Ambrosio (born April 11, 1981) is a Brazilian supermodel. Her
last name is spelled in Portuguese as Ambrósio, but she omits
the diacritic mark in her modeling work. She is one of the faces
of Guess?, Next (UK) and Victoria's Secret.
Alessandra Ambrosio was part of the deluge of Brazilian models
that emerged after Gisele Bündchen opened the floodgates. One
of the star models of that group, of which fellow Victoria's Secret/Guess?
Model (and best friend) Ana Beatriz Barros is a member, the 5'10",
light brown-haired Alessandra Ambrosio accumulated quite a career
in the late 1990's into the next century. Alessandra Ambrosio was
born in Erechim, Brazil, a small town in the south. 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
Her first modeling job was the cover of the Brazilian Marie Claire,
and Alessandra Ambrosio followed with other editorial work, but
it was not long after that the Marcianos at Guess signed Alessandra
Ambrosio for their fall Millennium campaign in 2000. Her lucrative
print career began with being a Guess? Girl and continued with deals
with Revlon and Victoria's Secret. Alessandra Ambrosio walked the
VS runway for the first time in 2000 and continued to be a fixture
in subsequent shows. Alessandra Ambrosio was also picked to be the
spokesmodel for the 2004 Pink line by Victoria's Secret.
Facts and Stats
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Weight: 123 lbs (56 kg)
Measurements: 34-24-34 (US); 86-61-86 (EU)
Dress Size: 2 (US); 38 (EU)
Shoe Size: 9 (US); 40 (EU)
Hair: Light brown
Favorite workout/sport: Surfing, roller blading
She has a pierced navel.
"Believe in yourself, listen to the photographers you work
with, and try to be professional at all times."
"Take care of yourself, be healthy, and always believe you
can be successful in anything you truly want."
"The stars are like, yummy."
Her best friend is fellow Brazilian supermodel Ana Beatriz Barros.
As a child, she felt insecure about her appearance, particularly
of her large, obvious ears. (She had her ears pushed back when she
At the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2005 she wore a bra and panties
made entirely out of candy and a pair of angel wings.
Appeared in the MTV show "Slater Celebrity Surfer Invitational"
recently, earning herself a small award.
Philosopy di Alberta Ferreti
Oscar de la Renta
LERNER (clothing retailer)
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Alessandra Ambrosio shared a sweet playdate with her son, Noah, in LA yesterday. The doting mother showered Noah with kisses as they played in the grass together. Alessandra has been spending time with her kids lately, but she also fit in downtime for herself recently. Alessandra smiled during a solo shopping trip in Brentwood last week. Alessandra busted out her bikini earlier this month ...
Tue, 26 Mar 2013 15:29:09 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio Shops and Smiles in Beverly Hills
Alessandra Ambrosio smiled as she catwalked down an LA street yesterday, wearing a hippie-inspired ensemble. She assembled a tie-dyed shirt with eclectic accessories and a pair of studded boots for the outing and alternated her hair between a stylish bun and a straight-down look. Alessandra seemed to be in the market for some new furniture, with a trip to Duxiana Luxury Bed, but she made an ...
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 17:46:41 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio 's 3 Rules for Channeling Your Inner Bombshell
Brazilian and breathtakingly beautiful, Alessandra Ambrosio certainly knows a thing or two about swimsuit season. So when we had the chance to chat with her this week while...
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 20:31:49 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio Breaks From Bikini Work to Hang With Her Kids
Alessandra Ambrosio took her two children, Anja and Noah, out for a shopping trip in Brentwood on Saturday. She spent the weekend with her family after a busy week working for Victoria's Secret. Last Monday, Alessandra donned a tiny black string bikini for a VS swimwear photo shoot. The following day, she met up with fellow Angels Karlie Kloss and Candice Swanepoel to launch the lingerie line's ...
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 09:45:39 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio Wraps Up a Busy Week of Bikinis in LA
Alessandra Ambrosio kept it casual in Brentwood yesterday, after a busy few days of modeling bikinis and cocktail dresses. The Victoria's Secret Angel sported a pink sweater, light jeans, and a pair of pastel-frame shades while running an errand in the LA neighborhood. Earlier this week, Alessandra launched Victoria's Secret's 2013 swim collection with fellow brand ambassadors Karlie Kloss and ...
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:29:41 GMT
- Obsessions: Alessandra Ambrosio 's White Saint Laurent Pumps
For many women, a fresh new season inspires a need for (what else?) a new pair of shoes! This was certainly the case for Alessandra Ambrosio , who told E! at the Victoria's Secret...
Tue, 19 Mar 2013 22:46:47 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio Playfully Poses in a Tiny Black Bikini
Alessandra Ambrosio suited up in a tiny black bikini yesterday to shoot a Victoria's Secret campaign in Malibu. She's been on a weeklong shoot with VS, which has included modeling a rainbow two-piece and meeting up with her fellow Angel Adriana Lima for the cameras. Alessandra will have plenty of time to catch up with her VS model buddies today when she hosts a meet and greet at the lingerie ...
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:28:29 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima Pair Up For a Sexy Beach Shoot
Alessandra Ambrosio and Adriana Lima were hard at work on the set of a Victoria's Secret photo shoot in LA yesterday. The Angels took turns posing separately, with Adriana hopping on a beach cruiser and Alessandra hitting the sand in a bikini, before taking a few sexy shots together. The girls have been staying busy with many VS opportunities recently. Alessandra braved the cold weather to model ...
Fri, 08 Mar 2013 10:28:48 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio : Swimwear should be sexy
Alessandra Ambrosio always picks out swimwear that will give her a "nice cleavage" as she wants to look "sexy" on the beach.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:30:00 GMT
- Alessandra Ambrosio Braves the Cold in a Bikini For Victoria's Secret
Alessandra Ambrosio worked a bikini for a chilly Victoria's Secret photo shoot in Venice Beach yesterday. She was decked out in a rainbow Victoria's Secret bikini, but also modeled more cold-weather-appropriate sweatpants and hoodies. Alessandra's dog, Buddha, also got in on the action, posing with his model mama on a bicycle while photographer Ben Watts snapped photos. Alessandra's been busy ...
Thu, 07 Mar 2013 14:13:30 GMT
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