NAME: Elsa Benitez|
WEIGHT: 125 lbs
BORN: 1977 in Sonora, Mexico.
DISCOVERED: She got her modeling start after winning a model
search in Costa Rica in 1995. Modeling gigs poured in for Elsa soon
after, first in Mexico, where she started out her career, and then in
the United States and Europe. In 1996, Elsa appeared on the cover of
Vogue Italy three times -- in April, August and September.
AGENCY: Elite - New York City
RÉSUMÉ: Elsa has done major campaigns for Jones New York,
Victoria's Secret, Dolce & Gabbana, Nine West, Valentino, J.Crew
and Oscar de la Renta. She is the cover girl for Sports Illustrated's
Swimsuit Issue 2001.
KNOWN FOR: Her sexy (lesbian-undertoned) Dolce & Gabbana ads.
HOME: New York City.
SWEETIE: Married to NBA star Rony Seikaly. They shot for American Vogue together.
OTHER: Has breast implants.
Images of Elsa Benitez are copyright
© left to right: Vogue magazine, June 1997 Marie Claire magazine and
Sports Illustrated magazine