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Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Alessandra Ambrosio Profile and Biography

Actress, Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio Profile:
Alessandra Corine Ambrósio also known as Alessandra Ambrosio with nickname Alé was born April 11, 1981 (star sign: Aries) at her hometown in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. Alessandra Ambrosio is a beautiful Brazilian female (fashion, Victoria’s Secret) model (supermodel), spokesmodel, Victoria’s Secret Angel, former face of the UK company Next, Top 99 Women 2009 (Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2009 by, and women celebrity. She has a stunning beauty, hair colour: brown, eyes colour: brown, height: 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m), measurements: 34-23-34(US) 86-58-86 (EU), weight: 112 lb / 51 kg, dress size: 4 US/34 EU, shoe size: 9 US/41 EU, and hobbies: (surfing, dance, and karaoke).

Alessandra Ambrosio described by Tyra Banks as “the Future of the Modeling World”, Alessandra Ambrosio is best known for her work with Victoria’s Secret and was chosen as the first spokesmodel for the company’s “PINK” line. Alessandra Ambrosio is currently one of the Victoria’s Secret Angels and the former face of the United Kingdom (UK) company Next.

Aside from modeling work, Alessandra Ambrosio represents as the National Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Alessandra Ambrosio was also selected by as Number 2 out of the “Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2008″.

Alessandra Ambrosio Early Life:
Alessandra Ambrosio was born at her hometown in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil on April 11, 1981. Alessandra Ambrosio’s parents, who are of Italian and Polish descent, own a petrol station. Alessandra Ambrosio was just eight years old when she decided that she wanted to be a model, after seeing a picture of top covergirl Karen Mulder in a magazine: “I wanted to be like her”, she recalls. Alessandra Ambrosio enrolled at a modelling class on 1993 and on 1995 Alessandra Ambrosio was one of 20 finalists for an elite modelling competition in Brazil. Alessandra Ambrosio was always insecure about her large ears and at eleven had cosmetic surgery to get her ears pinned back, though two years later she suffered complications. On 2006 Alessandra Ambrosio appeared on The Tyra Banks Show, and said that the surgery was a bad experience and has discouraged her from ever getting plastic surgery again.

Alessandra Ambrosio Modeling Career:
When Alessandra Ambrosio on 1993, Alessandra Ambrosio enrolled in modeling classes, then began modeling for Dilson Stein on 1996. Winning Brazil’s Elite Model Look started her modeling career in earnest. Her first notable modeling job was the cover of Brazilian Elle magazine. Elite passed along some of her Polaroids to Guess which led her booking the Millennium GUESS? campaign along with friend and fellow Brazilian Ana Beatriz Barros. Alessandra Ambrosio has since worked with brands including Revlon, Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Rolex, Oscar de la Renta, Gucci, Escada, Rocco Barocco, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren, as well as the Pirelli Calendar. Alessandra Ambrosio has walked the catwalks for designers such as Laura Biagiotti, Christian Lacroix, Byblos, Fendi, Issey Miyake, Kenzo, Christian Dior, Nicole Miller, Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, Vivienne Westwood, and Oscar de la Renta. Alessandra Ambrosio has appeared on over 50 international magazine covers, including Cosmopolitan, Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Ocean Drive, Vogue and the only model to appear on the cover of Glamour in the United States (US) in 2006.

On 2004, Alessandra Ambrosio launched her line of swimwear called Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais, a division of Rosa Chá. It sold 10,000 units in only its first month on the market.

Alessandra Ambrosio’s best-known collaboration is with American brand Victoria’s Secret. Alessandra Ambrosio appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show for the first time in 2000. By 2004, Alessandra Ambrosio was selected as the first spokesmodel for the Victoria’s Secret “PINK” line and became a contracted “Angel.” In 2005, Alessandra Ambrosio notably walked the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway wearing a fashion made entirely out of candy. Alessandra Ambrosio then garnered attention in the 2008 edition of the Fashion Show, walking the runway only three months after giving birth to her first child. Alessandra Ambrosio opened the show the following year.

Alessandra Ambrosio’s Angel status has brought her to the public’s attention, often being cited by the popular media as one of the World’s Sexiest Women. Alessandra Ambrosio was chosen as one of People magazine’s annual “100 Most Beautiful People in the World,” in May 2007, along with fellow Angels. Alessandra Ambrosio is among the world’s top-earning models.

Alessandra Ambrosio was the face for the UK company Next and starred in their first television campaign in 12 years. Alessandra Ambrosio is also signed to Storm Model Management in London.

Alessandra Ambrosio recently appeared in a spread with Sasha Baron Cohen in Marie Claire to promote Baron Cohen’s 2009 film Brüno.

Alessandra Ambrosio Television Appearances:
Alessandra Ambrosio has made several television appearances, notably a cameo as herself on HBO’s Entourage along with Izabel Goulart; The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn; Late Night with Conan O’Brien; as guest judge on Project Runway season: The Tyra Banks Show where she was a guest. Alessandra Ambrosio appeared alongside TV personality, Regis Philbin in a worldwide commercial for Hummer H2. In 2006, she had a cameo on the box-office hit movie, and appearing briefly as Tennis Girl #1.

Alessandra Ambrosio guest-starred on How I Met Your Mother (episode: “The Yips”) on November 26, 2007 with her fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Selita Ebanks, Marisa Miller, Miranda Kerr, and Heidi Klum.

Alessandra Ambrosio Personal Life:
Alessandra Ambrosio is very conscious and works out with her Brazilian trainer doing the Brazilian Butt Lift, which is a mix of samba, capoeira and aerobics.

When Alessandra Ambrosio first came to New York, Gisele Bündchen lent her apartment for two weeks and Adriana Lima helped her translate English.

She described her typical week as jetsetting from one country to another for photo shoots and in between she has some phone interviews. She still visits her family in Brazil regularly and calls Erechim, Brazil her favorite place in the world and having traveled the world has not yet convinced her otherwise.

Alessandra Ambrosio’s best friend is fellow Brazilian model Ana Beatriz Barros.

On August 24, 2008, Alessandra Ambrosio and her fiance, Jamie Mazur a California businessman, have a beautiful daughter, her name is Anja Louise Ambrosio Mazur, in Florianopolis, Brazil.

(Alessandra Ambrosio Profile and Biography source: Wikipedia.Org)

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