Valeria Piazza

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Valeria Piazza
Born Valeria Piazza Vásquez
(1989-06-06) June 6, 1989 (age 29)
Lima, Peru
Alma mater University of Lima
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Title Miss Peru 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Major
competition(s)

Miss Peru 2016
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2016
(Top 13)

Valeria Piazza Vásquez (born June 6, 1990) is a Peruvian social communicator, international model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Peru 2016 and represented Peru at the Miss Universe 2016 pageant where she was a semifinalist.[citation needed]

Early life[edit]

Piazza born in Lima, the capital city of Peru on June 6th, 1989. She graduated with a degree in communications from the University of Lima. As an international model, she participated at Miss Model of the World 2014 and Tropic Beauty of the World 2015 where she placed as the first runner-up.

Pageantry[edit]

Miss Perú 2016[edit]

As one the favorites for the title, Piazza competed at her country's national beauty pageant for the first time and won the crown of Miss Peru 2016 on April 23rd, 2016. She was crowned by Miss Peru 2015, Laura Spoya and special guest Miss Universe 2015, Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines.[1]

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

Piazza represented Peru at Miss Universe 2016 pageant where she successfully placed in the Top 13. She became the 18th Peruvian to place in Miss Universe history. Also, she was the first Peruvian to place in the semifinals since Nicole Faverón in 2012 and the first limeña to place as Miss Peru since María Francesca Zaza in 1982.

Health[edit]

In January 2018 Piazza was hospitalided and heavily sedated after falling ill. [2]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Laura Spoya
Miss Peru
2016
Succeeded by
Prissila Howard