Cynthia Lander

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Cynthia Lander
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Cynthia Cristina Lander Zamora
(1982-06-10) June 10, 1982 (age 35)
Caracas, Venezuela
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Measurements Bust: 89 cm (35.0 in)
Waist: 58 cm (22.8 in)
Hips: 89 cm (35.0 in)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Blue
Title(s) Miss Venezuela 2001
Miss Venezuela International 2002
Miss Venezuela 2001
(Miss Figure)
Miss Universe 2002
(3rd Runner-Up)
Miss Venezuela International 2002
Miss International 2002
Spouse Carlos Martel (m. 2011)

Cynthia Cristina Lander Zamora (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈsintja lanˈder]; born June 10, 1982 in Caracas) is a Venezuelan actress, TV host and beauty pageant titleholder who represented her country at Miss Universe 2002.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Caracas, Cynthia moved to the United States at age 11 and returned to Venezuela when she was 16.

On September 24, 2011, Cynthia got married to her boyfriend of 2 years, the businessman Carlos Martel Izaguirre.[1]

Pageant participation[edit]

Miss Venezuela 2001[edit]

Lander participated in Miss Venezuela 2001 representing Distrito Capital where she beat out 25 other women for the title of Miss Venezuela 2001, gaining the right to represent her country at Miss Universe.

Miss Universe 2002[edit]

Lander later represented Venezuela at Miss Universe 2002, held on May 29, 2002 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Cynthia was one of the Top 10 semifinalists and eventually finished as 4th Runner-Up.

Miss International 2002[edit]

Lander then competed in Miss International 2002, held on September 30, 2002 in Tokyo, Japan but failed to place in the semifinals. Cynthia has participated in:[2]


See also[edit]


  1. ^
  2. ^ RCTV's article about her.
  3. ^ a b terra | missuniverso2002
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Táchira Aura Zambrano
Miss Venezuela International
Succeeded by
Carabobo Goizeder Azua
Preceded by
India Celina Jaitley
Miss Universe 4th Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Japan Miyako Miyazaki
Preceded by
Apure Eva Ekvall
Miss Venezuela
Succeeded by
Aragua Mariángel Ruiz
Preceded by
Dahilmar del Valle Toledo
Miss Distrito Capital
Succeeded by
Amara Barroeta