Alessandra Corine Maria Ambrósio is a Brazilian model and actress born April 11, 1981. Ambrosio is known for the first spokesmodel for the company’s PINK line and also for her work with Victoria’s Secret.
She is known for modeling for these brands such as Next, Armani Exchange, Christian Dior, and Ralph Lauren from the year 2000 to 2017. In 2012, According to Forbes‘ list she was ranked number six in the highest-paid models, estimated to have earned $6.6 million in one year.
Ambrosio was born in Erechim, Brazil, the daughter of Lucilda and Luiz Ambrosio. She has a younger sister named Aline. She died in 2017, at age 93.
She enrolled at a modeling class at the age of 12, and at the age of 14, she was one of 20 finalists for the 1995 Elite Model Look national competition for Brazil.
When Ambrosio was 12 years old, she partook in modeling classes and then began modeling for Dilson Stein at age 15. Ambrosio appeared in the February 2016 issue of GQ alongside Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. She is now considered as one of the icons in the fashion industry models.com. Ambrosio serves as an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.
In 2008, Ambrosio was engaged to businessman Jamie Mazur (b. 1981), founder of RE/DONE jeans.