Anne de Paula Bio: Age, Family, Husband, Net Worth, Height and Modeling

Anne de Paula

Anne de Paula is a Brazilian model and the wife of Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid. She is best known for her work with the coveted Sports Illustrated. First, Anne debuted as part of the 2017 SI Swimsuit model search and then became a SI Swimsuit rookie in 2018.

Anne de Paula biography

She entered modeling very early on after being scouted at the age of 13. Throughput the course of her successful modeling career, Anne has worked with major fashion labels as well as appeared on the covers of several renowned magazines.

Anne de Paula Biography

Birth Name

Anne de Paula

Nick Name



March 31, 1995


26 years old

Birth Place

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Birth Sign








Family Details

Not much is known about her parents right now. Her father worked as a nurse while her mother was a radiographer.


She was educated at a local public school in Rio de Janeiro where she played soccer for the school team.


Roman Catholicism


New York City, New York, U.S.

Anne de Paula Love Life

Anne de Paula has been in a relationship with Cameroonian professional basketball player Joel Embiid since 2018. He plays for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

The couple first met in 2018 at a dinner party through a common friend and became friends over time. Later that year, the couple made their romance public and welcomed their first child together, Arthur, in September 2020.

Joel Embiid and his girlfriend Anne de Paula
Joel Embiid and his girlfriend Anne de Paula

Before dating Joel, Anne dated Irish singer-songwriter Danny O’Donoghue for over three years from 2015 until their break up in 2018.

Body Statistics


5 feet 9.5 inches or 176 cm


58 kg 128 lbs

Body Build


Body Measurements


Body Shape


Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Dark Brown



Famous For

Named one of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit model search in 2017.

Became a Sports Illustrated Swimsuit rookie in 2018.

Partner of Philadelphia 76ers Joel Embiid.

Anne de Paula slays in mini dress

Anne de Paula Facts

Her father wanted her to be a soccer player and trained her from an year age.

She was discovered by a modeling scout at the age of 13.

At age 14, she signed a contract with the Wilhelmina modelling agency and began her professional modeling career.

Covered in body paint, Anne De Paula posed for the 2017 Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit edition, which also featured model Kate Upton.

She has also featured in SI Swimsuit in 2019 and 2020, respectively.