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    فرناندا لیما

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    Fernanda Lima in 2012
    (1977-06-25) June 25, 1977 (age 37) Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Actress, model, television host, journalist, businesswoman
    Rodrigo Hilbert
    2 sons
    Rodrigo and Rafael (brothers)
    Modeling information
    5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
    Official website

    Fernanda Cama Pereira Lima (Portuguese pronunciation: , born June 25, 1977) is a Brazilian actress, model, businesswoman, journalist, and television host. In spite of a short career in film and telenovelas, she has established herself in popular culture, as a host to a variety of shows on MTV Brasil, Rede TV!, and Globo TV. In 2014, she has been contracted by FIFA to be the muse of the World Cup and of the Ballon d''Or.


    Early life

    One of three children – she has two brothers, Rodrigo and Rafael – of two professors of physical education, as a child, she showed interest in journalism and the art world, creating choreographies prepared at parties and family gatherings. She also went to the streets with her cousins carrying cameras to do research on voting at election, editing the material recorded at home.


    She began her modeling career at the age 14, when she was discovered by a photographer, and she ended up living for five months in Japan, Milan, and Zurich in 1990 as a teenager. When she returned to in Brazil, she moved to São Paulo. As a model, in Brazil and abroad, she has been photographed for dozens of covers and fashion editorials in publications such as L''Officiel, I-D, Nova, Marie Claire, Elle, GQ, and Trip, among others, and advertising campaigns for the Benetton Group in Italy.

    TelevisionLima in 2007.

    In 1999 she made her television debut on MTV Brazil, in Mochilão MTV. While making this programme, she went to Hawaii, it was there where she decided to study Communications and she went back to Sao Paulo, where she attended and graduated in Journalism from Centro Universitário das Faculdades Metropolitanas Unidas. In the same year, she went to work for RedeTV!, debuting in the channel on November presenting two programmes, Interligado, which ws aimed at a young audience and conveyed video clips and music and topics of interest to teens, and TV Escolha, a movie session transmitted on Sundays and where viewers chose the films that would be shown.

    After nine months in RedeTV!, she was invited to return to her previous channel and, in August 2000, she again presented the Mochilão MTV, Luau MTV, and Fica Comigo, which premiered in October of that year. In February 2005, she was hired by Rede Globo to replace Angélica of Vídeo Game, presenting the programme Vídeo Show, during pregnancy and maternity leave of the titular host. Soon after, she was invited to act in the Bang Bang, set in a plot of city directly reflecting the old west Brazil, where she was the protagonist Diana Bullock. Without any training or experience in drama, she accepted the role, taking lessons martial arts and hiring a speech therapist. Due to being inexperienced for the lead role, her portrayal of the character received several criticisms from the press, who said she was the cause of the low ratings of the telenovela. In spite of the criticisms, she was invited to play role in Pé na Jaca by Carlos Lombardi playing the role of Maria Bo. She got better reviews from the viewers. After this, She got other roles in Fantástico, Daqui para Frente, and Por Toda Minha Vida. In August 2009, she began hosting Amor & Sexo, which is aimed at a young audience and talks about the theme of sex and related topics.

    Lima during the draw for the FIFA World Cup 2014.

    She was contracted by FIFA in July 2010 to present alongside her husband Rodrigo Hilbert during the launching the emblem of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil directly from South Africa. In July 2011, with presenter Tadeu Schmidt, she hosted the draw of the 2014 World Cup Qualifiers. In December 2013, again alongside her husband, she presented the drawing of lots of the World Cup. Her participation in this event was seen live by more than 500 million viewers in 200 countries around the world, Causing her to be called the "goddess" or "muse" of the World Cup by the foreign media.

    The neckline of the dress worn by Lima during the presentation of the draw was censored in the live broadcast of the event in Iran, one of the qualified countries of the World Cup. The authorities of the country – which has cultural and religious restrictions to women''s clothing and where women can not go to football games – suspended transmission in real time.

    At the end of 2013, she was included in a list of 10 Brazilians who stood out in the international news that year, prepared by BBC Brasil. In January 2014, she was the official host of the Ballon d''Or of FIFA for Dutch football player Ruud Gullit. Because of the huge publicity around Lima, she was invited to perform in London during the National Television Awards, the highest award of the British television.

    Personal life

    Lima is married to fellow actor and model Rodrigo Hilbert, whom she met at a luau in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro and with whom she has twin sons João and Francisco. She is a fan of Grêmio Football Porto Alegrense, a business partner in a restaurant in São Paulo, a vegetarian, and a practitioner of yoga.



    Year Títle Períod Channel
    1999 Interligado 1999–2000 RedeTV!
    2000 Mochilão MTV 2000– 2003 MTV Brasil
    2000 Fica Comigo 2000–2003 MTV Brasil
    2000 Verão MTV 2000–2003 MTV Brasil
    2005 Vídeo Show 2005 – 2007 – 2008 Rede Globo
    2006 Por Toda Minha Vida 2006–2011 Rede Globo
    2007 Fantástico 2007–2009 Rede Globo
    2009 Amor & Sexo 2009–2013 Rede Globo
    2014 SuperStar 2014 Rede Globo


    Year Títle Character
    2002 Desejos de Mulher Ankita
    2005 Bang Bang Ann Diana Bullock Silver
    2006 Pé na Jaca Maria Botelho Maria Bô Bulhões Lancelotti
    2008 Beleza Pura herself
    2013 Sangue Bom herself


    Year Títle Character
    2003 Stuck on You Susie
    2004 Didi quer ser criança Sandrinha (adult)
    2004 A Dona da História Maria Helena
    2004 Cine Gibi herself
    2008 Maria Ninguém Brigitte Bardot
    2009 Flordelis – basta uma palavra para mudar Bianca

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