Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazil

Adriana Lima, Alessandra Ambrosio, Sofia Vergara, and Pamela David are latina catwalk and lingerie models. They are among the most sought-after models in the world, stars in their own countries and famous abroad. We profile them for your delight.

Alessandra Corine Ambrosio, born April 11, 1981, is a Brazilian model who was described by Tyra Banks as The future of the modeling world.

She is best known for her work with Victoria's Secret and was chosen as their first spokesmodel for Victoria's Secret PINK line. Ambrosio is currently one of Victoria's Secret Angels and the former face for UK company Next.

Apart from her modeling work, Ambrosio is the National Ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. She was selected by as number two on the list of the Top 99 Most Desirable Women of 2008.

Her best known work is for Victoria's Secret. She appeared in the Victoria's Secret fashion show for the first time in 2000, and continues to take part in shows. Her most notable walk down the runway was in 2005 wearing lingerie made entirely out of candy.

By Linus Brannstrom

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