Isabeli Fontana is a Brazilian model who was born on 4 July, 1983 in Curitiba, Brazil. Her first exposure to modeling was during her thirteenth age when she participated in the Elite Model Look. She went on to win the runners up in the final. Following her performance in the event, she wanted to become a model and thus moved from Brazil to Italy.
She was first involved in a controversial photo shoot with the Victoria Secret. The rules and regulations state that models posing for advertisements should not be less than 18 years of age. But when Isabeli Fontana posed for the lingerie catalogue of Victoria’s secret, she was only 16. This photo shoot gave her the necessary breakthrough to get many offers from companies like Ralph Lauren, Versace and Valentino etc. She has appeared in the covers of various magazines and she has also posed for magazines like Sports illustrated swimsuit issue, Vogue, Numero, etc.
Her sex appeal and her glamorous looks have given her necessary opportunities in the advertising campaign and she has made most use of her opportunities. She is the face of various advertisements for Armani jeans, H&M, Vivara, Roberto Cavalli and many more. In 2008, Forbes listed her in the eleventh position in the list of top 15 top earning models. Her earnings were $3 million during that time.
Coming to her personal life, she first married Álvaro Jacomossi, who is a model. The couples had their first child in 2003 but they parted apart one year later. She then married an actor and model, Henri Castelli. They had their son in the next year, but the couple parted apart and got divorced in the next year. She was then engaged to Rohan Marley, but they are separate now. Even though she was born in Brazil, her talent and beauty has made her popular all around the world. Her presence in famous magazines has also helped her achieve this status. Fontana can be seen in many Pirelli calendars as well.