Adriana Lima Biography

    Published On Aug 27, 2015
    Facts of Adriana Lima
    Date of Birth: 1981 , June-12
    Birth Nation: Brazil
    Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
    Name Adriana Lima
    Nationality Brazilian
    Birth Place/City Salvador, Bahia
    Ethnicity White
    Profession Model
    Weight in KG 56 KG
    Married Yes
    Married to Marko Jari? (m. 2009)
    Children Valentina Lima Jari?, Sienna Lima Jari?
    Education N/A
    Online Presence Facebook, Twitter, Wiki, Instagram
    TV Show The Fashion Show, Strictly Come Dancing
    Net Worth 65 million dollar
    Eye Color Green
    Hair Color Blonade
    Body Measurements 34-24-35.5
    Birth Name Adriana Francesca Lima
    Father Nelson Torres
    Mother Maria da Graça Lima
    Working For Actress/Model
    Face Color White
    Famous for British lingerie and catwalk model
    Divorce Marko Jari? (m. 2014)
    Awards Not Yet
    Breast Size 32 in
    Waist size 24 in
    Hip Size 35 in
    Salary N/A
    Tattoo(s) Not Available
    Religion muslim roots
    Neck Size 9
    Shoe Size 10
    Movies What's Your Number?
    Sisters 1 older sister
    Siblings Sean Clancy
    Girlfriend Amber Smith
    Music Group Maybach Music Group
    Nick Name Abbey
    Affair with dating footballer Peter Crouch in 2006
    Albums Don Henley
    Chest Size Unknown
    Boyfriend Cristiano Ronaldo
    Special Title Miss January 1999
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    Adriana Francesca Lima began her love affairs with Lenny Kravitz. He is a singer and also a songwriter. The couple was engaged in 2002, but less than a year later, the engagement was called off. From the end of 2007, she began dating her boyfriend, Serbian NBA player Marko Jaric and became engaged in June 2008. The couple finally married on St. Valentine's Day in 2009. They have two daughters together, Valentina Lima Jaric and Sienna. On May 2, 2014, they announced their separation after five years of marriage. Now they are in the process of getting divorced.

    During her childhood days, Adriana Francesca Lima never thought about being a model. However, she did have a friend at school who wanted her to take part in a modeling contest. So she pursued Lima to participate in the contest along with her. Both of them sent their pictures for the contest and the contest sponsors soon asked Lima to come in for the competition. Soon after, at the age of 15, she entered and finished securing the first position in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" model search. She then entered the 1996 Ford "Supermodel of the World" contest and finished in second place. She once wore the fantasy with Alessandra Ambrosio; with each bra costing $2,000,000. She is earning a huge salary through her modeling career.

     

     

    Adriana Lima

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    Born in Salvador, Bahia

    1981

    She was from an upper middle-class family. She was born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil to Maria da Graça Lima, Nelson Torres. Her surname “Lima” is of Portuguese origin. She has a mixed origin of Portuguese, Brazilian, Swiss, Japanese and African ethnicity.

    Began dating Lenny Kravitz

    2001

    In 2001, she began her love affairs with singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Lenny Kravitz. The couple were engaged in 2002, but less than a year later, the engagement was called off. The reason for the separation is unknown.

    Started her relation with Marko Jaric

    2007

    After her separation with her previous boyfriend, she remained single for about five years. And at the end of 2007, it was rumored that she is now is with someone else. She began dating her boyfriend, Serbian NBA player Marko Jaric.

    married to Marko Jaric

    2009

    After nine months of dating, they finally got engaged in June 2008. According to People.com, she secretly married NBA player Marko Jaric in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on Valentine's Day of 2009. They have two daughters together.

    Separated with her husband

    2014

    On May 2, 2014, Lima and Jaric announced their separation after five years of marriage. Now they are in the process of getting divorced. The actual reason for their separation is unknown though her hectic life schedule was presumed to be the cause.

