Yaritza Reyes

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Yaritza Reyes
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramírez
(1993-12-17) December 17, 1993 (age 23)
Comendador, Elías Piña, Dominican Republic
Hometown Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 9 12 in)
Measurements 32-24-35
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Dominican Republic 2013
Miss Mundo Dominicana 2016
Miss Dominican Republic 2013
Miss Universe 2013
(Top 10)
Reina Hispanoamericana 2013
(1st Runner-Up)
Miss Mundo Dominicana 2016
Miss World 2016
(1st Runner-Up)

Yaritza Miguelina Reyes Ramírez (born December 17, 1993) is a Dominican actress, singer, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Dominican Republic 2013 and represented the Dominican Republic at Miss Universe 2013 in Russia.[1] she also represented Dominican Republic at Miss World 2016 in the United States.

Early life[edit]

Yaritza was born in Comendador, she was raised in the Sector of Sabana Perdida in Santo Domingo Norte.

She currently attending University of Santo Domingo. Her major is Communications. She is also currently working as a model, singer, and an actress.[2]

Miss Dominican Republic 2013[edit]

Reyes competed as a representative of native province of Elías Piña, being one of 36 candidates in the country of Dominican Republic in the national beauty contest, Miss Dominican Republic 2013, broadcast live from Punta Cana on August 3, 2013, where she became the winner and gained the right to represent the Dominican Republic in Miss Universe 2013.

Miss Universe 2013[edit]

Yaritza participated in the 62nd edition of the Miss Universe pageant. She competed to succeed outgoing titleholder, Olivia Culpo from United States, eventually finishing in the Top 10. The eventual winner was Gabriela Isler of Venezuela. She was the third woman of predominantly African heritage to represent the Dominican Republic in Miss Universe after Ruth Ocumárez in 2002 and Ada de la Cruz in 2009.

Reina Hispanoamericana 2013[edit]

Yartiza represented the Dominican Republic at Reina Hispanoamericana 2013 where she was Virreina. Alma Álvarez was originally set to do so but was unable to for unknown reasons.

Miss World 2016[edit]

She competed at Miss World 2016 on December 18, 2016 and placed 1st Runner-Up. She also placed Beauty with a purpose (Top 24) and Sport Competition (Top 24)


  1. ^ "El Caribe » Representante de Elías Piña gana Miss República Dominicana Universo 2013". elcaribe.com.do. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
  2. ^ "Members". missuniverse.com. Retrieved 2014-05-07. 
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Spain Juliana Sampaio
Virreina Hispanoamericana
Succeeded by
Mexico Vanessa López
Preceded by
Dulcita Lieggi
Miss Dominican Republic
Succeeded by
Kimberly Castillo
Preceded by
Teresa Jiménez
Miss Elías Piña
Succeeded by
Luz Reinoso