Valentina Sampaio Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

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Valentina Sampaio Quick Info
Height5 ft 9½ in
Weight57 kg
Date of BirthDecember 10, 1996
Zodiac SignSagittarius
BoyfriendWes Meadows

Valentina Sampaio is an openly transexual Brazilian model who has endorsed brands like L’Oréal, H&M, Dior, Moschino, Marc Jacobs, and many more. She made headlines in 2019 after being hired by Victoria’s Secret, the lingerie brand notorious for excluding minority groups as their first transexual model. She has more than 400k followers on Instagram and more than 25k followers on Facebook.

Born Name

Valentina has not revealed the ‘Birth Name’ she used before her transition.

Nick Name

Valentina

Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio
Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio (Valentina Sampaio / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Sagittarius

Born Place

Aquiraz, Ceará, Brazil

Residence

Paris, France

Nationality

Brazilian

 

Education

Valentina was studying Architecture at a college in Fortaleza in Ceará. But, she left her studies at the age of 16 and got enrolled at a fashion college.

Occupation

Model, Actress

Family

  • Father – Her father is a fisherman.
  • Mother – Her mother is a school teacher.

Manager

Valentina is represented by –

  • The Lions – New York
  • Monster Management – Milan
  • Women Management – Paris
  • Premier Model Management – London
  • Chic Management – Sydney
  • Iconic Management – Berlin
  • Photogenics LA – Los Angeles
  • Modelwerk – Hamburg
  • Uno Models – Barcelona

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9½ in or 176.5 cm

Weight

57 kg or 125.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Valentina has dated –

  1. Wes Meadows (2019-Present)
Valentina attending a carnival in Rio de Janeiro in February 2018
Valentina attending a carnival in Rio de Janeiro in February 2018 (Valentina Sampaio / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Latino

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Fuller lips
  • Freckled face

Shoe Size

10.5 (US) or 41 (EU) or 8 (UK)

Brand Endorsements

Valentina has done endorsement work for the following brands –

  • Skunk (2017) (Womenswear brand)
  • L’Oréal (2016)
  • Victoria’s Secret (2019)
  • H&M
  • Philipp Plein
  • Dior
  • Pollini
  • Bio Rhythm Fitness Academy
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Moschino
Valentina Sampaio as seen in September 2019
Valentina Sampaio as seen in September 2019 (Valentina Sampaio / Instagram)

Valentina Sampaio Favorite Things

  • Fashion Icon Brooke Shields
  • MovieMatch Point (2005)
  • Food – Fish wrapped in banana leaves made by her mother
  • City – Prainha (In her hometown Aquiraz)

SourceVogue

Valentina taking a selfie with fellow Brazilian model Lais Ribeiro in 2017
Valentina taking a selfie with fellow Brazilian model Lais Ribeiro in 2017 (Valentina Sampaio / Instagram)

Valentina Sampaio Facts

  1. At the age of 8, she was identified as being transgender by her psychologist.
  2. Valentina has stated that her parents and friends were extremely supportive of her and that she did not face bullying on account of her gender identity.
  3. While studying at a fashion college, she was discovered by a makeup artist and then got signed by a local modeling agency in São Paulo.
  4. In 2017, she became the first openly transgender model to grace the covers of Vogue Paris, Vogue Brasil, and Vogue Germany.
  5. She was fired from her very first modeling job in 2014 due to her being transgender.
  6. Valentina enjoys drawing in her free time.
  7. After receiving criticism for their lack of inclusivity in the past, Victoria’s Secret signed Valentina for a catalog photo shoot, making her the first transgender model to promote the lingerie brand in August 2019.

Featured Image by Valentina Sampaio / Instagram

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