns and commercials which began airing in Turkey in April.^ This year's Superbowl commercial by Victoria's Secret featuring Adriana Lima...need I say more?
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^ ADRIANA LIMA Canvas Print (A4, Signed by the Artist) #js001 by Seasons Original Art ...

^ She appeared in sitcoms such as Cheers, The Fresh Prince Commercial Bel-Air, Married.
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She is also one of the faces of Givenchy for the Fall/Winter 2009 season, alongside Mariacarla Boscono and Iris Strubegger.[12]
.In 2006, Lima ranked as the fifth highest paid supermodel.^ Adriana Lima ranked 99 among The Top 100 Celebrities In 2006.
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^ Lima is currently the 3rd highest paid model in the world behind Gisele Bundchen and Kate Moss.

^ Kane Says: January 1st, 2009 at 2:33 pm Brazilian models are still the highest paid in the industry from 2006-2007 according to Forbes.
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.In 2007 and 2008, she ranked as the world's fourth highest paid supermodel by Forbes Magazine.^ Adriana is the 99th highest paid, famous person in the world [2006] Adriana revealed in the April 2006 cover feature of GQ magazine that, per her Catholic beliefs, she was still a virgin , explaining: Adriana: Sex is for after marriage.
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^ She was ranked #97 in Forbes.com's Highest Paid Celebrities list (2006).
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^ Lima is currently the 3rd highest paid model in the world behind Gisele Bundchen and Kate Moss.

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Victoria's Secret

.Lima is probably best known for her work with Victoria's Secret.^ Lima is best known for her modeling work with Victoria's Secret and Maybelline.
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^ Adriana is a model from Brazil best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel.

^ She is best know for her work in Victoria's Secret...
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.Her first fashion show for the company came in 1999, and since being contracted as an Angel in 2000, she has appeared on subsequent shows ever since, opening the show in 2003, 2007, and 2008, in which she also closed the opening segment.^ In 2000 she was contracted as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, and has appeared on subsequent shows ever since, opening the show in 2003, 2007, and 2008, in which she also closed the opening segment.
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^ Besides her being an Angel for Victoria Secret since 1999, she also opened the shows in 2003, 2007, and 2008, as well as modeling in numerous television ads for the company.

^ She first started working for the company in 1998 in the catalogs and her first fashion show for the company came in 1999.
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.Lima has appeared on several television ads for the brand, including the praised and criticized[16][17] "Angel in Venice" commercial of 2003 with Bob Dylan and her solo Victoria's Secret's Super Bowl XLII ad, the single most-seen ad of the game, watched by 103.7 million viewers.^ Victoria's Secret Angels are the brand's most visible models and spokeswomen.
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^ Adriana Lima’s Victoria’s Secret bra commercial .
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^ In 2004, Lima appeared in a Victoria's Secret ad with musician Bob Dylan, in which she wore nothing but lingerie, high heels and a pair of angel wings.
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[18] .2008 continued for Lima with hosting the What Is Sexy? program for the E! Entertainment Network and a July tour for the BioFit Uplift Bra launch, with stops in Long Island, Boston, and Miami Beach.^ Victoria's Secret supermodel Adriana Lima is helping to re-launch the hugely popular BioFit Uplift bra, and we're with her as she skyhops from Manhattan to spread the word!
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^ Just the sight of Adriana Lima holding a pair of bra in front of her is pretty damn sexy.
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^ Posted July 31, 2008 1:28:00 AM See All: adriana lima fashion Victoria's Secret .
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.She was also featured in November's Miracle Bra relaunch.^ She was also featured in November's Miracle Bra relaunch.
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[19] .Topping the year off, Lima wore the "Fantasy Bra" for the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.^ Models of the 2008 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show .
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^ Topping the year off, Lima wore the "Fantasy Bra" for the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
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^ Victoria Secret fashion show which tapes Nov.
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In 2009, Lima launched the company's new makeup line, "Christian Siriano for VS Makeup."

Acting

.Lima's first acting role was the wife, alongside Mickey Rourke and Forest Whitaker, in The Follow (2001), a short film in BMW's series The Hire, starring Clive Owen.^ In 2001, Lima starred in BMW short film, The Follow alongside actors Mickey Rourke, Clive Owen, and Forest Whitaker.
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^ In 2001 she had an appearance in the movie The Hire: Follow .
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^ Previous boyfriends -- including novelty-act Lenny Kravitz and baseball star Derek Jeter -- were presumably unable to get any action from Lima.
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She also appeared with her fellow Angels in a guest spot playing herself in the series How I Met Your Mother in November 2007.
.In 2008, Lima appeared on the American television series Ugly Betty, where she played herself and made friends with the series' title character, played by America Ferrera.^ Apparently Lima is playing herself on the show.
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^ Adriana Lima was wonderful in Ugly Betty.
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^ She has also appeared on Ugly Betty in 2008 as herself.
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According to her publicist, Liza Anderson, "Adriana has always been a huge fan of Ugly Betty and is thrilled for the opportunity to make a guest star appearance."[20]

