Yamila Diaz

Yamila Diaz

Professional Argentine supermodel
Date of Birth: 09.03.1977
Country: Argentina

  1. Biography of Yamila Diaz
  2. Early Life and Career Beginnings
  3. Modeling Success
  4. Acting Career
  5. Recent Endeavors
  6. Personal Life

Biography of Yamila Diaz

Yamila Diaz is a professional Argentine supermodel of Lebanese and Spanish descent. She was born on March 9, 1977, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Early Life and Career Beginnings

Her father was a doctor, while her mother worked as a healthcare manager before becoming a homemaker. Yamila never pursued ambitions of becoming a model. However, while studying economics in Buenos Aires in 1996, she was discovered by a modeling agency in Milan during a holiday in Uruguay. This marked the beginning of her rise in the fashion industry.

Modeling Success

After several years of working in Milan, Yamila Diaz appeared in the Swimsuit Issue supplement of the popular sports magazine Sports Illustrated in 1999. She later graced the cover of the magazine in 2002 and again in 2006 for its special "All Stars" edition. She also achieved significant success working with Glamour, Cosmopolitan, and Victoria's Secret, establishing herself as a sought-after model for numerous magazines such as GQ, Maxim, Elle, Shape, Marie Claire, and many others.

Acting Career

In 1999, Yamila Diaz tried her hand at acting in the comedy project "Love of the Fishes" directed by Leonardo Pieraccioni, where she portrayed one of the main characters, Matilda. Although her primary focus remained on modeling, Diaz showcased her versatility by venturing into the world of acting.

Recent Endeavors

Recently, Yamila Diaz, along with Niki Taylor, became the modern faces of CoverGirl. She has also collaborated with brands such as Bio-Etyc, Newport News, Bebe, and participated in promotional campaigns for designer Emanuel Ungaro's fragrance "Fleur de Diva." Yamila's modeling career has taken her worldwide, working with brands like Gear, Hanro, Replay jeans, and Swish jeans.

Personal Life

In her personal life, Yamila Diaz is known for her dedication to learning Italian and English languages while residing in their Manhattan residence with her Italian artist partner, Giuliano.