Adriana Francesca Lima is a Brazilian supermodel. Lima is best known for her modeling work with Victoria's Secret and Maybelline.
Lima was born in the northeastern coastal town of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil on June 12, 1981. Her parents are Nelson Torres and Maria da Graça Lima, a social worker. In late 2007, she told a reporter at the Hollywood Walk of Fame that she has two half brothers, aged 7 and 11.
When she was six months old, her father walked out on her and her mother. She has since had an estranged relationship with her father, although recently she has been making attempts to reconcile with him. According to her, she is of African, Native American and Swiss descent.