Laura González (Miss Colombia)

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Laura González
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Miss Colombia 2017, Laura González
Laura González Ospina

(1995-02-22) 22 February 1995 (age 23)
Other namesLaura Barjum
OccupationActress, model
Years active2015–present
Home townCartagena, Colombia
Height1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
TitleMiss Cartagena 2016
Miss Colombia 2017
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Miss Colombia 2017
Miss Universe 2017
(1st Runner-Up)

Laura González Ospina (born 22 February 1995) is a Colombian actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder. She was Miss Colombia 2017 and later represented her country at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant, where she ended as 1st Runner-Up.

Personal life[edit]

González was born in Cali but was moved to Cartagena when she was six months old. She attended high school in Cartagena Modern Gymnasium and Dramatic Art at the School of Education Actoral House Ensemble. She speaks Spanish, English and Ching.[2][3]


On 20 March 2017, González was crowned Miss Colombia 2017.[citation needed] She then represented Colombia at Miss Universe 2017, where she finished as the 1st Runner-Up. This marked the fourth year in a row that the delegate from Colombia placed in the pageant's Top 3.[4]


González participated in the telenovela La Cacica playing Chechi and has also been featured in several films.[citation needed]


Year Title Role
2017 La Cacica[5] Chechi


  1. ^ Cali, Casa Editorial El País. "Laura González Ospina, la reina que venció al bullying". Retrieved 2017-03-21.
  2. ^ "Laura González es la nueva Señorita Cartagena". eluniversal. 6 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Laura González Ospina, la reina que venció al bullying". 21 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Heres the final question that decided the winner of Miss Universe 2017". Retrieved 2017-11-29.
  5. ^ "La Señorita Colombia actúa en la novela del Canal Caracol 'La Cacica' - Entretengo". Entretengo (in Spanish). March 22, 2017.

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Haiti Raquel Pélissier
Miss Universe 1st Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Chocó Andrea Tovar
Miss Colombia
Succeeded by
Valle Valeria Morales