Reception

.Since her rise to fame, Lima is often cited by popular media as one of the world's sexiest women.^ Adriana is often called one of the world's sexiest women.
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^ Girls The world's sexiest FHM women .
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^ As one of the world's sexiest women, not to mention one of the richest supermodels, Brazilian knockout Adriana Lima made headlines when she headed to the stunning Amangani Resort in Jackson Hole, Wyo., to marry Serbian basketball player Marko Jari.
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.Lima was listed in the 2005 Forbes' edition of The World's Best-Paid Celebrities Under 25.[21] Also, she ranked No.99th in the 2006 Forbes' edition of The Celebrity 100 (Forbes' Highest Paid and Powerful Celebrities in the World).^ Adriana Lima ranked 99 among The Top 100 Celebrities In 2006.
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^ She was ranked #97 in Forbes.com's Highest Paid Celebrities list (2006).
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^ Adriana Lima - One of the highest paid models in the world.
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[22][23] .Lima was chosen to be a part of People magazine's 100 most beautiful people in the world list, sharing that space with the Angels, with whom she also received a star on the Hollywood "Walk of Fame" prior to the 2007 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.^ Victoria's Secret Angel Adriana Lima prepares backstage at the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion...
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^ She has also been in People magazine's 100 most beautiful people in the world list.
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.That same year, she ranked 7th on FHM's "100 Sexiest Women 2007" list[24] and was awarded as the "Hottest Girl on the Planet" at the first Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards, although the category was not mentioned in the actual broadcast.^ In June 2007, she was named the Hottest Girl on the Planet at the first Spike TV Guys' Choice Awards.
  • Adriana Lima Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating - AskMen.com Canada 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She's considered the hottest girl on the planet, and is one of the highest paid models in the business.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.listal.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ FHM 's 100 Sexiest Women 2007 and was chosen as one of People magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World in May 2007.
  • Adriana Lima Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating - AskMen.com Canada 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC ca.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Lima was also voted on the Maxim "Hot 100" 2007 at the #53 spot.^ (July 2008) Ranked #53 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
  • Adriana Lima Picture, Video, Wallpaper, Profile, Gossip, and News at CelebrityWonder.com 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.celebritywonder.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She was ranked #57 in Maxim's Hot 100 (2003).
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^ Maxim’s 2009 Hot 100: The Top 15 .
  • Adriana Lima | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]
  • Adriana Lima | Access Hollywood - Celebrity News, Photos & Videos 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.accesshollywood.com [Source type: General]

.She was voted #1 as the Most Desirable Woman in 2005 by visitors of the men's lifestyle website, Askmen.com (she placed 4th in 2006 and 2007, 10th in 2008, and 19th in 2009).^ (END VIDEOTAPE) HAMMER: Adriana was voted overwhelmingly the most desirable woman of the year on Askmen.com.

^ Beyonce Knowles is 2007’s most desirable woman in the whole wide cosmos.
  • adriana lima | The Random Stuff of Interests Page 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.beyondhollywood.com [Source type: General]

^ Or at least that’s according to AskMen.com, which recently put out the Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2007.
  • adriana lima | The Random Stuff of Interests Page 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.beyondhollywood.com [Source type: General]

.In November 2008, Models.com featured her at number one on the list of the "Sexiest Models."^ Reply dhyan November 14, 2007 at 1:17 am she is one of the sexiest woman alive today..

^ Sep 2008 at 13:34 247 barbizon center model csjyhq hyea http://okeys.700megs.com/costume-84/ barbizon center model .
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^ Reply Alyssa June 29, 2008 at 5:42 am In my opinion she is ranked number one.

[25] In 2009, she was voted sixth in "FHM's Sexiest Women In The World".[26]

Public image

Personal life

.
Victoria's Secret Angels Adriana Lima (left), Marisa Miller and Selita Ebanks ride in the Guantanamo Bay Christmas Parade Dec.
^ Adriana Lima has landed major campaigns for GUESS, Victoria's Secret, Maybelline, and Fendi.
  • Adriana Lima Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating - AskMen.com 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Probably best known for her Victoria’s Secret work and Angel status (along with Heidi Klum, Gisele Bündchen, and Alessandra Ambrosio), Lima first graced the VS runway in 2000, and was the show opener for the 2003 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

^ As a spokeswoman for Victoria's Secret, Guess and Armani, Adriana Lima has become one of the most in-demand runway models in the world.
  • Adriana Lima Pictures, Photo Galleries, Bio & Rating - AskMen.com 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.askmen.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

