She got her modeling start after winning a model search in Costa Rica in 1995. With Linda Evangelista as one of her childhood idols, Elsa Benitez would also have a chance to follow her dreams. 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.
Elsa, was featured as a rising star on supermodels-online.com back in 1998. Since then she has risen as one of the worlds top supermodels. She has appeared on countless magazine covers and has been chosen as Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Covermodel for the year 2001. She has already grace the covers of many top fashion magazines including Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, and Marie Clair. Elsa, is also one of the famous victoria secret models. This latin beauty is everywhere you look. Her face has graced the covers of all the top fashion magazines and she has walked down the cat walk of biggest fashion designers. Stay on the look out for Elsa as she becomes the next biggest Latin supermodel.