Adriana Lima (born 12 June 1981 in Salvador, Brazil) is a Brazilian supermodel. At age 15, after winning the Ford Supermodel of Brazil contest and placing second in the Ford Supermodel of the World contest, she moved to New York City, signed with Elite Model Management and began modeling professionally.
Miss Lima is 5'10" with brown hair and blue eyes. Her ancestry includes French, Portuguese, Native American and Caribbean heritage, and she is a practicing Roman Catholic. She has been linked romantically in the past with New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and musician Lenny Kravitz.