Brazilian model and beauty queen who was named Miss Brasil in 2006. She then competed at the 2006 Miss Universe Pageant, where she finished in the top 20.
She represented Rio Grande do Sul at the Miss Brasil pageant in 2006, winning the title when she was only 19.
She studied at the Lutheran University of Brazil and is a licensed dermatologist.
She married surgeon Denis Valente, with whom she has a daughter.
Zuleyka Rivera was named Miss Universe 2006.