Unquestionably, models from Central and Southern America are setting an example in the modeling industry today. Their presence is strong and appreciable, and their confidence made them dominant in the most prestige runway shows all over the world.
If you look at the social media and the Internet, latin girls are always on the list. Whether they are representing Victoria’s Secret show or just shooting for Pirelli calendar, they have set a high standard for other models. We’ll name a few of these very famous latin hotties who started quite young and have successfully become world’s top models.
1. Gisele Bundchen
This Brazilian model that became popular in the 90’s is considered as one of the hottest Brazilian models in the history of modeling. With her numerous endorsements such as H&M, Carolina Herrera, Chanel and Louis Vuitton, she was listed as the highest paid model in 2004. This flattery achievement earned her a significant spot on Forbes magazine list of the wealthiest people in the world. However, Gisele is more than just good looks and the hot body. She is actively involved in humanitarian work and she also served as the ambassador for the United Nations Environment Programs. She is married to the quarterback of New England Patriots, Tom Brady.
2. Alessandra Ambrosio
Here is another Brazilian model who is also praised for being one of the highest earners in the world the for the fashion industry. She is involved with very important brands such as Ralph Lauren and Dior. When Fox reported that she was the first to model Victoria’s Secret PINK, Latina edition, we knew that this is the dawn of a new era for latin women. Alessandra was hired by Victoria’s Secret in 2000 and she made her debut on the runway in 2004. She quickly became one of the most beautiful angel models that ever walked the catwalk. Similar as her compatriot Gisele Bundchen, Alessandra is a philanthropist. She is an ambassador for the National Sclerosis Society.
3. Adriana Lima
Although it seems that we favor Brazilian models this is not true and the simple reality is that Brazil is a country of many gorgeous women. With that said we introduce you to The Victoria’s Secret angel. Adriana was discovered at the age of 15 in a Ford’s Supermodel Competition, in Brazil. Yet, she commenced increasing her popularity when she was connected to Guess and started doing campaign ads for this company. In 2000, Adriana made the scene as Victoria’s Secret angel and gained the long-awaited recognition during a show in 2010. The company marked her as a perfect 10 and so do we as well.
4. Elsa Benitez
The only non-Brazilian model on our list, this Mexican model will force you into latino dating before you could say Popocatepetl. Elsa featured the cover of a famous magazine, Sports Illustrated in 2011. Originally based in Mexico, she decided that it is too small for her and she expanded her career into the US and UK. Prominent fashion magazines such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Victoria’s Secret and Pirelli just couldn’t resist her splendent body.