1, 2007
.In addition to her native Portuguese, Lima speaks English, French, and a bit of Italian.^ In addition to her native Portuguese, Lima speaks English, French, and a bit of Italian.
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^ The blue/gray-eyed beauty can attribute her exotic good looks to her French, Portuguese, Native-American, and Caribbean heritage.
  • Wallpapers - Babes - Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.wallpapers.lv [Source type: General]

^ Her stunning look is the sum of her French Portuguese, Native-American and Caribbean roots.
  • Adriana Lima's Hot Stuff 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.squidoo.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Lima was shy around boys when she was younger, not receiving her first kiss until she was 17 years old.^ Although she has appeared in a few commercials with cars, she has admitted that she has yet to learn how to drive and receive her driver's license.Lima was shy around boys when she was younger, not receiving her first kiss until she was 17 years old.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ But definitely not until she's 18 years old.

^ She has admitted that she was shy around boys when she was younger, not receiving her first kiss until she was 17 years old.
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.Afterward, the boy went directly to her mother to ask if he could marry her.^ Afterwards, he went directly to her mother to ask if he could marry her.
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[27] .She is a devout Catholic who attends church every Sunday.^ In an interview with GQ in the April 2006 issue, Lima told the magazine that she is a devout Catholic who attends church every Sunday and is a virgin.
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[28] .In April 2006, she told GQ that she was a virgin.^ In an interview with GQ in the April 2006 issue, Lima told the magazine that she is a devout Catholic who attends church every Sunday and is a virgin.
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^ Her April 2006 GQ cover was the highest selling issue of that magazine for that year.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Adriana Lima ETHNICITY: French, Portuguese, Inidigenous Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian CLAIM TO FAME: In 2006, this unfuckwittable Brazilian model told GQ that she was still a virgin.

."Sex is for after marriage," she explained.^ Adriana Lima nude photos are odd due to the fact that she is a pious virgin.“Sex is for after marriage,” she explained.
  • Adriana Lima Naked - Celebrity Gossip 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

."They [men] have to respect that this is my choice.^ "Sex is for marriage, [men] have to respect that this is my choice.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ "They [men] have to respect that this is my choice.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ They have to respect that this is my choice.
  • Adriana Lima - Movie-List Forum 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www2.movie-list.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.If there's no respect, that means they don't want me."^ If there's no respect, that means they don't want me."
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ If theres no respect, that means they dont want me.
  • Adriana Lima - Movie-List Forum 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www2.movie-list.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ If there’s no respect, that means they don’t want me.” Didn’t Britney Spears say the same thing?
  • Adriana Lima Naked - Celebrity Gossip 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC showhype.com [Source type: General]

[28] .Staying true to her religious roots, she is known for taking a Bible backstage to read.^ When she was younger, she studied to become a nun and often takes a Bible backstage to read.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

[29]
.She has been romantically linked to musician/singer Lenny Kravitz and Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein.^ Up until recently, she was known to be dating Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein.

^ She has been romantically linked to celebrities in the past, including rocker Lenny Kravitz, New York Yankees superstar Derek Jeter, Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein, and Denny of Timbalada.
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^ She has been romantically linked to celebrities in this past, including a rumored engagement with rocker Lenny Kravitz and Major League Baseball player Derek Jeter.

[14] .On Valentine's Day 2009, she married Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić, whom she began dating in November 2007.[30] They wed in a private civil ceremony in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.^ The pair wed in a private civil ceremony, says the report.
  • Latest Pictures of Adriana Lima > New, Latest Photos Shoot : pics @ Platinum-Celebs.com 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.platinum-celebs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ They got hitched on Valentine's Day in snowy Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Latest Pictures of Adriana Lima > New, Latest Photos Shoot : pics @ Platinum-Celebs.com 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.platinum-celebs.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Adriana and Marko were married on Valentine's Day of this year in Jackson Hole, Wyoming.
  • Adriana Lima Is Knocked Up | Dlisted 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC dlisted.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

[31] The couple originally planned on a large wedding in Salvador in June 2009, but the couple decided to opt for a wedding in each of their hometowns; both are scheduled to take place at the end of 2009.[32]
The couple had their first child, a daughter named Valentina Lima Jarić, on November 15, 2009.[33] Lima's representative told People magazine: "Adriana and Marko are overjoyed that they are expecting their first child together and are excited to share the happy news and start their family together."[34] She has also recently applied for Serbian citizenship.[35]

Charity

.Lima does charitable work helping with an orphanage, "Caminhos da Luz" (Ways of Light), located in her hometown.^ Lima does charitable work helping with an orphanage, "Caminhos da Luz" (Ways of Light), located in her hometown.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ She does charitable work helping with an orphanage, "Caminhos da Luz" (Ways of Light), located in her hometown.
  • Adriana Lima 19 January 2010 9:51 UTC www.tifdb.com [Source type: General]

^ Lima does charitable work helping with an orphanage, “Caminhos da Luz” (Ways of Light), located in her hometown.

