Gabriella Lenzi is a Brazilian model, Instagram star and former YouTuber who was once involved in a brief affair with Brazilian football superstar Neymar da Silva Santos Júnior. While better known for her high -rofile affair, she is a successful model who has worked with several prestigious international brands. Gabriella, who enjoys travelling and sports such as wake-surfing and skateboarding, has gained 1.4 million followers on her Instagram profile by sharing pictures and videos of fashion, travel and sports. A huge foodie, she also has a separate profile in which she shares pictures of exotic meals from around the world. She was previously active on her eponymous YouTube channel with 80k subscribers and was part of the collaborative Nosso Canal channel.
She Studied Fashion before Becoming a Model
Gabriella Lenzi was born on September 22, 1994 in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil and was raised in Sao Paolo. Her father is Alessander Lenzi and her mother is Izabella Zapata. She became interested in fashion at an early age went on to study the subject at the Fundacao Amanda Alvares Penteado in Sao Paulo. As a teenager, she became the face of the DF Model Agency in Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil, which she still represents. She has worked internationally as a model and has endorsed brands such as Gucci, Hermès, Mundo Lolita, CHAOS Fashion, Fórmula Bravo and more. Gabriella, who often has to visit multiple countries each week, loves traveling as much as fashion and thoroughly enjoys her visits to exotic destinations.
Affair with Neymar Gave Her International Exposure
Despite being a successful model, Gabriella Lenzi was only exposed to international media after being involved in a relationship with Brazilian forward Neymar at the age of 19 in 2014. In April that year, shortly after Gabriella posed at Barcelona’s stadium Camp Nou, the Spanish media began reporting that she was dating Neymar. Later in July, the two were first spotted together publicly during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Unfortunately, the affair lasted only for a few months. Nevertheless, some people like to think that Gabriella’s popularity is partially due to her hookup with the former Barcelona playmaker. Interestingly, before becoming involved with Neymar, Gabriella was in a relationship with Zambian footballer Gabriel Kunda Junior. She is also rumored to have dated Canadian singer Justin Bieber briefly due to the fact that the two were spotted together by the paparazzi.
She Is an Instagram Star
Gabriella Lenzi, who regularly shares pictures in fashionable clothes from all over the world, has amassed over 1.4 million followers on her Instagram profile. Based on her pictures, it seems that she loves the water because her profile is overrun with pictures from various beaches, seaside resorts and swimming pools. She also loves water sports, especially wake-surfing and kite-surfing, and is interested in skateboarding and horse riding as well. Despite her love of summer, she doesn’t shy away from winter either, and once posted pictures of herself playing in the snow in a bikini in Gstaad, Switzerland. She is very fond of dogs and can often be seen posing with them in her photoshoots. Her dog, Marie Antoinette, has her own Instagram profile. Gabriella, who is obsessed with food, has a separate Instagram account, @aroundcuisines, dedicated to sharing the delicious meals she gets to taste from around the world during her journeys.
She Tried Her Hand at YouTube
Gabriella Lenzi started her own YouTube channel back on March 24, 2014 and posted her first video, showcasing her skating skills, the very same day. All her early videos were only a few seconds long and showed snippets from her life, such as her skating, her day at the beach, she learning to cook sushi, or her visits to London or New York. She began uploading longer videos in August 2015 and often featured her friends as guests in her videos. She also regularly addressed fan question in her videos and posted other popular types of content such as makeup and hair videos, shopping hauls, challenges, vlogs, and tutorials. She even opened up about going through plastic surgery at an early age in one of her videos. However, she is no more active on YouTube and made her last upload, a video featuring her friend Luara Costa, on November 17, 2017. During her early YouTube career, she was one of the members of the collaborative YouTube channel, Nosso Canal.
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Random Facts about Gabriella
In one of her YouTube videos, Gabriella Lenzi shared several random facts about herself with her fan base. She was a tomboy as she grew up in a large family with eight grandchildren, among whom she was the only girl. She played all kinds of games with the boys and often came back home with cuts and bruises. She was a hyperactive child who jumped a lot, and had once hit the back of her head against the pool walls, which caused tingling sensation all over her body for a long time. She likes all kinds of animals and had cats, dogs, fishes and chicken as pets when she was young. As a child, she once slept with a bat in her pillow, which was only discovered after it started making noises. Because her grandfather and some of her uncles were doctors, she liked spending time in the hospital and was never scared of going to the dentist or giving blood. She doesn’t like to have any kind of alcoholic drinks even though she sometimes has to drink at social gatherings.