Dulcita Lieggi

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This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Lieggi and the second or maternal family name is Francisco.
Dulcita Lieggi
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Dulcita Lynn Lieggi Francisco
(1989-05-19) 19 May 1989 (age 25)
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Occupation Professional model and actress
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 14 in)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Green
Title(s) Miss Dominican Republic 2012
Miss Italia nel Mondo 2009
Miss Dominican Republic 2012
(1st Runner-up)
(Winner)[note 1]
Miss Universe 2012

Dulcita Lynn Lieggi Francisco (born 19 May 1989 in Santo Domingo) is a Dominican actress, model and beauty pageant title-holder. Ms. Lieggi was originally placed 1st Runner-up to Carola Durán at Miss Dominican Republic 2012, but later Durán was dethroned and the title was given to Lieggi. Lieggi then represented the Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2012.[1]

Miss Dominican Republic and Miss Universe 2012[edit]

Lieggi competed as a representative of the province of Distrito Nacional, being one of 37 candidates in the country of Dominican Republic in the national beauty contest, Miss Dominican Republic 2012, broadcast live from Santo Domingo on 17 April 2012, where she became the first runner up for the title, winning the right to represent the Dominican Republic in Miss Continente Americano 2012. The second runner up, Carolyn Hawa, from Santiago, will represent the Dominican Republic in the Reina Hispanoamericana 2012 in Bolivia. The third runner up was Alondra Peña of Peravia, and the fourth runner up was Luz Quezada of San José de Ocoa. On 24 April 2012, exactly one week after winning the crown, Durán was dethroned for having once been married.[2]

Lieggi got the title of Miss Dominican Republic 2012 representing the province of the capital, Distrito Nacional. She went on to compete in the Miss Universe 2012 pageant held in Las Vegas, USA. Lieggi did not make it to the top 16.


Year Title Character Director Country
2010 Lily Lily Shahzad Yunas Dominican Republic
2011 El dinero hooker Alberto Matos Soto Dominican Republic
2014 Locas y Atrapadas Amanda Alfonso Rodríguez Dominican Republic
Al Sur de la Inocencia Laura Héctor Valdez Dominican Republic[3]


note 1 Lieggi was originally 1st Runner-up, but became Miss Dominican Republic 2012 after the original titleholder, Carola Durán, was dethroned


  1. ^ Global Beauties » Miss Dominican Republic Universe has been Dethroned
  2. ^ "Dulcita Lieggi, the new Miss Dominican Republic 2012". Global Observer. 27 April 2012. Retrieved 2 June 2012. 
  3. ^ "Entrevista a Dulcita Lieggi sobre película Locas y Atrapadas (1ra. parte)" (video) (in Spanish). CDN / NCDN. 4 February 2014. Retrieved 10 February 2014. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Dalia Fernández
Carola Durán
(2012; Dethroned)
Miss Dominican Republic
Succeeded by
Yaritza Reyes