|Occupation(s)||Singer, actress, songwriter and performance artist|
Ana Vanessa da Cruz Silva (born in Ajuda, Lisbon on October 5, 1981 ) is a Portuguese singer, songwriter and actress . She became popular when she participated in TVI 's Academia de Estrelas program, where she gained 3rd place.
She also used the name Ana Vanessa, Ana Silva and Vanessa Marques. In the art industry, she is known only by her first name, Vanessa .