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Amelia Victoria Vega Polanco de Guerra was born on the 7th November 1984, in Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic, and is a singer, actress and model. Amelia certainly became known when in the middle of 2003, being 18, she became the first Dominican to win the Miss Universe competition, also the youngest to win the competition since 1994. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 2002.
How much is the net worth of Amelia Vega? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of her wealth is as much as $1 million, as of the data given in early 2017.
Amelia Vega Net Worth $1 Million
To begin with, Amelia Vega is the daughter of Otto Vega, a general practitioner and Patricia Polanco Álvarez, an aviator who was elected Miss Monde at the end of 1980. Amelia Vega is also the niece of the singer, songwriter, Juan Luis Guerra. Amelia graduated from the Barbizon Modelling and Acting School in Santo Domingo.
After winning the Miss Dominican Republic competition in 2002 at age 17, Amelia represented the Dominican Republic in the Miss Universe election held in Panama on the 3rd June 2003, actually the tallest competitor to ever win the title at 1m88 (6ft 2in). Subsequently, due to her new title, she began travelling and participating in various events and organizations. She also became the spokeswoman of an association that strives to prevents AIDS. Then, she moved to New York, USA.
Amelia began modelling, and made the cover of many prestigious magazines, including Cosmopolitan, In Style, Harper’s Bazaar, Glamour, Selecta and many others. For four years, she was the face of the brand of beauty products for Cover Girl. All these added significantly to her net worth.
Once her reign as Miss Universe ended, Amelia became the host of the television show “Voces de América”. Between 2004 and 2005, she presented the Presidente Festival of Musica Latina and the reality show “Suegras”. In 2005 she launched her acting career, starring in the film “The Lost City” and directed in her first film “Adieu Cuba”. In 2008, she starred in the comedy “Homie Spumoni” alongside Donald Faison and Whoopi Goldberg. Then in 2010, she began hosting “Segunda Oportunidad”, the Mexican reality show, all these activities helping build her net worth.
From the age of 15, Amelia had attempted to launch her career as a singer in her hometown, however, her first single, “Pasa Un Segundito” wasn’t released until 2010 on iTunes, but in two days the single reached the Top 10 Latin songs. In August 2011, she released her first album “Agua Dulce”.
In 2007, she opened two clothing stores in Miami, Florida, called Essence by Amelia Vega, so overall, all the aforementioned involvements have increased the total size of Amelia Vega’s net worth and popularity.
Finally, in the personal life of Amelia Vega, she married the Dominican basketball player Al Horford on the 24th December 2011 in the residence of Juan Luis Guerra. On the 23rd February 2015, she gave birth to their first child, a boy named Ean Horford Vega, and second child on November 27, 2016, this time a daughter Alía Horford Vega.