.She helps with construction to expand the orphanage, and buys clothes for poor children in[36] Salvador, Bahia.^ She helps with construction to expand the orphanage, and buys clothes for poor children in Salvador, Bahia.

^ Every time I go there I buy clothes to give to [poor children].

^ Now I'm helping that orphanage finish some construction work and get more space for the children.

[37] She appeared on Var mısın? Yok musun?, the Turkish version of Deal or No Deal, where her prize money went to a hospital in Istanbul for children fighting leukemia.[38]

References

  1. ^ Adriana Lima at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ a b c d e "Adriana Lima" (click "Women", then "Adriana Lima"). Marilyn Model Agency. Accessed April 22, 2009.
  3. ^ a b c Adriana Lima Profile in the FMD database. Accessed 2007-06-23.
  4. ^ "Adriana Lima: rica, linda e poderosa". Correio da Bahia (December 8, 2008).
  5. ^ a b "Adriana Lima". Maybelline. Archive as of January 15, 2008, via archive.org.
  6. ^ Mod-TV video 1:02-1:09
  7. ^ Mod-TV video 0:51-1:04
  8. ^ a b Forbes Top Fifteen Models Forbes. Retrieved on 2007-06-16.
  9. ^ "Adriana Lima, Forbes Top Celebrities", Forbes. Retrieved on 2007-05-21.
  10. ^ Vanity Fair
  11. ^ StyleFrizz Retrieved on 2009-03-19
  12. ^ Givenchy fw09
  13. ^ Forbes Top Fifteen Models. Retrieved on 2007-06-16.
  14. ^ a b Top 100 Celebrities 2006 Forbes. July 26, 2007.
  15. ^ Forbes Top-Earning Models Profile.
  16. ^ Dylan appearing in Victoria's Secret ad accessed 2007-09-19.
  17. ^ 'Lovesick' and Attired accessed 2007-09-19.
  18. ^ Close Super Bowl puts even more eyes on late-airing ads accessed 2008-08-07.
  19. ^ Adriana shoots Miracle Bra. Accessed 2007-09-19.
  20. ^ From tv.hollyscoop.com (September 4, 2008)
  21. ^ http://moneycentral.msn.com/content/invest/forbes/P140854.asp
  22. ^ http://www.forbes.com/lists/2006/53/Rank.html
  23. ^ http://www.forbes.com/2006/06/12/06celebrities_money-power-celebrities-list_land.html
  24. ^ "#7 Adriana Lima and #6 Jessica Biel - 100 Sexiest Women 2007", FHM. Retrieved on 2007-05-21.
  25. ^ #1 Sexiest model
  26. ^ FHM Ranking
  27. ^ Victoria Secret Models Talk About First Kiss. Buzzhumor.com. Accessed April 22, 2009.
  28. ^ a b "Adriana Lima: Our favorite... virgin?" GQ (April 2006).
  29. ^ "Tom Cruise Proposes to Katie Holmes; Angelina Jolie's Personal Life Full of Drama; Picks and Pans of New Movies". Showbiz Tonight (June 17, 2005).
  30. ^ Adriana Lima Got Married. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  31. ^ Adriana Lima elopes!. People.com (February 29, 2009). Accessed April 22, 2009.
  32. ^ Adriana and Marko's wedding plans!. Blic & Gloria Magazine (April 23, 2009). Accessed April 23, 2009.
  33. ^ Supermodel Adriana Lima Is Pregnant! May 26, 2009.
  34. ^ [1] May 31st 2009
  35. ^ Adrijana Lima želi državljanstvo Srbije May 27, 2009
  36. ^ Adriana helping her charity "
  37. ^ http://www.tarakash.com/josh/20080712421/Celebrity-Watch/Adriana-Lima-World-s-Sexiest-Woman.html
  38. ^ Adriana on deal or no deal"

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Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima (born June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian supermodel. She is well known for her work with underwear company Victoria's Secret.

Early life and family

Lima was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 12, 1981[1] and is an only child to her parents Nelson Torres and Maria da Graça Lima, a social worker.

When she was 6 months old, her father left and her mother.[2] She has not talked to him since then. Since 2007 she has been trying to meet with him again.[3]

References

  1. Adriana Lima profile at Celebrina.com Retrieved on 2007-07-15.
  2. [1]accessed 2007-06-23.
  3. Lima tries to reconcile with her fatheraccessed 2007-06-23.

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