The 50 Hottest Colombian Women

The 50 Hottest Colombian Women (Photos and Bio)

50. Sofia Jaramillo

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Model

Born in Colombia in 1989, Sofia Jaramillo at age 15 began her career as an actress and at 18 years old she started to model. This beauty that can be found on the covers of international magazines, so keep your eyes open for the gorgeous Sofia!

49. Daniela Ramos

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Hometown: Bogota
Occupation: Beauty queen

Daniela Ramos Lalinde (born February 8, 1988) is a Colombian designer, model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Mundo Colombia 2009 and represented Colombia at Miss World 2009 where she placed Top 7.

48. Natalia Villaveces

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Hometown: Bogota
Occupation: Actress/model

Natalia Villaveces is a TV host, writer, producer and blogger.

47. Adriana Arboleda

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Hometown: Cali
Occupation: Model/TV personality

Adriana Arboleda (born 1978) is a Colombian model and presenter.
Career
At the age of 15, Adriana began her career in modeling and won the contest in the 1995 Model Year. In 1996, she was appointed to Look of the Year and she has been on the cover of magazines like Vanity and Cosmopolitan.
In 2001, Adriana also ventured into acting on the hit Colombian telenovela Yo soy Betty, la fea.
In 2003, her debuts as a host of entertainment was in the CM & newscast, but she had appeared on programs such as Panorama, American Blind and QAP News. A few months later, Adriana went on to present the section of entertainment at Caracol Noticias, next to the model and also Lina Marulanda.
With the release of the news Marulanda, Arboleda came to lead the entertainment section for issuing, along with Ivan Lalinde, she continued to show that section in issuing the 19:00, next to the model, Catalina Gomez. It also leads with Ursula Varges, Habitat program channel cable Discovery Home and Health.
On July 7, 2007, Adriana presented the expert in music of the W Radio (Colombia), Manolo Bellon, the telecast for Colombia’s Live Earth.

46. Maria Cristina Diaz-Granados

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Hometown: Valledupar
Occupation: Beauty queen/mode

María Cristina Díaz-Granados Dangond (born November 5, 1986 in Valledupar, Colombia) is a Colombian model and the winner of the title Miss Colombia International 2007-2008 (1st runner-up at Miss Colombia 2007). She represented Colombia at the Miss International 2008 pageant, where she placed as 1st runner-up to Alejandra Andreu of Spain.
The first runner-up placement at Miss International 2008 is also coincide with the winner of Miss Colombia 2007, Taliana Vargas’s same title at Miss Universe 2008 in Vietnam. While Cristina Camargo who was placed as 2nd runner-up at the same pageant with them, who later became the new winner of Miss Intercontinental 2008 held in Poland.

45. Jeymmy Vargas

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Hometown: Cartagena de Indias
Occupation: Beauty queen/model

Jeymmy Paola Vargas Gómez (born 16 June 1983) is a Colombian beauty queen, actress and model who became Reina Internacional del Café 2004 and the third Colombian to win the title of Miss International in 2004.

44. Katherine Medina

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Beauty queen

Katherine Medina is a beauty queen who represented Colombia in Miss World 2008 in South Africa. She studied Public Accounting in school.

43. Angie Valencia

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Hometown: Barranquilla
Occupation: Beauty queen/model

Angie Sanselmente Valencia also known as Angie Sanclemente Valencia (born 25 May 1979) is a former Colombian beauty queen and lingerie model believed to be the ringleader of one of the world’s largest drug syndicates.

42. Reina Moncada

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Hometown: Norte de Santander
Occupation: DJ, actress

DJ Reina Moncada may be the only Playmate who could make a decent playlist for boning. Not that we’d discourage other Playmates from making their own…as long we’re there when it plays.

Reina Moncada is an actress, known for Prima della felicità (2010).
41. Amparo Grisales

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Hometown: Manizales
Occupation: Actress

Amparo Grisales born on September 19, 1956. She is a Colombian actress. She starred in the 2007 Telemundo serial Madre Luna (“Mother Moon”). She also appeared with tenor Plácido Domingo in a music video of the Peruvian song, “La Flor de la Canela”, from his 1994 Grammy-nominated album, De Mi Alma Latina.

