Adriana Lima begins to be interested in modeling as early as elementary school. It was at the age of 15 that she began her career as a supermodel by signing with the Elite agency in Sao Paulo. In 1999, the young woman began working for the lingerie brand Victoria’s Secrets and became an “angel” of the brand a year later.
From 2003 to 2008, she became an ambassador for Victoria’s Secrets as well as for the cosmetics brand Maybelline. According to Forbes magazine, between 2011 and 2012, she was the fourth highest paid model in the world with an annual income of 7.3 million dollars (5.8 million euros).
On the heart side, the star was married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jaric in 2009. The same year, she gave birth to their first child, a little girl named Valentina Lima Jaric. Three years later, the young woman gives birth to a second daughter named Sienna. After five years of romantic idyll, the couple divorced in May 2014. Since 2017, Adriana Lima has lived in concubinage with a Turkish writer named Metin Hara.