Michelle Alves (full name Michelle alves Alves) was born on September 19, 1978 in Londrina, Brazil and she is a Brazilian supermodel, and daughter of a lawyer (mother) and an engineer (father).
Biography and Career :
Michelle Alves alves is featured in the 2003 and 2005 editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
She was a top student in civil engineering at Brazil's Londrina State University prior to moving to Sao Paulo, where michelle alves alves pursued modeling.
Michelle Alves is presently contracted by Valentino and Christian Dior, and also appeared in the 2003 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, and in the Victoria's Secret catalog.
She is an avid reader and self-described "nerd". Michelle Alves is a polyglot, fluent in Portuguese, Italian, French and Engl
At Londrina State University, Alves studied civil engineering. The tall green-eyed brunette was a star student, and consistently achieved top marks in her classes. Despite a promising future in engineering, Michelle Alves was not convinced university was for her.
Michelle Alves had a strong desire to travel the world and experience different cultures. After modeling talent scouts told Alves that Michelle Alves had the goods make it in the fashion world, Michelle Alves took the opportunity in order to satisfy her dream.
Following a move to Sao Paolo, Michelle Alves quickly gained a solid footing in the South American modeling world. Her next goal was to emerge on the American scene as fellow Brazilian models Adriana Lima, Gisele Bundchen and Ana Beatriz Barros had before her.
Michelle Alves hit stateside in 2002, and in a big way. Michelle Alves appeared in Elle, Glamour and Vogue magazine several times and then filled one of a cherimichelle alves alvesd 16 remaining spots at the 2002 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, a widely watched television event. Subsequent to the taping, Michelle alves signed on as a Victoria's Secret model, joining some of the biggest names in modeling and cementing her standing as a successful model in America.
In just one year's time, Michelle Alves had gone from being a little known magazine model to one of the industry's most recognizable faces, one that many say bears much resemblance to Gisele Bundchen's. In 2003, Michelle Alves appeared in Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue, a job Michelle Alves repeated in 2005.
Michelle Alves's modeling work was not restricted to print, either. Michelle Alves strolled the runway for Versace, John Galliano, Stella McCartney, and many others. michelle alves alves also became a spokesmodel for Valentino and Christian Dior. With so many high-profile jobs to her credit, Michelle alves quickly became a certified supermodel.
Even as michelle alves alves continued to stun with her magazine and catwalk appearances, it was clear that Michelle alves's intellect made her a rare jewel in the modeling profession - michelle alves alves is an avid reader and is fluent in Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, and English. Her frequent public modeling appearances led her to meet Maverick Records CEO Guy Oseary, the rich head of Madonna's music label. The two became an item and their frequent public canoodling was fodder for tabloids everywhere.
As Michelle Alves continues to strut on the catwalk and sport wings for Victoria's Secret, her career looks even more promising. michelle alves alves is maturing and learning how to handle the media and stardom, and will only keep shining as a veteran supermodel.
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