Adriana   Lima

Lima was discovered at a shopping mall in her hometown of Salvador, Brazil at the age of 15.

 Early success: She signed with Elite Model Management and began working with top brands like Versace. Within a few years she had appeared on the covers of Vogue and Marie Claire.

Victoria's Secret Angel: In 2000, she became a Victoria's Secret Angel, making her the first Brazilian model to do so. She would go on to be one of their longest running Angels.

Film and TV roles: Lima has expanded into acting with roles in films like Love Don't Cost a Thing and television shows like Ugly Betty and Two and a Half Men.

She has launched successful swimwear lines called Adriana Lima Intimates and Beach Sexy. She also runs her own production company.

Business ventures:

 She has two daughters with ex-husband Marko Jaric. She has discussed balancing modeling with motherhood.

Mother of two:

Iconic ad campaigns: Lima fronted famous campaigns for Maybelline, Vogue Eyewear, and Marc Jacobs perfume among others.

Makeup-free Adriana Lima keeps it casual in sweatshirt, leggings while saying goodbye to daughter