Caroline Bittencourt

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Caroline Bittencourt
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Bittencourt in 2010
Born(1981-12-13)13 December 1981
Died28 April 2019(2019-04-28) (aged 37)
Ilhabela, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Model
  • television presenter
Years active1997–2019
Modeling information
Height1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Hair colorBlond[1]
Eye colorGreen[1]
AgencyOxygenModels (São Paulo)[1]

Caroline Bittencourt (December 13, 1981 – April 28, 2019) was a Brazilian model and television presenter.


In 1997, at the age of fifteen, Bittencourt began her career as a model. She had lived in Italy and modelled for designers including Valentino Garavani and Roberto Cavalli.

On television, she worked for RedeTV! She was a reporter for the Top Report and on RecordTV in the Hoje em Dia program.



Year Title Role Notes
2005–07 Top Report Reporter
2008 Hoje em Dia Reporter Quadro: Sete Segredos
2013-2017 Programa Amaury Jr. Reporter


Year Title Role
2011–13 What We Wonder[2] TV host


Year Title Role
2004 Olga Secretary

Personal life[edit]

Isabelle Bittencourt is her daughter.[3] On January 26, 2019, Bittencourt married businessman Jorge Sestini in a ceremony in São Miguel dos Milagres.[4]

Disappearance and death[edit]

Bittencourt disappeared on the afternoon of April 28, 2019, around 4:30 p.m., when she was taking a boat trip in Ilhabela, on the coast of the state of São Paulo.

A strong storm in the region led to her boat capsizing.

Her body was found near the Cigarras Beach, in São Sebastião, near the area where the boat disappeared a day later.[5][6]


  1. ^ a b c d "Oxygen Models – Carol Bittencourt". Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  2. ^ "Caroline Bittencourt, que estreia na web um programa sobre moda, conta como costuma se vestir e fala sobre as tendências do verão". Guia da Semana. Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  3. ^ Uy, Megan (April 30, 2019). "Brazilian Model Caroline Bittencourt, 37, Drowns After Jumping in the Ocean to Save Her Dogs". People. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  4. ^ "Caroline Bittencourt se casa com empresário em São Miguel dos Milagres". Quem. January 26, 2019. Retrieved May 2, 2019.
  5. ^ "Família confirma que corpo encontrado é da modelo Caroline Bittencourt". G1 (in Portuguese). Retrieved April 29, 2019.
  6. ^ "Five dead after two floatplanes, both with cruise ship passengers out of Vancouver, collide in Alaska". Retrieved May 14, 2019.

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