|Lais Ribeiro Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 11¾ in|
|Date of Birth||October 5, 1990|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Lais Ribeiro is a Brazilian model who became a Victoria’s Secret Angel in 2015. Over the years, she has also walked for other brands and designers such as Dolce & Gabbana, Versace, DKNY, Dior, Roberto Cavalli, Tommy Hilfiger, Alexander Wang, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, Blumarine, Moschino, Balmain, Jean Paul Gaultier, Alexandre Vauthier, Elie Saab, Guy Laroche, Louis Vuitton, Chanel, Shiatzy Chen, Prabal Gurung, Philipp Plein, Jeremy Scott, Zac Posen, Carolina Herrera, Diane Von Furstenberg, Helmut Lang, Oscar de la Renta, Emilio Pucci, Zuhair Murad, Akris, Kenzo, Jason Wu, Giorgio Armani, Emporio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Givenchy, Donna Karan, Bottega Veneta, and Cushnie Et Ochs. She has also appeared on the covers of magazines such as Vogue Brazil, Harper’s Bazaar Singapore, Marie Claire Brazil, Maxim USA, GQ Mexico GQ South Africa, Elle Italy, Vogue Germany, L’Officiel France, and Harper’s Bazaar Arabia.
Laís Pereira de Oliveira
Teresina, Piauí, Brazil
Fashion / Runway model
- Father – José Ribeiro de Oliveira Filho
- Mother – Maria do Socorro Carvalho Pereira
- Others – José Ribeiro de Oliveira (Paternal Grandfather), Odéte Maria de Brito (Paternal Grandmother), Raimundo Pereira Filho (Maternal Grandfather), Ortizia Maria de Carvalho (Maternal Grandmother), Yannick Noah (Father-in-Law) (Singer, French Former Professional Tennis Player, Winner of the French Open in 1983 in the singles format and in 1984 in the doubles format), Cécilia Rodhe (Mother-in-Law) (Artist, Sculptor, Swedish Former Model, Former Beauty Pageant Contestant, Winner of the Miss Sweden title in 1978, 4th Runner-Up at the Miss Universe Pageant in 1978), Yélena Noah (Sister-in-Law) (Model), Eleejah Noah (Half-Sister-in-Law), Jénayé Noah (Half-Sister-in-Law), Joalukas Noah (Half-Brother-in-Law), Zacharie Noah (Grandfather-in-Law) (Cameroonian Former Professional Soccer Player, Winner of the Coupe de France in 1961) (d. January 2017), Marie-Claire Échalier-Perrier (Grandmother-in-Law) (Former Captain of the French National Basketball Team) (d. October 2012)
Lais Ribeiro is signed to these modeling agencies –
- Women Management – New York
- Traffic Models – Barcelona
- Mega Model Agency – Hamburg
- Select Model Management – London
- Elite Model Management – Milan
- Traffic Models – Madrid
- Joy Model Management – Sao Paulo (Mother Agency)
- Elite Model Management – Stockholm
- Mega Model Agency – Berlin
- Oui Management – Paris
- Star System – Paris (Mother Agency)
5 ft 11¾ in or 182 cm
54 kg or 119 pounds
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lais Ribeiro has dated –
- Adrian Cardoso (2012-2013) – In June 2012, she started going out with Mexican model Adrian Cardoso but the relationship ended the following year.
- Jared Homan – In 2014, Lais started dating American basketball player Jared Homan. However, the couple later broke up.
- Joakim Noah (2018-Present) – She started dating NBA player Joakim Noah in July 2018. They got engaged in September 2019 and tied the knot on July 13, 2022, in Brazil. Through previous relationships that Joakim was involved in, Lais has a stepdaughter named Leia Irie (b. 2016) and a stepson named Emaan. The couple married on July 13, 2022, in Trancoso, Brazil.
NOTE – Lais also has a son named Alexandre Ribeiro (b. May 17, 2008).
Race / Ethnicity
Mixed (Black, Latino, and White)
Lais Ribeiro is of Brazilian (African, Indigenous, and Portuguese) descent.
- Towering height
34-23-33 in or 81-58.5-84 cm
4 (US) or 36 (EU)
7 (US) or 4.5 (UK) or 37.5 (EU)
Lais has advertised for several brands such as Agilità, American Eagle, Blanco, Christian Dior, Gap, John Frieda, Lança Perfume, Lilly Sarti, Luz da Lua, Nine West, Priscilla Darolt, Ralph Lauren Blue Label, Plié, Tom Ford ‘Sahara Noir’ fragrance, Triya, Victoria’s Secret ‘VS Fantasies’, Victoria’s Secret ‘Holiday’, Victoria’s Secret ‘Valentine’s Day’, and Victoria’s Secret ‘Body by Victoria’.
Best Known For
Working with major brands like Victoria’s Secret, Christian Dior, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Gucci, and others.
Becoming Victoria’s Secret angel has been her modeling goal.
First Fashion Show
Lais started her fashion career with the fashion show Ready to Wear – Autumn / Winter 2010 fashion show where she walked the ramp for 1a Classe Alviero Martini, 2nd Floor, Alberta Ferretti, Alexandre Herchcovitch, Amapô, André Lima, Angelo Marani, Animale, Blumarine, Bottega Veneta, Carlota Joakina, Christian Dior, Cori, Dolce & Gabbana, Ellus, Ermanno Scervino, Fause Haten, Forum Tufi Duek, Givenchy, Gloria Coelho, Gucci, Hermes, Huis Clos, Iodice, Isabela Capeto, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Jefferson Kulig, John Galliano, Lino Villaventura, Marc Jacobs, Maria Bonita, Maria Garcia, Michael Kors, Moschino Cheap & Chic, Osklen, Proenza Schouler, Rag & Bone, Ralph Lauren, Reinaldo Lourenço, Roberto Cavalli, Ronaldo Fraga, Rosa Chá, Samuel Cirnansck, Simone Nunes, Triton, Vera Wang, Versace, and Wilson Ranieri.
First TV Show
Apart from the fashion shows on television, she guest appeared in the comedy TV series New Girl as herself in 2014 in an episode titled “Prince.”
She maintains her healthy body by going to the gym every day and doing her own exercises like yoga and aerobics. She likes to do exercises, which target or works the complete body.
Lais Ribeiro Favorite Things
- Food – Pizza
- Perfume – Victoria’s Secret seduction scent
- Beauty Products – Decleor Paris Aromessence Rose D’Orient Soothing Serum, Bioderma Crealine H2O
Source – Harper’sBazaar.com, Modelinia.com
Lais Ribeiro Facts
- Lais is friends with models Cora Emmanuel, Ieva Laguna, Keke Lindgard, Rose Cordero, River Viiperi, and Thiago Santos.
- At the age of 19 (in 2009), she started modeling locally.
- Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima are her inspirations.
- In 2011, during the Brazil fashion week for the spring/summer 2011 collection, she was the most booked runway model. She has 27 shows during São Paulo Fashion Week and 26 shows during Rio Fashion Week.
- She walked in the 2010, 2011, and 2013 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
- Lais injured her ankle during rehearsals and so didn’t appear in the 2012 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.
- She does not like to wear a lot of makeup daily. But, mascara is one thing, which she likes to use a lot.
- Alongside Candice Swanepoel and Adriana Lima, Lais was featured in Victoria’s Secret Valentine’s Day commercial in 2012.