Anne De Paula
Meet the lovely Anne De Paula; the current girlfriend of Cameroonian NBA player Joel Embiid, the standout center player for the Philadelphia 76ers. Anne a Brazilian fashion model has been dating her 7’0″ stud since 2018.
Born on March 31, 1995, in Rio de Janeiro Brazil, Anne made her way into Sports Illustrated after winning the magazine’s Model Search in 2017; she has been in the swimsuit issue ever since.
Ms. De Paula said she got into modeling thanks to her momma who asked her if she would be interested in modeling after an agent in Brazil asked about Anne.
“I became a model by accident, or I would say because of my mom,” she tells Maxim. “She asked me if I wanted to do a professional photo shoot after she was approached by an agent in the city. And here I am now. Thanks, mom!”
That was when she was 14. Lots of amazing things have happened to her career.
Prior to her relationship with Embiid, Anne dated Irish singer Danny O’Donoghue, frontman of the rock band The Script. Anna de Paula and Joel Embiid welcomed their first son together Arthur Elijah, on September 17, 2020; Arthur Elijah named after Joel’s younger brother who died in a terrible car crash in Cameroon on October 216, 2012, weighed 8.8lbs.