Born in San Fernando City, Trinidad on January 25, 1981, Teresa Lourenco is a fashion model.
Her measurements are 34-24-35. Teresa said she always dreamt of becoming a model, even as a 10-year-old. She later moved with her mother to Hamburg, Germany, which is where she was discovered by a modeling scout. During her school vacation, she flew to Paris and met John Galliano who made me his muse for over four years I did every single one of his fashion shows for each season.
Teresa said of modeling, I dont think modeling is a bad jobyou travel the world, you see different cultures, you meet a lot of people.
At 16, Teresa Lourenco won Les Trophees de la Mode for Best New Face. After she graduated high school in 1997, she became a full-time model and shot countless campaigns, including work for GAP, Valentino, Tommy Hilfiger, among others.
She has graced the covers of Elle, Vogue, Cosmopolitan and Harpers Bazaar. Her fashion show work includes the fashion houses of Chanel, Victorias Secret, Givenchy, Kenzo, Christian Dior, Celine, Loewe, YSL, Sonia Rykiel and Emanuel Ungara, and many more.
Teresa Lourenco has also appeared in commercials and music videos, most notably for Lenny Kravitz (Again) and Babyface (There She Goes).
She also hosted the German GQ awards. From 2004 to 2009, Teresa was under contract with Apart and collaborated and created a fragrance and clothing line for them for 3 years.
In 2009, she was pregnant with her daughter, Zaria, but she continued to model for a pea in the pod, shot by Russell James. Teresa has been with the modeling agencies Trump, Chic, 1st option, and NeXt.
In 2010, Teresa Lourenco signed with Expecting Models and worked with maternity companies. She called having her daughter, Amazing. Its the best thing thats ever happened to me. Its changed my life completely from what it was before. Im more settled now. Before I was travelling all over the world. I had no life, I couldnt hang out with friends. Working non-stop, had no life to do anything. And since I had my daughter, Im just settled, in one place. She added, I didnt know what that unconditional love was before I had a child. Now that I do, its such a pure, unconditional love (globalgrind.com).
Teresa Lourenco lives in New York City with her husband, though there are rumors that they are no longer together.