40. Laura Palacio

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Beauty queen

Laura Palacio, born Laura Marcela Palacio Restrepo, is a Colombian model and beauty queen who is best known for winning Miss Mundo Colombia in 2010. She represented her country in the Miss World pageant held in Sanya, China in the same year.

39. Alexa Vega

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AUSTIN, TX – SEPTEMBER 19: Actress Alexa Vega arrives at the world premiere of “Machete Kills” during the opening night of Fantastic Fest at the Alamo Drafthouse on September 19, 2013 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images)

Hometown: Miami, Florida
Occupation: Actress

Alexa Ellesse PenaVega(born August 27, 1988) is an American actress and singer.

Alexa Vega was born in Miami, Florida but spent the first four years of her life on a ranch in Ocala, Florida. Her father is Colombian and her mother, Gina Rue, is an American former model.

38. Sonia Uribe

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Hometown: Bogota
Occupation: Journalist/TV personality

Sonia Uribe Angulo is a Colombian journalist.

Uribe was born in Bogotá, Colombia. She grew up in Texas. She attended the University of the Incarnate Word and received a Bachelor in Communication Arts degree in Journalism. She then went on to pursue a master’s degree in Television Journalism at the University of London, UK.

Her first break into entertainment reporting began with a local CBS Affiliate Morning show in the USA, alongside former Miss USA 1994 Lu Parker. Uribe now calls London home.

Career

Uribe has worked on a variety of different television productions, including documentaries, current affairs and lifestyle programming, and she hosted the TV series The Sonia Uribe Files.Uribe is currently working as a global freelance TV presenter and model.

37. Veronica Orozco

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Hometown: Bogota
Occupation: Actress/singer

Verónica Orozco (born Verónica Orozco Aristizábal on June 8, 1979) is a Colombian actress and singer.

Orozco was a part of the Colombian TV musical show Okidoki, which led her to release three albums under the group name Okidoki in the early 1990s. In 2006 Orozco started her solo career releasing the successful album Verónica Orozco. Her first single was “Las bragas”, which had a lot of controversy around the lyrics suggesting lesbianism. Her second single was “Miénteme”. It won an award for “Video del Año” (video of the year) in Los Premios Shock (Shock Awards). Her third single was “descarada”. She performed the song in Los Premios TV y Novelas and at one of the Nuestra Tierra 2007 concerts.

She is currently starring in a new Colombian TV show called Protegido airing on the RCN Colombian Channel. The program first aired on May 6, 2007.
She also participated in the 2006 La Mega: Nuestra Tierra concerts, which showcased Colombian performers.

Verónica is actually filming with her role as Lina in Los Protegidos. She later stated she would focus again in her music career and her second studio album was expected in mid-2009, but as of today no reports have been made about she whether will be or not hitting the studio again to record new songs.

36. Danna Garcia

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Actress

Danna Maria García Osuna (born February 4, 1978) is a Colombian actress and model best known for her roles in telenovelas.

35. Jery Sandoval

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Hometown: Barranquilla
Occupation: Actress/singer

Jery Sandoval (born 18 December 1986, in Barranquilla, Colombia) is an actress, model and singer. In Colombia, she is known for her role of María Reyes in Los Reyes, a Colombian version of an Argentinian telenovela called Los Roldán. She also starred on the Televisa Mexican telenovela Código Postal as Regina Corona. Most recently, she appeared on MTV LA’s Popland television series.

34. Paolo Andrea Rey

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Hometown: Bucaramanga
Occupation: Actress

Paola Andrea Rey Arciniegas (born December 19, 1979 in San Gil, Santander, Colombia) is a Colombian actress and model.
She has worked in a number of Colombian telenovelas, including The Baby Sister, Pasión de Gavilanes, and La mujer en el espejo.
She has appeared in several films, including Como el gato y el raton, which won awards in several international competitions., and The Private Archives of Pablo Escobar
She also works as a model, appearing on the cover of the Fall, 2005 edition “Fuego”, and has been the face of Neutrogena

33. Paola Turbay

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Hometown: Houston, Texas
Occupation: Actress

Paola Turbay Gómez (born November 29, 1970) is a Colombian-American actress, model, beauty queen, and television presenter.

