Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian model and actress who is best known for her work as a Victoria's Secret Angel. She was born on April 11, 1981, in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Alessandra's parents, Lucilda and Luiz Ambrosio, own a petrol station.
Alessandra began modeling at the age of 15, when she was discovered by a modeling agency in her hometown. She later moved to Sao Paulo to pursue her modeling career and quickly gained recognition in the fashion industry.
Alessandra's modeling career took off in the early 2000s when she began working for Victoria's Secret. She became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2004 and remained with the brand until 2017. During her time with the brand, Alessandra was featured in numerous Victoria's Secret Fashion Shows and served as a spokesperson for the brand.
In addition to her work with Victoria's Secret, Alessandra has modeled for numerous other high-profile brands, including Christian Dior, Armani Exchange, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein. She has also graced the covers of many major fashion magazines, such as Vogue, Glamour, and Elle.
Alessandra has also made a successful transition to acting, appearing in films such as Casino Royale and Daddy's Home 2.
Alessandra has two children with her former partner, businessman Jamie Mazur. They were together for over a decade before separating in 2018.
Alessandra Ambrosio is considered one of the most successful models of all time. She has been named one of the world's highest-paid models by Forbes magazine and has won several modeling awards throughout her career.
In addition to her modeling success, Alessandra has also made a name for herself in the acting world. She has received praise for her performances in films such as Casino Royale and Daddy's Home 2.