Name: Adriana Francesca Lima
DOB: June 12, 1981
Siblings: Two half brothers aged 7 and 11
Accomplishments:She was discovered while shopping at a local mall at the age of 13.
She finished first place in Brazil's Ford Supermodel of the World contest at the age of 15.She entered once more in the same contest in 1996 and finished second place.
Three years later signed with Elite Model Management.
Lima appeared in numerous international editions of Vogue and Marie Claire.
She has done shows for Vera Wang, Christian Lacroix, Emanuel Ungaro, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Ralph Lauren, and Valentino to name a few.
She has been a GUESS? girl appearing on GUESS?' Fall 2000 ad campaign and also appeared in the book 'A second decade of Guess? Images.
Lima starred alongside Mickey Rourk, Clive Owen and Forest Whitaker in the short film BMW in 2001.
She has worked for Maybelline, bebe, Mossimo and BCBG
She graced the cover and editorials of a number of high fashion magazines such as Harper's Bazaar, ELLE, Vogue and GQ to name a few.
She's the face of Italy’s big cell phone carrier Telecom Italia Mobile, where she became known as the "Catherine Zeta-Jone of Italy." (This is absolutely my favorite pic of them all)
Lima first graced the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 1999 and has appeared on all subsequent shows since.
She opened the runway in 2003.
One of Lima's most memorable television ads for the brand was appearing alongside the legendary rock musician Bob Dylan in 2003 Victoria's Secret Angel in Venice commercial.
Lima is a spokesperson for cosmetics giant Maybelline New York.
She is the world's fourth highest paid supermodel as of 2007.
Lima is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish and English.
In April 2006 of GQ, Lima told the magazine that she is a devoted Catholic who attends church every Sunday and is a virgin - she does not believe in sex before marriage.
She is considered to be one of the world's sexiest women.
She ranked 7th on FHM 100 Sexiest Women 2007 and was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World.Is it possible that....