Teresa Lourenco

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Teresa Lourenco
Born (1981-01-25) January 25, 1981 (age 36)
Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago
Nationality Trinidadian
Occupation Model
Years active 1994-present

Teresa Lourenco (born January 25, 1981) is a Trinidadian model.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Lourenco was born on January 25, 1981[citation needed] in Trinidad. In 1994, she moved with her mother to Hamburg, Germany, where, at the age of 14, she was discovered by a modeling scout. At 16, she won the "Les Trophees de la Mode" in Paris for Best New Face.[citation needed]


Lourenco signed a contract with Hamburg agency Mega-Models and went to Paris. In 1995, John Galliano engaged her for his Dior shows. Lourenco then won the International Design Award as the best new generation model.[citation needed] Lourenco has worked with American designer Tommy Hilfiger, as well as Gap, Victoria's Secret, Valentino, and Christian Dior. She has been on the cover of Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Elle, and Harper's Bazaar. Additionally, she has been the featured model in music videos by artists Lenny Kravitz and Babyface for their songs "Again" and "There She Goes" respectively.

In 2010, she signed with "Expecting Models" and worked with top maternity companies like Loved and Lavish (Heidi Klum), Motherhood Maternity and Thyme Maternity. She's signed with Model Management in Hamburg. Her stats are listed as 5'10.5" and 35-23-35.[2]

Personal life[edit]

Lourenco currently lives in New York City. She is married to NBA player Richard Jefferson.


  1. ^ "Teresa Lourenco". Mega Modeling. Retrieved 30 October 2010. 
  2. ^ Teresa Lourenco's Profile model-management.de