Marisa Miller Profile:
Marisa Lee Miller with birth name Marisa Lee Bertetta best known as Marisa Miller was born August 6, 1978 (star sign: Leo) at her hometown in Santa Cruz, California (CA), United State of America (USA). Marisa Miller is a beautiful American female model (supermodel), Victoria’s Secret model, Victoria’s Secret Angel, commercial model, top spokesmodel, popular model, and blonde women celebrity. She has a hair color: stunning blonde, eyes color: pretty hazel, height: 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m), measurements: 34-23-35 (US), 86.5-58-89 (EU), weight: 110 lb (50 kg; 7.9 st), dress size: 2 (US), 32 (EU), 6 (UK), shoe size: 7 (US), 37½ (EU), 4½ (UK), assets: charming face and perfect beauty, and hobbies: football/soccer sport, driving muscle cars, good cooking, water sport of surfing, photography acting, pose in front of the camera, and modeling (this might just be the best supermodel hobbies we have ever heard of).
Marisa Miller popular and famous for her appearances in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, and her work for retailer Victoria’s Secret. Marisa Miller after a stint shooting with photographer Mario Testino for fashion magazines like Vogue, Marisa Miller began working for both companies on 2002. Marisa Miller on 2007 became a Victoria’s Secret Angel, and Marisa Miller graced the cover of the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue to record-setting numbers. Marisa Miller’s accomplishments have led to her being dubbed the “return of the great American supermodel”. Marisa Miller is also known for contracts with companies like Harley Davidson and for ranking #1 on Maxim magazine’s 2008 “Hot 100″ list and in FHM’s global 2010 “Sexiest Women in the World” poll. Marisa Miller aside from modeling, she is an ambassador for the American Cancer Society.
Marisa Miller Biography:
In her early life, Marisa Lee Miller best known as Marisa Miller was born August 6, 1978 with birth name Marisa Lee Bertetta at her hometown in Santa Cruz, California (CA), United State of America (USA), to parents Marc and Krista Bertetta. Marisa Miller attended high school at Aptos High and Monte Vista Christian School.
In her modeling career, Marisa Miller was first “discovered” at age sixteen walking through a San Francisco café by two Italian modeling agents. Marisa Miller gained attention on 1997 when Marisa Miller appeared in the first issue of Perfect 10 magazine. Although Marisa Miller came in third behind Ashley Degenford and Monica Hansen in Perfect 10 magazine’s first annual model search, Marisa Miller was repeatedly showcased in following issues, including the covers of the Winter 1998 and August/September 1999 editions, as well as a reprint for the Fall 2004 edition cover.
Marisa Miller moved from a start as an amateur magazine model to high profile mainstream work after an acquaintance showed a picture of her to famed fashion photographer Mario Testino on 2001. Testino asked to meet Marisa Miller, who was running a surf school at the time, and was invited to Manhattan Beach, California, where she would be surfing.
Noticing Marisa Miller, Testino snapped pictures of her and approached her with a job offer. It turned out to be editorials for both the American and Italian editions of Vogue. Within six months, Marisa Miller was working for Victoria’s Secret and the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, in which Marisa Miller appeared in every issue from 2002 to 2008. Marisa Miller in particular famously posed wearing only an iPod in the 2007 issue. Marisa Miller has also appeared in a diverse range of magazines, many of them international editions, such as GQ, Maxim, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Elle, and Vanity Fair. Marisa Miller has featured in advertisements for Nordstrom, J.Crew, Guess?, Tommy Hilfiger, Pepsi, Panasonic, Bath & Body Works, True Religion jeans, and motorcycle company Harley Davidson. Marisa Miller first partnered with Harley to launch the VRSCF V-Rod Muscle motorcycle on 2008 and rejoined on November 2009 to act as the face and spokesmodel of the company’s first “Military Appreciation Month” campaign, featuring Miller as a classic pin-up in military-themed advertisements and online content. 2010 found Marisa Miller again working for the company, this time for their “Start Something” campaign, encouraging dreamers to become new riders. Marisa Miller on July 2008 took her first step beyond modeling when her shoe line with skateboarder/surfer-oriented company Vans launched.
