Sara Sampaio

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Sara Sampaio
Sara Sampaio 2014.jpg
Sampaio in 2014
Born (1991-07-21) 21 July 1991 (age 24)
Porto, Portugal
Nationality Portuguese
Occupation Model
Years active 2007–present
Modeling information
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Green
Measurements (US) 32-23.5-34;
(EU) 81-60-86
Dress size (US) 4; (EU) 34
Shoe size (US) 4.5; (EU) 37
Manager Central Models (Portugal)
The Lions NY
Oui Management Paris
Women Milan
Models 1 London

Sara Sampaio (born 21 July 1991) is a Portuguese model best known for working with Victoria's Secret and Calzedonia, as well as her appearance in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, a first for a Portuguese supermodel, for which she won Rookie of the Year.

She has appeared in magazines such as GQ, Elle, Vogue, Glamour and Sports Illustrated.[1] She won Portuguese Golden Globes in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015 for Best Female Model.[2][3]


Sara Sampaio became known after winning the Cabelos Pantene 2007 contest.[4] She featured prominently in television ads for Axe body spray in the United States. In 2012, she was chosen for the cover of the April edition of Portuguese Vogue and to be the face of the international advertising campaign for Calzedonia Mar, Summer 2012, which was photographed by Raphael Mazzucco in Greece and Jamaica. She was the face of Calzedonia again in 2013, 2014 and 2015.[5] She also appeared in the Replay Fall/Winter 11/12 campaign, alongside Irina Shayk, in the Blumarine Fall/Winter 11/12 campaign, with Adriana Lima and in the Armani Fall/Winter 11/12 campaign. In 2013, she appeared in the first edition of the year of the Portuguese GQ, where she was presented as the "eighth wonder of the world".She appeared in Rosa Cha 2013 campaign alongside Barbara Palvin [6] She made her debut in the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show on 13 November 2013. She walked in the pink segment.[7] She walked the following year in two segments and became a Victoria's Secret Angel in 2015. She has appeared in the 2014 and 2015 editions of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition and won the "Rookie of the year" award in 2014.[8] Sampaio has been on the cover of L'Officiel, Vogue, Marie Claire, Glamour, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, GQ, Telva, etc.


  • First place, Cabelos Pantene Contest 2007
  • Best Female Model, Portuguese Golden Globes Fashion Awards 2011
  • Best Female Model, Vogue Portugal Fashion Awards 2011[9]
  • Best Female Model, Portuguese Golden Globes Fashion Awards 2012
  • Best Female Model, Vogue Portugal Fashion Awards 2012[10]
  • 2013 Revelation Model of the Year by ¡Hola! magazine[11]
  • Best Female Model, Portuguese Golden Globes Fashion Awards 2014
  • 2014 Rookie of the Year, Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
  • Best Female Model, Portuguese Golden Globes Fashion Awards 2015[3]


  1. ^ "Sara Sampaio Photogallery". Retrieved January 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Sara Sampaio emociona-se ao dedicar Globo de Ouro à avó". Caras Magazine. Retrieved January 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b Nomeados e vencedores da XXª edição, Caras Portugal (official website in portuguese)
  4. ^ "Central News - Cabelo Pantene 2007". Retrieved January 20, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Sara Sampaio brilha em campanha internacional!". Lux Magazine. Retrieved January 20, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Sara Sampaio ousada na capa da 'GQ'". Jornal de Noticias. Retrieved January 20, 2013. 
  7. ^ Correia, Stefanie (November 12, 2013). "Sara Sampaio desfila para Victoria´s Secret". Vogue Portugal. Retrieved November 15, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Sara in SI Swimsuit Edition". SI Swimsuit, Retrieved May 11, 2015
  9. ^ "Fashion Awards 2011: Os vencedores". Noticias (in Portuguese). Cofina Media. November 4, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Fashion Awards 2012: Os vencedores". Noticias (in Portuguese). Cofina Media. November 28, 2012. 
  11. ^ "Sara Sampaio, elegida la ‘modelo revelación’ de 2013" (in Spanish). November 20, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2015. 

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