Of Lebanese descent and related to Julio César Turbay Ayala, Turbay represented Bogotá in the Miss Colombia beauty pageant, which she won in 1991.

She was the first runner-up in the 1992 Miss Universe competition

After finishing her studies in psychology at the Universidad de los Andes, Turbay focused on her career as a model and presenter in entertainment news segments on Noticias QAP and Noticiero C newscasts, as well as an actress, with shows like Hola Paola (“Hello Paola”) during the 1990s. In 2005 she was the official presenter, with Miguel Varoni, of the National Beauty Pageant. She has also made cameo appearances in several Colombian series like O todos en la cama, Ecomoda (sequel to Betty la fea) and Leche (“Milk”).

After studying acting in Hollywood, Florida, Turbay became the main character of the RCN TV comedy Noticias calientes (“Hot News”) in 2002. Two years later she would star the telenovela Las noches de Luciana (“The Nights of Luciana”) and in 2006 would present the Colombian version of Dancing with the Stars, Bailando por un Sueño. Paola has also made brief appearances in films such as Lenny the Wonder Dog and Love in the Time of Cholera.

In 2007, Turbay played Isabel Vega on the CBS series Cane, which was canceled in May 2008 after only one season. In 2008 she has been participating as a recurring guest star on the ABC series The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

She also guested on the Showtime series Californication (Season 2, ep. 8, “Going Down and Out in Beverly Hills”) and had a recurring role as an LAPD detective during the fifth season of TNT’s The Closer.
On Jan. 6, 2010, she played the role of Beatriz on the CBS series The Mentalist (Season 3, ep. 11, “Bloodsport”).

Paola has been cast on the role of Antonia Gavilán de Logroño for the fourth season of the HBO series True Blood airing in 2011

Starting in 2010, she had a recurring role on Royal Pains as Marissa Cassaras, Boris’s love interest, and mother of his son.

32. Nawal Ayoub

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Hometown: Barranquilla
Occupation: Model

Nawal Michelle Ayoub Valderrama is a Colombian, from Lebanese ancestry, beauty queen. During 2004, she represented Bogota, as Miss Bogota, in the Miss Colombia beauty peageant. Also, She was crowned Miss Earth Lebanon 2014 and competed in the Miss Earth 2014 pageant

31. Vanessa Mendoza

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Hometown: Chocó
Occupation: Beauty queen/model

Vanessa Alexandra Mendoza Bustos (born 1981), better known simply as Vanessa Mendoza, is a Colombian actress and fashion model who held the Miss Colombia title in 2001, being the first Afro-Colombian to win that contest.

Mendoza is a native of the Chocó Department, Colombia. She grew up in a small village named Ungia. Mendoza grew up in poverty, and she was one of a group of sixteen siblings. Her father died when she was still young, leaving her mother to care for her and her fifteen brothers and sisters. Despite the poor conditions in which her family lived, she showed early interest in becoming a model, and began pursuing that career.

Mendoza became Miss Chocó in 2001, a year in which Miss Colombia was facing a racial scandal. She became the first Black Miss Colombia, winning the title over first runner up, Consuelo Guzmán Parra. Despite suspicion that she had won the contest so that rumors about racism in it would be eradicated, Mendoza became popular among Colombians, who gave her the nickname “Black Barbie”. Mendoza was the object of an official reception in Cartagena after her victory, where she declared that she was about representing her race and country. Mendoza replaced Andrea Noceti as Miss Colombia. Prior to winning Miss Colombia, Mendoza had become the only contestant of the pageant’s 2001 version not to admit having a plastic surgery done for the contest. Mendoza participated in the Miss Universe 2002 pageant, winning the Best National Costume award.
On March 2, 2005, she and United States comedian Chris Tucker were the key speakers at a speech in Benedict College.

30. Carolina Gaitan

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Hometown: Villavicencio
Occupation: Actress/singer

Gaitan was a communications student before she chose to drop out and try her hand at acting. We’re not saying education isn’t necessary, but maybe all hot and talented women should try to see if they have a future where they get to be sexy on camera. Just a thought.

