Emanuela de Paula
Birth date April 25, 1989
Birth place Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Pernambuco, Brazil
Height 5'9.3"; 176cm
Measurements (US) 33-23.5-34; (EU) 84-60-87
Shoe size (US) 9; (EU) 40; (UK) 6.5
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Emanuela de Paula was born to a White Brazilian mother and an Afro Brazilian father. "I am what we call 'mulata'". She has stated to be one of the few models to represent Black women in the fashion industry.
By the age of 20, de Paula had landed two makeup campaigns: MAC Barbie Collection and Prescriptives. She walked in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show in 2008 and 2010. According to Forbes, de Paula ranked the eleventh highest paid supermodel for 2009, earning $2.5 million. She currently resides in New York City, and has walked runway for São Paulo Fashion Week, home to the largest fashion shows in Brazil.
She has been praised by Naomi Campbell and Anna Wintour of Vogue.
She was in the Next autumn/winter 2010 campaign and in its TV advert that launched on September 10, alongside Jon Kortajarena.
Emanuela de Paula is a Brazilian model. She has been the face of UK retailer Next for the past two seasons and can be seen in the 2009 Pirelli Calendar. She has also replaced Pernille Holmboe as the new model for the Swedish clothing store Gina Tricot. (Source Wikipedia)