Daisy Fuentes was born on November 17, 1966 in Havana, Cuba. She is an American model and actress.
Biography Career :
Daisy Fuentes was born in Cuba, but moved to Madrid, Spain when she was three years old. Four years later, Daisy Fuentes emigrated to Harrison, New Jersey. Daisy Fuentes studied communications and journalism at Bergen Community College, finally being selected to the be the host for WXTV Channel 41 weather.
While studying communications and journalism at Bergen Community College, Daisy Fuentes was selected as "weather girl" on WXTV Channel 41, Univision's New York affiliate. It didn't take long for the journalism student to move up the ranks, to become news anchor and reporter for the evening news.
The Latino television audience took a liking to the tale
nted and beautiful 19-year-old reporter, and soon did a huge network: MTV. In 1988, Daisy Fuentes moved on to work as news anchor at WNJU Channel 47, Telemundo's New York affiliate. That same year, she had the confidence to send a demo tape and letter to MTV. Daisy Fuentes soon retired her news reports for music reports, as host of MTV Internacional, which later became MTV Latino.
The first Latina VJ, Daisy Fuentes also became the first crossover VJ to work on both MTV US and MTV Latino. Daisy Fuentes later became host of House of Style and One on One with Michael Jordan (among others), on the original MTV and Latin MTV. She also counted down the Top 20 videos on American MTV, and the Top 20 videos for MTV Latino.
While hosting and VJ-ing on MTV, Daisy began to develop her acting credits with a role on the ABC soap opera, Loving. She followed up her soap role with appearances on shows such as Dream On, The Larry Sanders Show and Cybill.
Daisy Fuentes quickly moved up the ranks, eventually becoming news anchor and reporter for the evening news. MTV took notice of the 19-year-old and snatched her up as host of MTV Internacional, which later became MTV Latino.
Daisy Fuentes began to develop acting credits and landed a role on the ABC soap opera Loving. Fuentes had appearances on shows such as Dream On, The Larry Sanders Show, and Cybill.
From 1994 until 1995, Daisy became host of her own talk show on CNBC named Daisy, as part of the network's Talk All-Stars. One of her other claims to fame was as host of ABC's America's Funniest Home Videos, for two seasons.
Daisy Fuentes's other hosting gig included: The Alma Awards in 1997 and 1998; Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve '98; The 1998 World Music Awards; the 1999 Billboard Latin Awards; as well as Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe pageants.
Daisy Fuentes took her acting skills to the big screen in the 1996 Quentin Tarantino film, Curdled, and would gladly take on more projects that pique her interest. Daisy Fuentes is active in several charitable causes, especially St. Jude Children's Hospital.
Her career accomplishments are due largely to her charm, humor, intellect, and beauty, which are reasons for which Daisy Fuentes and her career will only continue to bloom.
Daisy Fuentes was the host of America's Funniest Home Videos for three seasons. She hosted The Alma Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, the 1998 World Music Awards, the 1999 Billboard Latin Awards, and the Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe pageants.
Daisy Fuentes has been a spokesmodel for Revlon, American Express, Pantene, M&M's, and Miller Lite. She was married once, but later divorced. She is currently engaged to ex-Bros member Matt Goss.
Daisy Fuentes also played on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital charity.
- Timothy Adams (actor: high school sweetheart; married in 1990; divorced in 1994)
- Luis Miguel (singer; met 1991; together from 1995 to 1998)
- Currently engaged to Matt Goss.
Claim to fame:
- As an MTV VJ
Height : 5' 10"/178cm
1. Lolo's Cafe (2006) (TV) .... Eve
2. "Half & Half"
- The Big Typecast Episode (2004) TV Episode .... Nina
3. "Queen of Swords"
... aka Reina de espadas (Spain)
... aka Tessa, i la pointe de l'epee (France)
- End of Days (2001) TV Episode .... Isabel Selvera
- Running Wild (2000) TV Episode .... Isabel Selvera
... aka Baywatch Hawaii (USA: new title)
- Stone Cold (2000) TV Episode .... Maya Morgan
5. Shutterspeed (2000) (TV) .... Kenzie Pearson
6. "Style World" (2000) TV Series .... Host
7. "I Spike" (2000) TV Series
- Eternamente Angeles (????) TV Episode
9. Curdled (1996) .... Clara
10. Latino Laugh Festival (1996) (TV)
11. "Can't Hurry Love"
- Glove Story (1995) TV Episode .... Carmen
12. "Dream On"
- The Taking of Pablum 1-2-3: Part 1 (1994) TV Episode
- Am I Blue? (1993) TV Episode .... Galaxy Girl
14. "Loving" (1983) TV Series .... Tess (1992)
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