Alicia Machado

Miss Venezuela 1995 and Miss Universe 1996
Born Dec 6, 1976

Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo is an actress, singer and former Miss Universe. She was the fourth woman from Venezuela to capture the Miss Universe crown.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Alicia Machado.


1976 Birth Born on December 6, 1976.


1995 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Machado won the 1995 Miss Venezuela pageant entering Yaracuy and then the Miss Universe 1996 crown in Las Vegas.
1996 19 Years Old After winning the Miss Universe title in 1996, Machado announced that all she wanted to do was "eat, eat and eat" and Trump later called her "an eating machine", generating controversy. … Read More


2001 24 Years Old In 2001, she had a small role on the international soap opera Secreto de Amor.
2004 27 Years Old During 2004–2005, she pursued a career as a TV commercial model with particular success in promoting a dieting product. In 2005, Machado appeared on a Spanish reality show called La Granja de los famosos ("The Farm"). On February 19, 2006, Machado debuted on a Mexican reality show named Cantando Por Un Sueño ("Singing For A Dream"), a program in the line of the previous Bailando Por Un Sueño ("Dancing For A Dream"), in which the winner has the chance for a dream to come true. … Read More
2006 29 Years Old Machado appeared in (and on the cover of) the February 2006 issue of Playboy magazine's Mexican edition, becoming the only Miss Universe to pose nude for Playboy.


2012 35 Years Old On September 9, 2012, she was one of ten competitors on the third season of Mira Quien Baila. … Read More
2014 37 Years Old In February 2014, she joined Univision's beauty pageant Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014 as a mentor where she coach the participants on how to succeed in the modeling and television industry. … Read More
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