Ambrosio is the supermodel of this generation! Like
the iconic models of the early supermodel era, Alessandra
Ambrosio is one of the most recognizable faces in
has that special charismatic photogenic look that
only a few supermodels of today have ever had.
Her eyes capture you, drawl you in and tell a story.
It could be the Champs-Élysées in France , a front
row seat at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show,
or on the warm sunny beaches of Rio de Janeiro,
Brazil. Her eyes take you there.
bone structure is purely stunning, so defining ,
edgy, and yet soft in the right places that it capture
lighting and shadows perfectly. That is what makes
her stand out , what makes her a supermodel. Not
to even mention her 5'10" physique most women
would kill to have, so amazing that just weeks after
having her first child she walked the runways for
the Victoria's Secret fashion show.
is this generations supermodel, but what got her
interested in modeling was a model from a few supermodel
generations back, fellow Victoria's Secret model
Karen Mulder. When Ambrosio was around 8 years old
she saw a photo of Karen Mulder in a magazine and
hoped to one day be like her.
age 12 Ambrosio still had those childhood dreams
of becoming a model, so she enrolled in modeling
school. A few years later she won Brazil's Elite
Model Look contest and that would soon open the
door to her dreams of modeling.
winning the prestigious contest Ambrosio landed
on the cover of Brazilian ELLE magazine. The second
huge moment in Ambrosio's early career came in 2000
when she along with best friend and other Brazilian
supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros were booked for the
eye catching Millennium GUESS? campaign.
Ambrosio first left her home in Erechim, Brazil
for New York it was rumored that supermodel Gisele
Bündchen lent Alessandra her apartment for a few
weeks and Adriana Lima help translate English. Rumor
or was that the start of the VS angels Brazilian
four supermodel invasion ?
Well it must of been something in beach waters of
Brazil to produce supermodels, because in that same
year of 2000 the four beauties from Brazil, Alessandra,
Gisele, Adriana, and Ana walked the runway for Ambrosio's
first Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
Ambrosio's career started she's been a spoke model
for Revlon, she's appeared in ad campaigns for Escada,
Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, Giorgio
Armani, and Gucci. She has worked her runway magic
for designers Giorgio Armani, Nicole Miller, Calvin
Klein, and Christian Lacroix just to name a few.
look and runway walk is like other, when she takes
her first step until the time she's back off the
runway all eyes and cameras are captivated by her.
She is so unique and appealing that she was selected
first spokesmodel for the Victoria's Secret Pink
collection. She has become the face of Victoria's
Secret, sure there is plenty of other VS angels
and they are all loved. However, you never see a
VS commercial or ad campaign without seeing Alessandra
Besides modeling Ambrosio also has her own line
of swim wear called Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais
that she successfully launched since 2004.
Tyra Banks has called Alessandra Ambrosio the future
of modeling and year after year she has been in
People Magazines "100 Most Beautiful People
in the World"
Ambrosio truly is a angel, she has a fun charismatic
sense of humor and loves spending time with her
daughter Anja. Ambrosio's father has been living
with multiple sclerosis for 15 years, yet in her
glamorous world of being a supermodel she spends
time as national ambassador for the National Multiple
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