Alessandra Ambrosio was born in Erexim, Brazil, on the 11th of April, 1981. Her modeling career started when she decided to take modeling lessons in Brazil. The course led to her participation in Elite's Look of the Year contest in 1996, which eventually led to her contract with…more
In 2012 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show Alessandra Ambrosio has worn the Floral Fantasy Bra with a price tag of $ 2.5 million.
The Gift Set, she has worn, consisted of a one-of-a-kind Very Sexy Push-Up Bra and matching belt, which were embellished with over 5,200 precious gems, including amethysts, sapphires, tsavorite, rubies, white, pink and yellow diamonds. The bra featured two detachable diamond flower pins, with a drop centerpiece that wowed with a 20-carat white diamond, a 12-carat white diamond, and a 21-carat pear shape ruby.
Alessandra Ambrosio's favorite travel essential is a pink pillow.
As of January, 2009 Alessandra Ambrosio has a internet series called A Model's Life on Youtube, where she teams up with a close filmmaker, who takes us into the real life of a Supermodel.
Alessandra's favorite books and authors are The Lord Of The Rings from J.R.R. Tolkien, The Kite Runner from Khaled Hosseini and all books of world-famous Brazilian writer Paulo Coelho, especially The Zahir, a novel of obsession and pilgrimage.
Alessandra likes Polish, Japanese, Thai cuisine and Brazilian Barbecue Churrasco.
Alessandra's parents are of Polish and Italian descent.
In November 2007, the Victoria's Secret Angels, including Alessandra Ambrosio, received a star on Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Her nickname is Ale.
Alessandra Ambrosio's List Apperances/Rankings/Titles:
2014 - No. 7, Maxim Magazine's Hot 100
2014 - No.97, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2013 - No. 40, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2013 -No. 7, models.com'sTop Sexiest Models
2012 - No. 10, models.com'sTop Money Girls
2012 - Handing Over Part of Closing Ceremony of 2012 London Olympic Games
2012 - No. 6, Forbes.com's World's 15 Top-Earning Supermodels, 6.6 Mil $
2012 - No. 91, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2012- No. 6, models.com's Top 20 Sexiext Models
2011 - No. 60, FHM.com's 100 Sexiest Women
2011 - No. 6, models.com's Top 20 Sexiest Models
2011 - No. 24, models.com's Top 50 Models
2011 - No. 31, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2010 - No. 5, models.com's Top 20 Sexiest Models
2010 - No. 11, modelinia.com's Leaderboard
2010 - No. 63, Maxim's Hot 100
2010 - No. 52, FHM Online's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2010 - No. 22, models.com's Top 50 Model
2010 - No. 6, Forbes.com's World's 15 Top-Earning Supermodels, 5.5 Mil $
2010 - No. 32, popcrunch.com's 100 Hottest Women of 2010
2010 - No. 38, FHM.com's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2010 - No. 4, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2009 - No. 4, modelinia.com's Leaderboard
2009 - No. 6, Forbes.com's World's 15 Top-Earning Supermodels, 6 Mil $
2009 - No. 64, FHM Online's 100 Sexiest Women
2009 - No. 50, FHM.com's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2009 - No. 5, models.com's The Money Girls
2009 - No. 2, popcrunch.com's 100 Hottest Women of 2009
2009 - No. 6, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2009 - No. 11, AIM.com's 50 Hot Moms of Hollywood
2008 - No. 2, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2008 - No. 4, models.com's Top 20 Sexiest Models List
2008 - No. 15, FHM.com's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2008 - No. 47, FHM.US's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2007 - No. 5, Forbes Magazine's The World's Top-Earning Supermodels
2007 - No. 6, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
2007 - No. 19, FHM.com's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2007 - No. 84, FHM.US's 100 Sexiest Women in the World
2007 - No. 51, Maxim's Hot 100 List
2006 - No. 36, AskMen.com's Top 99 Women
Tyra Banks has described Alessandra as "the future of the modeling world".
Alessandra is a National Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
Alessandra admits to being a chocoholic.
One day, if she has time, Alessandra would like to study medicine. Specifically, she would like to be a cardiologist.
With supermodel Gisele Bündchen leaving Victoria's Secret at the beginning of May 2007, Alessandra was set to become the company's new breakout star.
