*The supermodels appearing in the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue were revealed during Monday night’s “Late Show with David Letterman,” and among the 21 chosen were Adaora, Kirby Griffin and Ariel Meredith.


Adaora was photographed by Walter Iooss Jr. in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The swimsuit is by Anna Kosturova. Watch her video below.


Kirby Griffin

Kirby Griffin was photographed by Derek Kettela in Livingstone, Zambia. Swimsuit by Agua Bendita. Watch her video below.


Ariel Meredith

Ariel Meredith was photographed by Bjorn Iooss in San Blas Islands, Panama. Swimsuit by Belabunda. Watch her video below.

Model Kate Upton was chosen as the cover model for the 2012 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. To view out all 21 SI Swimsuit models, visit