Esther Canadas was born on March 1, 1977, in Alicante at Costa Blanca, Spain, Esther Canadas did not initially want to become a model. Esther Canadas' height: 5' 10"/1.78m. She has blue eyes.
Biography and Career :
Esther Canadas initially wanted to pursue a career as a criminologist, but after much convincing by her mother, she tried modeling out while she was still in school. Esther Canadas signed her first contract with the Take 2 Agency after winning a local competition for a teen magazine.
Esther Canadas started her modeling carrier when she was 14 years old. She represented her country in a model search and was sent to South Africa. Then she moved to Barcelona to begin her won work. When she started modeling, she felt that it was nothing more than a job and something
new to try, but she eventually realized that it was what she really wanted to do.
Esther Canadas attended various advertisements company such as Atelier Versace, J Crew, Mossimo, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Victoria's Secret.
Not only in modeling she also appeared in some movies, her first appearance in 1999's action and romance film "The Thomas Crown Affair", starring Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo.
Esther Canadas moved to New York in 1996, where it took only two days for her to get booked by twenty designers. Her modeling career took off from then on.
Esther Canadas is probably most known, however, for her appearances in DKNY ads.
Esther Canadas has graced the cover of Elle Spain, Mademoiselle, Marie Claire Italy, Mondo Uomo, as well as Vogue Spain -- all in 1997. Esther Canadas has walked down the catwalk at many designer fashion shows, including shows for Calvin Klein, D&G, DKNY, Oscar de la Renta, Richard Tyler, Todd Oldham, Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Versace, and Givenchy -- just to name a few.
When Esther Canadas's not strutting her stuff down the runway, appearing in advertisements, or jet setting to the fashion capitals of the world, she finds the time to involve herself in charity events as well as act in films. Esther made her feature film debut with an appearance in 1999's action/romance The Thomas Crown Affair, starring Pierce Brosnan and Rene Russo.
Esther Canadas is definitely a natural beauty, admitting that she doesn't diet or exercise regularly. According to her, modeling has given her the opportunity to travel around the world, although the life of a model can get lonely from all the moving around. Esther Canadas refers to this loneliness by explaining that "the often solitary lifestyle demands an inner strength."
Since 1999, Esther Canadas has been married to Mark Vanderloo, who is a Dutch supermodel.
Name Pronounced: can-ya-das, Cagnadas
Height: 5' 10"/1.78 m
Hair: Dark Blonde
Dress Size (US): 6/8
Shoe Size: 8 (US)/39 (Eur)
- In January 2004 Esther adopted a daughter.
- Esther Canadas is known for her extra-large lips.
- During her first New York collections, Esther Canadas was booked by twenty designers in just two days.
"I wanted to be a criminologist (but) my mom was always telling me that I should be a model," she recalls. "I did the first job just...to try something. And then I (felt) like it's the thing that I really wanted to do," she says.
1. The Thomas Crown Affair ( 1999 )
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