Lolita Morena

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Lolita Morena
Beauty pageant titleholder
Lolita Morena by Erling Mandelmann.jpg
Morena in the 1980s
Born Lolita Laura Morena
(1960-10-15) 15 October 1960 (age 56)
Cantiano, Italy
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Weight 49.7 kg (110 lb)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Green
Title(s) Miss Switzerland 1982
Miss Switzerland 1982
Miss World 1982
(3rd runner-up)
(Miss Photogenic)
Miss Universe 1983
(3rd runner-up)
(Miss Photogenic)
Spouse Lothar Matthäus (1994–1999)
Children Loris (born 1992)

Lolita Laura Morena (born 15 October 1960 in Cantiano, Italy) is a Swiss model, actress, and television hostess.

Miss Switzerland[edit]

She was a student in egyptology when she won the Miss Switzerland pageant in 1982. She went on to represent her country at Miss World 1982 and Miss Universe 1983.[1] Coincidentally she finished as 3rd runner-up in both pageants and was awarded the Miss Photogenic Award twice.

After Miss Universe and Miss World[edit]

A polyglot, Lolita Morena has worked with television, not just in her native Italy, but also in Switzerland and Germany. She co-hosted the Eurovision Song Contest 1989 from Lausanne along with Jacques Deschenaux. She also hosted the Swiss national selection for Eurovision in 1991.

Lolita has continued her work at the French branch of Swiss television and recently starred in the comedy series Les Pique-Meurons.

Personal life[edit]

From 1994 to 1999, she was married to German football player Lothar Matthäus with whom she had a son, Loris.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Miss Universe Crowned". Bangor Daily News. Bangor, Maine. United Press International. July 12, 1983. Retrieved 2010-09-19. 
  2. ^ Junghänel, Frank (July 13, 1996). "Lothar, Loris, Lolita". Berliner Zeitung. Berlin, Germany. Retrieved 2010-09-19. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
The Bahamas Ava Marilyn Burke
Miss Universe - Photogenic Award
Succeeded by
Spain Garbiñe Abasolo
Preceded by
Australia Melissa Hannan
Miss World - Photogenic Award
Succeeded by
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Bernarda Marovt
Preceded by
Brigitte Voss
Miss Switzerland
Succeeded by
Silvia Anna Affolter
Media offices
Preceded by
Republic of Ireland Pat Kenny and
Michelle Rocca
Eurovision Song Contest presenter
(with Jacques Deschenaux)
Succeeded by
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Helga Vlahović
and Oliver Mlakar