NAME: Esther Cañadas|
HAIR: Dark Blonde
BORN: March 1, 1977 in Alicante at the Costa Blanca in Spain.
DISCOVERED: At her mother's suggestion, Esther took a shot at modeling when she was still a school girl. Esther entered and won a local competition for a teen magazine and then represented her country in a model search that took her to South Africa. From there, she jetted on to fashion mecca Milan. She signed her first contract with the Take 2 Agency. At the age of 15, Esther moved to Barcelona to start working there. During her first New York collections, she was booked by twenty designers in just two days.
"I wanted to be a criminologist (but) my mom was always telling me that I should be a model," she recalls. "I did the first job just...to try something. And then I (felt) like it's the thing that I really wanted to do," she says.
AGENCY: New York-IMG, Paris-IMG, Milan-Why Not, Barcelona-Group.
RÉSUMÉ: Models for DKNY, Anna Molinari, Atelier Versace, Burrberys, J.Crew, Mossimo, Rena Lange, Saks Fifth Avenue, Victoria's Secret, Osborne, Pronovias, etc.
KNOWN FOR: Her extra-large lips.
HOME: New York City.
SWEETIE: Since 1999, Esther has been married to Mark Vanderloo, who is a Dutch supermodel.
Images of Esther Canadas are copyright © left to right: 97 French Vogue, Jan 99 Spanish ELLE magazine