29. Catalina Sandino Moreno

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Hometown: Bogota
Occupation: Actress

Catalina Sandino Moreno (born April 19, 1981) is a Colombian actress. She shared the Silver Bear with Charlize Theron and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in Maria Full of Grace (2004).

28. Sara Corrales

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Actress

Sara Corrales (born 27 December 1985 in Medellín)is a Colombian actress, model, and dancer. She is renowned for her appearance on the 2004 telenovela Todos quieren con Marilyn as Catalina Osorio, a role which won her the TV y Novelas award to the revelation of the year, the 2008 telenovela Vecinos where she played the evil Jessica, which also earned her a nomination for the favorite villain on the TV y Novelas award in 2009 and El Señor de los Cielos (2013).

27. Karen Bray

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Hometown: Unavailable
Occupation: Model

Karen Bray is an actress, known for Los Herederos del Monte (2011).

26. Angie Cepeda

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Hometown: Cartagena de Indias
Occupation: Actress

Angélica María Cepeda Jiménez (born 2 August 1974), professionally known as Angie Cepeda, is a Colombian actress. She is probably the best known for her roles in telenovela Pobre Diabla and films Captain Pantoja and the Special Services and Love in the Time of Cholera. She is the younger sister of actress Lorna Paz.

25. Catalina Denis

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Hometown: Paris, France
Occupation: Actress/model

Catalina Zarate Denis is a Colombian actress and model, currently residing and working in France. Denis made her film debut in 2007 with a brief appearance in the French comedy Taxi 4. She played a striptease dancer in the 2010 film Le Mac. Most recently, she plays the butt-kicking girlfriend of David Belle’s character in Brick Mansions, the last film Paul Walker completed before his death in 2013. She was also part of the main cast of ABC’s new show “The Whispers”.

24. Maria Fernando Yepez

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Actress/model

María Fernanda Yépes Alzate (born December 23, 1980 in Medellín, Colombia) is a Colombian actress and model. She is mostly known for playing Yésica “La Diabla”, a crude and manipulative girl who worked recruiting, selecting, and leading groups of women for whom drug dealers would pay in advance to receive sexual services in return in the Telemundo hit series Sin Senos no hay Paraíso. She also played the title role in the Colombian television series Rosario Tijeras.

23. Lupe Fuentes

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Hometown: Cali
Occupation: Porn star

Lupe Fuentes (born Zuleidy Piedrahita on January 27, 1987) is a Colombian house music producer, DJ, and former pornographic actress. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Fuentes has been married to singer and actor Evan Seinfeld since 2011.

22. Natalia Paris

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Hometown: Medellín
Occupation: Model

Natalia París Gaviria (born August 12, 1973, Medellín, Colombia) is a Colombian model, She is one of the most recognized models in Colombia and offers her own brand of personal care products under her name.

21. Ana Sofia Henao

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Model

Colombian fashion model, nicknamed “Lolita.”
She was born June 19, 1981 in Medellin, Colombia.
He began acting in 13 years.
When she was 16, she starred for the directory Onda de Mar. After that, it came to prominence.

20. Sandra Valencia

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Hometown: Medellín
Occupation: Model

Not only does Valencia model lingerie, but she’s also a fashion student. May she continue the tradition of designing skimpy outfits for future generations.

19. Manuela Arbelaez

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Actress/model

Manuela Arbeláez Correa (born September 9, 1988) is a Colombian-born American model and actress, perhaps best known for her work on the television game show The Price Is Right.

18. Andrea Serna

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Hometown: Cali
Occupation: Model/TV personality

Andrea Serna is a famous Colombian model, TVe presenter (RCN TV News), reporter, TV show hostess, radio DJ and TV producer.
She was born in Caldas, but she was raised in Santiago de Cali and lives in Bogotá. she was married to Colombian TV producer Frank Scheuermann. They divorced in early 2009.
In 2005 she was the hostess and co-producer of Colombian version of The X Factor singer talent contest.
In 2007 she was the co-hostess of the TV game show El Jugador (the Colombian version of the British show PokerFace).
She made a cameo role in the novela “Betty La Fea” (the original Ugly Betty) as herself (an entertainment presenter).
Most of her family live in Manizales, Colombia

17. Angelica Casanas

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Hometown: Miami, Florida
Occupation: Model/video vixen

The model/dancer/actress, seen in countless music videos and now as Lady Hennessy, is better known as “Ms. Curves.” Bet it took them hours to come up with that one.

