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Adriana Lima


Nicknames: The Goddess

Height: 5'10"

Righty or Lefty: Righty

Birthdate: June 12

Middle Name: Francesca

Hometown: Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

Current Home: Midtown, New York City

Siblings: Adriana is an only child

Interests: Martial arts, reading, music, charity work

Secret Indulgence: Japanese food at midnight

Discovered: At a shopping mall at the age of 13! She went on to win first place in Brazil's Ford Supermodel of the World Search at 15.

First VS Fashion Show: 2000

Career Highlight: Opening the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2003 and appearing alongside legendary rock musician Bob Dylan in the Angel in Venice TV commercial that same year.

Runway Essentials: Lots of energy, good feelings and a spritz of Very Sexy® Fragrance for Her.

VS Faves: "The Very Sexy 100-Way Bra is my absolute must-have. It goes with every outfit. And, it was fun to learn all the different ways you can rehook the straps. I think I've gotten to 62 ways…I'm still working on the others!"

Model Behavior: Adriana does charitable work with the orphanage, "Caminhos da Luz" (Ways of Light), in her hometown. She aids with construction to expand the orphanage and buys clothing for poor children in Bahia.

Sexy Little Tidbits: Adriana's exotic beauty is a reflection of her French, Portuguese, Native American and Caribbean descent. She is fluent in three languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English. She loves to read and counts Gabriel García Marquéz as her favorite author and says she was shy around boys when she was younger.


Biography from CBS

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