Alessandra Corine Ambrosio or better known as Alessandra Ambrosio is a Brazilian model and is well-known as one of the Angel and lingerie products, Victoria’s Secret since 2000. In addition, Alessandra also became a model ambassador for other Victoria’s Secret products with the PINK brand in 2004. Model born on April 11, 1981 in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil has Italian and Polish blood. She began to join the modeling class at the age of 12 years.
With a height of 178 cm, Alessandra burst into the fashion world after becoming one of the 20 Elite Model Look finalists in 1996 in Brazil. At that time she was only 14 years old. Even though they did not win, the Elite Model offered her a one-year internship model.
Japanese and Thai culinary enthusiasts always feel less ‘confident’ with their big ears. This is what made her do surgery on her ear when he was 12 years old. But 2 years later the operation ended in complications. When she was a judge at The Tyra Banks Show in 2006, Alessandra said and he mentioned that she would never do plastic surgery again.
The beauty of Alessandra Ambrosio delivered her to the May 100 edition of the “100 Most Beautiful People in the World” version. Besides that, the 33-year-old woman who claimed to be traveling to Bali was also listed as a Model of the Month in December. 2007
Alessandra was appointed as an ambassador for sufferers of rare diseases called multiple sclerosis (multiple sclerosis). She represents the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s non-profit organization based in New York, United States.
In 2012, the model that had the nickname Ale occupies the 6th position in the list of models with the most income version of Forbes magazine. Her earnings in the year are estimated at 6.6 million US Dollars.
Ambrosio has been engaged to Jamie Mazur who has been a businessman since 2008. The couple has two children, Anja Louise Ambrosio Mazur (August 24, 2008) and Noah Phoenix Ambrosio Mazur (May 7, 2012).
Alessandra Ambrosio became part of a flood of Brazilian models after the emergence of Gisele Bundchen in the international fashion world in 1996. After becoming a model in the Elite Model, Alessandra got her first job as a professional model when she became the cover of fashion magazine Marie Claire Brasil and Elle.
Ambrosio took a modeling class and began modeling at the age of 15 for Dilson Stein. Alessandra Ambrosio became part of a flood of Brazilian models after the emergence of Gisele Bundchen in the international fashion world in 1996. After becoming a model in the Elite Model, Alessandra got her first job as a professional model when she became the cover of fashion magazine Marie Claire Brasil and Elle.
Her career continued until finally in 2000 designer Guess? Paul Marciano invited her to join as a model for the Millennium design. Since then, Alessandra’s sexy body and exotic faces have been displayed in advertisements from well-known brands, such as Victoria’s Secret, Revlon, Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, and Ralph Lauren, to become models for the Pirelli calendar.
Not only being an advertising model, Ambrosio has also walked the catwalk for famous designers such as Prada, Chanel, and Oscar de la Renta. Alessandra first demonstrated Victoria’s Secret lingerie and women’s underwear collection in 2001. She also appeared on various international magazine covers such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Ocean Drive, Vogue and Glamor. In Glamor magazine, it is the only model that appears on the cover of the magazine in the United States.
As if returning to his initial career as a cover model, photos of Alessandra graced a number of international magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Ocean Drive, and Vogue. In addition, Alessandra is the only model featured in the 2006 edition of Glamor women’s magazine.
In 2004, in collaboration with designer Rosa Cha, Alessandra launched a swimsuit with her brand name, Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais. The product sold up to 10 thousand seeds in just one month since its launch. In the same year, Alessandra was appointed as model ambassador by Victoria’s Secret for their teenage lingerie products, PINK.
During his career at Victoria’s Secret, Alessandra performed more shows on a special TV Show called The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Some of them are enough to steal the attention because of the uniqueness of lingerie or accessories exhibited by Alessandra.
At the 2005 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, she wore lingerie made entirely from candy. In the 2008 edition, Alessandra strolled on the catwalk after three months giving birth to her first child. She also became Angel’s opening act for Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2009.
Apart from Victoria’s Secret, Alessandra also worked for the fashion retail and NEXT fashion network based in the UK since 2007. There, Alessandra got a television advertising contract for 12 years.
In 2005, she appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show using lingerie made entirely from candy. In 2011 she appeared on the Victoria Secret catwalk with the heaviest wings, which is around 14kg, at which time she was pregnant with his second child. In 2012, she was chosen to appear in the theme Fantasy Bra, which was made by London jewelry experts with additional stones of amethyst, ruby, sapphir, and diamond.
Not only in the fashion world, in 2009 Ambrosio appeared on the cover of Marie Claire magazine with Sacha Baron Cohen to promote the film BRUNO. She also became the face of Brazilian sportswear named Colcci with Ashton Cutcher, became a blogger for Vogue, and appeared on the London 2012 Closing Ceremony.
At the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2011, Alessandra wore accessories in the form of an additional wing weighing 13.6 kilograms (the heaviest in the history of Victoria’s Secret lingerie show). Terrible again, she did it while pregnant with his second child.
In the 2012 edition, Alessandra was chosen as Angel who wore “Floral Fantasy Bra”. There are various kinds of precious stones in the bra, ranging from amethysts, rubies, sapphires and colorful diamonds (including a white diamond with a 20 carat content in the center). The bra is equipped with a belt that ‘reportedly’ contains more than 5200 kinds of precious stones attached to it. A set of lingerie is estimated to be worth 2.5 million US dollars.
In addition to the world of fashion and models, Alessandra also briefly got involved in several television and film productions. Several times Alessandra appeared to portray herself, such as in LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN (2006), TV series HBO ENTOURAGE (2007), and THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH CRAIG KILBORN (2014).
Alessandra was also a guest judge at Project Runway Season 2: Team Lingerie (2005) and was a jury twice at The Tyra Banks Show (2005 and 2006). She also played the top model in the teen drama series GOSSIP GIRL in the episode The Undergraduates in 2010.
In the big screen world, Alessandra appeared as extras in the film CASINO ROYALE (2006), acting as a tennis player. She also played as a guest star in the CBS production sitcom, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (in the episode The Yips). The comedy show that aired November 26, 2007, also starred Angel from other Victoria’s Secret such as Adriana Lima, Selita Ebanks, Marisa Miller, Miranda Kerr, and Heidi Klum.
For all that he achieved, she ranked 5th in the list of models with the most income in the world by Forbes magazine.
In the spring of 2014, Ambrosio launched its militant fashion and lifestyle brand called Ale by Alessandra in collaboration with American retailers, Cherokee. Ale by Alessandra targets women aged between 18 and 35 years.