Full Name: Maria Borges
Date of birth: October 28, 1992
occupation: Fashion , model
Biography: Maria Borges was discovered in 2010 after she placed second in the Angolian edition of the Elite Model Look competition. Two years later she debuted in her first fashion week, walking 17 runways total, and was named Forbes Africa’s Magazine‘s Top Model of 2013. In 2017, Maria appeared on the cover of ELLE, making her the first African model to grace the cover of the magazine since Alek Wek’s appearance in 1997. Maria has walked in every single Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show since 2013 and has walked in shows for Dior, Versace, and Marc Jacobs.