Lais Ribeiro is a model, who is famously known for her prolific runway work at the 2011's San Paulo Fashion Week. She is also known for her work as Victoria's Secret lingerie model.
Despite having a busy schedule as a model and even after adding motherhood to the mix, Lais Ribeiro has somehow managed to strike a balance between her professional and personal life with ease.
Lais Ribeiro’s Wiki-Bio
The model was born on 5 October 1990 in Teresina, Brazil to her parents, Maria do Socorro Carvalho Pereira and José Ribeiro de Oliveira Filho. Currently, she is of 28 years of age and belongs to African-Brazillian ethnicity.
Before delving into modeling, Lais Ribeiro initially studied nursing. At the age of 19, Lais started modeling locally and it did not take her long to move-onto bigger platforms. In 2009, she walked the major international catwalks for designers like Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Dolce, and Gabbana and Marc Jacobs.
Lais, who stands at the tall height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 meters), has been modeling for Victoria's Secret since 2010 appearing in five Victoria's Secrets Fashion Shows from 2010 to 2015.
In 2011, during the Brazil fashion week for the spring/summer 2011 collection, she was the most booked runway model with 27 shows during São Paulo Fashion Week and 26 shows during Rio Fashion Week.
In the year 2015, Lais became an official Victoria’s, 'Secret Angel'. She has even worked with some of the biggest names in the industry in a variety of international shows and campaigns.
Lais: A Single Mother! Has BoyFriend?
Lais Ribeiro is a single mother, and her son’s name is Alexandre, who is now eleven years old. She had her son Alexandre when she was 18 years old. However, she has not yet revealed the information of her baby daddy and husband to the media.
When she is not busy being a model, she likes to spend time with her son, and it is clear from her Instagram photos that the mother-son duo spends plenty of quality time together. She often flaunts photos of her son in her social media.
On 16 May 2018, Lais shared the picture of her son wishing him on his tenth birthday as she captioned-
Happy birthday to the most happy, sensitive and pure spirit person that I know ( and it’s not just because he’s my son)
For the question ‘does she have a boyfriend,’ the answer would be yes, of course, the perfect girl has already found the perfect partner in her life.
Lais has been dating Joakim Noah, the professional NBA basketball player who plays for the Memphis Grizzlies. During early September in 2019, She came up with the big announcement about moving on to the next level in her relationship.
"We are getting married guys"-captioned the gorgeous and for a while her fans and followers could not believe what their eyes were seeing!
Lais Ribeiro and her fiance Joakim Noah on 7 September 2019 (Photo: Joakim Noah's Instagram)
Joakim had surprised Lais at her favorite place in the earth that being- at the beautiful 'Burning Man Festival.' He went down on his one knee and placed the most beautiful ring on her finger.
The reply to her beautiful confession was indeed a cherry on top. Her soon-to-be hubby went all gushy as he wrote-
Proposing to you was the easiest decision of my life. Seeing that smile riding the playa at the burn… I will never forget that. I got your back picanha!!! I know you know because I tell you everyday. I love u. On another note this wedding is about to be lit.
And, now all that awaits is their marriage which undoubtedly would be a grand one.
Meanwhile, in the past, Lais lived openly to a few romances. She dated the basketball star and Iowa native, Jared Homan.
Lais first Jared in 2015. The couples were often spotted traveling together and kept posting their photos on Instagram. But then for some reason, the courtship did not have a happy ending.
Before Jared, Lais was in a relationship with a Spanish model and actor: Adrian Cardoso in the year 2012.
Sweet Tribute To His Son
Lais gave a beautiful tribute to her son, who was diagnosed with autism at the age of five. Back on 19 July 2018, she shared a picture of herself getting a tattoo to honor her son.
Lais Ribeiro getting a tattoo to honor her son on 19 July 2018 (Photo: Lais Ribeiro's Instagram)
Through her Instagram post, she revealed that her 10-years old son had been diagnosed with autism five years ago.
Lais has currently two tattoos in her body. On the back of her neck, the first tattoo is written in the name of his son ‘Alexandre.’ Now, the second one, with a very meaningful tattoo, the sign of Autism Awareness Ribbon to honor her son.
Lais timely flaunts pictures of her son through her social account. Back on 1 April 2018, she shared the picture of herself with her son celebrating Easter together at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.
On the other hand, Alexandre also sometimes visits his mother on set while she is working. She holds her dear ones close to her heart and balances her family life with the profession.