Model Raquel Zimmermann was born in Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil on May 6, 1983.
Zimmermann was discovered by a scouting agency in Porto Alegre, Brazil at the age of 14 and made her way to Japan and on to Paris. Shortly thereafter, Steven Meisel booked her for the cover of Vogue Italia, September 2000, and her modeling career took off.
Zimmermann was ranked number one on international model ranking website models.com from December 2007 until February 2010. As of April 2011 she is, because of her long run on the Top 100, ranked 14 on the Top Model Icons of All Time list.
Recently she starred in the Lady Gaga music video for “Born This Way”, where she was featured wearing designer clothing and helped give birth to a non-prejudice race from the “Mother Monster”.
Here are Raquel’s stats:
Height: 5ft 10in
Hair color: Blonde
Eye color: Blue
Measurements: (US) 34-24-35