The 6ft Victoria’s Secret angel only considered a career in front of the lens after giving birth to her son Alexandre in 2008.
A pal asked if she had ever thought about working in the fashion industry.
Remarkably, the model was rejected by a number of different agencies who had her handing out flyers because she wasn’t deemed curvy enough.
It wasn’t until Lais won a modelling competition in Brazil that her career finally took off.
She has since modelled in Vogue and starred in campaigns for the likes of Chanel, Christian Dior, Louis Vuitton and Ralph Lauren.
Last week, Lais became the latest celebrity to follow the ice bath trend.
The supermodel stripped down to her swimming cossie and bravely submerged herself in the freezing water. Other A-listers known to take ice baths include Lady Gaga, Zac Efron and Madonna.
Ice baths are said to ease sore and achey muscles and help with the central nervous system. (Sat 27) Views: 1,447
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