She began modeling after a friend suggested that she enter in Ford's Supermodel of Brazil contest, which she won at the age of 15. She subsequently was entered in Ford's Supermodel of the World contest and placed 2nd.
In 2014, Forbes named Lima as the 2nd highest-earning model in the world, having made $8 million that year.
|Full Name||Adriana Francesca Lima|
|Birth Date||June 12, 1981|
|Mother||Maria de Graca Lima|
|Siblings||two younger half brothers|
Valentina Lima Jaric
Sienna Lima Jaric
Lima is a close friend of fellow Victoria's Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio.
Lima married Serbian basketball player Marko Jaric on Valentine's Day in 2009. They seperated in 2014, and plan to file for a divorce. It is rumored that the cause of their seperation was that Jaric had been unfaithful.
Lima worked with Bob Dylan in 2003 on the "Angels in Venice" commerical for Victoria's Secret, which was both highly praised and highly criticized.
After Lima seemed to hit it off with Justin Bieber at the Cannes Film Festival in 2014, and was seen leaving with him, rumors swirled that the two had spent the night together. Lima was highly criticized.
Salvador, Brazil - Born here, 1981.
New York, New York, USA - Lived here, 1999 - 2001. Often here.
Miami, Florida, USA - Often here.
Venice, Italy - Traveled here, 2003.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, USA - Got married here, 2009.
Istanbul, Turkey - Often here.
Paris, France - Often here.
How Added - Had photos of her in my Bella folder.