By the time she was 12, Fontana knew she wanted to become a sexy model. And by age 16, she made her first appearance in the Victoria's Secret catalog. Controversy soon followed, however, because the company violated its policy to hire models aged 21 or older. Still, the fashion world was fascinated with her, and she soon landed campaigns with Ralph Lauren, Valentino, bebe and Versace as a swimsuit model & Pantie model. she has not modeled for playboy or penthouse.