BirthdayOctober 28, 1974

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Dayanara Torres

    Full name: Dayanara Torres
    Also known as: Dayanara Torres, Torres, Dayanara
    Professions: Puerto Rican actor-model

  2. Dayanara Torres Measurements

    Height: 5' 8" (1.73 m)

  3. Dayanara Torres Known for

    Watch Over Me (2006), Looking for Maria Sanchez (2013), The Nail: The Story of Joey Nardone (2009), Basta't kasama kita (1995)

  4. Dayanara Torres Biography

    Dayanara Torres Delgado (born October 28, 1974 in San Juan) is a Puerto Rican actress, singer, model, writer and former Miss Universe.Torres was discovered at age 17 while walking through the Plaza de Toa Alta in her hometown, and was invited to represent Toa Alta in the annual Miss Puerto Rico pageant. She won the pageant and the right to represent Puerto Rico in the 1993 Miss Universe pageant. In 1992, she participated in the Miss International pageant and became a semi-finalist. The same year, she earned second place at the Queen of the World contest.Torres won the crown in the Miss Universe pageant held in Mexico City on May 21, 1993. Torres' victory in the pageant caused some controversy because of the claim that she was still a minor; however, Torres had turned 18 several months before the contest. After she won the title, she became an instant superstar in the Philippines. Her victory also raised some eyebrows, as she did not top any of the pageant's segments. When Torres returned home to Puerto Rico, she was received with a parade.During and after her reign as Miss Universe, she became an ambassador for UNICEF, traveling through Asia and Latin America in support of the organization. She created the Dayanara Torres Foundation which has provided scholarships to poor students in Puerto Rico and the Philippines. In 1994, she went to Manila to crown the new Miss Universe and during the ceremony, she sang "A Whole New World" as a duet with Peabo Bryson.

  5. Dayanara Torres Family

    Spouse: Marc Anthony (divorced)
    Childrens: Cristian Ryan

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