Famous as a finalist in the 2008 Miss Continente Americano and 2007 Miss Venezuela pageants, she is also notable as a cover model for the British magazine i-D. In addition, she pursued television and radio hosting careers.
She began modeling in her mid teens, initially posing for fashion photographer Erick Peley.
She found representation with the Wilhelmina Models agency.
Born Andrea Valentina Matthies Bornhorst, she spent her youth in Caracas, Venezuela.
She and Veronica Schneider were both Miss Venezuela finalists.