She’s landed campaigns with Michael Kors, Armani and Stella Mc Cartney, among others.
Her brother has type 1 diabetes, and as such she’s made a conscious effort to help with bringing awareness to the issue and working towards a cure.
To celebrate, we're looking at the 25 greatest Latina models of all time!
Christy Turlington The former Calvin Klein model and face of Maybelline Cosmetics and Versace (who is half-Salvadoran) has appeared on more than 500 magazine covers and several fashion documentaries.
She went on to found the campaign “Every Mother Counts,” which works to end preventable deaths caused by pregnancy and childbirth around the world. Helena Christensen With a Peruvian mother and a Danish father, Helena was lucky to get some great genes!
Not only is Helena a former signature Victoria’s Secret Angel and a former Miss Denmark, she’s appeared on many a magazine cover (Adriana Lima The Brazilian model has been a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, and was a former spokesmodel for Maybelline.
Later, she was signed with Elite Model Management and has graced the covers of fashion magazines and fashion campaigns.With best (model) friend Karlie Kloss, she hosts MTV’s fashion series revamp of “House of Style.” With a ton of magazine editorials under her belt, as well as campaign shoots for Gucci, Gap, Chanel and more, this star stunner will only continue to soar. The name itself conjures up the Brazilian beauty, who was one of the first Brazilian models to find international success in the 90s.In 1999, she was dubbed “the return of the sexy model” by and was a Victoria’s Secret angel from 2000 to 2007.Sessilee Lopez Young and beautiful, Sessilee is a force to be reckoned with.The Dominican-Portuguese model has walked the runway of Marc Jacobs, Lanvin, Gaultier, and more.Alessandra Ambrosio Another Victoria’s Secret model, the Brazilian beauty was the first one to model for the company’s “PINK” line, launched for the younger VS shopper.She’s modeled for other brands, including Dior and Ralph Lauren, and is one of the top-earning models in the world.She’s not all about the catwalk: she also serves as an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.Isabeli Fontana This model caused some controversy at the age of 16, when she was the youngest model ever to pose for a Victoria’s Secret catalog.She later moved to New York City, where she quickly learned English and booked jobs for Marc Jacobs, Oscar de la Renta, DKNY and more.Lais Ribeiro Walking the runways for Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Gucci, Versace and more big house names, the 20-year-old Brazilian model has certainly made an impression in fashion. Omahyra Mota The Dominican model moved to Queens, New York with her family in 1994 and six years later was signed to Boss Models.