Jeísa Chiminazzo (born April 12, 1985) is a Brazilian model who is one of the top current runway models. Jeisa walked in the 2006 Victoria's Secret Fashion Show and was featured in the 2008 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue.
She is from Muçum, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, and she has two sisters. In 1993, when Jeisa was 13, a Brazilian actor recommended her to a modelling agency.
Jeisa started out locally, but after about a year of modelling she was picked up by IMG Models in New York.
Covers of major international fashion magazines soon followed, and in July 2005 she was on the cover of Paris Vogue, which is about as prestigious as you can get in fashion.
Jeisa has walked the runways for the following top designers:
- John Galliano,
- Diane von Furstenberg,
- Louis Vuitton,
- Miu Miu,
- Lagerfeld Gallery,
- Christian Dior
Jeisa's Vogue covers alone would make any models' career. She has been on the cover of the following Vogue Editions:
- Spanish and
Jeisa is also famous for the lavish wedding celebration that she held in Lake Como, Italy over a three-day period. This included a fireworks display and a Gatsby themed party. The lucky fellow who got Jeísa's hand was British businessman Oliver Ripley.