Adriana Francesca Lima was born on 12th June 1981 in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. She is is a Brazilian model and actress, best known as a ‘Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokes model for ‘Maybelline’ cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. The surname ‘Lima’ is of Portuguese origin. Lima is “Multi-Racial” of Portuguese, native and African origin. Lima is a devout Roman Catholic who attends mass every Sunday. In April 2006, she told an interview that she is a virgin, ‘Sex is for after marriage’ and she also said; ‘men’ should have to respect that this is my choice. If there is no respect, that means they don’t want me.