Adriana Lima was born in 1982 in San Salvador (Brazil). Since she was a child, she has attracted attention due to her greenish-gray eyes and her exotic beauty, which mixes features of her French, Portuguese, American and Caribbean ancestors. In 1996, thanks to this miscegenation, he won the Brazilian edition of the 1996 SuperModel of the World contest , organized by the [Ford modeling agency].
Shortly after, she would finish second in the international final, which marked her triumphant entry into the world of fashion. When he turned 16, he signed a contract with the Elite agencyand he went to live in New York; facts that started the international takeoff of her career. In 1999, her definitive consecration would come when she appeared on the covers of Italian Marie Claire and American, German and English Vogue.
Becoming one of the most sought-after models in the world, brings her large amounts of money that she prefers to invest in helping the most disadvantaged. In fact, whenever she can, she helps the orphanage in her hometown, where she used to play as a child.