Sara Sampaio

Sara Sampaio biography
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Interesting Biography Facts

Real name

Sara Pinto Sampaio



Birth Date

July 21, 1991


30 years

Zodiac Sign



Porto, Portugal


high school, university in Lisbon



Sara Sampaio family members

Father's Name

Armando Sampaio

Mother's Name

Cristina Pinto Sampaio

Siblings names

André Sampaio (younger brother)

Is Sara Sampaio a lesbian/bisexual?


What is Sara Sampaio marital status?

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Who are Sara Sampaio parents?

Cristina Pinto Sampaio (mother)

Cristina Pinto Sampaio


Sara tells that her childhood was absolutely “normal”, and she liked that atmosphere, which her parents created in their house for her brother and her. She still maintains warm relationships with her mother. After her fashion weeks and VS shows, Sara comes to her mom’s house for vacations and enjoys her pasta and pancakes, which are forbidden in her supermodel’s life.

Her mother’s name is Cristina Pinto Sampaio. She works as a senior technician at a food retail company in Portugal. Previously, she studied Linguistics at the University of Porto.

Armando Sampaio (father)

Armando Sampaio


Sara’s father is named Armando Sampaio. For many years he has been serving as the managing partner at the diving company in Portugal. He supported his daughter when she discussed with him and her mother the possibility to quit her university education and try modeling. They remain closely knitted till now.

Sara Sampaio siblings

André Sampaio (younger brother)

André Sampaio


Date of birth: June 3, 1994

Sara has a younger brother, named Andre. He resides in Porto, Portugal, and has a daughter, named Leonor, with his partner Verónica Cristóvão, the wedding agency owner. Andre and Sara’s relationship can serve as a model for many other siblings – they remain close, congratulate each other on birthdays, and spend a lot of time together. Sara loves her little niece, too. You may find their common photos on Sara’s Instagram page. Like his sister, André is a dog kind of person. He owns a Weimaraner dog, whom you can see on his Instagram videos.


In one of her interviews, the model Sara Sampaio characterized herself as a “very determined” person. We are sure, she is right because her career success would be impossible without hard work, self-discipline, and the ability to make fast decisions.

She spent her childhood in Porto, the small but vibrant tourist town in Portugal. She is one of two kids in the family of Cristina and Armando Sampaio. Sara’s relatives characterize her as a “tomboy”. In her childhood, she was a very active and mobile child. In her teens, she didn’t like her body, because it was not curvaceous enough. In her interview with “Elle,” Sara confessed that she “had no butt and no boobs” and that made her upset.

In 2007 her too slim body helped her to win the modeling contest. Immediately she got an offer to become a professional model but her parents didn’t allow her to quit schooling, so Sara refused a career in the fashion world for a while. But after she had completed her school education and spent a year at the University of Lisbon, she moved to the capital of her country – Lisbon – to give her model opportunities a chance.

From the very beginning, she put a very ambitious aim n front of her – she wanted to participate in Victoria’s Secret show. She came for an audition for the first time unprepared, so she was refused. The next year she failed again, but didn’t give up and continued to work hard. As a result, she was accepted and debuted in Victoria’s Secret show in 2013. Later she was selected as Victoria’s Secret angel.

Except for that gig, Sara participated in many other projects. She appeared on the covers of many popular reputable magazines, like “Sports Illustrated”, Portuguese “Vogue”, “L’Officiel”, “Elle” and many others. Besides, she became the face of Michael Kors perfume “Gorgeous!”

In 2021 Sara met her maternity – she turned 30. Now, she thinks about the end of her career in the fashion world and hopes to change it for acting. She plans to attend acting classes.

Interesting and fun facts

  1. Sara keeps silent about her personal life. Several years ago she confessed in an interview that she was dating a businessman from Great Britain. In 2015 she was photographed, hugging Harry Styles, One Direction star. After that rumors about their dating appeared. But that story had no continuation.
  2. To increase the level of happiness in her heart, she likes to hug her dogs. The model has two Shiba Inus.
  3. One of her career highlights was in 2018 when Sara joined Cate Blanchett and participated in the advertising campaign of Armani fragrances. She presented the brand “Sì Passione” perfume, which is one of her favorites because it unites feminine and masculine notes. That is close to Sara’s nature.
  4. Her net worth is $10 million.
  5. Her height is 172 cm and her weight is 119 pounds. Sara told in her interview with “Elle” that she used to hate her height because it’s too short for a model.
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