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Name Isabeli Fontana                                                               
Birth name Isabeli Bergossi Fontana                                                 
Date of birth July 4, 1983 Curitiba, Brazil                                         
Isabeli Bergossi Fontana (born July 4, 1983) is a Brazilian model.                 
Fontana was born in Curitiba, Parana, Brazil. In 1996 she made it to the finals     
of the Elite Model Look Contest when she was just 13. The following year she       
moved from Brazil to Milan, Italy, to start her modelling career. In 1999, at       
the age of 16, she appeared in the Victoria's Secret lingerie catalogue. This       
created a huge controversy as Victoria's Secret had earlier stated that its         
policy was not to sign models younger than 21 years old. However, the publicity     
generated by this proved beneficial to Fontana and she quickly rose to fame.       
Soon after the Victoria's Secret shoot, she was signed by Versace, Ralph Lauren     
and Valentino. She has modelled for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, Marie       
Claire, ELLE and Vogue.                                                             
She was married to model Alvaro Jacomossi but they divorced in 2004. Their son,     
Zion, was born in 2003. Fontana married actor and model Henri Castelli on           
December 10, 2005 and their son, Lucas, was born on October 23, 2006 in Sao         
Paulo. Fontana and Castelli are separated now and are in the process of