10:50 PM 06/11/2019 | Editorial
Katie Jerkovich | Entertainment Reporter
It’s Adriana Lima’s birthday on Wednesday.
In honor of the 38-year-old former Victoria’s Secret model’s day, we scoured the internet to find her hottest looks on the red carpet and stage to date. And there truly have been some unforgettable ones. (RELATED: Celebrate Anna Kendrick’s Birthday With Her Hottest Looks [SLIDESHOW])
Born in Salvador, Bahia, Brazil, the supermodel got her first big break in the entertainment industry when she was only 13 years old and won second place in the Ford Supermodel of the World contest in 1996. (SLIDESHOW: These Women On Instagram Hate Wearing Clothes)
Soon after, she moved to New York and started getting jobs in the fashion industry with the likes of such fashion houses as Guess, Bebe and Mossimo, just to name a few. (RELATED: Happy German-American Day! Here’s A Bunch Of Photos Of Heidi Klum)
But it wouldn’t be until she landed a part in the coveted annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 1999 that she would become a worldwide celebrity. Lima ended up walking in 18 of the fashion shows up until 2018. (RELATED: Check Out The Hottest Looks From The 60th Grammy Awards [SLIDESHOW])