Alessandra emerged into the international modeling world as part of the Brazilian invasion in the late 90's. Her career was launched at the legendary "Elite Model Look", following which she was featured on the cover of Elle Magazine, her first of over 70 international magazine covers. She has appeared on Love, numerous Vogues', Harper's Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Elle, Russh, Numéro, Rolling Stone, GQ and Marie Claire to name a few.
She most known for her work with Victoria's Secret and is currently an internationally recognized Victoria's Secret Angel and has been a global spokesperson for the lingerie giant for over 10 years. She was the first ambassador for the Victoria's Secret Pink Line launching the brand at a nationwide tour in 1999. Aside from the commercial market, Alessandra has also been face and global brand ambassador of many notable fashion brands including Dolce and Gabbana, Loewe, Moschino, GUESS, Revlon, Christian Dior, Giorgio Armani, Armani Exchange, Rolex, Oscar de la Renta, Escada, Calvin Klein and Ralph Lauren. She has walked in shows for some of the biggest designers in fashion including Doce and Gabbana, Marc Jacobs, Prada, Louis Vuitton and Giles Deacon.
While maintaining an illustrious career in front of the cameras and beyond, Alessandra is also a devoted mother to daughter Anja, born in 2008 and has learned to balance a demanding career with her life as a loving mother.
She also has appeared in many hit TV shows such as "Entourage", "How I Met Your Mother", "Project Runway", "Gossip Girl" and has had hosting roles for awards shows such as the MTV Awards and Fashion Rocks.
No stranger to charity, Alessandra is also an ambassador for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, appearing in public service announcements for the organization as well as lending her name and image to those who need it most with veritable Haitian Relief efforts.
Source: Ale's website