Entering the modeling industry in the late ’90s, Adriana Lima is Victoria’s Secret’s longest-running Angel in the brand’s history and was named the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2017.
She stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (177.8 cm), notably taller than the average height of Brazilian women, typically around 5 feet 4 inches (162.5 cm).
Adriana Lima has a tribal tattoo with a design resembling that of a space-alien-space-monster on her left foot (Credit: Elizabeth Pantaleo / Startraksphoto)
Adriana Lima’s shoe size is 10 US, which roughly corresponds to a European shoe size of 44, a UK shoe size of 9.5, and a foot length of approximately 28.5 centimeters.
Her height is often cited as one of the reasons why she became a successful fashion model, as she meets the height requirements for high fashion modeling.
A Brazilian model and actress, Adriana Lima is best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 to 2018 (Credit: MEGA / WENN)
She has also made much money as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics and her Super Bowl and Kia Motors commercials.
As a supermodel and former Victoria’s Secret Angel, Adriana Lima’s feet are often the subject of attention and admiration from fans and fashion enthusiasts alike (Credit: Alberto Terenghi / IPA / Startraksphoto)
Adriana Lima: Facts, Fiction, and Everything in Between
|What is Adriana Lima's net worth?||Adriana Lima is a successful Brazilian supermodel who has a net worth of $95 million as of 2023.|
|Full Name:||Adriana Lima|
|Born:||Adriana Lima was born on 12 June 1981 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil.|
|Husband:||She is currently dating Andre Lemmers III, a movie producer. Prior to this, she was married to Marko Jaric from 2009 to 2014 and engaged to Lenny Kravitz from 2002 to 2003.
Lima has also been in relationships with various individuals, including Metin Hara from 2017 to 2019, Matt Harvey in 2017, Sami Khedira in 2016, Julian Edelman from 2016 to 2017, Justin Bieber in 2014, Denny in 2006, and Prince Wenzeslaus of Liechtenstein from 2003 to 2006.
|Kids:||Adriana Lima has two daughters, Valentina Lima Jarić and Sienna Lima Jarić, with her ex-husband, Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić.
In August 2022, she had a son named Cyan Lima Lemmers with her boyfriend, Andre Lemmers, in Santa Monica, California.
|Weight:||Adriana Lima is rumored to weigh around 130 pounds (59 kilograms). However, it is important to note that this is just a rumor and her actual weight is not known to the public.|
|Shoe Size:||Adriana Lima's shoe size is US 10, which is roughly equivalent to EU 44, UK 9.5, and 28.5 cm.|
|Height:||Adriana Lima's height of 5ft 10 (177.8 cm) is often considered the ideal height for a runway model, as it allows her to showcase clothing while maintaining a strong and confident presence on the catwalk.|
|Nationality:||Adriana Lima is a Brazilian citizen.|
|Source of Wealth:||Adriana Lima is a very successful supermodel. Her source of wealth comes from a variety of sources, including modeling, brand endorsements, and acting. She is also a successful businesswoman with her own line of lingerie and swimwear.|
|Ethnicity:||Adriana Lima's ethnic background is Brazilian, with a mix of Portuguese, some Indigenous, Swiss, African, and Japanese ancestry.|
|Does Adriana Lima have siblings?||Her parents, Nelson Torres and Maria das Graças Lima, split up when Adriana was six months old. While Adriana was raised by her mother, it's not known if Nelson had more children after leaving his first family.|
Adriana Lima Quotes on Fashion, Fitness, Relationships, and Personal Life
“Don’t try to be what you’re not. If you’re nervous, be nervous. If you’re shy, be shy. It’s cute.” – Adriana Lima
“I like jealous men. I love jealousy. I do.” – Adriana Lima
“I have a great tip – I have a jumping rope in the house, and I just do ten minutes of it whenever I can. You don’t need to work out for hours, just ten minutes will do.” – Adriana Lima
“I love Victoria’s Secret and the brand, and I’m passionate about Victoria’s Secret commercials, too.” – Adriana Lima
“I’m not going to fly a million miles with somebody I don’t know.” – Adriana Lima
“Fashion is about good energy. It’s about feelings. That’s what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings.” – Adriana Lima
“I care about heart.” – Adriana Lima
