Adriana Lima

Adriana Lima (LimaBean)

Date of Birth: 12 June 1981, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Birth Name: Adriana Francesca Lima

Nickname: LimaBean

Height: 5′ 10″ (1.78 m)

Speaks four languages: Portuguese, English, Italian and Spanish

She is one of the world’s most beautiful women, she is a top super model and an Actress. She is best known for her work as a Victoria’s Secret Angel. Her career began in New York at a young age. However, it was her appearance in several Guess campaigns that gained her the recognition that catapulted her to status as one of the world’s top fashion models. She is by all accounts one of the most beautiful women the world has seen.

Early Life

At the age of Six months her father Nelson Torres left and she was raised by her mother, Maria das Graças Lima, in the outskirts of Salvador, in the neighborhood of Castelo Branco.

Adriana was discovered at the age of 13 when she was shopping at a local shopping mall. At age 15 she won the ‘Ford Supermodel of Brazil’ contest.

Adriana Lima at age 15

Adriana Lima at age 15

You can watch a video of Adriana Lima from this contest here.  She placed second in the ‘Ford Supermodel of the World’ competition in Miami. This competition is considered one the worlds most prestigious contests in the fashion industry. She received an invitation to a week’s work in New York. She then moved to the world’s most energetic and fashion-driven city, New York, and was signed to Elite Model Management soon after.

Adriana Lima first time appearance with Victoria’s Secret catalog shoot at age 18 @ the French Riviera location 1999. Adriana talks about how it all started with Victoria’s Secret. How she was very camera shy and did not care to be photographed. Until her friends encouraged and told her how beautiful she was. So she took the advice and thru a friend who knew somebody at the modeling agency she started her career.

She started with jobs immediately including the Spring 1999 BEBE campaign. She tells how she worked for Vogue magazine Mademoiselle etc. Once she started with Victoria Secret she never looked back. She says ” Victoria Secret makes me feel sexy but not in a bad way.In a good way with innocence”. You can watch the interview “Adriana Lima – How it all started with Victoria’s Secret

Adriana How it all started

Adriana How it all started

 Her first magazine cover was Marie Claire Brazil in September 1998
Adriana Lima Marie Claire September 1998

Adriana Lima Marie Claire September 1998

 

With her emerald green eyes and exotic mix of Portuguese, Indian and Afro-Brazilian heritage she moved to New York to start her modeling career with the Elite Modeling Agency.

She first became a Victoria Secret Angel in 1999. In 2000 she received the distinction of being considered the Victoria’s Secret Perfect 10. Around that time Guess, Maybelline, Donna Karan, Miu Miu and Loewe all booked the model for jobs. Since that time she has never looked back and continues to walk the celebrated lingerie line’s shows.

 

Modeling Career

Models.com has listed Adriana in their “New Supers List”. In order to be in this list, models have to meet some of these important criteria below.

Some of the important factors looked at for this list include:

– Media presence in and outside of the fashion industry and/or significant Social media following
– Consistent top tier editorial work with high profile photographers & stylists
– Must have at least one recent long term contract with fashion or beauty brand

She has been on the cover of Maxim magazine and holds the record for the longest contract (Victoria’s Secret) in the history of the industry. According to Victoria’s Secret creative director Ed Razek. You can clearly see why!

She is a spokes model for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2010 and for her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials. She is reportedly estimated to have earned over $30 million dollars between 2012 and 2015.

In her spare time, Adriana Lima dedicates her time to also help orphans in her native Brazil.

To stay fit, according to models.com, she jumps rope and shadow boxes. She also paints watercolor canvases in her spare time and is secretly obsessed with frozen grapes and Brazilian soap operas.

 

Social

Official Pages:

Website:  adrianalima.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AdrianaLima/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AdrianaLima

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/adrianalima/?hl=en

Wikipedia:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adriana_Lima

 

Noteworthy:

According to D’marie Adriana Lima was named “The Most Influential Victoria’s Secret Angel”

