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December 22, 1965
|Occupation||Hostess, Actress and Model|
Viviana Gibelli (born December 22, 1965) is a Venezuelan TV show host and former beauty queen.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela, her father is Brazilian-Italian while her mother is of Cuban origin. Gibelli has two brothers and has confessed that she prefers male friendships over female since she grew up playing with her brothers.
Gibelli was selected as fourth runner-up in the 1987 Miss Venezuela Pageant and started a career as fashion model.
She later participated in different types of television shows, beginning with Complicidades, a daytime magazine show geared towards women. Later on, she worked on children's shows and telenovelas. In 2003 Gibelli also filmed several television shows in Costa Rica.
She has participated in a total of five telenovelas, of which Gata Salvaje (Wild Cat), filmed in 2002 is the only released internationally. Though she had big hits in Venezuela with El Pais de las Mujeres (The Country of Women) and Kaina, in which she both played one of the lead female roles. She has also participated in one Venezuelan feature film.
Gibelli is now a fixture of the Venevisión network where she had a talk show called Viviana a la Media Noche (Viviana at Midnight), as well as the Venezuelan television mega-hit La Guerra de Los Sexos (Battle of the Sexes).