“I try to work out as much as I can and, of course, eat healthily. Drinking a lot of water, sweating during your work out is good for you, and of course, chasing after your kids!” – Adriana Lima
“A man needs to be polite, not just to me but to everyone. I watch that. How does he treat the waiter? How does he treat the coat-check girl? How does he treat the driver?” – Adriana Lima
“It’s wrong for a guy to have no personality, no heart. Because I don’t care about style or money.” – Adriana Lima
“Here in the big city people spend their time thinking about work and about money; they don’t give some value to friendships and it can be depressing.” – Adriana Lima
“My favorite designer is Christian Lacroix, not just because his clothes are amazing and I love them, but because he’s so nice. When I did his fashion show, he was the first one to arrive there and he helped everyone.” – Adriana Lima
“I like to go to the movies or read.” – Adriana Lima
“I want to be a child doctor. A pediatry… how do you call it, pediatrician? Do I like kids? No, not really.” – Adriana Lima
“Lingerie is one of the most important pieces of your wardrobe. You can have a wardrobe malfunction if you don’t choose the right thing to wear underneath!” – Adriana Lima
“I like presents that a man has spent time on, doing them himself, like a card or anything that is made by hand and from the heart.” – Adriana Lima
“Be sure what you want and be sure about yourself. Fashion is not just beauty, it’s about good attitude. You have to believe in yourself and be strong.” – Adriana Lima
“I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words. I just knew how to smile.” – Adriana Lima
“You don’t have to have an attitude if you’re famous.” – Adriana Lima
“I’m a teenager, but I’m independent – I have my own apartment, I have my own life. And I think I have learned more than any of those teenagers have in school. I learned to be responsible, leaving my family and coming here alone.” – Adriana Lima
“I love old-fashioned manners, as long as it’s not forced. I can tell when it’s natural or when someone is just trying to impress me.” – Adriana Lima
“I eat a balanced diet. The secret is to watch your portions, but I also work out a lot. Working out a lot isn’t necessary, but I am very active, and my body can endure intense workouts.” – Adriana Lima
“Younger guys are just too jealous.” – Adriana Lima
“I don’t like fights. I don’t like aggressive people.” – Adriana Lima
“I love going to work out now. It gets out aggression and my trainer really shakes it up so I don’t get bored.” – Adriana Lima
“I missed out on everything. Sometimes on the street I see teenagers hanging out and going to the movies, going to concerts, and I get so jealous.” – Adriana Lima
“I just think they’re really insecure about themselves sometimes. I know all the girls, but we all work a lot and don’t have time to hang out together. They’re all really nice; I’ve never had a problem with any model.” – Adriana Lima
“I would like just one time to be on the cover of Italian Vogue.” – Adriana Lima
“I was in a fashion show and I had on a strapless top. When I got to the end the top was down.” – Adriana Lima
“If I am not moving I get bored very easily.” – Adriana Lima
“Actually, I never really thought I would be a model. I never knew a lot about fashion and magazines, and I never paid attention to it. I was a young girl, though.” – Adriana Lima
“I remember Tyra Banks giving me encouraging advice during my first Victoria’s Secret commercial shoot. I was so nervous, and she told me to just relax and be confident – that made me feel very comfortable.” – Adriana Lima
“If you’re having dinner with friends and they’re always on the phone or always texting, it’s just impolite. Unless it’s something important – like someone is in the hospital or something – don’t do it.” – Adriana Lima
“If you’re nervous, that means you care and you want to give your best.” – Adriana Lima
“I used to be very shy. When I first started, I had to go to a casting, and I had to go in a bikini. I thought I was too skinny. But I went in and got the job! And that’s how I started.” – Adriana Lima
“If one day I have a daughter and my daughter wants to be a model, I would never let her!” – Adriana Lima
“In Brazil, we don’t have Victoria’s Secret, and my family are all Victoria’s Secret fans, so I usually bring them back some lovely pieces.” – Adriana Lima
