Regarded as the epitome of supermodel, Gisele Bündchen is credited with bringing an end to the heroin chic era of modeling and ushering in a healthy look with curves. She pioneered and popularized the horse walk and is considered the only remaining supermodel.
Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model who became famous as a Victoria's Secret Angel. One of the longest-running Victoria's Secret Angels of all time, Lima was adjudged the most valuable Angel in 2017. Since 2003, she has been serving as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics. One of the world's highest-paid models, Adriana Lima is also known for her charity work.
Camila Alves’s rags-to-riches story is an inspiration to many. The Brazilian beauty went from being a waitress to the brand ambassador of a Macy’s collection. She designs the Muxo brand of bags and has also dabbled in hosting, lifestyle blogging, and entrepreneurship. Camila is also known as Matthew McConaughey’s wife.
Kelly Piquet is a Brazilian model, blogger, columnist, and public relations professional. Piquet has made immense contributions to Marie Claire magazine as a columnist. As a model, she has posed for brands like PatBO. Kelly Piquet is also known as the daughter of famous Brazilian racing driver Nelson Piquet.
Lais Ribeiro is a Brazilian model. She gained international fame when she was selected to work as a Victoria's Secret Angel. She initially received training to become a nurse. However, on the advice of a friend, she took up modeling gigs and soon found success. She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Ralph Lauren, Christian Dior, and Tom Ford.
Chrysti Ane is a Brazilian fitness model and actress best known for her portrayal of Sarah Thompson in the popular American children's television show, Power Rangers Ninja Steel. Renowned for her fitness regime and well-toned physique, Chrysti Ane enjoys a considerable fan following on social media platforms, such as Instagram.
Ana Beatriz Barros is a Brazilian model best known for featuring on the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue on multiple occasions. She is also renowned for her work with popular brands like Victoria's Secret, Chanel, Intimissimi, and Bebe. A popular model, Ana Beatriz Barros has also been featured on the covers of numerous magazines like Glamour, Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire.
Izabel Goulart is a Brazilian fashion model best known for her stint as a Victoria's Secret Angel. She has also been featured in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She began modeling as a teenager and has modeled collections of top designers like designers such as Alberta Ferretti, Bill Blass, and Balenciaga. She is also involved in charitable work.
Izabelle Leite is a Brazilian actress and model. She works predominantly in the Indian modeling and film industries. She made her debut in Bollywood with an uncredited appearance in a major film. She soon bagged the leading role in a teen drama film and gained popularity. As a model, she has appeared in campaigns for Lakme and Procter & Gamble.
Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana was in her teens when she became a Victoria’s Secret model in 1999, in a rare breach of the company’s policy of hiring models aged 21 or more. Apart from modeling for iconic brands such as Chanel and Armani, she has also appeared in magazines such as Vogue.
Luciana Gimenez is a Brazilian TV host and former model. She is best known for her association with RedeTV where she hosts popular shows like Superpop and Luciana by Night. Gimenez achieved international fame when she became pregnant with singer-songwriter Mick Jagger's son Lucas Jagger, who was born in 1999. Mick was unofficially married to Jerry Hall at that time.
Brazilian actor-model Adriane Galisteu grew up in difficult circumstances, with an alcoholic father. The Playboy model is also the former girlfriend of racing car driver Ayrton Senna, who died in a racing accident, and penned the book O Caminho das Borboletas, in his memory. She has also been a MTV Brasil VJ.
Brazilian-born Indian-origin model Nathalia Kaur initially studied law but later quit academics to concentrate on her modeling career. She is also known to be an opera singer and has appeared in a few Hindi films, too, such as Department. She was also part of Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
Fernanda Tavares is a Brazilian model who has been appearing on the covers of famous magazines like Marie Claire and Vogue since the age of 17. She has also been featured on other popular magazines like Elle and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. She has also walked the runway for famous designers like Emanuel Ungaro, John Galliano, and Salvatore Ferragamo.
Brazilian-born Giselli Monteiro began her modeling career at age 17 and ended up in Bollywood after touring the world as a model. She stunned audiences with her role of a docile Indian girl in the Hindi movie Love Aaj Kal. She later quit her career to study architecture.
Susana Werner is a Brazilian actress and model. She is best known for her performance on TV shows and telenovelas. Susana Werner made headlines in 2002 when she married the popular Brazilian football player Júlio César. She was in a relationship with Ronaldo for two years before marrying Júlio César.
Giovanna Antonelli is a Brazilian actress, producer, and TV host. One of the most popular and critically acclaimed actresses, Antonelli has been active in all three major mediums of acting. Over the course of her illustrious acting career, Giovanna Antonelli has won several prestigious awards such as Prêmio Qualidade Brasil, Meus Prêmios Nick, and Prêmio Quem de Televisão.
The daughter of Brazilian model Andrea Dellal and Iraqi-British-born property magnate Guy Dellal, Alice Dellal soared to fame modeling for Mango and later also represented Chanel. She has appeared in a few movies such as Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie and has been a drummer for the band Thrush Metal.
Priscilla Meirelles is a Brazilian model, environmentalist, host, actress, and beauty queen. She achieved popularity in 2003 when she won the Miss Globe pageant. The following year, she also won the Miss Earth pageant which was held in the Philippines. As an environmentalist, Meirelles has been associated with the Miss Earth pageant since 2003, co-hosting the show on numerous ocassions.
Ana Carolina Reston was a Brazilian model best remembered for her work with popular brands like Giorgio Armani. Reston succumbed to the unfair demands of the fashion industry and suffered from severe anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. She died at the age of 21 and weighed just 40 kgs at the time of her death.
