Ana Beatriz Barros was born On May 29, 1982 in a small town of Brazil called Itabira. Ana came to the city of Rio de Janeiro because her family shifted there.Initially she was exposed by the Elite Model Management’s director, while vacationing in Brazil. It did not take much time of him to see that she was supreme model material, and he supported her to enter the Elite Look of the Year contest.
In year 1996, Ana positioned first in the Brazilian Elite Look of the Year and second in the International stage of the same competition, that same year. With a national Elite Look of the Year championship and a modeling agreement with the agency, Ana was all set for the gigantic leagues: in this instance, Guess, Once Paul Marciano (Co-Chief Executive Officer and Co-chairman of Guess, accountable for the careers of Kim Smith, Josie Maran and Eva Herzigova) received Ana's imposing details on behalf of Elite and immediately identified that he had a beautiful Guess girl on the cards.
Ana's prettiness can’t only be seen in the Guess Hawaii crusade, but also in global ads for Head & Shoulders, Chanel make-up and Onyx (in Italy). Ana has featured on the covers of Nova and 20 Ans (France), Capricho (Brazil) and has emerged in magazines such as Claudia (Brazil), Elle (Brazil), Woman (Spain), Allure (US) and Audi (Brazil).
Ana's passion for different languages and cultures contributes to her desire to be a model, and that's a good thing since she is continuously living the jetsetter life of a runway and print model. She has walked on the ramp for Christian Dior, Balmain, Christian Lacroix, Paco Rabbane, Jean Paul Gaultier, Lolita Lempicka and Valentino. Presently with Elite Model Management in Brazil and Paris, and IMG in New York, Ana will certainly get her chance to travel the world.