|Beauty pageant titleholder|
Espinoza at the 2012 Alma Awards.
|Born||Alejandra Espinoza Cruz
March 27, 1987
Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Title(s)||Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007|
|Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2006
Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007
|Spouse||Aníbal Marrero (m. 2011)|
Alejandra Marrero (née: Espinoza Cruz;[note 1] born March 27, 1987 in Tijuana) is a Mexican beauty queen, model, and TV presenter. She won the first year of Univision's beauty contest/reality television show Nuestra Belleza Latina on May 22, 2007.
Espinoza competed against 11 other finalists on Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007. On the final show hosted by Giselle Blondet, she competed against five remaining finalists with a live performance by Cristian Castro.
In 2007, after winning a contract with the Univision network she joined the show El Gordo y la Flaca as a correspondent and guest co-host. In February 2008, Espinoza became a model and co-presenter on Univision's hit show Sabado Gigante starring Don Francisco. In July 2014, after 6 years of working at Sabado Gigante and appearing in 333 weekly shows, she left the show to pursue other projects in Los Angeles. In 2014, she served as co-host of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014.
In July 2014, Univision announced that she will be the host of a new reality show and singing competition called La Banda scheduled for 2015. She is represented by MC2 Model Management in Miami.
Espinoza comes from a family of ten children. Her mother's name is Rosa María and she emigrated with her family to San Ysidro, California in 2001. Espinoza worked at a fast food restaurant and participated in beauty pageants in her free time.
- Alejandra Espinoza. modelwire.com
- Alejandra Espinoza first winner of ‘Nuestra Belleza Latina’. hola-arkansas.com. May 23, 2007
- Ganó Alejandra Espinoza : La reina de Nuestra Belleza Latina. univision.com (in Spanish)
- "Nuestra Belleza Latina Winner: Alejandra Espinoza". latinaviva.com. May 22, 2007
- Sinaloa gana Nuestra Belleza México 2006. esmas.com. September 3, 2006. (in Spanish)
- Univision Crowns First Winner of “Nuestra Belleza Latina”. businesswire.com. May 23, 2007
- Luis E. Palacios (July 24, 2014) Alejandra Espinoza conducirá ‘La banda’ para Univisión. elnuevoherald.com
- Angela María González (September 26, 2008) "Una mamá orgullosa". univision.com.
- Richard Huff (January 9, 2008) "Casting about for beautiful Latinas". Daily News (New York)
- This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Espinoza and the second or maternal family name is Cruz.
|Awards and achievements|
|Nuestra Belleza Latina