“Coconut water is just the best for you; it’s always something we had in Brazil. Since I was a little girl, I’ve been drinking it.” – Adriana Lima
“I’ve never been to the gym. I do nothing.” – Adriana Lima
“I love my job and I love my children. It’s really about figuring out your schedules and getting everything down that you need to do and sticking to your plan.” – Adriana Lima
“When I get older, I don’t think I’ll like to have wrinkles, or a big jelly belly. I cannot have it.” – Adriana Lima
“From my hair to my toes to my nails. Everything’s fake. Everything! Even my heart is fake.” – Adriana Lima
“If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don’t see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.” – Adriana Lima
“Modeling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals, it really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls.” – Adriana Lima
“I believe love just happens once. You can be mistaken, you can think you are in love, but after a while you discover that you’re really not. Real love is different.” – Adriana Lima
“I’m very simple when it comes to gifts, so the best ones that I’ve received have love as their main intention. I appreciate everything.” – Adriana Lima
“When I was young, around 5, I was crying in all the pictures of me. I did not like the flash; it scared me!” – Adriana Lima
“I love challenges, I love intensity, and I also like to challenge my mind. Believe it or not, boxing is not only about physical force. You use a lot of concentration; it’s really mental.” – Adriana Lima
“I love cakes. Chocolate and coconut cakes. I love that combination!” – Adriana Lima
“I eat everything I want on Christmas day. I really don’t watch what I eat. It’s not like you have Christmas every day!” – Adriana Lima
Adriana Lima Brings Brazilian Flair to Veuve Clicquot Carnaval in Miami
Adriana Lima left the beautiful sunny beaches of Brazil at the tender age of 18 to start her modeling career in New York.
Though neon yellow might not be our preferred choice for Adriana Lima, we applaud her adventurous spirit in trying something new (Credit: Johnny Louis / WENN)
Even if Adriana had already made a name for herself as “the most valuable Victoria’s Secret Angel,” the model can’t help but long for home now and then.
Luckily for Adriana, the annual Veuve Clicquot Carnaval allowed her to taste a little bit of home. The Angel enjoyed herself as she enjoyed the third Carnaval held in Miami.
Adriana Lima opting for a colorful ensemble designed by her current favorite designer, David Koma, at the third annual Veuve Clicquot Carnaval supporting the Perez Art Museum at Museum Park in Miami on March 4, 2017 (Credit: Johnny Louis / WENN)
Adriana wanted to try something colorful and festive for the Carnaval, so she turned to her recent favorite designer, David Koma.
The London-based brand dressed Adriana in one of the line’s Spring/Summer 2017 looks, featuring their iconic jeweled skirt and cutout shoulder top.
Can’t get over: Adriana Lima has been wearing her Neil J. Rodgers “Brooke” sandals several times (Credit: Johnny Louis / WENN)
While neon yellow isn’t our favorite color on Adriana, we love her willingness to try new things. The mom-of-two finished her look with a pair of Neil J. Rodgers “Brooke” sandals.
Adriana’s left foot features an eye-catching tribal tattoo that enhances her natural beauty.
Adriana Lima’s unique foot tattoo resembles something out of a sci-fi universe, almost akin to an otherworldly space creature (Credit: Johnny Louis / WENN)
The model was seen adorably posing with long-time friend and co-Angel Karolina Kurkova, who wore an all-green outfit.
The height difference between Adriana Lima and Karolina Kurkova is approximately 2.54 centimeters (1 inch), with Karolina being slightly taller at 180.3 cm (5 feet 11 inches) and Adriana measuring 177.8 cm (5 feet 10 inches).
Adriana Lima, standing at 5 feet 10 inches (177.8 cm), adorably poses alongside her long-time friend and co-Angel Karolina Kurkova, who is slightly taller at 5 feet 11 inches (180.3 cm) (Credit: Johnny Louis / WENN)
Adriana said the Veuve Clicquot Carnaval felt like home because she got to sip some drinks and listen to good music by the beach.
The model also said she was glad it was held in Miami, her home away from home. Unfortunately, the Neil J. Rodgers “Brooke” sandals are unavailable online.
Neil J. Rodgers “Brooke” Sandals, $725