16. Esperanza Gomez

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Hometown: Belalcázar
Occupation: Model/porn star

Esperanza Gómez Silva (born 13 May 1983), commonly known as Esperanza Gomez is a Colombian nude model, pornographic actress and former Playboy TV host.

15. Elizabeth Loaiza

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Hometown: Cali
Occupation: Beauty queen/Model

Elizabeth Loaiza Junca is a famous Columbiana Model and Social Media Personality who is best known from her beautiful photos. Elizabeth gain huge fame from her photos,which she uploaded on social photo sharing app Instagram. Elizabeth was born on 9 January, 1989 in Cali, Columbia.

14. Camila and Mariana Davalos

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Models

Mariana and Camila Davalos, were born in the state of Kentucky, the United States, but most of their lives lived in the city of Medellin, Colombia.

Both sisters became famous, participating at an early age in the model shows.

They have become the face of the South American company that produces underwear, “Besame Lingerie”.

Also, they lead popular in Colombia TV show “Rumbas de la Ciudad”.

13. Natalia Velez

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Model/TV Personality

Natalia Gutierrez Velez is a Latin glamour model best known for her work with GoDaddy.com. She was born in Guayaquil, Ecuador, but she moved with her parents to Colombia when she was eight months old.

Natalia Velez has been modeling since she was 13 years old. She has worked for brands including Avon, Coca-Cola, Pantene, Pepsi and Samsung, among others. Her measurements are 32-23-35. While too short for traditional runway modeling, she has found a niche with lingerie and swimsuit photo-shoots.

Natalia enjoys a variety of hobbies, including waterskiing, wrestling, skydiving and painting pictures for her grandmother. She describes herself on Twitter as “Design engineer and Model.” She also re-Tweets inspirational sayings, for example, “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing,” as quoted by Dale Carnegie. Natalia is active on Twitter, responding mainly in Spanish, but occasionally in English.

Natalia Velez has become quite popular on the Internet; some photo galleries have titles like “Natalia Velez will make you HATE your girlfriend.”

Natalia Velez was featured on Sports Illustrated’s Hot Clicks Lovely Lady of the Day, and due to overwhelming reader demand, Sports Illustrated was forced to add more photos of her.

In 2012, the British newspaper The Sun published an item claiming that married Colombian soccer player Radamel Falcao carried on an affair with her. He has since sued the paper.

Natalia said she never set out to become a model; instead, modeling pursued her. The first time she stepped in front of a camera was a favor for a family friend to film a commercial. The rest, they say, is history. Natalia Velez is a product engineer by training and works in the eco design department at an environmental services company (godaddy.com).

Natalia Velez splits her time between Medellin, Columbia and Miami, Florida.

12. Selena Spice

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Hometown: Cali
Occupation: Porn star

Spice was once given the very specific title of “World’s Sexiest Amateur Latin Porn Star”; we, however, have a much simpler one, “The 12th Hottest Colombian Woman Alive.”

11. Lianna Grethel

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Photo by Jordan Murph

Hometown: Unavailable
Occupation: Actress/model

Lianna Grethel was born in Hartford, Connecticut but soon moved to Cali, Colombia. It comes as no surprise that Grethel entered the entertainment world; her mother, Consuelo Portuondo, was one of the most successful Colombian model of her time. Grethel’s grandfather, Enrique Portuondo, was a well-known director and television host in Habana, Cuba. Throughout her childhood, Grethel’s participated in every theatrical and musical production she came across. But it wasn’t until she was 16 years old that she had her first national television ad campaign. Throughout her teenage years she continued in runway shows, photography modeling and television.
After taking the Latin entertainment world by storm, Grethel has crossed over into the american markets, relocating to the US ans starring on Deal or no Deal. Not leaving her latin roots behind, Grethel simultaneously hosts Alarm TV and channel 62 Daily News, both Liberman Broadcasting Productions. Grethel has undoubtedly proved herself as an actress, model and host.

