Adriana Lima

Place of Birth: Salvador, Bahia, Brazil

Date of Birth: 12 June, 1981

Ethnicity: Brazilian [Portuguese, Indigenous, Swiss, African, Japanese]

Adriana Lima is a Brazilian model and actress.

She stated on Fashion television that she is of Swiss, African, and Native American heritage. She has also said:

I’m [an] Afro-Brazilian… and my family [is also] mixed with Japanese, Black… and West Indian.

Her surname, Lima, is Portuguese. Brazil has a large Japanese community that has been established there since the early 1900s.

Some sites say that Adriana also has French ancestry.

A picture of Adriana’s father, Nelson Torres, can be seen here. A picture of Adriana’s mother can be seen here.

Adriana has two children with her former husband, Serbian professional basketball player Marko Jarić.

Adriana’s maternal grandfather was named Bertoldo Fontes Lima.

Source: https://www.correio24horas.com.br

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509 Responses

  1. anon. says:

    yea right, no way shes just fake baked .she used to be sooooo pale.

  2. BADBOY.INC says:

    ADRIANA IS BRAZILIAN NO DOUBT ABOUT IT! WHICH WE PORTUGESE PEOPLE STILL CONSIDER THAT BEING LATIN. WE BOTH SPEAK THE SAME LANGUAGE. JUST LIKE NELLY FURTADO IS PORTUGESE, STILL HISPANIC CASUE THATS WHAT SHE CALLS HER SELF. CHECK IT OUT ON TYRA BANKS PAGE. ADRIANA LIMA IS CERTAINLY NT AFRICAN. IF SHE DID SAY THAT SHE’S LYING TO HER SELF.

  3. ethnic says:

    Myesha thanks for the comment. Lol

  4. Myesha says:

    Im mulatto, and its kind of a shared thing, you know em when you see em. the first time i opened a victoria secret magazine i knew she was mulatto. Jus like i knew Gisele Bundchen wasn’t. Shes very beautiful and apparently doesnt embarass herself every other day, so big ups to her.

  5. ethnic says:

    If you watch those youtube interviews above you can see that her face looks somewhat Mulatto.

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