Ana Beatriz Barros is one of the most successful models in the world. From Minas Gerais, the city of Itabira, in Brazil Ana Beatriz began her career by participating in a modeling contest where she competed with over 350,000 girls from around the world. As a consequence, she moved to the United States, where she initially shot the Guess campaign and then went on to shoot for several other labels and brands such as L'Oreal, Sisley, Diesel, Armani, Chanel and Christian Dior.
She has graced over 200 covers of major magazines in the world. Among them, Arena, Dazed & Confused, Harpers Bazaar, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, GQ, Marie Claire, Numero, V Magazine, Vogue, many of them in multiple editions in different parts of the world. Only in Elle, for example, she made the cover of the Brazilian editions, Spanish, Portuguese, Belgian, Russian, Turkish, Norwegian and Korean. She also has the record for participation in the powerful Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition, shooting for the publication eight consecutive years. Some of her latest editorial projects include W Magazine photographed by the controversial Terry Richardson, LOVE Magazine UK with styling by Katie Grant, the cover of Wallpaper for the special issue on Brazil and also for the last book of the renowned Peruvian photographer Mario Testino, "Mario de Janeiro" along with other Brazilian celebrities and models.
Prominent in many print campaigns for Victoria's Secret, she also consistently walks the runway of the coveted Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, as well as for several of the world's leading brands, such as Valentino, Missoni, Gucci, Christian Dior and Versace.
In 2010, she was photographed for the famous Pirelli Calendar. In the same year, she was in Marks & Spencer campaign shot in Cape Town, South Africa, alongside British celebrities such as Twiggy, Danni Minogue, VV Brown and Lisa Snowdown. The exclusive contract was renewed for 2011. For the second time, she again is featured in the campaign. Ana is also star of the Avon brand, with a worldwide contract for the perfume "Eternal Magic".
Her career continues in stand out campaigns for Paul & Joe, C & A, Monange and for France's most famous department store, Printemps, in which Ana represents nine of the biggest names in the fashion world: Ann Demeulemeester, Balenciaga, Celine, Chloé , Dries Van Noten, Jil Sander, Maison Martin Margiela, Marni and Valentino.
Also in France, Ana has just renewed her contract with the lingerie line Variance, due to the strength of her name in the fashion world and was invited to lend her name to the brand.