After being trained in scenic interpretation and diction with word-reowned teacher Silvia Muscovich, El Museo de Bellas Artes in Cali and The Maria Sanford School of Dance, various opportunities were presented to Grethel.

Grethel acted in La Mujer Doble (The Double Woman), Maria Bonita and Mascarada (Masquerade), all hit Latin American televnovelas (Soap Operas). Additionally, she starred as one of the beautiful models in the popular Latin American variety show Sabado Gigante (Giant Saturday).

After moving from Miami to Los Angeles to futher pursue her acting and modeling career, Grethel was signed to the prestigious William Morris Agency. Grethel became the image for reowned brands such as: JC Penny, McDonalds, Cingular, Radio Shack and others. Grethel soon became the voice of McDonalds, Coca Cola, Jack in the Box and Burger King.

Grethel is proud of the level of success that she has reached today. Furthermore, she is honored to have been chosen as a DOND model among more than 2,000 model from around the world. Grethel is the only Colombian model on the show. Grethel hopes to continue breaking into the American entertainment wolrd. Recently, Grethel has become involved with charities and enjoys speaking and educating about the on-going political issues in her native homeland.

10. Carolina Guerra

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Hometown: Bogota
Occupation: Actress/model/TV personality

Carolina Guerra (born 30 July 1986) is a Colombian model, actress and television presenter chosen in 2005 to represent the nation’s capital as Miss Bogotá. She won a Škoda Fabia hatchback, 25 million pesos with which to prepare for the national beauty competition in Cartagena, a gold tiara and a jewel.
She has presented the MTV programme Rock Dinner and appeared in the telenovelas Montecristo, broadcast in Colombia on Caracol TV, and La Diosa Coronada, broadcast in the United States on Telemundo. She played the Inca high priestess Ima in season two of Da Vinci’s Demons. In her modelling work she is represented professionally by Stock Models International Model Management. She has hosted Colombia’s Next Top Model.

9. Paula Garces

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Actress

Paula Garcés (born March 20, 1974) is a Colombian American film and television actress, known for her appearance in films such as Clockstoppers and The Harold and Kumar Series, and on TV shows such as CSI: Miami, The Shield, Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, The Sopranos, Oz, Devious Maids and All My Children.

8. Lucia Tovar

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Hometown: Cúcuta
Occupation: Model

Olga Lucia Tovar (born December 1981) is a Colombian promotional model. She was born in Cúcuta, Colombia and moved to the USA in approximately 2001. She is the older of two children and most of her 17 uncles and 40 cousins still live in Colombia.

Tovar began her modeling career in the US after working as a waitress at Hooters. She has appeared in numerous magazines, calendars, Playboy Special Editions and Playboy TV.
Tovar has also appeared in various swimwear and lingerie catalogs.

7. Catalina Otalvaro

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Model

Catalina Otalvaro born December 15, 1988) is a Colombian model and actress, best known as face of the Colombian lingerie brand Bésame.

Otalvaro was discovered by the important Colombian model agency SoHo and since then has been the face of many important international brands such as as T.T. Blues, Babalu Fashion, Cuadernos Star, Besame Prendas Intimas, Maia Lingerie, to name a few. Otalvaro stars in the 2016 released Colombian movie Código Sombra

6. Carla Ossa

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Model

Ossa was born in Medellín, Colombia in 1985. Ossa started out as a child model, but at the age of 12, had to leave modelling as she had grown out of children’s clothes.

When Ossa returned to the world of modelling, she was represented by Elite Model Management, and made numerous appearances on the front covers of magazines, especially in South America, including Self, Veintitantos, Vanidades, and Ocala. Ossa has also enjoyed success in Germany, appearing on the front covers of Für Sie, and Freundin. Ossa has also appeared in campaigns for the fashion chains Bonprix, Burger King, Nair. She also works for the fashion labels and clothing companies Cubavera, Cato Fashions, Magram, Metrostyle, Alloy and Venus Swimwear. She also appeared in the music video for the song Vivir by the pop singer Juan Escobar.

