Adriana Lima (June 12, 1981) is a Brazilian model and actress, born in Salvador, Bahia. She is best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel, being the longest-running model and named “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel” in 2017).
Just at the age of 15, Lima won Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford “Supermodel of the World” competition.
Adriana Lima was chosen to be a part of People magazine’s 100 most beautiful people in the world list, sharing that space with the Angels, with whom she also received a star on the Hollywood “Walk of Fame” prior to the 2007 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. That same year, she ranked 7th on FHMs “100 Sexiest Women 2007” list.
Lima is the current brand ambassador for several popelar brands including Desigual, Calzedonia, Sportmax, and others.