There is a saying that nobody recognizes the person who stands second, but maria Borges has shut all those people’s mouth. In 2010, Maria Borges secured her position in second place in the Elite Model Look Angola competition.
Although she has become one of the most sought models in the world, eclipsing whoever came first. Moreover, she was the first African woman featuring on the cover of the Elle this century, 20 years after the Sundanese model Wek.
Quick Facts about Maria Borges
|Full Name||Maria Borges|
|Birth Date||October 28, 1992|
|Birth Place||Luanda, Angola|
|Siblings||Elder Sister (name unknown)|
|Age||26 years old|
|Height||5 feet 11 inches|
|Active Year||2010 - Present|
|Social Media||Instagram, Twitter|
|Agency||IMG Paris, Milano, London, Uno Models, 20 Model Management, Mega Model Agency, We Are Models, IMG Los Angeles, IMG Australia|
On the course of being a model, Maria graced the runways for the famous Zac Posen, Versace, Trussardi, Tom Ford, Temperly, Ralph Gucci and Porsche Design.
Her fans are fond of her ability to pull off a variety of styles and look good in every single one of them. The model is a treasure box of a gorgeous body, charming attitude, and fabulous looks.
Maria Borges Early Life and Education
Maria was born in Luanda, Angola and raised by her sister. She was raised in a fatherless family, and she lost her mother at the age of 11. Since then she was brought up by her sister by working in a supermarket.
Marie and her sister had survived a tumultuous childhood in Angola’s civil war. The time was very sophisticated, and her sister was all determined to let the model have her education.
But unfortunately, we don’t have much information about the diva’s education and her family background. As she knew only the Portuguese language, the profession was not easy for her. So, she had learned the English language later.
Her Modeling Career
After her victory in the Elite model competition, Luanda based agency STEP-Models liked Marie Borges. The diva is grateful to Riccardo Tisci and regards him as godfather.
The message “if you work hard and keep going, you can achieve something great” is roared by the model to all of her African fans. In 2012, she signed with Supreme Agency and completed 17 walks on the runway of fashion week.
Similarly, the model has appeared in editorials for Italian, German, British, French and Portuguese Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Marie Claire, Numero, V, W, and STELLA.
The model rose into fame when she got a chance to work in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2013. Similarly, the beautiful model has also shot a campaign for Woolworth’s Spring/Summer 2018 Edition in South Africa.
Similarly, Maria has also done many campaigns for Loreal, Mac Cosmetics, Forever 21, Givenchy, Tommy Hilfiger, C&A, Bobbi Brown, and H&M. Moreover, she graced the runways for Jonathan Saunders, Loewe, Jason Wu Gianfranco Ferre, Elie Saab, Dior, Max Mara, Oscar de la Renta, and Versace.
Likewise, some other designers for whom she has walked are Carolina Herrera, Emanuel Ungaro, Daks, Diane von Furstenberg, Emporio Armani, Marc Jacobs, Naeem Khan, Narcisco Simoens, Jeremy Scott and many more.
Maria Borges Boyfriend
Talking about her relationships, Maria is currently in love with an actor Duke Mandiga, and in the future, they are expected to get married. However, she has not revealed about her first meeting and love affair yet. So, we are unable to give you further information about her relationship with Duke.
Her Age, Height, and Body Measurement
The gorgeous model from Angolia oozes effortless beauty, and she looks glamorous and stunning in every attire as well as the makeup she is chosen to wear. She was born in October, so her zodiac sign is Scorpio.
She is very tall and is perfect for her profession, modeling. Marie stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches. This diva has not revealed her body measurement to the media yet. Along with the body measurement, her weight, dress, and shoe size is also unknown to us.
Maria Borges Net Worth
Marie has accomplished a lot of walks, cover magazines, and ad campaigns in a short period. Her beauty has taken her to great heights, which takes a lot of time for others. According to sources, she has a net worth of six-figure, but none of them has claimed accurately.
Social Media Presence
The Angolan model shares her workout videos, makeup tutorials, and latest fashion trends on her Instagram. Currently, she is working in Dog Hound and Vastness Gym to get the Victoria’s Secret Angel’s figure. The model is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.