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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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 about Amelia Vega are:
Social Media Accounts:
Instagram– 1.1 million Followers
Facebook– 606k Followers
Twitter– 221.9k Followers
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