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Emily DiDonato grew up in rural Washingtonville, New York. She attended John S. Burke Catholic High School, where she played soccer, basketball, and lacrosse. Having since graduated, she continues to stay in shape by regularly attending boxing and spin classes. She is an avid animal lover and has a pup of her own named Mia.
While still in high school, she took the advice of a family friend and met with an agency. She immediately began work and was featured in various spreads for magazines such as Cosmopolitan. Her career quickly took off and she was rewarded as the face of the Guess? 2009 spring campaign. German Vogue even declared her "top newcomer."
Companies like Maybelline and Victoria's Secret agreed, as she has now been working for both for over four years. She can be found on TV looking glamorous in Maybelline's newest lipstick commercial or in a number of advertisements in a slew of magazines. In 2010, Giorgio Armani followed suit and made her the face of his new perfume, Aqua di Gio. L'Oreal liked her so much that they used images from this campaign on the cover of their 2010 financial reports.
This young woman already has a number of accomplishments to her name, but 2013 brought her career even further. Emily's sultry pout and bikini-ready body can be seen in the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Edition as she poses in the sands of the Namibian desert. This notable achievement brought her, Kate Upton, and several other SI models to appear on the Late Show with David Letterman. Emily is featured in the 2013 summer advertising campaign for Oysho, a lingerie line based in Spain.