Who is Al Horford wife, Amelia Vega?

Who is Amelia Vega?

Amelia Vega (born 7 November 1984) is a well known Dominican model, actress, author, singer, and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe 2003. After winning the Miss Universe title, she became the first ever Dominican entrant to become Miss Universe.

Amelia Vega

She was the youngest winner to be crowned Miss Universe since 1994, at the age of 18 years old. She has an immense fan following under her social media platforms as well.

Quick Facts about Amelia Vega

Attribute Information
Name Amelia Vega
Birth Date 7 November 1984
Age 35 years old
Place of Birth Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Famous For Winning Miss Universe 2003, Modelling, Acting, Singing, Business (boutiques)
Education Graduated from the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School, Santo Domingo
Husband Al Horford
Children Ean Horford Vega (son, born February 23, 2015)
  Alia Horford Vega (daughter, born November 27, 2016)
  Ava Amelia Horford Vega (daughter, born July 11, 2018)
Original Name Not mentioned in the text provided
Professional Career Highlights Model for magazines like Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Glamour etc., Singer, Actress, Television show host
Business Ventures Two boutiques in Miami named “Essence By Amelia Vega”
Social Media Instagram: 1.1 million Followers
  Facebook: 606k Followers
  Twitter: 221.9k Followers
Net Worth Estimated around $1 million dollars (Amelia’s)
  Star husband, Al Horford: $32 million (excluding his $113 million deal with Celtics in 2016)

She was known as the wife of star NBA player, Al Horford. Al Horford was born on June 3, 1986, in the town of San Felipe de Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic. He is a Dominican professional basketball player known for playing for the Boston Celtics.

Early life:

As we mention above she was born on 7 November 1984, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. She holds American nationality. She belongs to white ethnicity. Her mother name is, Otto Miguel Vega Rasuk, a doctor. Her father name is Patricia Victoria Polanco Alvarez, a licensed pilot and beauty pageant titleholder who also represented the Dominican Republic in Miss World 1980. Both of her parents are from the city of Santiago de los Caballeros. She has siblings as well.

Married life with Al Horford:

The two love bird met for the first time back in 2009 and has been dating ever since. Both from the Dominic Republic, there was an instant attraction, and soon the love blossomed in them. After dating for two whole years, the two finally tied their knot on December 24, 2011, in front of their families and friends.

Amelia Vega net worth and family

Likewise, on February 23, 2015, the former Miss Universe gave birth to their first child, a son, and named him Ean Horford Vega. The following year, the couple was blessed by another child, this time a daughter named Alia Horford Vega on November 27, 2016. 

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Already a proud parent of two children, Ameli and Al gave birth to their third child, a daughter on July 11, 2018. They named their beautiful daughter Ava Amelia Horford Vega.


 Amelia Vega graduated from the Barbizon Modeling and Acting School located in Santo Domingo.

Professional Career- After Miss Universe Year:

After her years as Miss Universe was over, Amelia continued her activities in the entertainment field. She started working as a model and appeared in magazines like Oh! Magazine, Cosmopolitan, InStyle, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, and more.

Likewise, for the past four years, Vega has been the lead image for a beauty cosmetics company, Cover Girl. She even debuted as a singer in Madison Square Garden and American Airline’s Arena with her uncle, Juan Luis Guerra.

After all her work as Miss Universe came to an end, Amelia worked as a host on various television shows. Following that, she made her movie debut in 2005’s film, The Lost City, directed by Andy Garcia.

Moreover, in 2010, the former beauty queen became the host of the Mexican reality show, Segunda Oportunidad, right alongside Rafael Araneda. Later in April, she released her single titled “Pasa Un Segundito” by iTunes.

Just within two days, the song topped the Latin chart. The significant achievement was followed by her complete album “Agua Dulce.” The Dominican promoted her music in many countries like Ecuador, Panama, Puerto Rico, and so on.

Along with her singing career, Vega also owns two boutiques in Miami called “Essence By Amelia Vega.” Also, Amelia was on the cover of the only book by Miss Universe Organization called “Universal Beauty.”

Charity work:

She works with several charity foundations, including Go Red for Women, Inisiatica Ser (Breast Cancer) Global Health Council, Cable Positive, amfAR, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, and God’s Love We Deliver. 

Physical Status:

  • Age: 35 years old (7 November 1984)
  • Weight: She weighs around 55 Kg or 121 lbs.
  • Height: She stands on a height of 6 feet 1 inches tall.
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Hair Color: Blonde

Amelia Vega Net Worth:

Amelia Vega net worth is estimated around $1 million dollars. Her primary source of income is her modeling career. She also earns from her brand endorsements and sponsors. She also get paid for her specific Instagram posts she made! She appeared in a number of local productions as well.

Factors Affecting Amelia Vega’s Net Worth:

  • Miss Universe 2003 Title: Amelia Vega’s claim to global fame came when she was crowned Miss Universe in 2003. This achievement not only added prestige to her portfolio but also provided her with opportunities for endorsement deals, modeling contracts, and appearances.

  • Multi-faceted Career: Over the years, Vega has diversified her sources of income:

    • Modeling: Being the first Dominican woman to win Miss Universe surely opened numerous doors in the modeling world.
    • Music: Vega ventured into the world of music, which added another revenue stream to her portfolio.
    • Acting: Her skills don’t just stop at modeling and singing; Amelia Vega has also taken up acting roles and appeared in music videos.
  • Family Connections: Having family ties with the likes of Grammy Award-winning singer Juan Luis Guerra and being the wife of NBA player Al Horford has not only given her a networking advantage but also financial stability.

Meanwhile, her star husband, Al Horford, has an astounding net worth of $32 million, excluding his $113 million deal with Celtics back in 2016.


Amelia Vega has not been linked with any suitors and past relationships.

Interesting Facts:

Interesting facts about Amelia Vega are:

  • She was born on 7 November 1984, Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.
  • She was known as the wife of star NBA player, Al Horford.
  • At the age of 15 years old, she started her artistic career.
  • She also began promoting her music in Puerto Rico, Ecuador, Panama, Dominican Republic “where she opened the concert for Marc Anthony and Chayanne in front of a crowd of 50,000 people”.
  • She has an immense fan following under her social media platforms.
  • She has million of followers under her instagram account.
  • Vega owns two boutiques in Miami, named “Essence By Amelia Vega”.
  • She is on the cover of the only book the Miss Universe Organization has published, which is called Universal Beauty.

Social Media Accounts of Amelia Vega:

Social Media Accounts:

Instagram– 1.1 million Followers

Facebook– 606k Followers

Twitter– 221.9k Followers