Magazine Covers and Editorials

Magazine Covers

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Credited

2017

July Harper’s Bazaar Spain

March Ocean Drive

2016

August Vogue Brazil

February Garage

2015

July Vogue Mexico

2014

November Vogue Paris, Glow! Mexico

October W Korea

September LOVE, M Le Monde, Vogue Brazil, Vogue Italy

August Grazia Italy

June Grazia Spain, Vogue Italy

May Vogue Turkey, Vogue Turkey, Vogue Spain

April Harper’s Bazaar Kazakhstan, Interview Germany

February Harper’s Bazaar Brazil, Harper’s Bazaar Spain

2013

December Num�ro Tokyo

October Vogue Brazil

September Garage

2012

July Playboy Brazil

February Vogue Brazil, GQ Mexico

2011

November Elle South Africa, Elle Thailand

October Elle USA, Elle USA

July GQ Germany

February Vogue Brazil

2010

November GQ Spain

August V Magazine

July V Magazine Spain

June Vogue Spain

2009

May Cosmopolitan Sweden

March French Revue De Modes, French Revue De Modes

February DT Spain

2008

October Ocean Drive

August The Best Shop Serbia, The Best Shop Croatia

July GQ Germany

June Elle Italy

April GQ USA

February Esquire USA, Lepota & Zdravlje Croatia

2006

August Photo France, Elle Czech

July ANNA, American Photo

April GQ USA

2005

December GQ Italy

November Elle Brazil

August Photo France

February Vogue Mexico

2004

July Photo France

2003

September Vogue Brazil

August Vogue Brazil

June Elle Portugal, GQ Portugal

March Elle USA

2002

November GQ UK, Elle Brazil

October French Revue De Modes

February Arena

January Cosmopolitan France

2001

June AMICA Italy

2000

Arena Cover June

Adriana Lima Arena Cover June 2000 ( Arena Magazine)

Adriana Lima Arena Cover June 2000 ( Arena Magazine)

February   Harper’s Bazaar Mexico

Adriana Lima Mexico Harpers Bazaar February 2000

Adriana Lima Mexico Harpers Bazaar February 2000

Confirmed

Brazil: ‘Marie Claire’ – September 1998; ‘Isto � Gente’ – July 2001; ‘Audi’ – August 2002; ‘Elle’ – November 2002; ‘Isto � Gente’ – August 2003; ‘Isto � Gente’ – July 2005; ‘Elle’ – November 2005; ‘Sawary’ – December 2007

France: ‘Max’ – September 1999; ‘Photo’ -July/ August 2004; ‘Photo’ – August 2005; ‘Photo’ – August 2006

Italy: ‘Specchio’ – November 2004; ‘GQ’ – December 2005 & June 2006; ‘A’ – July 2006; ‘Elle’ – June 2008

Japan: ‘Numero Tokyo’ – December 2013

Mexico: ‘Vogue’ – February 2005; ‘GQ’ – June 2008; ‘GQ’ – February 2012

Norway: ‘Cosmopolitan’ – September 2009

Portugal: ‘Elle’ – June 2003; ‘GQ’ – June 2003

Serbia: ‘Hello! Fashion’ – Spring/Summer 2012

Spain: ‘GQ’ – December 2002; ‘GQ’ – May 2006; ‘GQ’ – July 2007; ‘Harper’s Bazaar’; ‘GQ’ – July/August 2008; ‘DT’ – February 2009; ‘El Pais’ – March 2009; ‘El Pais Semanal moda’ – #1.694, March 2009

Turkey: ‘Elle’ – April 2003

UK: ‘Arena’ February 2002; ‘GQ’ – November 2002; ‘GQ’ – September 2008

US: ‘Elle’ – March 2003; ‘American Photo’ – March 2004; ‘Trump’ – October 2005; ‘GQ’ – April 2006; ‘Esquire’ – February 2008; ‘GQ’ – April 2008; ‘V Magazine’ – Fall Preview 2010; ‘Elle’ – October 2011

