Andrea Tovar

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Andrea Tovar
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Jealisse Andrea Tovar Velásquez

(1993-09-03) 3 September 1993 (age 25)
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
TitleMiss Chocó 2015
Miss Colombia 2015
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Miss Colombia 2015
Miss Universe 2016
(2nd Runner-up)

Jealisse Andrea Tovar Velásquez (born 3 September 1993) simply known as Andrea Tovar, is a Colombian model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Colombia 2015. She represented Chocó at the pageant and represented Colombia at Miss Universe 2016.

Personal life[edit]

Andrea Tovar was born in Quibdó, she is the daughter of physician Antonio Tovar and Xenia Rosa Velásquez a Homemaker. She is currently studying Industrial Design and Photographic Image Production at the Jorge Tadeo Lozano University in Bogotá.[1]

Miss Colombia 2015[edit]

She was crowned Miss Chocó in 2014, but as another contestant was selected in a different pageant to represent the same department, she had to postpone her participation in the national pageant until 2015.[2] She was the Miss Colombia with the longest time in holding the crown, she was Miss Colombia for 16 months and 4 days. On November 16, 2015, during the final telecast Andrea was crowned Miss Colombia 2015, becoming the second black Miss Colombia from Chocó to win the crown after Vanessa Mendoza in 2001.

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

Andrea represented Colombia at Miss Universe 2016 pageant held in the Philippines where she continued Colombia's streak in the Miss Universe pageant by placing in the semifinals for a third consecutive time finishing 2nd runner-up to Iris Mittenaere of France.[3]


Tovar was awarded as Señorita Chocó (Miss Choco Colombia 2015). She was subsequently crowned as Miss Colombia 2015. Currently she is working as a professional model.[citation needed]

On March 20, 2017, Tovar crowned her successor, Laura González. On Jan.9,2018 she gave birth to her first child named Elena

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "¿Quién es Jealisse Andrea Tovar, la nueva señorita Colombia?". El País. 16 Nov 2015.
  2. ^ "Los obstáculos que superó Andrea Tovar, la Señorita Colombia 2015 - 2016". El Espectador. 17 Nov 2015.
  3. ^ Adina, Armin P. "Miss Colombia is the candidate to beat". Retrieved 2017-04-28.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
United States Olivia Jordan
Miss Universe 2nd Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Jamaica Davina Bennett
Preceded by
Sucre Ariadna Gutiérrez
Miss Colombia
Succeeded by
Cartagena Laura González
Preceded by
Iliam Zapata
Miss Chocó
Succeeded by
Carmen Serna