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Adriana Lima Biography

Dibya Raj Adhikari Thu Aug, 2015
Adriana Lima

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

Quick Timeline of Adriana Lima

1981 Born in Salvador, Bahia
2001 Began dating Lenny Kravitz
2007 Started her relation with Marko Jaric
2009 married to Marko Jaric
2014 Separated with her husband
2009 First child, Valentina Lima Jaric
2012 Gave birth to her second child
1996 Started her modelling career
1996 Won Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil"
2012 Top earning model
2003 Was listed in Maxim's Hot 100
2000 Contracted with Victoria's Secret
2004 Listed on Askmencom's Most Desirable Women
2005 Defended her titile on Askmencom's 99 Most Desirable Women
2001 First acting role
2008 Won the Fantasy Bra
2011 Listed on FHM list of "100 Sexiest Women in the World"
2007 Voted first in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 2007
2005 Listed in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005"

Detail Timeline of Adriana Lima

June 12 , 1981

Born in Salvador, Bahia

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.

January 21 , 2001

Began dating Lenny Kravitz

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.

June 30 , 2007

Started her relation with Marko Jaric

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.

February 14 , 2009

married to Marko Jaric

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.

May 2 , 2014

Separated with her husband

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.

November 15 , 2009

First child, Valentina Lima Jaric

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.

September 12 , 2012

Gave birth to her second child

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.

August 13 , 1996

Started her modelling career

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. 

July 17 , 1996

Won Ford's "Supermodel of Brazil"

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. 

July 26 , 2012

Top earning model

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.

November 2 , 2003

Was listed in Maxim's Hot 100

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.

 

January 11 , 2000

Contracted with Victoria's Secret

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.

2004

Listed on Askmencom's Most Desirable Women

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.

January 3 , 2005

Defended her titile on Askmencom's 99 Most Desirable Women

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).

 

2001

First acting role

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.

 

 

January 2 , 2008

Won the Fantasy Bra

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).

 

2011

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

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".

2007

Voted first in FHM's Sexiest Girls of 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.

2005

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

 

Content

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.