May 01, 2004; Washington, DC, USA; Victoria Secret Model
Brazilian ADRIANA LIMA (22) at the White House
Correspondents Dinner held at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
Supermodel ADRIANA LIMA was born in 1982, in Salvador,
Brazil. Her exotic looks came to her from French, Portuguese,
Native-American, and Caribbean heritage. Her climb from
obscurity to glam girl occurred after placing second in the Ford
Supermodel of the World Contest (after having won the1996
Ford Supermodel of Brazil Contest). Adriana signed with Elite
Model Management at the age of 16, and moved to New York.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Dan Herrick-KPA/ZUMA Press. (©)
Copyright 2004 by Dan Herrick-KPA