5. Zulay Henao

LAS VEGAS, NV - DECEMBER 30: Actress Zulay Henao attends the grand opening of Marquee Nightclub at Marquee Nightclub In The Cosmopolitan on December 30, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 30: Actress Zulay Henao attends the grand opening of Marquee Nightclub at Marquee Nightclub In The Cosmopolitan on December 30, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)

Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Actress

Zulay Henao (born May 29, 1979) is a Colombian-American film and television actress. She co-starred in a number of films such as Illegal Tender (2007), Fighting (2009), Takers (2010), Boy Wonder (2011), Hostel: Part III and The Single Moms Club (2014). In 2014 she began starring as one of the lead characters in the Oprah Winfrey Network series, If Loving You Is Wrong.

4. Karen Carreno

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Hometown: Bucaramanga
Occupation: Model

Date of Birth: 27.September 1987

Agencies:
Wilhelmina Models – New York
Modelwerk
Elite Model Management – Miami
Contempo Models

Advertisements:
Bed Head Tigi , Bésame , Beverly Hills , Buckle , Born footwear , Guess? , Ivonne , J.Lo , Lacoste , Yamamay Beachwear

Magazine Covers:
Malaysia: ‘Marie Claire’ – October 2003
Mexico: ‘Maxim’ – June 2005; ‘Max’ – March 2006; ‘Veintitantos’ – January 2007; ‘Vanidades’ – November 6 2007; ‘Cosmopolitan’
New Zealand: ‘Lucire’ – April 2005
US: ‘Marie Claire’ – October 2003

Fashion Shows:
Ready to wear – Spring/Summer 2002 {Beverly Hills}

Notes:
– Her real name is Alessandra Francesca Blanco
– Karen appeared in the Juanes’s Music Video ‘A Dios Le Pido’.

3. Sofia Vergara

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Hometown: Barranquilla
Occupation: Actress/Model

Sofía Margarita Vergara Vergara (born July 10, 1972) is a Colombian-American actress, comedian, producer, television host, model and businesswoman.

Vergara was widely known for co-hosting two television shows for Spanish-language television network Univisión in the late 1990s. Her first notable acting job in English was in the film Chasing Papi (2003). Subsequently, she appeared in other films, including Four Brothers (2005) and two Tyler Perry films: Meet the Browns (2008) and Madea Goes to Jail (2009), receiving an ALMA Award nomination for the latter.

Vergara’s success on television has earned her roles in films The Smurfs (2011), New Year’s Eve (2011), Happy Feet Two (2011), The Three Stooges (2012), Escape from Planet Earth (2013), Machete Kills (2013), Chef (2014), and Hot Pursuit (2015). In 2012 and 2013, she was the top-earning actress on US television.

Vergara stars on the ABC series Modern Family as Gloria Delgado-Pritchett, for which she has been nominated for four Golden Globe Awards, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and seven Screen Actors Guild Awards. In 2014, she was ranked as the 32nd most powerful woman in the world by Forbes

2. Daniela Tamayo

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Hometown: Medellin
Occupation: Model

Tamayo may be the perfect woman: She’s beautiful and she owns a restaurant in her hometown, Medellin. Some say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but lingerie modeling doesn’t hurt, either.

1. Shakira

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Hometown: Barranquilla
Occupation: Singer

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born February 2, 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, dancer, and record producer. Born and raised in Barranquilla, she began performing in school, demonstrating Latin American, Arabic, and rock and roll influences and belly dancing abilities. Shakira released her first studio albums, Magia and Peligro, in the early 1990s, failing to attain commercial success; however, she rose to prominence in Latin America with her major-label debut, Pies Descalzos (1996), and her fourth album, Dónde Están los Ladrones?

Shakira has won many awards, including five MTV Video Music Awards, two Grammy Awards, eight Latin Grammy Awards, seven Billboard Music Awards, 28 Billboard Latin Music Awards and has been Golden Globe-nominated. She has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and has sold between 70 and 125 million records worldwide (depending on the source),making her one of the best selling Latin artists of all time. She carries out well-known philanthropic activities through charity work most notably through her Pies Descalzos Foundation. In 2014, she was listed as the 58th most powerful woman in the world by Forbes.