Valentina Sampaio Net Worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, & Biography: Valentina Sampaio is a Brazilian Model, Actress, and Social Media Personality from Aquiraz, State of Ceará, Brazil. She came into limelight when she got hired Victoria’s Secret as the first transgender female model in August 2019.
Valentina Sampaio was born on 10 December 1996 in a fishing village in Aquiraz, Ceará, Brazil. Her father is a fisherman and her mother is a school teacher. She changed her name to Valentina and never disclosed her real full birth name on Social Media. At the age of 8, she got to know that she is a transgender, however, she started calling herself Valentina at the age of 12. Her parents were always supportive and her friends and classmates accepted her.
Valentina Sampaio Biography
She studied architecture in Fortaleza initially, however, she Dropped Out at the age of 16 to study at a fashion college. While studying there, she was spotted by a makeup artist and signed her with a Sao Paulo modeling agency. She left her home to act in an independent movie in Rio De Janeiro which debuted at Sao Paulo Fashion Week. She also walked on the ramp for the first there in November 2016.
She later became the brand ambassador of L’Oreal, with the company also making a short film about her. She is one of the L’Oreal’s several spokeswomen from Brazil including Grazi Massafera, Taís Araújo, Juliana Paes, Isabeli Fontana, Emanuela de Paula, Ágatha Moreira, and Sophia Abrahão.
Valentina Sampaio Wiki, Age, Height, & Family
Later in February 2017, Valentina also became the first trans female who graced the cover of Vogue Magazine, receiving the media attention. She made a debut in the film industry with the movie called “Berenice Procura” as Isabelle in 2017. She appeared in the March issue of flagship magazine Vogue Paris of 2019. She also featured in the covers of Vogue Brasil and Vogue Germany. She has also been associated with brands like Dior, H&M, Marc Jacobs, etc. Currently, she is working with ‘The Lions’, a New York modeling agency.
Sampaio became the first transgender model to appear in Sports Illustrated in 2020. She has also been named as one of the eight Rookie models featured in the edition of 2020. She is also involved in creating awareness and transgender equality and also fought against the discrimination faced by the transgender in her home country. She also made history after becoming the first trans woman to model for the Lingerie brand.
She is 177 cm (in feet inches- 5′ 9″) tall with 51 kg weight. She is beautiful and gorgeous with Green eyes, brown hair, and a slim body. She is also a fitness freak and maintains her daily regime a lot. She underwent gender change surgery. As of now Valentina Sampaio is single and is focused on her career only. However, earlier she was in a relationship with a guy whose information is not available.
Valentina Sampaio Net Worth
The net worth of Valentina Sampaio is around $1.2 million which she has earned from modeling, advertisers, and sponsors along with several photoshoots.