    First child, Valentina Lima Jaric

    2009

    Lima became a mother for the first time in 2009. She gave birth to her first child when she was 28, and it was a daughter Valentina Lima Jaric who was born on November 15, 2009. The child's father is her now estranged husband, Marko Jaric. Valentina was living with her parents till they separated.

    Gave birth to her second child

    2012

    Once again in 2012, she became the mother of her second daughter. This time she gave birth to her 2nd child, a daughter Sienna Lima Jaric on September 12, 2012. Child's father is her now estranged husband, Marko Jaric. She was 31 when she gave birth to her second child.

    Started her modelling career

    1996

    During her childhood days, Lima never thought about being a model. However, she did have a friend at school that wanted to enter a modeling contest and did not want to enter alone. So she pursued Lima to enter with her. Both of them sent their pictures, and the contest sponsor soon asked Lima to come out for the competition. 

    Won Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil"

    1996

    In 1996, the starting days of her modeling career, she entered and finished in first place in Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil" model search. She then entered the 1996 Ford "Supermodel of the World" contest and finished in second place. 

    Top earning model

    2012

    Lima is the top earning model in the world. In 2012, she was ranked in 4th place on the Forbes top-earning models list, estimated to have earned $7.3 million in one year. The next year in 2013, she came in third place and in 2014 she came in second place with earnings of $8 million.

    Was listed in Maxim's Hot 100

    2003

    Lima was achieved lots of things from her modeling career. In 2003, she was ranked 57th in Maxim's Hot 100 2003, ahead of Naomi Watts and behind Salma Hayek. The same year she was also listed on the Askmen.com's Most Desirable Women was placed 75th.

     

    Contracted with Victoria's Secret

    2000

    Lima is probably popular in the world for her work with Victoria's Secret. She first joined this company in 1999 and her first fashion show for the company was also in the same year and since being contracted as an Angel in 2000, she made her appearance on subsequent shows ever since, opening the show in 2003, 2007, 2008, and 2010.

    Listed on Askmencom's Most Desirable Women

    2004

    Lima is one of the world's top fashion models. For many years, she is being listed on Askmen.com's Most Desirable Women. In 2004, she was ranked first and in 2002, she was ranked 33rd in the same listing.

    Defended her titile on Askmencom's 99 Most Desirable Women

    2005

    In 2005, she defended her title on Askmen.com's 99 Most Desirable Women. She was named first leaving behind such starts as Angelina Jolie, Halle Berry, Monica Bellucci and Charlize Theron. The same year she was also named 39th in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005).

     

    First acting role

    2001

    Lima is not only a model, she is also an actress. She made her first acting role as the wife, alongside Mickey Rourke and Forest Whitaker, in The Follow (2001), a short film in BMW's series The Hire, starring Clive Owen and directed by Wong Kar-wai.

     

     

    Won the Fantasy Bra

    2008

    Lima also featured in Miracle Bra launch. She wore the "Fantasy Bra" for the 2008 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show. That bra was created by American jewelry designer Martin Katz, was set with 3,575 black diamonds, 117 certified 1 carat (200 mg) white round diamonds, 34 rubies, and two black diamond drops totaling 100 carats (20 g). Valued at over $5 million, the bra carried more than 1,500 carats (300 g).

     

    Listed on FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World"

    2011

    She is gaining lots of popularity and fame since her start to the fashion world. In 2011, she was ranked 14th in the 2011 FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World". A year before, she was ranked 8th in the 2010 FHM UK list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World".

    Voted first in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2007

    2007

    In 2007, she was voted first in FHM's Sexiest girls of 2007 poll, Latvian edition. The same year she was also named 4th on Empire Magazine's 100 Sexiest Movie Stars. Forbes Magazine estimated that her earnings for that year to be $9 million.

    Listed in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005"

    2005

    Alba was listed in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement and she was named 22nd. She was also named second on Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2006" supplement and she was named 3rd in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement.