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Adriana Lima

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    Adriana Lima View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Brazilian
    Birth Date
    June 12, 1981
    Lives Now
    New York, NY
    Status
    Established, Sexy girl
    Agencies
    Marilyn
    Friends
    Alessandra Ambrosio, Gisele Bündchen, Izabel Goulart, Selita Ebanks, Miranda Kerr, Heidi Klum, Karolina Kurkova, Marisa Miller, , Emanuela de Paula
    Married
    Marko Jaric
    Model Turned
    Actress (The Follow, 2001)
    Interests
    Charity work for an orphanage in her hometown, Reading novels

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    Adriana Lima's Career Highlights

    12 JUN, 1981
    Born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
    1987
    Father leaves Adriana and her mother
    1992
    Enters the Ford Supermodel of the World contest, wins second place
    1997
    Moves to New York, signs with Elite Model Management
    SEP 1997
    Debuts at the spring Anna Sui show in New York
    1997
    Becomes the face of Anna Molinari
    1999
    Starts modeling for Victoria’s Secret
    2000
    Models for Victoria's Secret summer catalog
    FEB 2000
    Walks the fall Ralph Lauren, Vera Wang, Emporio Armani, Fendi, and Valentino shows in New York, Milan, and Paris
    2000
    Becomes the face of Guess?
    2001
    Stars in the short film The Hire: The Follow, directed by Wong Kar-Wai, alongside actors Mickey Rourke and Clive Owen
    NOV 2001
    Walks in the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show
    2002
    Rumored to have become engaged to Lenny Kravitz
    MAR 2002
    Walks the fall Alexander McQueen and John Galliano shows in Paris
    2003
    Signs cosmetics contract with Maybelline Video»
    MAR 2003
    Appears on cover of Elle
    JUL 2003
    Closes the fall Versace couture show in Paris
    NOV 2003
    Opens the annual Victoria’s Secret fashion show Video»
    2004
    Co-stars with Bob Dylan in a Victoria’s Secret commercial set in Venice, wearing nothing but lingerie, heels, and a pair of wings Video»
    2005
    Becomes the face of Italian cell-phone giant Telecom Italia Mobile; becomes known as the “Catherine Zeta-Jones of Italy”
    2006
    Claims she is a virgin
    APR 2006
    Featured on the cover of GQ, becoming the best selling issue of the year Video»
    APR 2007
    Named by People magazine as one of the 100 Most Beautiful People in the World Video»
    16 JUL, 2007
    Named one of the world’s highest-paid models by Forbes
    SEP 2007
    Appears in Vanity Fair’s style-issue spread “Blame It on Brazil”
    2 OCT, 2007
    Featured in Vanity Fair's preview of the Victoria's Secret fashion show Video»
    2008
    Dates basketball star Marko Jaric of the Minnesota Timberwolves Story»
    JAN 2008
    Stars in Victoria's Secret television commercial during the Superbowl Video»
    FEB 2008
    Appears on the cover of Esquire magazine alongside Selita Ebanks, Karolina Kurkova, and Izabel Goulart under the headline "75 Years of Women" Video»
    APR 2008
    Featured on the cover of GQ, photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin
    30 APR, 2008
    Named the world’s fourth highest-paid model by Forbes, having made a reported $7 million in the past year Story»
    JUN 2008
    Gets engaged to basketball player Marko Jaric Story»
    SEP 2008
    Featured on the cover of British GQ alongside Victoria's Secret Angels
    SEP 2008
    Leaves DNA Management in New York, and signs with Marilyn Agency
    NOV 2008
    Appears in French Vogue editorial, photographed by Carlyne Cerf de Dudzelle
    FEB 2009
    Makes a runway appearance at the fall Givenchy show in Paris
    14 FEB, 2009
    Marries NBA player Marko Jaric Story»
    26 MAR, 2009
    Announces pregnancy with husband Marko Jaric Story»
    MAY 2009
    Featured in Forbes world's highest-paid models, making an estimated $8 million
    2009
    Thierry Le Goues photographs Lima for the spring cover of French Revue de Modes
    2009
    Becomes one of the faces of Givenchy, photographed by Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott
    JUN 2010
    Featured on the cover of Spanish Vogue, photographed by Vincent Peters
    2010
    Featured on the summer cover of V, photographed by Mario Sorrenti
    2010
    Models for the Loewe fall ad campaign
    NOV 2010
    Walks the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    2011
    Models in Blumarine fall ad campaign
    FEB 2011
    Featured on the cover of Brazilian Vogue, photographed by Fabio Bartelt
    MAR 2011
    Walks the fall Givenchy show in Paris
    MAR 2011
    Appears in editorials for French Vogue and W
    2011
    Appears in the summer issue of V Man, photographed by Pierre Debusschere
    OCT 2011
    Featured on the cover of Elle, photographed by Alexei Hay
    NOV 2011
    Walks the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show
    2012
    Becomes the face of Donna Karan, traveling to Haiti for the campaign shoot
    2012
    Appears in the spring issue of V, photographed by Mario Testino
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