Alejandra Espinoza Cruz
March 27, 1987
|Height||1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)|
|Title||Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007|
Aníbal Marrero (m. 2011)
|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2006|
Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007
Alejandra Marrero (née: Espinoza Cruz;[note 1] born March 27, 1987) is a Mexican-American 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 was born in Tijuana and 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’ Archived January 19, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. 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 Archived January 22, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. 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)
- "La historia de amor de Alejandra Espinoza y Aníbal Marrero". www.univision.com. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
- "Así fue la fiesta de cumpleaños de Matteo". www.univision.com. Retrieved August 25, 2017.
|Awards and achievements|
| Nuestra Belleza Latina