Alessandra Ambrosio has appeared in a Hummer H2 commercial with American TV personality Regis Philbin.
Alessandra was chosen as one of People Magazine's annual 100 Most Beautiful People in the World, in May 2007. In December 2007 she was model of the month of FMD (Fashion Model Directory).
Alessandra has switched agencies in Milan, she is now with D'Management.
Alessandra has a journal in CBS official sites.
When she first came to New York, Gisele give Alessandra, her apartment for 2 weeks.
Alessandra has an official forum where sometimes she visit and talks with her fans.
She loves Bali. She has been to Bali several times. Besides Bali, Los Angeles, Ibiza and Florianopolis/Brazil are the favorite cities of Alessandra.
Alessandra favorite beauty product is Victoria's Secret Angel Moisturizing.
Alessandra plays volleyball and goes bodyboarding, snowboarding and inline skating. She is taking up surfing and has in interest in skydiving.
Alessandra is an avid coffee drinker, and drinks up to five cups a day. She finds American coffee stale and not as strong as in Brazil. She also likes to drink tequila and caipirihnas – a native Brazilian drink made from cachaca.
Alessandra collects sunglasses and Barbie dolls.
Alessandra's favourite colour is pink.
Alessandra admits to having a celebrity crush on Johnny Depp.
Alessandra has launched her own line of swimwear called Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais. Which is sold on victoriasecret.com and other outlets.
Alessandra favorite designers include Ralph Lauren and Dolce & Gabana.
Alessandra regularly ranks as one of the most respected models in the world and scores high on various "sexiest" and "best looking" polls.
Alessandra walked the Victoria's Secret runway for the first time in 2001 and still models for them.
Alessandra's first modeling job was the cover of the Brazilian Marie Claire.
Alessandra was part of the deluge of Brazilian models that emerged after Gisele Bündchen opened the floodgates.
Alessandra's last name is spelled in Portuguese as Ambrósio, but she omits the diacritic mark in her modeling work
MTV (US) once offered her a position as a VJ but she turned them down because it would have meant no more catwalk work.
Alessandra was picked to be the spokesmodel for the 2004 Pink line by Victoria's Secret.
As an early teen, she enrolled in a modeling class and subsequently was entered in the Elite modeling agency's 1996 Look of the Year competition. Though she did not win, she was offered an Elite contract one year after.
Alessandra is one of the faces of Guess? and Victoria's Secret.
Alessandra is currently signed with Elite Modeling Agency.
Alessandra was part of the Guess? Jean millennium campaign.
Alessandra has said that Victoria Secret is her top modeling gig.
As a child, she felt insecure about her appearance, particularly of her large, obvious ears.
Alessandra's best friend is fellow Brazilian supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros.
Alessandra has a pierced navel and has a small tattoo on the left side of her lower back.
Alessandra is 5'10" (178 cm) and weighs 112 lbs. (51 kg) Her measurements are 34-23-34 (US), 86.5-58.5-86.5 (EU). Her dress size is 2 (EU 32) and shoe size is 9 (EU 40).
Alessandra had cosmetic surgery to get her ears pinned back, and had complications from the surgery for the two years following.
Alessandra: (Being asked, what happiness is) Spending time with my family and visiting my hometown. It's my favorite place to be.
Alessandra: I never watch TV! I will be on a board or jumping out of a plane anytime!
Alessandra: I have seven different jewels for my piercing. Every day I wear a different one, according to the clothes I am wearing.
(On her home town of Erexim, Brazil)
Alessandra: I'll never forget my little city!
(On being a Victoria's Secret Angel)
Alessandra: It's amazing. In the last 3 years I have been top the most beautiful places in the world and got to work with wonderful people. It's like a family with the other Angels and the crew.
Alessandra: When I was 14 and 15, I was super-skinny. I did a lot of runway shows then. But I love food and I don't like doing runway shows. It's a reward not to have to.
Alessandra: Believe in yourself, listen to the photographers you work with, and try to be professional at all times.
Alessandra: Take care of yourself, be healthy, and always believe you can be successful in anything you truly want.
Alessandra Ambrosio: 80 percent of the time I'm on some beautiful island in a bikini. But I'm working and everybody else is on their honeymoon!
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