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Elsa Benitez

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    Elsa Benitez View off-the-runway photos
    Nationality
    Mexican
    Birth Date
    December 8, 1977
    Status
    Sexy girl
    Known for
    Body, Lips
    Agencies
    Elite
    Dated
    Valerio Morabito
    Friends
    Veronica Varekova, Rachel Hunter, Yamila Diaz Rahi
    Children
    Mila (Born 2/03)
    Married
    Rony Seikaly (99 - 05)
    Interests
    Acting

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    Elsa Benitez's Career Highlights

    8 DEC, 1977
    Born in Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico
    1995
    Wins a model-search contest in Costa Rica
    1996
    Discovered by Steven Meisel
    1996
    Appears in an editorial in Vogue
    1996
    Signs with Elite Model Management
    APR 1996
    Lands on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    JUL 1996
    Is scheduled to board the TWA Flight 800 that exploded over the Atlantic shortly after takeoff, but changes her ticket after experiencing a premonition
    AUG 1996
    Lands on the cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    SEP 1996
    Lands on second consecutive cover of Italian Vogue, photographed by Steven Meisel
    FEB 1997
    Debuts on the fall runways, walking for Christian Dior, Chanel, and Dolce & Gabbana in Paris and Milan
    APR 1997
    Lands on the cover of British Vogue
    MAY 1997
    Appears on the cover of Cosmopolitan
    1999
    Represents the “groovy seventies” in the Women Through the Decades Pirelli calendar, photographed by Herb Ritts
    1999
    Appears in Dolce & Gabbana ad campaign, sparking controversy due to perceived lesbian undertones
    1999
    Appears in Oscar de la Renta ad campaign
    1999
    Appears in Escada ad campaign
    SEP 1999
    Marries Rony Seikaly, a Lebanese-American ex–NBA player
    FEB 2001
    Appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit edition
    APR 2001
    Appears in TV commercials for Taco Bell
    SEP 2002
    Stars in the video for Enrique Iglesias’s “Love to See You Cry” Video»
    FEB 2003
    Gives birth to a daughter, Mila
    2004
    Appears in print ads for CoverGirl
    AUG 2005
    Files for divorce from Seikaly
    2006
    Appears in Sears commercials Video»
    FEB 2006
    Hosts a Dolce & Gabbana twentieth-anniversary dinner party at Miami Beach’s Casa Tua restaurant
    FEB 2006
    Appears on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s swimsuit issue
    MAR 2007
    Face of Heineken’s Spanish-language campaign, “Descubre lo delicioso” (“Discover deliciousness”)
    APR 2007
    Starts dating Italian movie producer Valerio Morabito
    2010
    Signs with Elite Models
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