Maria Borges (born 28 October 1992) is an Angolan model. She was named Forbes Africa Magazine’s top model of 2013. She is a Riccardo Tisci favorite and calls him her “godfather”. Maria Borges was born in Luanda, Angola and raised by her siblings during the Angolan Civil War.
Fun Fact: She was discovered in 2010 when she placed second at the Angolan edition of the contest Elite Model Look In 2012. She signed with Supreme Agency and a month later debuted her first fashion week where she walked 17 runways.
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