Melody Gudzowaty

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Melody Gudzowaty
Born
Melodía Mir Jiménez

(1989-10-01) October 1, 1989 (age 30)
NationalityDominican, Spanish
Other namesMelody Mir
Occupationpageant contestant, model
Spouse(s)
Tomasz Gudzowaty (m. 2014)
Modeling information
Hair colorbrown
Eye colorbrown
Websitewww.melodymir.com

Melody Gudzowaty aka Melody Mir (born Melodía Mir Jiménez on October 1, 1989 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican-Spanish model and winner of several national and international beauty pageants. On August 23, 2014, she married Polish photographer Tomasz Gudzowaty, with whom she has been working on different photo projects since 2011.

She studied Tourism Management in Palma de Mallorca. Apart from her native Spanish she is fluent in Catalan, English, French, German and Polish.

Early life[edit]

Melodía Mir Jimenez was born into a dual-nationality family to a Spanish father and a Dominican mother. She lived her childhood between Spain and Dominican Republic, where she did several courses on modeling, etiquette, protocol and locution. At the age of 11, she participated in her first child beauty pageant 'Mini Modelo del año', where she became the first runner up and won the Best Talent in belly dancing.

Beauty queen career[edit]

In 2008, at the age of 18, she became Miss Islas Baleares, later she participated in Miss Spain 2009, won the title of Miss Grand Oasis, a special award for the Best Look, and became a finalist. She was selected to represent Spain in the international competition Reina Hispanoamericana 2009 and won the second runner-up place (equivalent to fourth position). In July 2012 she was crowned as the Miss Dominican Republic International that gave her the opportunity to participate in the Miss International 2012 contest in Okinawa, Japan.[1][2] She entered the TOP 5 and won the title of 3rd runner up (4th place). In January 2013 she participated in Reinado Internacional del Café 2013 in Manizales, Colombia, coming in as the first runner-up.

Career in modeling[edit]

Melody started to model for professional photo sessions as a teenager. Her pictures appeared internationally in magazines and ads. Currently, she forms an artistic duo with her husband Tomasz Gudzowaty, working worldwide on various photo projects, most recently “Planets Alive”.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Miss International Dominican Republic 2012, Melody Mir". Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  2. ^ Mila Martinez (2012-09-25). "Melody Mir, la última Gran Miss de Baleares" (in Spanish). Archived from the original on March 4, 2016. Retrieved September 14, 2014.
  3. ^ "Szaleństwo żywiołów". Viva! (in Polish) (19 (459)). 2014-09-11. pp. 100–110.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Xisca Rebassa
Miss Islas Baleares
2008
Succeeded by
Verónica Hernández Rodríguez
Preceded by
Catherine Ramírez Rosario
Miss Dominican Republic International
2012
Succeeded by
Carmen Muñoz Guzmán