Yoseph Alicia Machado is a famous Actress, beauty queen, singer and TV host who has won the title of Miss Universe in the year 1996. She also criticized the behavior of Donald Trump once. During 2016, presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton was mentioned by her. She is the 4th woman from her country to be named as Miss Universe. If you are interested to know more about life and the net worth of Alicia Machado, then you can read this article ahead.
Early life & Biography
She was born on 6th December in the year 1976 in Maracay in Venezuela. Her mother was a homemaker while her father was an owner of a toy store who has been emigrated from Spain. She began performing on stage at an early age, and she started dancing when she was four years old. At the age of 12, she started doing acting, and she attended her college for just one year. She left her college in between because she wanted to pursue modeling. She started appearing in commercials and used to do beauty pageants.
In the year 1998, She was charged with driving her boyfriend’s getaway car on the road. She denied for both of the accusations, and she was also not proved guilty. She used to date basketball player Bobby Abreu but later on they separated. In the year 2013, she was diagnosed with Breast Cancer, and she had to go through a double mastectomy. In the year 2016, she became the citizen of the United States. She also has got a daughter.
Career, Awards & Nominations
In the year 1995, Alicia won the Miss Maracay Pageant and then she also won the Miss Venezuela title in the year 995. In Las Vegas, she became Miss Universe in the year 1996. During her training time, she was also recommended for plastic surgery, but she refused it. In the year 1998, she acclaimed her first role as a character named Samantha in Telenovela.
In the year 2001, she worked in an international soap opera. In the year 2004 and 2005, she pursued her career of being a TV commercial model. In the year 2006, she also appeared on the cover page of the Playboy magazine. She was the only Miss Universe who posed nude for that magazine. In the year 2010, she again posed nude for the Playboy magazine. In the year 2017, she posed nude for the ad campaign of PETA regarding animal protection.
Net Worth & Earnings
The net worth of Alicia Machado is around $5 million which she has earned by working as an actress and singer. She has won the title of Miss Yaracuy in the year 1995 and then she also won the title of Miss Venezuela in the same year. She started working in the TV series and then she also released her studio album in the year 2004.
Alicia Machado is a famous model who has won the title of Miss Universe in the year 1996. She started working in TV series at first and then she also worked in some movies. She has posed nude for Playboy magazine three times. She was also accused by someone of murder threat, but she wasn’t proved guilty, and she refused to accept any allegation on her. She also released a music album of her own, and she is a famous model who has got look and brain both. She is going to win many more nominations and awards in the future for her outstanding works and performances in movies.