Rosalba García

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Sal García
Rosalba Abreu García

(1992-11-18) November 18, 1992 (age 26)
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)[1]
TitleMiss Dominican Republic 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBlack
Eye colorBlack
Miss Dominican Republic 2016
Miss Universe 2016

Rosalba "Sal" Abreu García (born November 18, 1992) is a Dominican model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Dominican Republic 2016. She represented Dominican Republic at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant.

Early life[edit]

García was born in Maimón. She is an international model who has modeled for various Dominican fashion brands for many years. She has appeared on the covers of ‘Oh Magazine’ and 'Elite Europe’. At age 14, Sal García was discovered by Sandro Guzmán, the president of Management for Elite Models at its Paris, New York City and Barcelona branches. Later, Garcia signed with Red Model Management in New York, Hollywood Model Management in Los Angeles, and Leni Model Management in London.


Garcia has modeled for designers and fashion houses from around the world including Jean-Paul Gaultier, Salvatore Ferragamo, Gucci, Prada, Carolina Herrera, Elie Saab, Naeem Khan, and Oscar de la Renta.

In 2015, she walked in the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week New York for brands and designers like Venexiana, Katia Leonovich, Ødd, TheblondsNY, Aede Jean Pierre, David Tlale, and Farah Angsana. That same year, Garcia appeared in New York Fashion Week, where she participated in the final runway of Kelly Dempsey in season 14 of the reality show Project Runway.


Miss Dominican Republic 2016[edit]

García was crowned as Miss Dominican Republic 2016 on April 24, 2016 at the Hotel Jaragua in the city of Santo Domingo.[citation needed]

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

García represented the Dominican Republic at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant but Unplaced.


Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Clarissa Molina
Miss Dominican Republic
Succeeded by
Carmen Muñoz Guzmán
Preceded by
First Edition
Miss Municipio Maimón
Succeeded by