Catalina Cáceres

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Catalina Paz Cáceres Ríos
Born (1990-05-16) May 16, 1990 (age 28)
Height1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
TitleNuestra Belleza Chile 2014
Miss Universo Chile 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Nuestra Belleza Chile 2014
Miss Universo Chile 2016
Miss Earth 2014
Miss Universe 2016

Catalina Paz Cáceres Ríos (born May 16, 1990), simply known as Catalina Cáceres, is a Chilean model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Nuestra Belleza Chile and Miss Universo Chile in 2016. She represented Chile at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant.

Personal life[edit]

Catalina is an interior designer and was raised in Huechuraba. Her father is an engineer and her mother is an artist. [1] Caceres volunteers for Alzheimer Chilean Corporation and supports LGBT rights. Her answer after being asked about LGBT adoption and marriage rights during Miss Universo Chile made international headline news.[2] [3] [4] Catalina is a vegetarian and she speaks English.


Nuestra Belleza Chile 2014[edit]

Catalina won the Nuestra Belleza Chile title in 2014, succeeding the previous winner Natalia Lermanda. She bested 21 other finalists in the said pageant. As part of her responsibilities, Catalina attended the "Green Fair" event that was held at Mapocho Station on September 7, 2014.[5]

Miss Earth 2014[edit]

After winning Miss Earth Chile, Catalina flew to the Philippines in November to compete with nearly 100 other candidates to be Alyz Henrich's[6][7] successor as Miss Earth. However, she failed to place. Miss Earth 2014 was won by Jamie Herrell of the Philippines.[8][9][10][11][12][13]

Miss Universo Chile 2016[edit]

She was crowned as Miss Universo Chile 2016, making her Chile's representative for the Miss Universe 2016 pageant in the Philippines.[14]

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

As Miss Universo Chile, she competed at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant but was ultimately unplaced.


  1. ^ "Catalina Cáceres y Miss Universo: Me cambió la vida cuando empecé a quererme". Radio Cooperativa. 2016. Retrieved 16 November 2016.
  2. ^ "YouTube: la respuesta de Miss Chile sobre el matrimonio igualitario se vuelve viral". La República. 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ "La respuesta "políticamente incorrecta" de Miss Chile sobre el matrimonio igualitario". CNN en Español. 2016. Retrieved 24 November 2016.
  4. ^ "La reina de belleza a la que no le dio miedo decirle Sí al matrimonio igualitario". El Espectador. 2016. Retrieved 27 November 2016.
  5. ^ "Catalina Cáceres es la invitada estelar en Feria Verde 2014". Facebook. 2014. Retrieved 8 September 2014.
  6. ^ Blanco, Eunice (2013). "Alyz Henrich of Venezuela is Miss Earth 2013". Philippine Star. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
  7. ^ "Venezuela's Alyz Henrich wins Miss Earth 2013". MSN. 2013. Retrieved 9 December 2013.
  8. ^ Locsin, Joel (2014). "Pinay bags Miss Earth 2014 title". GMA Network. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  9. ^ Жигарева, Гертруда (2014). "Россиянка получила титул "Мисс огонь" на конкурсе "Мисс Земля" (in Russian)". Moskovskij Komsomolets. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  10. ^ "Miss Earth 2014 Crown Goes To Miss Philippines". Travelers Today. 2014. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  11. ^ "الفلبينية هيريل تنتزع تاج جمال الأرض (in Arabic)". 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  12. ^ "La corona de Miss Tierra se quedó en casa (in Spanish)". El Universal. 2014. Retrieved 30 November 2014.
  13. ^ "MISS PHILIPPINES CROWNED MISS EARTH 2014". The Times of India. 2014. Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  14. ^ "Miss Universe CHILE 2016 is Catalina Cáceres". missosology. 9 Nov 2016.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Natalia Lermanda
Miss Earth Chile
Succeeded by
Natividad Leiva
Preceded by
María Belén Jerez Spuler
Miss Universo Chile
Succeeded by
Natividad Leiva