Facts of Valentina Sampaio
|Date of Birth :||1996-12-10|
|Age :||22 years old|
|Family Name :||Valentina Sampaio|
|Birth Place :||Aquiraz, Ceara|
|Birth Sign :||Sagittarius|
|Height :||5 Feet 10 Inch|
|Net Worth :||$300 thousand|
|Hair Color :||Brown|
|Eye Color :||Green|
Short Statistics of Valentina Sampaio
|Is Valentina Sampaio married?||Single|
|How many children does Valentina Sampaio have?||0 Childrens|
|Who is Valentina Sampaio spouse/partner?||Not Disclosed|
|Is Valentina Sampaio Dating Someone?||Not Disclosed|
Who is Valentina Sampaio?
Hope for every model, Valentina Sampaio is a success-story personified. The Brazilian personality started as a model from humble beginnings amid adversities being a transgender woman.
However, Sampaio never gave up on her dreams and worked with perseverance. As a result, she skyrocketed to fame being the first transgender woman ever to walk for the giant lingerie company, Victoria’s Secret.
Valentina Sampaio: Birthday, Family, Facts
Valentina was born as a male on 10th December 1996, in the city of Aquiraz, Ceara. As of 2019, she ages 22. She belongs to birth sign Sagittarius and holds Brazilian nationality and mixed ethnicity.
However, Valentina’s parents’ identity remains confined. But, she has disclosed that her mother works as a teacher and father works as a fisherman. Raised in the fishing village, she found herself being intimidated with girly things. So much so, that her mother took her to a psychologist when she was at the age of 8. On the interview with Dailymail, she detailed,
‘At age eight, my mother took me to a psychologist. At that time, I already loved being around girls. I felt like one of them, and I had a collection of dolls,’
Eventually, at the age of 10, she changed her name to Valentina.
For now, the 22-year-old model is studying Architecture.
Apart from her supportive parents in her family, she also has a younger sister.
Early Profession and Career
On July 2019, Valentina acquired what seemed an unapproachable dream to every transgender models. She created history; Valentina became the first transgender person to grace the ramp of Victoria Secret’s campaign.
The model first shared the happy news via her Instagram post on 1st August 2019. She revealed a picture from the backstage of the VS show.
Being a guiding light of inspiration for all who dream of being a Victoria secret’s model, Valentina also professed happiness of her feat via her twitter on 3rd August 2019. In her own words,
“First transgender to shoot with Vs! This make me so happy”
Her phenomenal work happened not even a year after the chief marketing officer of the L brand, and Ed Razek cited disapproval of transgender and plus-sized models in Victoria’s Secret fashion show. Only, after he apologized for his comments, the controversy settled down.
Interestingly, being a member of VS is not the first feat for Valentina, she had accomplished her first milestone back in 2017. She became the first trans lady to be featured in Vogue Paris.
Moreover, Valentina became part of various magazines’ cover like Elle, Brazilian Vogue, German Vogue, Lo’real Paris, L’Officiel, and Odda. Also, she lent her acting stints on the movie, Berenice Procura and TV show, A Força do Querer.
Valentina Sampaio: Net Worth and Salary
The 22-year-old model has worked in several modeling industries within a short time. Not only has she earned attention but, has collected net worth over thousands of dollar from her profession.
Valentina Sampaio’s net worth is around $300 thousand as of 2019.
Valentina Sampaio: Dating, Boyfriend, Affairs
Valentina Sampaio is a Brazilian Transgender model, who is enjoying her life by developing her career. Whereas speaking about her dating life, she is single at the moment.
Valentina Sampaio: Height, Weight, Body Measurements
The Victoria Secret model’s height is 5 feet 10 inches. With the slim, curvaceous figure, she also has beautiful green eye color and brown hair.
Social Media Profiles
Boasting the tag as a first transgender model to appear in Victoria’s Secret show, Valentina has already gained enormous attention from media eyes.
As for her social media, she has garnered more than 197k followers through Instagram.