|Beauty pageant titleholder|
|Born||Perla Judith Beltrán Acosta
September 30, 1986
Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico
|Height||1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)|
|Title(s)||Miss Earth Mexico-AirNuestra Belleza Mundo México 2008|
|Miss Earth Mexico2007
Nuestra Belleza México 2008
(Nuestra Belleza Mundo México)
Miss World 2009
(Miss World Americas)
(Miss World Top Model)
An industrial engineering alumni, Beltrán was born in Culiacán, Sinaloa and raised in Guamúchil from the age of 10. Despite her admiration for beauty queens as a child, Beltrán never expected to take part in the pageant world. However, her mother convinced her to compete in a local contest for the first time in 2001, and she took home the title.
Nuestra Belleza Mexico
Prior to competing in Nuestra Belleza México, Beltrán participated in Miss Earth Mexico in 2007 and placed first runner-up as Miss Air. A year later, 21-year-old Beltrán represented her native Sinaloa in her country's national pageant, Nuestra Belleza México 2008, held in Monterrey, Nuevo León on September 20.
Miss World 2009
As the official representative of her country to the 2009 Miss World pageant, Beltrán won the Miss World Top Model fast-track event, enabling her to automatically advance to the semifinals. She had previously placed among the top twelve in the Beach Beauty event. Beltrán subsequently obtainted the title of Miss World Americas and placed first runner-up to Miss World 2009, on December 12.
In 2010, she was crowned as Miss Grand Slam 2009 by Globalbeauties.com, named Sexiest in Americas, and placed in the Top 10 of the Face of the Year award and Top 5 Sexiest Woman Alive.
- "Miss Gibraltar becomes Miss World". United Press International. December 12, 2009. Retrieved 23 October 2010.
- "Perla Beltrán". noroeste.com. September 20, 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
- "Pair of Queens". El Universal. September 24, 2008. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
- "Five advance to Miss World semifinals". Manila Bulletin. December 5, 2009. Archived from the original on April 24, 2010. Retrieved 24 October 2010.
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss World Americas
|Miss World Top Model
|Nuestra Belleza Mundo México