Emanuela de Paula
Emanuela De Paula was born on April 25, 1989. Emanuela De Paula in Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Brazil, is a Brazilian model. Emanuela De Paula is currently the face of the UK retailer Next and is most recently known for her work with Victoria’s Secret. Emanuela can be seen in the 2009 Pirelli Calendar. De Paula, born to a mother of European descent and a father of African and Native South American descent, grew up in Pernambuco, Brazil and resides both in her hometown and New York City.
Emanuela De Paula first took an interest in modeling at the age of nine and asked her father to take her outside of the city so she could start modeling. De Paula immediately booked a supermarket advertisement but did not officially walk a runway until Fall of 2005. She knew at an early age she wanted to be a model. “I discovered myself”, she rightly proclaims. At ten years old she started saving money to make a trip to the industrial epicenter of her country, São Paulo. By 15 she was visiting the many agencies of dizzying city and within a few days she was signed to the prestigious agency, Marilyn.