Daniella Cicarelli is a Brazilian former TV show hostess and model. She is best known for her association with MTV Brasil where she hosted the famous blind-date show Beija Sapo from 2005 to 2007. Daniella Cicarelli is also known as the former fiancée of popular football player Ronaldo; she was engaged to him for three months in 2005.
Gabriela Bertante is a Brazilian former pornographic actress and trans model. She currently works in the Indian film industry and is best known for appearing in popular Indian films, such as Billa II and Devudu Chesina Manushulu.
Brazilian model and TV star Andressa Urach started as a dancer and later soared to fame as the runner-up in the Miss Bumbum contest. She was once hospitalized after a botched silicone thigh implant. She claimed in a tell-all book that she once worked as a £7,000-an-hour luxury prostitute.
Sasha Meneghel is a Brazilian model and actress best known as the daughter of famous TV host Xuxa Meneghel and businessman Luciano Szafir. Sasha Meneghel achieved popularity minutes after her birth as the event was documented and aired on Jornal Nacional. She then started appearing on TV programs hosted by her mother and established herself as a model and actress.
Brazilian model and actor Cintia Dicker is one of the highest-paid models in the industry and has been part of campaigns such as Victoria's Secret. She has also graced the covers of magazines such as Marie Claire and promoted brands such as Animale’s BLU. She is known for her signature freckles.
Fernanda Andrade is a Brazilian-born American model and actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Isabella Rossi in the 2012 supernatural horror film The Devil Inside. Fernanda Andrade has also appeared in popular American TV series such as Next and Moon Knight.
Raquel Zimmermann is a Brazilian model who has appeared in campaigns for popular brands like Dolce & Gabbana, Hugo Boss, and Versace among other international brands. She has also appeared on the cover of numerous magazines like Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Marie Claire. In 2011, Raquel Zimmermann was ranked 14th on models.com's Top Model Icons of All Time list.
Ana Hickmann is a Brazilian model, businesswoman, and TV host. She is best known for her work with world-renowned brands like Victoria's Secret, L'Oreal, and Bloomingdales. She has also appeared on the covers of popular magazines like Marie Claire, Elle, and Brazilian Vogue. Ana Hickmann currently co-hosts a TV show and owns her own jewellery, clothing, cosmetics and accessories brand.
Brazilian model Caroline Trentini began her career at age 15, after she was scouted by an agent while walking down the street. She has graced the covers of magazines such as Vogue and campaigned for brands such as Chanel. She made her Victoria’s Secret runway debut in 2005.
Jessica May is a Brazilian and Turkish model and actress best known for her work in the Turkish TV industry. She gained widespread popularity in 2017 when she started playing the role of Bella in a TV series titled Yeni Gelin. May's performance in the series earned her several awards such as the Golden Lens Award and Golden Palm Award.
Cristina Córdula is a former international model, TV host, and fashion consultant. She is best known for her work with M6, a famous French television channel, where she hosted popular shows like Les Reines du shopping.
Emanuela de Paula is a Brazilian model best known for her association with the popular UK retailer Next. She is also famous for walking the runway for world-renowned designers like Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Rebecca Taylor. In 2009, Emanuela de Paula was ranked 11th on Forbes magazine's highest paid supermodels list.
Yasmin Brunet is a Brazilian actress and model who achieved fame after featuring in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2008. Apart from being a model, Yasmin Brunet is also a fierce animal rights activist. She is also working towards raising awareness about environmentalism.
Letícia Birkheuer is a Brazilian actress and model. She achieved immense popularity in 2010 when she was featured on the cover of Brazilian Playboy. Letícia Birkheuer became a household name in Brazil when she landed the role of Érica Assumpção in the popular telenovela, Belíssima.
Babi Rossi is a Brazilian TV presenter and model best known for appearing on the live comedy show Pânico na TV where she performed as a panicat. She achieved international attention in 2012 when her head was shaved in one of the episodes of the live show. Rossi has also been a popular cover girl of men's magazines like Playboy.
Kana Oya is a Brazilian model and actress. Born to a Japanese Brazilian mother, Oya grew up in Shizuoka, Japan, where she started her modeling career at the age of 17. In addition to her modeling career, Kana Oya has also appeared in films like High & Low: The Movie where she played Sarah.
Eva Andressa is a Brazilian model and former bodybuilder. After winning numerous bodybuilding competitions, Andressa chose to start a career as a fitness model which earned her immense fame. She was then featured on the covers of numerous fitness and fashion magazines. Eva Andressa's popularity increased when she started appearing on TV shows pertaining to fitness.
Vanessa Lima Vidal is a Brazilian model, beach volleyball player, and beauty pageant contestant. She achieved national prominence in 2008 when she became the first deaf beauty pageant participant at the Miss Brasil pageant. Vanessa Lima Vidal also represented Brazil at the Summer Deaflympics in 2013 where she was part of the national deaf beach volleyball team.
Brazilian presenter, model, and social media sensation Juliana “Juju” Salimeni soared to fame as a presenter of Pânico Delivery. She was the Playboy cover girl in 2010 and is now a fitness icon and a personal trainer. She has also been associated with several samba schools.
Anne de Paula is a Brazilian fashion model who achieved popularity in 2017 when she won the Sports Illustrated magazine's Swimsuit Model Search contest. She then went on to establish herself as a popular bikini model. Anne de Paula achieved international fame in 2018 when she started dating popular Cameroonian basketball player Joel Embiid.
Kat Torres is a Brazilian model who competed in the 2012 Miss Brazil World contest. Although she did not win the contest, her participation earned her recognition and Torres was subsequently featured in many magazines. Kat Torres has also worked with popular brands and fashion houses.