Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian supermodel. Lima is best known for her modeling work with Victoria's Secret and Maybelline.
Lima was born in the northeastern coastal town of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 12, 1981. Her parents are Nelson Torres and Maria da Graca Lima, a social worker. In late 2007, she told a reporter at the Walk of Fame that she has two half brothers, aged 7 and 11. She has stated that she is of African, Indian, and Swiss descent.
When she was 6 months old, her father walked out on her and her mother. She has since been distanced from him. However, recently, she has been making attempts to reconcile with her estranged father.