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Maria Borges Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Maria Borges Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 55 kg
Date of Birth October 28, 1992
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Dark Brown

Maria Borges is an Angolan model who has done modeling work for a variety of brands and designers such as Costello Tagliapietra, Custo Barcelona, Daks, Dsquared2, Erdem, Gianfranco Ferre, Giorgio Armani, Givenchy, Elie Saab, Emanuel Ungaro, Emporio Armani, Oscar de la Renta, Philipp Plein, Posche Design, H&M, Bobbi Brown, Mac Cosmetics, C&A, L’Oréal, Forever 21, Max Mara, Kenzo, Loewe, Marc Jacobs, and many more. She has been featured in several magazines such as Vogue, Marie Claire, Harper’s Bazaar, French Numèro, W, i-D, V, and Interview. She was named Forbes Africa Magazine‘s “Top model of 2013”.

Born Name

Maria Borges

Nick Name


Maria Borges at the Etam Show during the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring / Summer 2017
Maria Borges at the Etam Show during the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Spring / Summer 2017

Sun Sign


Born Place

Luanda, Angola




Maria aspires to study science. She has learned English from a college course in the US.


Fashion / Runway model


  • Mother – Died when Maria was 11
  • Siblings – She has an older sister and brother.


She can be contacted via these modeling agencies –

  • IMG Models – New York
  • IMG Models – Paris
  • Mega Model Agency – Hamburg / Berlin
  • Elite Model Management – Stockholm
  • Way Model Management – Sao Paulo
  • Traffic Models – Barcelona / Madrid
  • Elite Model Management – China
  • IMG Models – Sydney
  • IMG Models – London
  • IMG Models – Milan
  • We are Models – Lisboa
  • 20 Model Management – Cape Town
  • Supreme Management




5 ft 11 in or 180 cm


55 kg or 121 pounds

Boyfriend / Spouse

Maria Borges has dated –

  1. Duke Mandinga – Actor Duke Mandinga and Maria are dating each other from quite some time.

NOTE – On October 28, 2021, Maria welcomed a daughter named Athena, with an unknown partner.

Maria Borges at Victoria's Secret Fashion Show 2016 in Paris
Maria Borges at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show 2016 in Paris

Race / Ethnicity


Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Tall and thin frame
  • Buzzcut hair


34-24-34 in or 86-61-86 cm

Dress Size

0-2 (US) or 30-32 (EU)

Bra Size


Maria Borges at MET Gala 2016 After Party
Maria Borges at MET Gala 2016 After Party

Shoe Size

9 (US) or 39.5 (EU) or 6.5 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

Brandon Maxwell, Mizani, H&M, Givenchy, C&A, Tommy Hilfiger, Saks Fifth Avenue, etc.

Best Known For

Walking the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show.

First Fashion Week

Maria debuted with Ready to Wear – Autumn / Winter 2012 fashion shows where she walked the ramp for 1º Classe Alviero Martini, Bill Blass, Carmen Marc Valvo, Costello Tagliapietra, Creatures of the Wind, Custo Barcelona, Cynthia Rowley, Douglas Hannant, Monique Lhuillier, Naeem Khan, Nicole Miller, Philipp Plein, Rachel Zoe, Roccobarocco, Ruffian, Tess Giberson, Theyskens’ Theory, Tibi, and Vivienne Tam.

Personal Trainer

She exercises in the gym. Maria pays more attention to her legs, being a model. She does yoga, Zumba dance workout, Pilates, spinning workout, running outdoors, etc.

Maria eats healthy and doesn’t do any crazy diets which may have a harmful effect on the body.

Maria Borges Favorite Things

  • Exercise – Running on the bicycle


Maria Borges at 2016 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show After Party
Maria Borges at 2016 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show After Party

Maria Borges Facts

  1. Mario’s childhood was spent in the Angolan Civil War.
  2. Maria was raised by her older siblings.
  3. In late 2010 (at 17 years of age), she was discovered when she came 2nd during the Elite Model Look contest (Angolan edition).
  4. She has become the favorite model of Italian fashion designer Riccardo Tisci.
  5. Maria considers Tisci as her godfather.
  6. Borges was the top model of 2013 as per Forbes Africa Magazine.
  7. When she walked the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show wearing her natural afro hair, she became the first black model to do so on November 10, 2015.
  8. She has walked in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show in 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016.
  9. She lost her mom when she was 11.
  10. She knows Portuguese and English (She did English course from a city college).
  11. She has a tattoo on her body which reads “Step by step.”
  12. Borges was a quiet schoolgirl.
  13. In her childhood, she wanted to become a doctor.
  14. Naomi Campbell is her fashion icon.
  15. She won the Ford Supermodel Angola 2011.

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