Born in Brazil.
With a killer blend of runway body and an arresting editorial face, Brazil has certainly produced a serious contender here. Santana has bridged the gap between editorial and commercial with her lookbook for Lucky Brand in 2011 – a feat many models can’t achieve.
With an arresting aesthetic made up of strong eyebrows, contoured cheekbones, and her defining beauty spot, people are humming with excitement about what Santana might do next.
Brazil’s population includes the largest number of people of African descent in the entire Western Hemisphere.
Brazil has the world’s second biggest black population after Nigeria, the largest number of people of Japanese ancestry outside Japan, and more people of Lebanese or Syrian extraction than the combined populations of Lebanon and Syria.