Venezuelan model who won the title of Miss Venezuela in 2008 and the title of Miss Universe in 2009. She was the first Miss Universe winner crowned by a compatriot.
She started modeling when she was a young girl and won her first major pageant in 2008.
She presented at the Latin Grammy Awards in 2009.
She comes from a family of Ukrainian, Polish, Russian and Spanish descent.
She was crowned Miss Universe by former winner Dayana Mendoza.