Aline Nakashima

Aline Nakashima

Aline is the youngest of four girls born of a Brazilian mother and Japanese father. Her fame came from the Sports Illustrated swin suit issues of 2006 & 2007.

She loves dancing, kickboxing, riding her bike on the west side of Manhattan, but she is continually travelling worldwide on photoshoots.

Culinary favorites include hamburgers, pizza and ice cream (for a model?). Music favorites are Frank Sinatra, Louis Armstrong and Coldplay.

Aline Nakashima always wanted be a physiotherapist and says, "I practice on my friends and beg them, "Let me do your back please!" After she's done with modeling Aline intends to open her own spa.

Her advice to aspiring models is be optimistic, never give up and always be punctual for any assignment. Aline believes that Brazilian girls have a charm and spontaneity that photographers just love.