• Alicia Machado is a 41-year-old Hispanic actress, singer, TV host and beauty queen of Cuban and Spanish descent, with American nationality.
• She won the 1995 Miss Maracay pageant, then the 1995 Miss Venezuela pageant representing Yaracuy state, and was then sent to the Miss Universe 1996 pageant as Venezuela’s contestant, and won the crown.
• She has 23 acting credits on the Internet Movie Database, two of which are in titles that are yet to be released.
• She is married to Rafael Hernandez Linares, with whom she has a daughter named Dinorah Valentino Hernandez.
• She has a significant presence on social media with over 1.2 million followers on Facebook, almost 850,000 on Twitter, and over 650,000 on Instagram.
Known for movies
|Fact||Miss Universe 1996|
- 1 Who is Alicia Machado?
- 2 Early Life: Growing up in Maracay
- 3 Career: From Commercials to the World’s Top
- 4 Love Life: Married to Rafael Hernandez Linares
- 5 The Twitter Scandal
- 6 Her Illness
- 7 What is Alicia Machado’s Net Worth?
- 8 Body Measurements
- 9 Social Media Presence
- 10 General Info
- 11 Family
- 12 Accomplishments
- 13 Social profile links
- 14 Facts
- 15 Pictures
- 16 Movies
Who is Alicia Machado?
Born Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo under the sign of Sagittarius on the 6th of December 1976, in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela, Alicia Machado is a 41-year-old Hispanic actress, singer, TV host and beauty queen of Cuban and Spanish descent, with American nationality as of May 2016. She is known to the world for her significant presence in the media thanks to her professions, although the greatest contribution to her fame is probably her Miss Universe title from 1996. She has also had a number of other successes, as both a TV host and actress across various TV channels, films and TV shows over the course of her often lucrative acting career since 1997.
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Early Life: Growing up in Maracay
Posted by Alicia Machado on Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Career: From Commercials to the World’s Top
Alicia was quite active as a model even during her college years[; she eventually won the 1995 Miss Maracay pageant, then the 1995 Miss Venezuela pageant representing Yaracuy state, and was then sent to the Miss Universe 1996 pageant as Venezuela’s contestant, and won the crown in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. Although it is a regular custom in Venezuela for the country’s beauty queens to undergo plastic surgery prior to competing for Miss Universe, Alicia refused to have an operation.
She became Miss Universe at the same time when Donald Trump became the owner of the Miss Universe pageant, which resulted in significant changes for Alicia. She was pressured into losing 12lbs by Trump’s administration, and when she asked Donald himself for help towards establishing a healthier routine, he asked over 80 reporters to ‘watch her sweat’ in a gym, which she later characterized as ‘very bad taste’. In 1997, she devoted herself to becoming an actress, debuting as Miss Universe in “The Nanny.” Her most prominent role was as Diana Rodrigues in 13 episodes of “El Pantera”, although she has had numerous other roles: a total of 23 acting credits on the Internet Movie Database, two of which are in titles that are yet to be released.
Love Life: Married to Rafael Hernandez Linares
The Twitter Scandal
In one of her tweets in 2010, Alicia mistakenly spoke of North and South Korea as China. She was immediately laughed at and mocked for this error, which caused her to eventually terminate her Twitter account and create a new one, stating ‘I now have a lot of psychopaths on the account and it’s best I start another one, kisses.’
Good night everyone #saturdaynight it’s over! #abril #beauty #sexynight #sexyqueen #hot #singlegirl #Love la vanidad siempre será una buena medicina para recuperar tu amor propio ! ? @makingamericaslimagain @maliciabyalicia pic.twitter.com/9gBGV1TJsR
— ALICIA MACHADO (@machadooficial) April 8, 2018
Alicia was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013, at which point she underwent a double mastectomy. She later had plastic surgery, and thus nowadays seems to be unaffected by the previous medical procedure.
Good morning everyone ☀️ just arriving at another casting! #CastingTime #Workshop #ActressLife #Auditions #Hollywood #California
Posted by Alicia Machado on Tuesday, July 31, 2018
What is Alicia Machado’s Net Worth?
Have you ever wondered how rich Alicia Machado is, as of mid-2018? According to various authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the total of Alicia’s accumulated wealth is close to $4 million, made primarily as a model, but the most from her long-term presence on the TV screen in some of her more prominent roles in South American telenovelas. As her career continues to develop, the said amount can be expected to increase.
