By the age of 15, Adriana had won the 'Ford Supermodel
of Brazil' contest and was placed second in the 'Ford Supermodel
of the World' competition.
She dedicates her spare time and money to the 'Caminos
Da Luz' orphanage in Bahia.
Her trademark is a mole on her chin.
To keep fit Adriana does Capoeira, a Brazilian martial
art which combines dance, music, rituals, acrobatics and choreographed
She was listed as one of Maxim's Hot 100 in 2003.
Adriana's favourite author is Gabriel Garcia Marquez
a Columbian realism and fantasy novelist.
Adriana was engaged to Lenny Kravitz (she appeared
in his music video "Yesterday Is Gone") in the spring
She speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese.
She shared the screen with Mickey Rourke, playing
a wife in the BMW short film, The Hire: The Follow in 2001.
She appears prominently in photographer Ellen von
Unwerth's 1998 book "Wicked."
"Modeling is a tough job, your co-workers are your rivals.
It really puts a damper on your perspective of other girls."
"Fashion is about good energy. It's about feelings. That's
what I have to give the people, good energy and good feelings."