Jaslene Gonzalez was born on May 29, 1986, in Puerto Rico. She was brought up in Chicago neighbourhood. She was interested in modelling from a young age.
She had soon signed with designers like Alexis Arquette and Michelle Gomez. She also appeared in print on newspapers like Extra and La Nota. She liked the show America's Nex Top Model and wanted to be on the show when she was eligible.
In February 2007, Jaslene Gonzalez was seen on America's Next Top Model, a dream come true for her. She reached the semis on the show judged by Tyra Banks among others. She also joined the next season and was never in the bottom two that season. Jaslene won the eighth season of the ANTM. As the prize, Jaslene pocketed a hundred-thousand dollars contract with CoverGirl and was also featured in Seventeen
She also appeared in a number of TV shows like TRL, Live with Regis and Kelly, The View etc. Apart from these, Jaslene also appeared in a number of magazines like Latina, Splendor and Hombre among others.
In 2007, she received a nomination at the Teen Choice Award. In 2008, she entered a contract with Elite Model Management and walked the ramp of the New York
Fashion Week for designers like Indashio, Custo Barcelona and Jose Duran.
Why is she famous?
Jaslene Gonzalez is famous as the winner of America's Next Top Model in 2008.
Here is one of her famous quotes:
"Tyra Banks is an amazing person. I love her. I adore her. I appreciate everything that she has done for me. She won't forget about me and she would always call to check on how I am doing and things like that."
- Jaslene Gonzalez
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