The beauty queen Alicia Machado was born on 6th December 1976. She was born in Maracay, Venezuela. She resides in Florida, U.S. Her star sign is Sagittarius. She is 5 feet and 11 inches tall. Her birth name was Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo. She has a mixed ethnicity. She was born to Martha Fajardo and Arturo Machado. Her mother was from Cuba and father from Spain.
She was titled Miss Maracay 1995, Miss Venezuela 1995 and Miss Universe 1996. She won the Miss Universe crown in Las Vegas. Alicia is a singer and a TV host by profession. She always wanted to pursue modelling as a career. She became a U.S. citizen in the year 2016.
She has battled and recovered breast cancer. She underwent four breast surgeries. She was mocked by Donald trump for gaining weight after winning the miss universe title. Alicia was in full support of the presidential campaign of Henrique Salas. She also supported the campaign of Hillary Clinton.
Alicia was rumored to have affairs with Jorge Aravena, Pablo Montero and Arturo Carmona. She was in a romantic relationship with a professional baseball player Bobby Abreu. She was then in a romantic relationship with Alberto Quintero, a Venezuelan model. She is not yet married. She was blessed with a beautiful daughter named Dinorah Valentina Hernandez in the year 2008.
The Venezuelan-American actress Alicia Machado played Samantha in a soap opera Secreto de Amor. She was in a Spanish reality TV show The Farm. She appeared in a Mexican reality show Singing for a Dream. She appeared in a Mexican TV series A Fortunate Family. She starred in a Spanish TV series La Madame. She was in a romantic comedy TV series The Nanny. She played Diana Rodriguez in a crime-action TV series El Pantera.
Alicia played Claudia in a TV series Unforgivable. She played Carmen Cassandra in a romantic comedy film Tired of Kissing Frogs. She coached a beauty pageant Nuestra Belleza Latina in 2014. She was a participant in a Spanish TV reality show Look Who's Dancing. She produced and wrote her very first album named Unusual in the Genre. She made a special appearance in a teen Mexican TV series Dare to Dream. Machado made a special appearance as Candela in a Mexican comedy thriller series Because Love Rules.
She had a supporting role as Karen Sandoval in a Mexican TV series Until the Money Do Us Apart. She played Velma in a musical play titled Hairspray by Mark O'Donnell. Alicia portrayed Marina Fernandez in a Mexican mini TV novella Love Without Makeup. She posed nude for the Mexican's Playboy magazine in the year 2006. She posed nude for PETA's ad campaign. She won the Best New Actress award in the year 1998. She won the Best Revelation of the year award in 1999.
Alicia has earned a Net worth of around $4 million. She has 860,700 followers on Twitter. She has 574k followers on Instagram. She has 1,208,296 likes and 1,201,179 followers on Facebook.