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Adriana Lima the brazilian supermodel is displayed in a slide/video presentation with a song by DJ Yarboro./nAdriana Lima Biography
Adriana Francesca Lima was born Jon une 12, 1981), best known as one of the faces of Victoria's Secret. The blue/gray-eyed beauty can attribute her exotic good looks to her French, Portuguese, Native-American, and Caribbean heritage./nWhile her heritage may be a mix, her beauty and success are crystal clear. Like her Brazilian counterparts Gisele Bundchen and Ana Beatriz Barros, Adriana hails from a small town, a far cry from the glamorous life she inhabits today./nHer climb from obscurity to glam girl occurred after placing second in the Ford Supermodel of the World Contest (after having won the 1996 Ford Supermodel of Brazil Contest)./nOne of the bevy of Brazilians entering the modeling world in the late 1990s (including Gisele Bündchen, Ana Beatriz Barros, and Alessandra Ambrosio), the 5'10", chocolate brown-haired Adriana Lima rose to stardom out of less than glamorous conditions. Born in Salvador, a large city on the east coast of Brazil in the state of Bahia, Adriana was discovered shopping at a local mall. At the age of thirteen, she finished 1st place in a Ford Supermodel of Brazil model search. She later followed with a 2nd place finish in the 1996 Ford Supermodel of the World contest.