Name Isabeli Fontana
Ethnicity Italian Brazilian
|Hair color Brown|
Height 1.77 m
Eye color Blue
Partner Diego Ferrero
|Full Name Isabeli Bergossi Fontana|
Born July 4, 1983 ( Age 36 ) (1983-07-04) Curitiba, Brazil
Measurements 34-23-35 (US)86-58-89 (EU)
Manager Women Management (New York, Milan), Silent models (Paris)
Spouse Henri Castelli (m. 2005–2007), Alvaro Jacomossi (m. 2000–2004)
Children Zion Fontana Jacomossi, Lucas Fontana Castelli
Movies Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: 2003, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: 2004
Similar People Diego Ferrero, Izabel Goulart, Henri Castelli, Ana Beatriz Barros, Alessandra Ambrosio
PIRELLI CALENDAR 2015 Interview to ISABELI FONTANA by Fashion Channel
Isabeli Bergossi Fontana (born 4 July 1983) is a Brazilian supermodel.
- PIRELLI CALENDAR 2015 Interview to ISABELI FONTANA by Fashion Channel
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- Early life and discovery
- Personal life
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Early life and discovery
Fontana was born in Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil, to Maribel Bergossi and Antonio Carlos Fontana, both of Italian descent. At just 13 years of age she made it to the finals of the 1996 Elite Model Look. The following year she moved from Brazil to Milan, Italy.
In 1999, at the age of 16, she appeared in the Victoria's Secret lingerie catalogue. The shoot caused controversy, as Victoria's Secret stated that they would not use models younger than 18. Soon after the Victoria's Secret shoot, she was signed by Versace, Ralph Lauren and Valentino.
Fontana has been the face of a variety of advertising campaigns including Shiatzy Chen, Armani Jeans, Chanel, Bulgari, Colcci, Disritmia, Dolce and Gabbana, Emporio Armani, Enrique Martinez, Escada, H&M, Helena Rubinstein, Hugo Boss, Hussein Chalayan, Leonisa, Massimo Dutti, Mango M. Officer, Nicole Farhi, Oscar de la Renta, Peter Hahn, Philips, Ralph Lauren, Revlon, Roberto Cavalli, Rosa Chá, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tommy Hilfiger, Triton, Valentino, Versace, Victoria's Secret, Vivara and others. Photographed by Steven Meisel, she was presented on the September 2004 cover of American Vogue as one of the "Models of the Moment".
In 2011, she was part of the Miss Universe 2011-judging panel.
As a youth, Fontana attended Catholic School in the Portão district of Curitiba. She is often seen making the Sign of the Cross in footage. She is a non-practising Roman Catholic. She was married to model Álvaro Jacomossi but they divorced in 2004. Their son, Zion, was born in 2003. Fontana married actor and model Henri Castelli on 10 December 2005, and their son, Lucas, was born on 23 October 2006 in São Paulo. Fontana and Castelli divorced in 2007. She was engaged to Rohan Marley but the engagement ended in early 2013.