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January 7, 1977 
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Measurements||32.5-23-35 (US); 82.5-58.5-89 (EU)|
|Dress size||(US) 6 ; (EU) 36|
Measuring at 5' 7½", Lorenzo is sometimes classified as a "petite model", although the measurements for petite and regular fashion models are not strictly defined. Lorenzo started modeling when she was ten years old. Later, at the age of 17, she left Spain for Paris where a local modeling agency thought her figure and characteristics would do well. The day after she arrived, she was rushed to London to shoot a campaign for Pepe Jeans. After that she began to work internationally. She lived in Paris for three years, but always returned to Spain because of her family in Barcelona. Lorenzo currently lives in New York.
Lorenzo was signed by the Group modeling agency at a young age.[clarification needed] After finishing second in the Elite Look of the Year modeling competition when she was 16, she moved to Paris and then New York to work as a fashion model.
Over the years, she has worked for companies like Pepe Jeans, Ralph Lauren, Escada, Giorgio Armani, L'Oreal, Yves Saint Laurent, Gap, Laura Biagiotti, Victoria's Secret, Christian Dior, and Pantene. She has made the covers of Neo, Cosmopolitan, Self, Vogue, Amica, Lucky, Woman, Elle, and Glamour. In the movies, she was in the Spanish Entreacte (1989), the successful Italian romantic comedy Fuochi d'artificio (Fireworks, 1997) and the short fantasy film El topo y el hada (1998).
Vanessa was born in Barcelona, Spain. She is in a relationship with former FC Barcelona captain, Carles Puyol. They have been dating since 2012. Both Carles and Vanessa have announced in September 2013 that they will be having a child. Puyol announced on the 25th of January 2014 that the child, a daughter named Manuela, was born on the 24th of January 2014.
- "Vanessa Lorenzo". fashionmodeldirectory.com. Retrieved 2009-03-28.