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.
Adriana has two children with her former husband, Serbian professional basketball player Marko Jarić.
Adriana’s maternal grandfather was named Bertoldo Fontes Lima.