Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian Supermodel whom is best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. She was born in April 11th, 1981in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. She has the perfect supermodel body with 5’9.5” height, 55kg in weight and has a lean, athletic body. She is a beautiful blonde praised for her brown hair and beautiful brown eyes.
Alessandra started modelling at a very tender age. At the age of 12, she enrolled to a modelling class where she got her skills. At the age of 14, she participated in the Elite Model Look national competition in Brazil where she became among the top 20 finalists.
The competition opened success doors for her because one year later after the event, she signed a contract with the same modelling agency, Elite Model Look. In June 1998, Alessandra featured in the cover of Harper’s Bazaar editorial. In 1999, she appeared in the CK jeans ad campaign.
She made her debut in the catwalk when she walked the fall Philosophy di Alberta Ferreti and Christian Lacroix shows in New York and Paris in February 1999. She walked the spring Christian Lacroix, Fendi, Balmain, and Kenzo shows in Milan and Paris.
In November 2001, her career rose high above when she walked her first Victoria Secret fashion show. She has been a Victoria’s Secret ambassador since then.
She walked the spring for Christian Dior show in Paris, spring Rock & Republic show in New York in September 2006, walked the annual Victoria Secret Show in November 2008, 2009 & 2011.
In 2000, she became the new face of Guess, Oscar de la Renta new face in 2001, A/X Armani Exchange, Moschino in 2010, and new face for Dolce & Gabbana.
Throughout her modelling career, she has been featured in editorials such as Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Elle editorial, photographed by Annete Aurell, Russian Editorial, photographed by Alasdair Mc Lellan, Japanese editorials, photographed by Giampaolo Sgura, Vogue editorial with her boyfriend Jamie Mazur, and Love editorial, photographed by Daniel Jackson.
Alessandra has also appeared in several magazines covers which include the Cosmopolitan, Glamour, British GQ, German Amica, Arena, Brazilian Vogue, Japanese Vogue, RUSSH, Mexican Vogue, photographed by Stewart Shining, French Revue de Modes, photographed by Theirry Le Goues, German Vogue, photographed by Alexi Lubomirski, and in the winter cover of Muse, photographed by Chad Pitman.
She has also appeared in several ad campaigns such CK jeans ad campaign, Wonderbra campaign, and Hugo Boss Orange spring ad campaign, Christine Dior, Victoria’s Secret, Giorgio Armani, Oscar De La Renta, Ralph Lauren, Revlon, Gucci, and Escada.
She has also appeared in Victoria Secret TV commercials, Interview on Conan O’Brien show as well as on Showbiz Tonight. She has also been ranked No. 56 in FHM’s 100 Sexiest Women in the World poll. She was also ranked in Askmen.com‘s Top 99 Most Desirable women while the People Magazine named her as one of the 100 Most Beautiful People in the World. Alessandra was also named as the fourth-highest paid model according to Forbes, having earned $6.8 million last year only.
She has made several television HBO’s Entourage, Project Runway Season 2: Team Lingerie, and on Tyra Banks Show. She also appeared on America Next Model in the 20th cycle. She is an Ambitious woman who has inspired many and is currently the face for the UK Company Next as well as Armani A/X. She also stars in Next’s first television campaign in 12 years.
She has worked with modelling agencies such as DNA.