Birth Name: Adriana Francesca Lima
Place of Birth: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
Date of Birth: June 12, 1981
Ethnicity: Brazilian (Portuguese, Indigenous, Swiss, African, Japanese)
Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model and actress. She is of mixed ethnicity. In an interview on Fashion TV, she stated that she is of Swiss, African, and Native American heritage. In another interview, she stated that she also has Japanese heritage. These clips can be seen on Youtube at the links below. Her surname, “Lima”, is Portuguese. Incidentally, Brazil has a large Japanese community that has been established there since the early 1900s.
Some sites say that Adriana also has French ancestry.
Adriana was previously married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić, with whom she has two daughters.
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