Amelia Vega Biography, Age, Height, Miss Universe, Husband
Amelia Vega Biography
Amelia Victoria Vega Polanco de Guerra popularly known as Amelia Vega is a Dominican actress, singer, model and beauty queen born on 7th November 1984 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is the first Dominican woman to be named Miss Universe.
Amelia Vega Age
She was born on 7th November 1984 (33 years as at 2017)
Amelia Vega Miss Universe
She won the Miss Dominican Republic 2002, she represented the Dominican Republic in the Miss Universe 2003 pageant held in Panama City on June 3, 2003. She won the Miss Universe becoming the first Dominican woman to win the title. She was also the youngest winner since 1994 at the time, at only 18 years old. She also remains the tallest Miss Universe ever at 6’0″
Amelia Vega Career
Amelia Vega debuted as a musician with her uncle Juan Luis Guerra in Madison Square Garden and American Airline’s Arena. She recorded her first demo at the age of 15. On April 26, 2010 she released her first single “Pasa Un Segundito”on iTunes.
After her rule as Miss Universe came to an end, Vega began to host a realty show Voces de América, that aired on the Telemundo network.
She additionally hosted a few editions of “FestivalPresidente” where in excess of 60,000 individuals went to. Later she hosted “Suegras”, a reality indicate communicate in the US and Latin America.
Amelia has modelled and made the cover of many prestigious magazines, including Cosmopolitan, In Style, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Selecta and many others. She was the face of Cover Girl for four years
In 2005 she made her movie debut, co-featuring in the movie The Lost City directed by Andy García. She had a special in Homie Spumoni, a movie picture featuring Donald Faison and Whoopi Goldberg.
In 2007 she opened two clothing stores in Miami, Florida, called Essence by Amelia Vega. In 2010 she became the host of the Mexican reality show “Segunda Oportunidad” with the Chilean Rafael Araneda.
Amelia Vega Husband
Vega began dating NBA player Al Horford in 2009, they got married on 24th December 2011. Their first child a son named Ean Horford Vega was born on February 23, 2015. On 27th November 2016 they had their second child a daughter Alía Horford Vega.
On January 7, 2018 they shared on Instagram that they are expecting their third child.
Amelia Vega Height
Vega is listed at 6″2″, but her IMDb page has her at 5’10”. People Magazine reported in 2003 that she is 6’0″ exactly.
Amelia Vega Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1 million
Amelia Vega Parents
Her father Otto Vega Rasuk, is a general medical practitioner and her mother Patricia Polanco Álvarez, is a licensed pilot and was also a previous national titleholder who represented the Dominican Republic in 1980 at the Miss World pageant.
Amelia Vega Daughter
In September 2017 she posted a picture of her daughter on instagram and one user commented in the photo about her daughter’s hair calling it “bad hair.”
She responded in defense of her daughter’s hair saying
“Do you have nothing better to do than criticize a baby’s hair on the Internet? No hair is bad because I have yet to meet one that has killed a person. You don’t know my daughter or me to go around giving your opinion of what you haven’t seen. Since I saw you read the Bible and have a psalm on your profile I recommend you look for the verse ‘out of the abundance of the heart, his mouth speaks.’”
Amelia Vega Pregnant
On 7th January 2018 Amelia Vega posted a picture on instagram announcing that she was pregnant. The photo was her and her family and she held a tray displaying a tray of freshly-baked cookies spelling out the message “Baby in the oven.” She captioned the photo “Surprise! Happy to announced that our family keeps growing.”