Maria Borges is an Angolan model who appeared in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show from 2013 to 2017. She has appeared in editorials for Italian, French, German, British, Spanish, and Portuguese Vogue, German and Australian Harper’s Bazaar, Brazilian Marie Claire, French Numèro, V, W, i-D, and Interview. She has walked the runways for Dior, Anna Sui, Badgley Mischka, Balmain, Banana Republic, Blumarine, Carolina Herrera, Costello Tagliapietra, Custo Barcelona, Daks, Diane von Fürstenberg, Missoni, Monique L’huillier, Moschino, Naeem Khan, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar de la Renta, Philipp Plein, Posche Design, Ports 1961, Prabal Gurung, Ralph Lauren, Ralph Rucci, Salvatore Ferragamo, Vionnet, Wes Gordon and Zac Posen, among others. She has also appeared in campaigns for Tommy Hilfiger, H&M, Givenchy, Bobbi Brown, C&A, L’Oréal, Mac Cosmetics, and Forever 21. Born on October 28, 1992 in Luanda, Angola, she was raised by her older sister. Borges was discovered in 2010 when she placed second at the Angolan edition of the contest Elite Model Look. Borges’s official agencies are IMG Models (Worldwide), 20 Model Management (Cape Town), Mega Model Agency (Hamburg), Elite Model Management (Hong Kong), We Are Models (Lisboa), Way Model Management (Sao Paulo), and MP Stockholm (Stockholm).
Maria Borges Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 28 October 1992
Birth Place: Luanda, Angola
Birth Name: Maria Borges
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Maria Borges Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 121 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 55 kg
Height in Feet: 5′ 11″
Height in Meters: 1.80 m
Body Build/Type: Slim
Body Measurements: 34-24-34 in (86-61-86 cm)
Breast Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Waist Size: 24 inches (61 cm)
Hips Size: 34 inches (86 cm)
Bra Size/Cup Size: 32B
Feet/Shoe Size: 9 (US)
Dress Size: 0-2 (US)
Maria Borges Family Details:
Siblings: Older sister and brother
Maria Borges Education:
Maria Borges Facts:
*She was born on October 28, 1992 in Luanda, Angola.
*She lost her mother at the age of 11.
*She was the runner up in a 2010 modeling contest.
*She signed with Supreme Agency in 2012.
*She was named Forbes Africa Magazine’s top model of 2013.
*The first African woman to feature on the cover of the American version of ELLE, 20 years after Sudanese model Alek Wek in 1997.
*She is a Riccardo Tisci favorite and calls him her “godfather”.
*She has a tattoo on her forearm of the words “Step by Step.”
*Visit her official website: www.iammariaborges.com
*Follow her on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.