Sara Pinto Sampaio is a Portuguese model best known for being a Victoria’s Secret Angel and working for Calzedonia, as well as her appearance in the 2014 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, a first for a Portuguese supermodel, for which she won Rookie of the Year. Sara Sampaio grew up in the outskirts of Porto, Portugal, then moved to New York City to start her career. She won Portuguese Golden Globes in 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 and 2016 for Best Female Model. She has appeared in magazines such as GQ, Elle, Vogue, Glamour and Sports Illustrated.
Sara was discovered at the age of 15, but was not allowed to compete in modeling competitions until the age of 16. At the age of 16, she won a hair modeling contest in Portugal called Cabelos Pantene 2007.
She says that “every body is different and every metabolism is different”. The model was part of “The Perfect Body” VS campaign that was later changed to “A Body for Everybody”.