Marisa Miller’s first work in television was as a judge on the Bravo reality series Manhunt: The Search for America’s Most Gorgeous Male Model on 2004, the same year Marisa Miller appeared in Puddle of Mudd’s “Spin You Around” music video. 2007 brought appearances in the pilot episode and finale of VH1′s reality show The Shot and cameos in HBO’s Entourage and the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother, the latter with her fellow Victoria’s Secret Angels. Marisa Miller on 2009 had a guest judge role on an episode of America’s Next Top Model and a minor role in an episode of Gary Unmarried. It was not until 2007 that Marisa Miller filmed her first television commercial for Victoria’s Secret, appearing alongside Heidi Klum for the It bra. Marisa Miller starred in a 2008 viral video on YouTube with All Star baseball player Ryan Braun for Remington’s ShortCut hair clippers and has appeared in commercials for the NFL Network and the California Travel and Tourism Commission’s “Visit California” campaign. Marisa Miller was also featured in a commercial for Activision’s Guitar Hero: World Tour, but it was deemed too racy to air.
Marisa Miller on December 4, 2007 made her debut in the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, and opened a segment in the following year’s edition. Other runway credits of Marisa Miller’s include 2007′s Fashion for Relief show, benefiting victims of Hurricane Katrina, as well as MTV’s Fashionably Loud, Imitation of Christ, Inca, and Amir Slama’s Rosa Cha, for which Marisa Miller was one of the most anticipated models.
Marisa Miller on the February 12, 2008 in episode of The Late Show with David Letterman, it was revealed via a three-story billboard in New York City that Marisa Miller would grace the cover of that year’s Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. The tandem online launch of the issue drew record page views to the SI website: 228 million, a 41% increase over 2007. Marisa Miller on September 2008 in Sports Illustrated released a “Best of Marisa Miller” swimsuit calendar for the 2009 year.
Victoria’s Secret also put Marisa Miller to work on 2008, with a five-city tour to promote the 2008 Swim collection’s release in stores; the April-May tour included stops in New York City, Miami, Chicago (where Marisa Miller threw the opening pitch at a Chicago Cubs baseball game), Boston, and Minneapolis. Marisa Miller in the relaunch of Victoria Secret’s sports line, VSX, soon followed, along with her first official campaign as an Angel.
Marisa Miller for the 2009 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Marisa Miller was chosen to wear the year’s “Fantasy Bra,” a harlequin design featuring 2,300 white, champagne, and cognac diamonds, and a 16-carat heart-shaped brown-yellow diamond pendant for a $3-million value and 150 total carats. Damiani, the designer of the bra, went on to feature it at BaselWorld 2010.
In media recognition, The swell in publicity resulting from her 2008 work served to land Marisa Miller in the number one spot on Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100″ rankings for 2008, beating out list regulars such as Scarlett Johansson, Jessica Biel, and Eva Longoria-Parker. This marked the first time anyone has debuted on the list in the number one position. In Marisa Miller subsequent cover story for the July issue, Maxim proclaimed her as the “return of the great American supermodel”. Marisa Miller continued to be highly rated and appeared on the list on 2009 in 18th place, and on 2010 in 10th place.
Marisa Miller also finished first place in The Best Damn Sports Show Period “Smokin’ Sixteen” competition on 2008, repeating her 2007 win over competitors such as Gisele Bündchen and Adriana Lima. Marisa Miller ranked second in AskMen.com’s “Top 99″ for 2010, after ranking third on 2009, ninth on 2008, twelfth on 2007, and fourteenth in 2006. Marisa Miller added to her popular accolades with the “Hot N’ Fresh” award at the second annual Spike Guys’ Choice Awards.
Marisa Miller on 2010 came in third in FHM magazine’s UK edition of the 16th annual “Sexiest Women in the World” poll, placing behind actress Megan Fox and winner, British singer Cheryl Cole. Marisa Miller topped the poll in the United State (U.S .) edition of FHM and was declared the global winner of the poll, receiving the most combined votes from FHM’s 24 international editions.
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