Alessandra Ambrosio

Alessandra Ambrosio - Updated Mar 2023

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Updated On March 26, 2023

Alessandra Ambrosio is a well-known Brazilian-American model, actress, entrepreneur, businesswoman, and fashion designer. Alessandra Ambrosio is one of the top fashion models of today’s time. She rose to fame with her work in Victoria’s Secret and also took the part in the campaign Pink line marketing as a model.

Early Life

Alessandra Ambrosio was born on the 11th of April 1981, in Erechim, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It makes her age 41 and she holds dual nationality of Brazil and the United States.

Her full name is Alessandra Corine Ambrosio and has the zodiac sign of Aries. Similarly, she has her belief in Roman Catholicism while she belonged to Italian and Polish Brazilian descendants.

Coming towards, her parents, she is the daughter of Luiz Ambrosio (father) and Lucilda Ambrosio (mother). She has a young sister whose name is Aline Ambrosio and is a lawyer by profession.

Additionally, she along with her sister were raised together in their hometown of Erechim. Alessandra’s parents were always supportive of their daughter’s career.


Ambrosio completed her early schooling at a  local school in Erechim. From her childhood days, she had always been interested in modeling and she started getting lessons to be a model at the age of 12.

Professional Career

Regarding her professional career in participated in Brazil’s legendary ‘Elite Model Look,’ competition, where she landed among the 20 finalists. When she was just 15 years old, she debuts for Dilson Stein, who’s credited for discovering top models – Gisele Bundchen and Caroline Trentini. After this, her modeling career rose to prominence and she was featured on the cover page of Brazilian Elle magazine.

As a result, she was signed by Guess for its Fall 2000 Millennium Campaign. In 2000, she was hired by the American lingerie brand ‘Victoria’s Secret’ and she made her runway appearance at its fashion show.

In the year 2004, Ambrosio launched her swimwear line, Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais, as a division of Rosa Cha, and was well received with 10,000 units being sold in its first month.

At the 2005 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, she modeled and dressed in lingerie made completely from candy. Similarly, she appeared on the cover of Marie Claire’s July edition, along with Sacha Baron Cohen to promote his film ‘Bruno’ in the year 2009.

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Caption: Alessandra Ambrosio walks in the runaway Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (Source: Vogue)

Moreover, she was featured in an ad campaign with American model-cum-actor Ashton Kutcher for the Brazilian sportswear company, Colcci, for its Spring/Summer 2012 collection, thus becoming the brand’s new face.
Ale by Alessandra, her fashion and lifestyle brand was introduced in the spring of 2014 and partnered with US retailer Cherokee, offering a range of women’s formal wear for the age group 18-25 years.
This model appeared in the February 2016 issue of GQ alongside Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. For NBC’s food and culture correspondents for the 2016 Summer Olympics, the channel choose Ambrosio and her fellow Brazilian model Adriana Lima

Television and film appearances

Besides modeling, she made her cameo as herself on HBO’s Entourage; The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn; Late Night with Conan O’Brien; A guest judge on Project Runway Season 2: Team Lingerie, and twice on The Tyra Banks Show.
Moreover, she was also featured on America’s Next Top Model in the series 20th cycle. Similarly, she made her cameo in the box-office hit film Casino Royale, appearing briefly as Tennis Girl #1.
She guest starred on the How I Met Your Mother episode “The Yips” on 26 November 2007 with her fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels Adriana Lima, Selita Ebanks, Marisa Miller, Miranda Kerr, and Heidi Klum.
In the American sitcom “New Girl” she made a cameo role in an episode of ‘Prince.’ Moreover, she made her acting debut in the Brazilian telenovela “Verdades Secretas,” which premiered on Rede Globo on 8 June 2015, playing the role of former top model Samia. She played herself in the 2016 film, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows.”


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Caption: Alessandra Ambrosio wins GQ’s Fashion Icon Award (Source: GQ Middle East)

In 2019, she won GQ’s Fashion Icon Award. Besides this, she has not won major awards at the moment. We may assume that she might earn more of them in the following years. She is an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

Alessandra Ambrosio – Net Worth 2023

Being a renowned model, and actress, she has earned a huge sum of money. Her net worth is around $ 80 million as of 2022.
This model has been the face of several big-name brands, including Christian Dior, Rolex, Armani Exchange, Revlon, Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, Escada, Moschino, Dolce & Gabbana, Fendi, and Next. It also helps to increase her net worth.

Relationship Status

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Caption: Alessandra Ambrosio spending time to her kids (Source:

Currently, Alessandra Ambrosio’s marital status is divorced. In past, she engaged American businessman Jamie Mazur, founder of RE/DONE jeans, in 2008. With the relationship, they has has two kids, Anja Louise Ambrosio Mazur, and Noah Phoenix Ambrosio Mazur.
Back on the 27th of March 2018, she announced that she and Mazue had split.  Moreover, Ambrosio also dated Marcelo Boldrini who is a model. They began dating each other back in 2011.
After Ambrosio’s career took a huge turn to success, their schedule got tighter. Due to this reason, the couple had to end their relationship in 2015. After this, she also dated Steve Allain for a few months and part their ways due to unnecessary public attention.

Body Measurements

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Caption: Alessandra Ambrosio posing for a photo (Source: Instagram)

This model stands 5 feet 8 inches tall (1.74 m) and weighs around 54 kg (119 lbs). Moreover, she has brown eyes with brown hair color and her body measurement measures 34-24-34 inches. Similarly, she wears a shoe size of 9 US and a dress size of 4 US.

Alessandra Ambrosio – Social Media

On her Instagram ‘@alessandraambrosio’ there are over 11.6 million followers. Likewise, there are over 3.4 million followers on her Twitter page ‘@AngelAlessandra’ and over 4.2 million followers on her Facebook page.