PROFILE
Name:
Isabeli Fontana
Birth Date:
Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
Birth Place:
July 4, 1983
Height:
5' 9" (1.75 m)
Nationality:
Brazilian
Profession:
model
BIOGRAPHY
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Victoria's Secret Model

Background:

Isabeli Fontana is a Brazilian model. She is known her appearance on The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2012. The brown haired, blue eyed beauty made her debut on the Forbes The World's 15 Top-Earning Models list at place 11 in 2008 with $3 million earnings.

Fontana has two sons, Zion (father: first husband Alvaro Jacomossi) and Lucas (father: Henri Castelli). She was engaged to Rohan Marley but the bond ended in September 2012.              

Mother of 2

Childhood and Family:

Isabeli Bergossi Fontana, who would late be popular as Isabeli Fontana, was born on July 4, 1983, in Curitiba, Brazil, to Italian parents Maribel Bergossi and Antônio Carlos Fontana. She has two brothers, Harrison and Heric. She was educated at Catholic School in the Portão district of Curitiba. At age 13, Isabeli was one of the finalists in an Elite Model Look Contest in São Paulo, Brazil. She moved to Milan in the following year to pursue a career in modeling.

Isabeli has been married twice. She married first husband model Alvaro Jacomossi from 2000 until they divorced. The marriage produced one child, son Zion (born March 28, 2003, in New York). Isabeli married second husband model and actor Henri Castelli on December 10, 2005, but they divorced later in 2007. Their son, Lucas Castelli, was born on October 23, 2006, in São Paulo, Brazil.   

Models of the Moment

Career:

Isabeli Fontana was featured in the Victoria's Secret lingerie catalog in 1999, at age 16. The shoot stirred controversy because Victoria's Secret stated that they would not use girls under 18. Following this, she signed with Valentino, Versace, and Ralph Lauren.

Fontana has worked for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Marie Claire, ELLE, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Numéro, i-D, Arena and many others. She has appeared in advertising campaigns for Chanel,  Revlon, Tommy Hilfiger, Shiatzy Chen, Armani Jeans, Hugo Boss, Colcci, Disritmia, Dolce and Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Enrique Martinez, Escada, H&M, Helena Rubinstein,  Hussein Chalayan, Massimo Dutti, Mango M. Officer, Nicole Farhi, Oscar de la Renta, Peter Hahn, Philips, Ralph Lauren, Roberto Cavalli, Rosa Chá, Saks Fifth Avenue,  Triton, Valentino, Versace, Victoria's Secret and Vivara, among others.

In 2004, Fontana graced the cover of the September Issue of American Vogue, as one of the “Models of the Moment.” It was photographed by Steven Meisel.

Fontana can be seen in the Spring/Summer 2011 campaigns for Escada, Dolce and Gabbana, Uniqlo & Ann Taylor. She has appeared in the Pirelli Calendar on many occasions, including in the 2011 calendar, which features models posing as Greek and Roman gods, photographed by Karl Lagerfeld. 2011 also saw her becoming part of the Miss Universe 2011-judging panel.

Fontana becomes the face of Viktor & Rolf's fragrance Flowerbomb as of 2014.        

Awards:

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Brazilian Model Isabeli Fontana Enjoys The Waters Of Ipanema Beach In A Colorful Bikini
Simon Twitter - April 03, 2013 - www.starpulse.com
Brazilian model Isabeli Fontana was spotted playing around in a Morena Rose bikini on Rio De Janeiro's famous Ipanema Beach on Tuesday. The 29-year-old model was recently named Latin America's bra......
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Video: The boobs and bums are out! Cara Delevingne and Kate Moss strip in controversial new Louis Vuitton film
SP_COP - March 27, 2013 -
Watch models get naked in the street and Cara pull some faces (obvs) in this short film by Love magazine. But it's been labelled 'damaging' and accused of promoting prostitutionNow this is what we cal...
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