Alessandra Ambrosio will be making her swan song performance at the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. The 36-year-old supermodel will retire from the Victoria’s Secret brand tonight as goes down the catwalk for the company one last time. This will be Ambrosio’s 17th and final fashion show for Victoria’s Secret.
Ambrosio has been modeling ever since she was a teenage girl, competing in Brazil’s Elite Model Look competition. She first enrolled in modeling classes at 12 years, and by the time she was 15 she was already modeling for Dilson Stein. One of her earliest and most notable modeling work includes a cover photo for the Brazilian Elle magazine. After a lifetime in front of the camera and on the catwalk, how much money has Alessandra made?
Alessandra Ambrosio Net Worth as of 2017: $60 Million
Alessandra Ambrosio’s overall net worth rolls in at an incredible $60 million. She took in a total of $5 million last year alone. She’s known worldwide for her stunning beauty that brings in a lot of moolah. In 2012, Forbes magazine ranked Ambrosio as number six in their list of highest paid models, at the time she was able to earn a total of $6.6 million in one year. That’s a lot of money! Let’s take a quick look at Ambrosio’s road to riches…
1995 – 2004
Ambrosio was one of 20 finalists in the 1995 Elite Model Look national competition for Brazil. A short while later, she found herself as a model for Dilson Stein and later on the cover of the Brazilian Elle magazine.
She has appeared in a large number of advertising campaigns throughout her long and illustrious career, working for Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Calvin Klein, Oscar de la Renta, Christian Dio, and much more. She has walked down the catwalk for a litany of different fashion companies, including Prada, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix, and Tommy Hilfiger. She has graced the covers many magazines, such as Cosmopolitan, Elle, GQ, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Glamour, and Vogue.
The 36-year-old beauty made her Victoria’s Secret debut in 2000 as one of the angels.
2004 – Present
The supermodel launched her own line of swimwear called Alessandra Ambrosio by Sais, which sold 10,000 units in its first week on sale in 2004. A year later, Ambrosio found herself on the catwalk of a Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, wearing lingerie fully-made from candy.
In 2006, Ambrosio became the spokesmodel for the Victoria’s Secret “PINK” line. In 2014, she walked the catwalk at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show with “the fantasy bra,” bejeweled with rubies, diamonds, amethysts, sapphires, and gold, all worth a combined $2.5 million.
Ambrosio has appeared in a number of films and TV shows throughout her career. She even secured a significant role on the Brazilian telenovela Verdades Secretas. Ambrosio has also appeared on TV shows such as Entourage, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, New Girl, and How I Met Your Mother. She’s appeared in films such as Casino Royale, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Daddy’s Home, and Daddy’s Home 2.
The longtime Victoria’s Secret Angel will hang up her wings following the 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.