Cintia was born in Campo Bom, Rio Grande do Sol, Brazil, on December 6th, 1986. She was discovered in a local mall in her mid teens, and has gone on to modeling all over the world. She has done ad campaigns for Benetton, Ann Taylor, and Yves Saint Laurent, among others. Magazines from all over the world have featured her, including the Brazilian Vogue/Teen Vogue, Italian Glamour and Marie Claire, ELLE, and the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue. Cintia has worked for agencies like Storm, Why Not, and the Marilyn Agency, and walked the catwalk for designers Anna Sui, Baby Phat, Gucci, and many others.
Recently, she’s become the face of L’Oreal Paris’ HIP cosmetics line, and appeared in Japan’s Vogue and walked the runway for Betsey Johnson. She lives in NYC with fellow models/friends. Up next? She has stated in the past she would like to act, and is rumored to be asked to walk in the next Victoria’s Secret show.