Ly Jonaitis

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Ly Jonaitis
Lydimar Carolina Jonaitis Escalona

(1985-10-12) October 12, 1985 (age 33)
Other namesLy Jonaitis
Height5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
TitleMiss Venezuela 2006
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorGreen
Miss Venezuela 2006
Miss Universe 2007
(2nd Runner-Up)

Lydimar Carolina Jonaitis Escalona (born October 12, 1985) is a Venezuelan actress, model and beauty queen who won the Miss Venezuela 2006 pageant and then went on to compete at the Miss Universe 2007 pageant.[1][2][3]

Pageant participation[edit]

Miss Venezuela 2006[edit]

On September 14, 2006, Jonaitis competed in Miss Venezuela 2006, held in Caracas, where she beat 27 other contestants and obtained the title of Miss Venezuela 2006. She became the eighth Miss Guárico to win that title since the Miss Venezuela pageant first began in 1952.

Miss Universe 2007[edit]

She then traveled to Mexico to represent Venezuela at the Miss Universe 2007 pageant in Mexico City on May 28, 2007. She became the 2nd Runner-Up of the pageant, only behind Japan's Riyo Mori (Winner) and Brazil's Natália Guimarães (1st Runner-Up).

Personal life[edit]

Ly is of Lithuanian, and Venezuelan origin.

Jonaitis is a model who has worked with Metropolitan Models in France and modeled for Christian Dior, and other important fashion designers.[4] She speaks Spanish, English and French.



  1. ^ "Miss Japan Crowned Miss Universe 2007". Today's TVH. Retrieved 2007-05-29.
  2. ^ "Ly Jonaitis es Miss Venezuela 2006". El Universal. Retrieved 2006-09-15.
  3. ^ "Una noche llena de sorpresas en el Miss Venezuela 2006". Retrieved 2006-09-18.[dead link]
  4. ^ "Ly Jonaitis, gran favorita para las Casas de Apuestas". Noticias 24. Archived from the original on 2009-12-24. Retrieved 2007-05-22.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Switzerland Lauriane Gilliéron
Miss Universe 2nd Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Dominican Republic Marianne Cruz
Preceded by
Sucre, Venezuela Jictzad Viña
Miss Venezuela
Succeeded by
Amazonas, Venezuela Dayana Mendoza