She was born on August 6, 1978, in Santa Cruz, California.
She is a former volleyball player and model.
She appeared in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue seven times, from 2002 to 2008.
She was a Victoria's Secret Angel from 2007 to 2010.
She has been on the cover of magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Elle.
She is the founder of her own clothing line, called Mari.
She is married to musician Griffin Guess, and they have one son together.
She is a spokesperson for Harley-Davidson and the NFL.
She is a supporter of the Wounded Warrior Project and the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.
She is considered to be one of the most beautiful women in the world.