Born in Senador Canedo, Brazil, Lisalla Montenegro is a supermodel most associated with the makeup brand Maybelline. She also recently made headlines by getting engaged to Los Angeles Angels pitcher C.J. Wilson, announcing it on Twitter along with a picture of her eye-popping engagement ring.
Her measurements are 34-24-35. She grew up dreaming of becoming a doctor, but at a young age, she was encouraged to pursue modeling. After she participated in a competition for Miss Goias, she met with modeling scouts and she subsequently moved to New York.
Lisalla has worked with the following agencies: Mega Model Agency, IMG Models, Mega Model Agency and has graced the covers of Eurowoman (Denmark) and Elle (Mexico).
Lisalla Montenegro has been involved with ad campaigns for Baby Phat, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Bergdorf Goodman, Dooney & Burke, Emanuel Ungaro, Gap, H&M, LOreal, Levis, Maybelline, Michael Stars, Neiman Marcus, Rebecca, Sephora, Target, UGG Australia, Via Marte, Wolford and Yamamay.
Lisalla Montenegro has participated in fashion sows for Baby Phat, Hermes and Zero Mario Cornejo, among others. But she is most recognized as the face of Maybelline Cosmetics. She said, My favorite job is Maybelline. Its always fun and creative, and the girls are fantastic.
She told GQ that the best part about modeling is Ive gotten to know amazing people. I have great contacts and Im a businesswoman, so thats a positive point for my career. She added, I have a magazine in Brazil that I just started working on. One day, I want to create my own line, maybe a lingerie line. Im kind of figuring out what Im best at and what Id really like to do.
When not modeling, Lisalla Montenegro loves to cook. Its a gift, actually. She enjoys making Brazilian dishes: rice, beans and meat.
Lisalla said about men: Men are a little crazy, but theyre good company sometimes. Theyre fun, they make me laugh. I love that. She said for a guy to date her: Be funny and know what to say at the right time. Anybody can date me. He doesnt have to have a good career. He needs to be interesting, smart, and a good kisser. She said a man on a first date should never ask to split the bill. Thats bad. I went through that once.
Lisalla said during an interview with KTCK 1310, she considers herself a supermodel and her superpower is confidence. I know what I want in life happiness, kids, familyI want to be a mommy.
She told infdaily.com, To be honest, I dont really know exactly what Ill be doing after modeling because Im so enjoying what Im doing at this very moment!