Hamburg, Germany native Luca was discovered in her hometown while shopping in 1999. She received her big break courtesy of a pair of runway exclusives for Prada in Milan, and Miu Miu in Paris, during the Spring 2001 collections season. She also appeared in that season's Prada advertising campaign.
The statuesque beauty once shared, "Pretty is boring," and said she learned to let go of any ideas of how she should look on a shoot. Instead, she relishes in being part of the creative process, and exploring different roles.
Off-duty, the mother of two enjoys spending time with her family, practicing yoga, and switching off all electronic devices and reading about the social sciences, and architecture. Fun facts: Luca, also a former gymnast, can hold a Coca Cola can with her shoulder blades, and her favorite soccer team is 'Schland.