Alicia Machado is a famous Venezuelan actress, television personality, Singer and former Miss Universe beauty pageant. She is the fourth woman from the Venezuelan who holds the title of Miss Universe. Let’s find out more about how much is Alicia Machado’s net worth in 2018.
Alicia Machado Early Life
Alicia was born in Maracay, Venezuela on December 6, 1976. Her original name is Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo. Her father Arturo Machado was Spanish and mother Martha Fajardo was from Cuba. Recently in May 2016, Alicia turned American by nationality. Alicia only has completed her school education but left the college in between in order to pursue a career in Modeling.
From the days of childhood she loved dancing, and she started to dance when she was only four years old. Apart from this Alicia was having a keen interest in acting and from when she was twelve years old she started learning the acting. She has managed it well to be a successful actor as well as a dancer. She has one daughter named Dinorah Valentina.
Alicia Machado Career
The titles of Miss Venezuela pageant and Miss Universe make the positive impact on the career of Alicia Machado. In 1998, she started her career as a TV personality. She got a break through a popular Venezuelan daily soap ‘Infierno en el Paraiso’ where she plays a role of ‘Samantha’. Her performance was appreciated by viewers, and after that, she got an opportunity to appear in four television series and ten telenovelas. Some of her popular TV series are ‘El Pantera’ and ‘Hasta que el dinero nos separe.’
Apart from this Machado is also a good singer and in 2004 she released her debuted album named ‘Alicia Machado’ and another one named ‘Si se Acabara el Mundo’ in 2010. She got nominated for two awards for her performance as a singer. During February 2006, she was in headlines due to one controversy regarding her title as Miss Universe when she appeared on the cover page of the popular magazine Playboy’s Mexican edition. She is only miss Universe posed nude for the same magazine.
Later she started the career as a commercial model and within the short time had a successful career in modeling. She also appeared in more than 35 international campaigns ads of reputed companies including McDonald, Pantene, Kellogs and many more.
Awards & achievements
1. In 1995, Alicia won two consecutive titles of Miss Yaracuy and Miss Venezuela pageant 1995.
2. In early 1996, she became the World’s coffee queen, and during the same year, she earns the title Miss Universe pageant 1996. She was the fourth woman from Venezuela to win this title.
3. She won two awards as ‘Best new actress’ and ‘Best revelation of the year’ for her performance as a ‘Samantha’ in Telenovela named ‘Infierno en el Paraiso’
4. Alicia was nominated for a Grammy award as well as Billboard award for her very first album named ‘Alicia Machado’
Net Worth of Alicia Machado
Alicia has the estimated Net Worth of $4 million. She earns a good amount of money from her performance in different fields which includes acting, singing, and modeling. Apart from this she has appeared in ads of top companies and earns handsome money through that. She has also gained huge popularity and success through her TV series performance and being a popular face on the cover page of various International magazines.
Alicia Machado is a well-known media person becomes popular due to her multi-talented personality. She is a superb actor, a skilled dancer and also an amazing presenter. Her performance as a singer and as a model is appreciable. She is a winner of Miss Universe 1996, and this title contributes a lot in her career as an actor. Despite being targeted by public controversies, she managed to grow her career in a very positive manner and achieved position every woman dream for.