Viviana Ortiz

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Viviana Ortiz Pastrana
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Viviana Ortiz Pastrana
(1986-09-12) September 12, 1986 (age 30)[1]
Corozal, Puerto Rico[2]
Alma mater Universidad del Sagrado Corazón
  • Beauty pageant titleholder
  • actress
  • model
Height 1.76 m (5 ft 9 12 in)[2]
Measurements 84-61-93 (33-24-36.5)[2]
Hair color Brown[2]
Eye color Brown[2]
Title(s) Miss Corozal Universe 2011
Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011
Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011
(Payless Best Catwalk)
(JCPenney Best Style)
(Buscando La Más Bella Week 2 Winner)
Miss Universe 2011
(Top 16)
Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013
(3rd place)
Spouse José Juan Barea (m. 2016)[3]
Children 1

Viviana Ortiz Pastrana (born September 12, 1986) is a Puerto Rican actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011 on November 4, 2010 and represented Puerto Rico at Miss Universe 2011 where she placed Top 16.

Early life[edit]

Ortiz was born in Corozal, Puerto Rico to Héctor Ortiz and Mercedes Pastrana. She is the middle child, and have an older sister and a younger brother.

She earned a bachelor's degree in telecommunications from the Sacred Heart University of Puerto Rico, graduating magna cum laude.[4]

Miss Universe Puerto Rico[edit]

Ortiz, who stands 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in) tall, competed as Miss Corozal in Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011, held in San Juan, where she won the Payless Best Catwalk award,[5] the JCPenney Best Style award,[6] and the title of Miss Universe Puerto Rico, the official representative to the 2011 Miss Universe pageant, broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011 where she finished in the Top 16.[7]

Nuestra Belleza Latina[edit]

Viviana competed in Univision's Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013 representing Puerto Rico and was part of Lupita Jones' team. After weeks of intense competition and challenges she made it to the top 5. She finished in third place and was awarded a scholarship to study acting at Televisa's Centro de Educacion Artistica (CEA) in Mexico.

Personal life[edit]

Since 2013, Viviana has been in a relationship with Puerto Rican NBA player, José Juan Barea. Viviana gave birth to their daughter, Paulina Barea Ortiz, in March 30, 2016. Ortiz and Barea got married on August 20, 2016 in a lavish ceremony at the church of the Universidad del Sagrado Corazón in San Juan, Puerto Rico.[3]


  1. ^ "Soy corozaleña, con la mancha de plátano". Telemundo Puerto Rico. September 24, 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "Official candidate". Miss Universe Puerto Rico. Retrieved 5 November 2010. 
  3. ^ a b "El Nuevo Día" (in Spanish). 
  4. ^ "Superperseverante Viviana Ortiz Pastrana". Primera Hora. November 6, 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Seleccionan las semifinalistas de Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2011". Primera Hora. October 29, 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  6. ^ "Miss Corozal! Viviana Ortiz is the new Miss Universe Puerto Rico". Primera Hora. November 4, 2010. Retrieved 12 February 2010. 
  7. ^ "São Paulo, Brazil to host the 2011 Miss Universe® Pageant Live on NBC". PRNewswire. December 18, 2010. Retrieved 8 February 2011. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Venezuela Karol Scott-Tracy
Nuestra Belleza Latina 2nd Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Dominican Republic Nabila Tapia
Preceded by
Río Grande Mariana Vicente
Miss Universe Puerto Rico
Succeeded by
Río Grande Bodine Koehler
Preceded by
Melany Rivera
Miss Corozal Universe
Succeeded by
María Nelly Vicioso