Alessandra Ambrosio, born, Alessandra Corine Maria Ambrosio is a supermodel, business woman, entrepreneur and an actress. Alessandra has created a stellar name for herself in the modelling industry setting her foothold as a Victoria Secrets model. The 36 year old model is hailed as the “Supermodel of the decade”. Let’s delve more into this supermodel’s life and her net worth in 2018. Keep on reading!
Alessandra Ambrosio Early Life
Alessandra Ambrosio was born on 11th of April in the year 1981 in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil to Lucilda Ambrosio and Luiz Ambrosio. From an early age Alessandra found a calling for modelling and took to modelling classes to help her achieve this goal. At the tender age of 14, she was selected as a finalist in the “Elite Model Look” competition held by the prestigious talent agency “Elite Management”. Elite’s modelling competition opened several endeavours for her. She signed with her first agency “Dilson Stein” at 15, appearing on the cover of “Elle” magazine. Alessandra Ambrosio was set to marry American businessman, Jamie Mazur. The couple were engaged for 10 years before separating in 2018. The pair have 2 children, Anja and Noah. She now resides in Los Angeles with her 2 kids.
Alessandra Ambrosio Career, Awards & Achievement
She signed with her first agency “Dilson Stein” at 15, appearing on the cover of “Elle” magazine. Alessandra’s first notable campaign was for the brand GUESS. This only solidified her rise to fame and ever since then she has been the face of several high profile fashion campagins for D&G, Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Fendi, Dior, Moschino to name a few. Apart from commercial modelling, Alessandra also rules the runway, appearing annually in fashion weeks across the globe, walking for several fashion giants, namely, Marc Jacobs, Givenchy, Tommy Hilfiger, Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Balmain to name a few.
In the year 2004, Alessandra Ambrosio commenced her first entrepreneurial endeavour by launching her line of swimwear, Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais. This was a huge success only adding to her meteoric rise. She was a household name by the year 2006 which saw her stepping in as a Victoria Secrets Angel. This coveted achievement only added to her grandeur in establishing herself as a true supermodel. In 2014, she launched “Ale by Alessandra” with Cherokee. A Victoria Secrets veteran, Alessandra walked her last Victoria Secrets fashion show in 2017 retiring after 17 years. Apart from scoring numerous campaigns and magazine covers, Alessandra has also dabbled in acting and Television. She had an appearance in the movie “Casino Royale” and the hit TV show “How I Met Your Mother” She also appeared in the 2016 movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
Awards & Achievement
- In 2005, she was ranked at #84 in the ‘100 Sexiest Women in the World’ list by FHM magazine
- In 2006, she was ranked at #56 in the ‘100 Sexiest Women in the World’ list by FHM magazine
- In 2007, Ranked as #51 on Maxim’s magazine “Hot 100” list.
- In May 2007, she featured in People’s magazine annual” 100 Most Beautiful People in the World” list.
- In 2008, ranked #2 at “Top 99 Most Desirable Women” by the online polling website, AskMen.
- In 2012, Forbe’s magazine listed her at #6 on ‘The World’s Top-Earning Models” list
Net Worth of Alessandra Ambrosio
Alessandra Ambrosio continues to be the super modelling queen, reigning runway and editorials. Her numerous campaigns ranging from walking for Victoria Secrets to shooting for Vogue has cemented her as one of the top earning models of the decade. Alessandra Ambrosio’s current estimated net worth is $75 million.
Alessandra Ambrosio is a true supermodel in every regard. A household name, she still continues to rule the fashion world with her grace and grandeur. Her self established career and her work ethic continues to inspire hundreds of young girls. Her unique style and her penchant for fashion has set her up as a reigning queen in the fashion world.