Miss Universe of 2003 Amelia Vega net worth is now known. Check out her wiki, height, age, children, ethnicity, family, facts and more. She is a Dominican model, actress as well as a singer. Amelia Vega Horford was born on 1984 in Dominican Republic. Her father is a doctor practicing in Miami and New York City and her mother a pilot who entered the Miss Universe pageant in 1980. Vega has several famous relatives and grandparents.
|Full Name||Amelia Vega Horford|
|Birth Date||November 07, 1984|
|Height||6.2 feet / 1.88 m|
|Parents||Patricia Polanco and Otto Vega|
|Net Worth||$1 Million|
|Source of Income||Acting|
|Ethnicity||Dominican Republic and Cuban|
Vega participated in several beauty contests finally winning the title of Miss Dominican Republic. In 2003, she represented her country in the Miss Universe pageant and was crowned Miss Universe. She was the first person to win the title from her country and the tallest in record till date.
Soon after winning the title, Vega travelled extensively across the world including several trips to the US. She moved to a flat in New York which was part of the prize for the contest. She co-hosted the famous Festival Presidente de Musica Latina in her hometown. She was the chief spokesperson for HIV/AIDS awareness programme.
Vega appeared in several high end magazines like Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, InStyle and many more. She is also the lead model for Cover Girl cosmetic company for 4 years. She has hosted several other shows in national television. Vega debuted as a singer when she was 15 years only and released her single “Pasa Un Segundito” in 2010 which became an overnight success. She released her full album Agua Dulce in 2011. Apart from acting, singing and modeling, Vega owns two boutiques by the name Essence in Miami. She appeared in films The Lost City (2005) and Homie Spumoni (2006).
Vega stands at a towering height of 6.2 feet and has striking good looks and a super sexy figure. She married her two year long boyfriend Al Horford, a National basketball Player on 24 December, 2011. She has two children, one son and a daughter by the name Ean Horford Vega and Alia Horford Vega. Vega is associated with several charitable foundations like Go red for Women, amfAR, Global Health Council and many more.