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June 20, 1987 |
Belo horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil
|Height||5 ft 9 in (175 cm)|
Menezes worked with her father in their growing shoe business, which led her to taking a Fashion Design business course. She later graduated from the New York Film Academy. Offers from several countries, including Thailand, were followed by one in the Philippines. She appeared in various commercials[vague] internationally before becoming a TV personality in the Philippines on TV5 and GMA. She was featured in Maxim Philippines' June 2009 issue and in FHM Philippines' October 2011 issue. She is also an endorser of Baliwag Lechon, Master Siomai, NailFiles, Rebisco Hansel crackers, Texas Wild chips, Choco Mucho, Judge (chewing gum), Sassa Activewear, Belo, Pretty Looks, Lady Grace and Ever Bilena make-up.
Menezes was awarded the prestigious 2012, 2014 and 2015 Global Achiever Awardee as Outstanding Ramp Model and Commercial Endorser by the Asia Pacific Awards Council (APAC) during the 20th Annual Asia Pacific Excellence Awards, headed by Chairman Jonathan Navea and Japanese educator Dr. Seiji Yii-Kagawa.
Daiana also got the highest, record-breaking bid for a second-hand bikini to help raise funds for the environment of a beach in the Philippines. The bidder paid 100,000.00 pesos for her used bikini on November 28, 2012.
She is currently traveling abroad, concentrating on her acting career. In 2012 alone, she was in 6 movies, played the leading role in 3 of them.
As a college student, Menezes was as an international model, pianist and painter. She went to Centro Universitário UNA, taking Fashion Design in Belo Horizonte. Her father runs a shoe business in Brazil and created the franchise named after what Daiana chose as a store name. A small town, Bairro Menezes in Cataguases, Minas Gerais, was named after her grandfather, Romualdo Menezes.
In 2013, Menezes joined PETA's campaign to free Mali from Manila Zoo and have her transferred to Boon Lott's Elephant Sanctuary where she will have access to proper veterinary care, space to roam and to be in the company of other elephants. Mali has been in captivity in Manila for more than 3 decades after she was poached from the wild.
|2007-2012||Eat Bulaga||Co-Host||GMA Network|
|2009||Bitoy's Funniest Videos||Co-Host||GMA Network|
|2009-2010||Bubble Gang||Herself||GMA Network|
|2010-2011||My Darling Aswang||Bella||TV5|
|2012||Umagang Kay Ganda||Segment Host||ABS-CBN|
|2014||Tunay Na Buhay||Herself||GMA Network|
|2015||Kapamilya Deal or No Deal||Herself #14 (Lucky Star)||ABS-CBN|
|2015||It's Showtime||Herself (judge)||ABS-CBN|
|2008||Dobol Trobol: Lets Get Redi 2 Rambol!||Vivien|
|2009||Yaya and Angelina: The Spoiled Brat Movie||Yaya Foreigner|
|2012||My Amiga Girl||Margarita Avez Mercedes|