Editorials

Credited

2017

July Harper’s Bazaar Spain

March Ocean Drive, Vogue USA

2016

October Vogue Italy

September LOVE

August Harper’s Bazaar Brazil

March GQ UK, Photo France, W

January Glamour USA

2015

October Elle USA

September W, LOVE

July Vogue Mexico

April Vogue USA

January Pirelli Calendar

2014

November Vogue UK, Vogue Brazil, Publications

September LOVE, M Le Monde, Vogue Brazil, Vogue Italy

June Vogue Italy

May Vogue Turkey, Vogue Spain

April Vogue Japan, Interview Germany

March W, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia

February Harper’s Bazaar Spain

2013

December Num�ro Tokyo

November Harper’s Bazaar Australia, Harper’s Bazaar Australia

October Vogue Brazil

September 25

2012

July OK! Magazine USA

March V Magazine

2011

March W

February Vogue Brazil

2010

September V Magazine

June Vogue Spain

Fashion Shows

Credited

2017

Spring/Summer – (New York) Marc Jacobs ,

2016

Autumn/Winter – (Milan) Bottega Veneta ,

Autumn/Winter – (Paris) Miu Miu ,

Spring/Summer – (New York) Marc Jacobs ,

2015

Autumn/Winter – (Paris) Balmain ,

Spring/Summer – (New York) Marc Jacobs , Desigual ,

Spring/Summer – (Paris) Givenchy ,

2014

Autumn/Winter – (New York) Jason Wu ,

Autumn/Winter – Calvin Klein White Label ,

Christmas – (London) Victoria’s Secret ,

Spring/Summer – (Barcelona) Desigual ,

2013

Christmas – (New York) Victoria’s Secret ,

Autumn/Winter – (Milan) Prada ,

2012

Christmas – (New York) Victoria’s Secret ,

2011

Christmas – (New York) Victoria’s Secret ,

2010

Christmas – (New York) Victoria’s Secret ,

2008

Christmas – (Miami) Victoria’s Secret ,

2007

Christmas – (Los Angeles) Victoria’s Secret ,

2006

Christmas – (Los Angeles) Victoria’s Secret ,

2005

Christmas – (New York) Victoria’s Secret ,

Confirmed

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 1998 {Anna Sui, Mark Eiser}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 1999 {Balmain, Emanuel Ungaro}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2000 {Balmain, Carmen Marc Valvo, Christina Perrin, Emilio Pucci, Emporio Armani, Girls Rule, NYC 2000, Richard Tyler, Sportmax, Vera Wang}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2000 {Carmen Marc Valvo, Christina Perrin, Cividini, Emporio Armani, Enrico Coveri, Erreuno, Fendi, Girbaud, Krizia, Nanette Lepore, Ralph Lauren, Randolph Duke, Rebecca Danenberg, Richard Tyler, Sully Bonnelly, Valentino, Vera Wang, Yigal Azrouel}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2001 {Carmen Marc Valvo, Escada, Nanette Lepore, Ralph auren, Richard Tyler}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2001 {Ralph Lauren, Valentino}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2002 {Betsey Johnson, Ralph Lauren}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2002 {Alexander McQueen, Istvan Francer, John Galliano}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2003 {Alexandre Herchcovitch, Christian Dior, Guy Laroche}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2003 {Bobbi Brown, Sean John}

Haute Couture – Autumn/Winter 2003 {Versace}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2004 {Christian Dior, Leonard}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2005 {Luca Luca}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2006 {Giles Deacon, Luca Luca}

Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2008 {Liverpool}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2009 {Givenchy}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2010 {Louis Vuitton}

Ready to wear – Autumn/Winter 2011 {Givenchy}

Victoria’s Secret {1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011}

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Credited

2017

Spring/Summer – Sportmax Code ,

2015

Autumn/Winter – Marc Jacobs Beauty , Marc Jacobs Beauty ,

Spring/Summer – H&M , Marc Jacobs , Balmain ,

Spring – Victoria’s Secret ,

2014

Spring/Summer – Donna Karan New York ,

Autumn/Winter – Riachuelo , Desigual , Jason Wu ,

Christmas – Victoria’s Secret ,

Summer – Maybelline ,

2013

Spring/Summer – Metrocity ,

Spring/Summer – (Milan) Miu Miu ,

Autumn/Winter – (Milan) Miu Miu ,

2012

Spring/Summer – (New York) Donna Karan New York ,

2011

Spring – Victoria’s Secret ,

Christmas – Victoria’s Secret ,

2010

Spring/Summer – Maybelline ,

Autumn/Winter – (Paris) Loewe ,

Autumn/Winter – Maybelline ,

Confirmed

Anna Sui Jeans , Armani Jeans , BCBG , Bebe , Blumarine , BMW , Donna Karan , Emporio Armani , Forum , French Connection , Gai Mattiolo , Gasoline , George Rech , Giorgio Armani , Giorgio Armani ‘Emporio Armani White’ fragrance , Givenchy , Guess Jeans , La Perla , Liverpool , Loewe , Mavi Jeans , Maybelline , Messika , Mossimo , Swatch ‘Skin’ watches , TIM , Vassarette , Victoria’s Secret , Victoria’s Secret ‘Dream angels wish’ fragrance , Victoria’s Secret ‘So in Love’ fragarnce , XOXO ,

Catalogues

Credited

2014

Spring/Summer – Victoria’s Secret ,

Spring – Victoria’s Secret ,

Summer – Victoria’s Secret ,

Fall – Victoria’s Secret ,

Autumn/Winter – IWC , Victoria’s Secret ,

2013

Winter – Victoria’s Secret ,

Summer – Victoria’s Secret ,

Fall – Victoria’s Secret ,

Spring/Summer – Victoria’s Secret , Victoria’s Secret ,

Holiday – Victoria’s Secret ,

Autumn/Winter – Victoria’s Secret ,

2012

Spring/Summer – Victoria’s Secret , Victoria’s Secret , Victoria’s Secret , Victoria’s Secret VSX , Victoria’s Secret ,

Spring – Victoria’s Secret ,

2011

Autumn/Winter – Victoria’s Secret

 

Credit for full list FMD

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Image Credits :

adrianalima.com

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