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Daisy Fuentes Biography

Fuentes began her career in 1985 while studying communications and journalism at Bergen CommunityCollege. Selected as a news reporter and anchor for the evening news on WXTV Channel 41, Univision'sNew York affiliate, Fuentes quickly made her mark on the Latino television community.In January 1988, Daisy assumed a position with WNJU Channel 47, Telemundo's New York affiliatebefore MTV spotted her to host "MTV Internacional." While at MTV, Fuentes held a recurring role on the ABC daytime drama “Loving.” Fuentes' additional television credits include guest appearances on “DreamOn,” “Cybill” and most recently “The Larry Sanders Show.”

From MTV to Revlon model to actress, Daisy Fuentes is now a household name with viewers across theworld.The first crossover VJ to appear on both the Spanish language MTV Latino and the original MTV, Fuenteshas co-hosted several programs on the cable music network (including “One on One with Michael Jordan”and “Fashionably Loud”) and has hosted for MTV Internacional and MTV Latino.In addition to her duties at MTV, Daisy has most recently taken over as the new host of “America'sFunniest Home Videos” on ABC. She will also continue to represent Revlon's classic cosmetic, fragranceand beauty treatment lines. Fuentes hosted the 1995 Miss Universe pageant in Namibia, Africa as well asthe Miss USA pageant. Daisy has also served as host of Miss Teen USA. A former member of CNBC's “Talk All-Stars,” Fuentes shared the limelight with such famed talkers as PhilDonahue, Dick Cavett and Geraldo Rivera as host of her own talk show.

Appearing on multiple covers of the Spanish language version of Cosmopolitan, Vandidades and Harper'sBazaar, Fuentes holds a place among the supermodel ranks of Cindy Crawford, Vendela and Halle Berrywith a worldwide, multi-year contract to represent Revlon's classic cosmetic, fragrance and beautytreatment lines.Fuentes also currently holds endorsements with Pantene, M&Ms and American Express. This multi-talented actress and model has been featured in the Miramax film “CURDLED,” has completed production on an exercise video with Warner Vision's home video and has been showcased in both a 1996 and 1997 16-month calendar layout with Landmark Calendars


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