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Daisy Fuentes

Model / TV Host
Birth Place: Havana, Cuba
Nationality: Cuban / American

Daisy was the MTV's first Latina VJ, hired by MTV and MTV Latin America at the same time. She also was the first Latina spokesperson for Revlon, to be awarded a worldwide contract.

When Daisy’s family left Cuba, they moved to Madrid, and eventually to New Jersey. She started modeling in high school and studied communications in college before working as a weather girl and reporter for Telemundo and Univision affiliate stations.

Her career at MTV started in 1988 as the host of MTV Internacional. Later in 1993, she joined MTV becoming MTV's first Latina VJ, opened doors to other Latinas as pop culture icon. Daisy has also hosted a variety of reality and award shows and successfully launched a clothing line, hair care line, and a workout game with Wii.

Fun Fact: Daisy learned to speak English while watching I Love Lucy episodes.

For more on Daisy, follow her on facebook: www.facebook.com/DaisyFuentes