Spike Guys Choice Awards winner Adriana Lima is a Brazilian supermodel and actress who is remembered as the winner of Ford's Supermodel of Brazil (1995) and the runner-up of the Ford Models Supermodel of the World (1996).
She has appeared on the cover of several fashion journals like Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, ELLE, GQ, and Esquire, and has worked with fashion brands like Louis Vuitton, Versace, Armani, and Prada, to name some.
The Daily Front Row Awards winning model has an estimated net worth of $85 million. A majority of her money comes from her modeling career, which started in 1996.
She is the face of Maybelline cosmetics, Puma, IWC, and Chopard. In the past, she has served as the brand ambassador for fashion giants like Desigual and Calzedonia.
She is signed to major modeling agencies like Elite Model Management and Creative Artists Agency.
The Brazilian model is amongst the highest-paid models with an annual salary of $11 million.
According to Forbes, Adriana was the fourth highest-earning model of 2012 with an estimated income of $7.3 million that year. By 2013 she was the 3rd highest-earning supermodel and in 2014 she was placed in the 2nd position with earnings of $8 million.
The following year she earned $9 million and in 2016 she was the second highest-earning fashion model, just behind Gisele Bundchen, with an income of $10.5 million.
She lived in a 70,000 sq ft mansion in Beverly Hills which has a market value of $4 million. The house is accommodated with three bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and a tennis court.
Lima and her former husband bought an apartment in 2003 in Manhattan for $1.99 million. The property was put on sale in 2013 with an asking price of $5.5 million and was later sold for $3.3 million in 2018.
The couple also owned a home on Indian Creek Island Road which they bought in 2009. The house was listed for $12.9 and was sold at $9 million
She owns a Rolls Royce which has a starting price of $450,000 and a Porsche Panamera S Hybrid of $86,300 to chauffeur her around.
Did she participate in the reality show Var mısın? Yok museum? (Turkish version of Deal or No Deal) where she won prize money of $75,000. The proceeds of the show were donated to a hospital in Istanbul.
She was 15 years when she competed in Ford's Supermodel of Brazil. Lima won the competition and the following year in 1996 she entered the Ford Models Supermodel of the World, where she secured a second position.
Three years after her win she relocated to New York City and signed a modeling contract with Elite Model Management.
Adriana is best known a the spokesmodel for Maybelline Cosmetics(2003-2009) and as the longest-running model of Victoria's Secret Angel(1999-2018).
She made a cameo appearance in Ocean's Eight, starring Cate Blanchett, Rihana, and Helena Bonham Carter.
She has also appeared in TV shows like How I Met Your Mother, featuring Neil Patrick Harris, Jason Segel, and Cristin Milioti, Ugly Betty, and The Crazy Ones.
She was born on 12th June 1981 in Salvador, Bahia in Brazil to Nelson Torres and Maria das Graças Lima.
The 38-years-old model was married to NBA player Mako Jaric from 2009 and 2014. During her time with Jaric, she gave birth to two daughters.
She was engaged to singer Lenny Kravitz from 2001 to 2003.