Raphael Verga is a brazilian 'supermodel'. Born July 21st, 1981, in Florianópolis, capital of Santa Catarina state, his modeling career has taken off with campaigns such as 2ixst and Sean John. In 2005 he was named Brazilian male model of the year. He also finished #2 in the world in the 'most beautiful man' 2005 contest, behind American actor Chris Evans. Verga has also been an inspiration for audiences, both male and female, gay and straight. Verga is openly bisexual, and has had relationships with both men and women.He also has a huge following in the gay community, especially since he worked with some popular, openly gay photographers and for taking many homoerotic pictures.