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Juliana Paes
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Born Juliana Couto Paes
(1979-03-26) March 26, 1979 (age 39)
Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Brazil
Spouse(s) Carlos Eduardo Baptista (9 September 2008 - present)
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown

Juliana Couto Paes (born March 26, 1979) is a Brazilian actress and former playboy model. She became nationally-known in telenovelas and modelling. She also starred a local version of the musical The Producers, as Ulla.


Born in Rio Bonito, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Paes is of Arab, Black African, and Amerindian ascent.[1] She is the oldest child of Regina and Carlos Henrique Paes. She has three siblings: Mariana, Rosana, and Carlos Henrique Jr.

An actress, model and with a university degree, Paes became nationally-known for her performances in "soap operas" of Rede Globo and for her looks. She was on the cover of Playboy magazine in May 2004.

In 2006, Paes was voted one of the sexiest one hundred people in the world by People Magazine. After that international projection, she hired an agent, showing interest in starting an acting career in the US.

Paes starred in many commercial campaigns, such as Colorama's and Hope's. Currently, she is the face of Arezzo for the second time and replaces the top model Gisele Bündchen as the star of the campaign for the jewelry brand Vivara.

On September 9, 2008, Paes married businessman Carlos Eduardo Baptista, at the Itanhangá Golf Club. Her latest work on television was as the protagonist Maya Meetha in the Brazilian telefolhetim "Caminho das Índias".


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Category:1979 births Category:Brazilian actors Category:Brazilian telenovela actors Category:Brazilian film actors Category:Brazilian people of Arab descent Category:Brazilian people of Italian descent Category:Brazilian people of indigenous peoples descent Category:People from Rio de Janeiro (state) Category:Living people