Vanessa Ponce de León is a Mexican model, crowned Miss World 2018; becoming the first Mexican to clinch the title. Let’s have a look at Vannesa Ponce’s life history and some interesting facts about her.
Vanessa Ponce was born on March 7, 1992 (age 26; as in 2018) in Guanajuato City, Guanajuato, Mexico. She holds a degree in International Business and a Diploma in Human Rights. She is a qualified Open Water Scuba Diver. She entered the field of modelling after she won the Cycle 5 of Mexico’s Next Top Model in 2014 and since then there has been no looking back for her.
In 2018, Vanessa Ponce was on the Board of Directors of ‘Migrantes en el Camino’, a Rehab Centre for Girls. She also speaks regularly at the National Youth Institute.
Vanessa has also been a part of various campaigns for brands like Tommy Hilfiger, Dolce & Gabbana and many more.
The brown-eyed Mexican beauty is 5’ 8” tall, weighs around 55 kg, and has brown hair. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.
Family, Boyfriend & Religion
Vanessa is a Christian, born in a middle-class Mexican family. She has a younger brother.
Vanessa Ponce is very close to her mother and considers her mother as her best friend.
Not much information is known about her family and boyfriend.
Vanessa Ponce, prior to winning the Miss World title, volunteered with an organization Migrantes en el Camino; which provides shelter to the needy in one of the poorest regions of Oaxaca, a state in Mexico. Other than volunteering, Ponce is a speaker at the National Youth Institute in Mexico, which handles policies relevant to the youth.
Vanessa Ponce shot to fame when she won the Cycle 5 of Mexico’s Next Top Model in 2014. Further, Ponce was crowned the “Miss World Mexico 2018″ on May 5, 2018. In December 2018, she hit the headlines by winning the beauty pageant Miss World 2018; making her the first ever Mexican to be crowned the Miss World. Miss World 2017, Manushi Chillar, crowned her the Miss World 2018.
- Her favourite TV show includes Downtown Abbey.
- Vanessa likes to watch the Hollywood movie, The Prince of Egypt.
- Vanessa enjoys playing Volleyball.
- Vanessa prefers Non-Vegetarian food.
- She enjoys painting and playing ultimate frisbee.
- She is a qualified Open Water Scuba Diver.
- She is an avid pet lover.