Cada decisión me lleva a la cercanía de mi destino, cada momento de tu vida te permite encontrar esa misión personal por la que estamos y seguimos aquí. La madurez no llega sin experiencias superadas y la felicidad es la ilusión de quien no ha aprendido aún a vivir en el ahora! pic.twitter.com/Y1RAHZHycO
— ALICIA MACHADO (@machadooficial) May 7, 2018
Concerning the physical attributes of the world-famous actress and model, her vital statistics are 36-26-36, while her height is 5ft 7ins (1.70m), and her current weight is 150lbs (68kg). Her body shape is generally described as curvy, while her hair color is a mix of light brown and red and her eyes are dark brown. Lastly, her bra size is known to be 34D, her dress size is 6 and her shoe size is 8.5.
Social Media Presence
Due to the major influence of social networks, it is nowadays a regular thing for active celebrities to nourish a close and active relationship with their fans, for the sake of increasing the popularity of the projects they’re working on, and thus their own net worth. Alicia herself seems to be a regular subscriber, if not the leading example of this celebrity trend, as her presence is quite ubiquitous on most of the popular social media networks. Her Facebook page has over 1.2 million followers, her Twitter account almost 850,000, and her Instagram account over 650,000 fans.
|Full Name||Alicia Machado|
|Profession||Model, Actor, Singer, Television presenter|
|Children||Dinorah Valentina Hernandez|
|Parents||Arturo Machado, Martha Fajardo|
|Nominations||TVyNovelas Award for Best Co-lead Actress|
|Movies||I Love Miami, Tired of Kissing Frogs, ¡He matado a mi marido!|
|TV Shows||El Pantera, Mambo y canela, Secreto de amor, Samantha, Estamos unidos, Miss Universe Pageant|
Social profile links
|1||Daughter, Dinorah, was born on June 25, 2008.|
|2||Is expecting her first child, a girl, in June 2008.|
|3||Miss Universe 1996|
|¡He matado a mi marido!||2016||post-production||Telma|
|Juan Apóstol, El Más Amado||2016||post-production|
|Juan Diego||TV Movie post-production||India|
|Lo imperdonable||2015||TV Series||Claudia|
|Brilla por ti||2015||TV Series|
|La Madame||2013||TV Series||Madame Rochy 'La Madame'|
|Porque el amor manda||2013||TV Series||Candela|
|Una familia con suerte||2011||TV Series||Candelaria 'Candy' López|
|Atrévete a soñar||2009||TV Series||Electra|
|Hasta que el dinero nos separe||2009||TV Series||Karen|
|Tomasa Tequiero||2009||TV Series|
|Los simuladores||2009||TV Series||Camila|
|Amor sin maquillaje||2007||TV Series||Marina|
|El Pantera||2007||TV Series||Diana Rodríguez|
|I Love Miami||2006||Gisselle|
|Cansada de besar sapos||2006||Carmen 'Cassandra'|
|Mambo y canela||2002||TV Series||Canela|
|Secreto de amor||2001||TV Series|
|Estamos unidos||2000||TV Series||Mari|
|Infierno en el Paraíso||1999||TV Series||Marian Ordiales|
|Samantha||1998||TV Series||Samantha del Llano|
|The Nanny||1997||TV Series||Miss Universe|
|Today||2016||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|The Kelly File||2016||TV Series||Herself - Former Miss Universe|
|Noches Con Platanito||2014||TV Series||Herself - Guest|
|Nuestra Belleza Latina||2007||TV Series||Herself - Judge|
|Premios TV y novelas 2007||2007||TV Movie||Herself|
|Premios Fox Sports 4ta Edición||2006||TV Movie||Herself|
|Premios TV y novelas 2006||2006||TV Movie||Herself|
|Don Francisco presenta||2004-2006||TV Series||Herself|
|¿Dónde estás, corazón?||2005||TV Series||Herself|
|La granja||2005||TV Series||Herself|
|Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones||2005||TV Series||Herself|
|Noche de juegos||2004||TV Series||Herself - Celebrity Player|
|Un problema gordo||2004||TV Movie||Herself|
|¡Despierta América!||2004||TV Series||Herself|
|El gordo y la flaca||2004||TV Series||Herself|
|Noche de estrellas: Premio lo Nuestro 2004||2004||TV Movie||Herself|
|Premio lo Nuestro a la música latina 2004||2004||TV Special||Herself|
|E! Historias verdaderas: El peso de una corona||2002||TV Movie documentary||Herself|
|Miss Universe Pageant||1997||TV Special||Herself - Miss Universe 1996|
|Corazón, corazón||1996||TV Series||Herself|
|Extra||2016||TV Series||Herself / Herself - Former Miss Universe|
|Don Francisco presenta||2004||TV Series||Herself|
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia