Alina Machado Biography
Alina Machado is an American anchor and correspondent who is currently a consumer reporter for NBC 6. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Medill school of journalism at Northwestern University. In addition she also holds both master’s and bachelor’s degrees. She was also Valedictorian at Miami Coral Park senior High school. Alina real name is known as Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo.
How old is Alina Machado? – Age
Alina Machado was born in December 6, 1976 in Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela. She is 44 years old as of year 2020.
Alina Machado Family
Machado’s father was a toy store owner who emigrated from Spain and her mother’s family emigrated from Cuba prior to the Cuban revolution.
Alina Machado Marriage – Husband
Alina Machado is known she is married. Machado in the year 2005 got engaged with Bobby Abreu who is professionally baseball star. she has one child known as Donorah Valentina who was born in June 25, 2008. However, for now its not known who she is engaged with since she ended her engagement with Bobby.
Alina Machado Career
Machado won the 1995 Miss Maracay pageant, and then the 1995 Miss Venezuela pageant representing Yaracuy state and then the Miss Universe 1996 crown in Las Vegas. Early in her training, she refused plastic surgery recommended to her, notable in Venezuelan beauty pageant culture. Machado’s reign came as American businessman Donald Trump took ownership of the Miss universe, Machado underwent intense dieting. She said that, when she won, she weighed 116 pounds and was anorexic and bulimic.
The president of Miss universe organization denied that the organization was considering replacing her with runner-up, Taryn Mansell of Aruba. In 1998 Machado had her first starring telenovela role as the title character in Samantha. In 2001 she had a small role on the international soap opera secreto de Amor. During 2004- 2005, Alina pursued a career as a TV commercial model with particular success in promoting a dieting product.
In 2005 Machado appeared on a Spanish reality show called La Granja de los famosos, whose participation, generated headlines in Spain, Mexico, Miami and Venezuela, for having sexual relations in front of the cameras with his partner Fernando Acaso. Machado was cast in comedic soap opera Una familia con suerte where she played a woman who fell in love with her brother’s enemy. The show began airing in Mexico in February 2011 and in the united states in October of the same year.
On September 9, 2012, Machado was one of ten competitors on the third season of Mira Queen Baila. In February 2014, she joined Univision’s beauty pageant Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014 as a mentor where she coach the participants on how to succeed in the modeling and television industry. In 2017, she posed nude for PETA’s “I’d Rather go naked than wear Fur,” ad campaign.
Alina Machado Net worth
Alina Machado has a net worth of $ 4 million