Zuleyka has said that her childhood was happy, but difficult. We are sure that Zuleyka will not let any criticism of her 'Despacito' get her down, and we will have her stage center for a long time. Sebastian Jose Barea Rivera (son with Zuleyka Rivera) Date of Birth: February 17, 2012. Rivera again plays the role of antagonist Sandra Díaz. The couple later split in April 2013. Rivera was the third consecutive delegate from Puerto Rico to make the Top 5 at Miss Universe, after Alba Reyes placed 2nd Runner-Up in 2004 and Cynthia Olavarría placed 1st Runner-Up in 2005. Only eighteen years of age when she was crowned Miss Universe, Rivera is one of the youngest women to win the title. She made her debut as a telenovela actress in Mexico's Telemundo's soap opera Dame Chocolate in 2007, which was followed by several other soap opera roles. Learn about Zuleyka Rivera: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. In late August, Zuleyka traveled to Indonesia where she attended the opening of a new spa, met with the Minister of Culture, and attended the Miss Indonesia Universe pageant where Agni Pratistha was crowned. Jose Juan Barea is currently dating Viviana Ortiz. Rivera was the fifth Puerto Rican to win the title,[3] which makes the island the third most successful entity in the pageant (behind the United States and Venezuela). She was previously crowned Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006. The following day, Zuleyka returned to her hometown of Salinas. Popularidad de Zuleyka Rivera . She was previously crowned Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006. They had a son named Sebastian age 8. Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2006 in Los Angeles. As Miss Universe, Rivera represented the Miss Universe Organization, both in the United States and internationally. The child's father is basketball player and her ex-boyfriend J.J. Barea. Tuvieron un hijo, Sebastián José Barea Rivera. In feet – 5 feet 8 inches [14], During early 2013, there was much speculation that the relationship between Rivera and Barea had ended. Rachel Smith y ella estuvieron en WrestleMania 23 en el 2007. She has been making her mark all of her life. Jose was present at his birth. At the time she was the youngest Miss Universe winner since Amelia Vega in 2003 (until Stefanía Fernández in 2009). Select from premium Sebastian Jose Barea Rivera of the highest quality. On September 4, 2006, Zuleyka returned to her home, Puerto Rico for an official homecoming celebration and parade. Spanish musician and producer, Nahúm García, puts it this way: “You can laugh about Despacito, but the way it breaks up the rhythm before the verse is pure genius. But this is a labor of two. In 2017 she appeared in the music video for "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi. In early 2013, there was much speculation that the relationship between Rivera and Barea had ended and April 18, 2013, Barea released a statement confirming that the relationship was over. She is an actress, known for El Dragón: Return of a Warrior (2019), Olympique and Alguien Te Mira (2010). Then, a neighbor who was studying cosmetology saw her in the street, and helped her run for Miss Puerto Rico. At the Miss Universe 2007 pageant she passed her crown to Riyo Mori of Japan in Mexico City, Mexico on May 28, 2007.[4]. [13] Rivera gave birth to her son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in Minnesota on February 18, 2012. However, there is another factor we can’t ignore, because someone else appears in the 'Despacito' video-clip, who has been an expert in becoming unforgettable: former Miss Universe and actress, Zuleyka Rivera, who has been criticized for her performance in the 2018 Grammy awards, and has defended herself in her Instagram account: "The day that all these critics set foot on the stage of the Grammies, their opinion will be worth something. However, she assured on an interview that they were still together. At age 30, Zuleyka Rivera has been Miss Universe, an actress and dancer, in one of history’s most widely-viewed video-clips. She made her debut as a telenovela actress in Mexico's Telemundo's soap opera Dame Chocolate in 2007, which was followed by several other soap opera roles. Rivera's win came only five years after Denise Quiñones, the most recent winner from Puerto Rico, won the crown. Even though she was not feeling so great that day – they say it must have been the heat, and the weight of her dress – after another five minutes she fainted and collapsed on the floor. Salió con el jugador de baloncesto JJ Barea del 2010 al 2013. On April 1, 2007, Rivera appeared at WrestleMania 23 along with Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith and Miss Teen USA 2006 Katie Blair, supporting Donald Trump in the Battle of the Billionaires match against Vince McMahon. All body measurements and statistics of Zuleyka Rivera, including bra … But Zuleyka has also stayed in the public eye with her polemic private life, such as her separation from basketball star José Juan Barea; she has also crashed the Internet with her exercise routines, posing with a swimsuit made of sticky notes, and with her ' twerking' dedicated to Daddy Yankee’s new song, 'Dura'. February 18, 2012 gave birth to a child, that was called Sebastian Jose Barea Rivera (Spanish: Sebastián José Barea Rivera). I handle them pretty well." Ella, contestó fu-rio-sa. She had also placed as the first runner-up in the Miss Teen Puerto Rico pageant. A post shared by jose barea (@jjbarea11) on May 29, 2018 at 3:21pm PDT En varias entrevistas que se le han realizado a la madre de Sebastián José, Zuleyka Rivera, esta ha … Barea was present during the birth. On April 18, 2013, Barea released a statement confirming that the relationship was over. Zuleyka Rivera Personal Life. However, this was clearly not Zuleyka’s responsibility, but the people who planned her choreography. Zuleyka Rivera Puerto Rican actress Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. [© celebsfacts.com] In late 2010, Rivera began dating basketball player J. J. Barea. Physical Statistics. Even science can tell us why 'Despacito' is so hard to ignore, because of the long pause Luis Fonsi makes at " Deees... paaa... cito". ... She dated basketball player JJ Barea from 2010 to 2013. Rivera gave birth to their son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in February 17, 2012. From the end of July until early August, Zuleyka traveled to Japan where she presented the Five Star Diamond Award to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tokyo. Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza was born on October 3, 1987 in Cayey, Puerto Rico as Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza. En 2018, Rivera se convirtió en embajadora de la marca Eravos. The incident was reportedly attributed to heat exhaustion (from the stage lights) coupled with the weight of the heavy, chained dress she was wearing.[2]. 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If anyone knows how to stand up straight on the stage, with everyone on the planet watching, she would be the one. In 2017 she appeared in the music video for "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi.[1]. [12] In July 2011, the couple announced they were expecting their first child together. Rivera represented her hometown of Salinas municipality at Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006, held on November 10, 2005 where she was crowned the winner by outgoing titleholder and Miss Universe 2005 1st Runner-Up Cynthia Olavarría. The ten facts you need to know about Zuleyka Rivera, including life path number, birthstone, body stats, zodiac and net worth. 50.6k Followers, 8 Following, 44 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Sebastian Barea Rivera (@sebastianbarearivera) While in Indonesia, Zuleyka also visited Bali. In 2018, she began dating German Rosete. [8], After a brief hiatus due to her pregnancy, Rivera returned to acting in 2012, with a lead role in Rosario. Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza, Actress: El dragón. She added that she still has the satisfaction "as a woman and mother, that I gave all of me in exchange for our happiness. After being crowned on July 23, 2006 in Los Angeles, Zuleyka was interviewed by many news teams in Los Angeles and when she arrived at her new home in New York. José Juan Barea habla bien de Zuleyka, la madre de su hijo No quiere hablar sobre su separación de Zuleyka Rivera, pero sí resaltó su rol maternal. La Opinión. She passed on her crown to Japan's Riyo Mori at the Miss Universe 2007 pageant, which was held in Mexico City, Mexico on May 28, 2007. Zuleyka Jeris Rivera Mendoza (Cayey, Puerto Rico; 3 de octubre de 1987) es una modelo, ... El 17 de Febrero del 2012, nace su primer hijo Sebastián José Barea Rivera producto de su relación con el basquetbolista José Juan Barea. [2] Y lo decimos a juzgar por las fotos que Zuleyka Rivera compartió con sus seguidores con su bebé, Sebastián José Barea Rivera, de 1 mes y medio. Jose Juan Barea dated Zuleyka Rivera for 2.1 years. It’s the key to this song”. Later that evening, Rivera fainted briefly during a press appearance. RELACIONADO: Zuleyka Rivera celebra la graduación de su hijo ¡Feliz cumpleaños! Life goes on and I keep on going with my head held high. Rivera became pregnant with Barea’s child and in July 2011, announced that she was expecting a son. As of April 2007, Zuleyka has traveled to the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Kazakhstan, India, Mexico, Thailand, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Japan, and Indonesia, in addition to numerous trips around the United States. Unidos Zuleyka Rivera y José Juan Barea por su hijo Los orgullosos padres posaron junto a Sebastián, quien completó el kínder miércoles, 30 de mayo de 2018 - 9:20 p.m. Zuleyka Rivera represented Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe 2006 which was televised live internationally from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on 23 July 2006. Zuleyka Rivera y su compañero sentimental, el baloncelista de la NBA José Juan Barea, darían así la bienvenida a su primogénito, a quien nombrarían Sebastián José, según habían adelantado. That meant she danced for only 49 seconds, shorter than one would expect for someone known as Luis Fonsi’s muse. Más Popular #6221. About. After finishing her reign as Miss Universe, Rivera expressed her interest in an acting career. Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2006 in Los Angeles. She is also the first winner from Puerto Rico to have noticeable mixed (African and Indigenous) heritage features, different from her four predecessors (Marisol Malaret, Deborah Carthy-Deu, Dayanara Torres, and Denise Quiñones) that have distinctly European features. At age 30, Zuleyka Rivera has been Miss Universe, an actress and dancer, in one of history’s most widely-viewed video-clips. Rivera gave birth to her son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in Minnesota on February 18, 2012. Her parents lived in a house that didn’t even have electricity, and they sent her to a nanny who taught her to handle tableware, and to sew and cook. J.J. Barea is a 36 year old Puerto Rican Basketballer. But she made sure that her health would not tarnish her crowning moment! [10], Rivera also had a small role on the film Runner, Runner. [6][7] Later that year, she starred in Aurora as another antagonist, Diana del Valle. Rivera responded with a statement of her own alleging "false information" on Barea's statement. [11], From late 2010 to 2013, Rivera dated Dallas Mavericks point guard J. J. Entretenimiento Zuleyka Rivera confiesa la razón de su separación con José Juan Barea La puertorriqueña se sinceró en una entrevista para el programa Noche de luz ... Los Fans de Zuleyka Rivera También Vieron . The two started dating in 2010 and they welcomed their first child, son Sebastián José Barea Rivera on February 18, 2012. Body Measurements Table. Rivera is also the second woman with noticeably mixed features to win Miss Puerto Rico Universe after Alba Reyes in 2004. In 2013, Rivera announced she would play the antagonist lead in the upcoming telenovela Cosita linda, which will start filming in May. They had one son, Sebastián José Barea Rivera. Zodiac Sign: Aquarius. Asociación. She also participated in a photo shoot with Kurara Chibana in San Juan, Puerto Rico and in Tokyo, Japan, the girls who became really close best friends and still keep in touch. Miss Universe Japan (and first runner-up), and Zuleyka also visited Mikimoto, the creators of her dazzling crown. In 2013, the couple separated. In February 2012, the couple welcomed their son Sebastián José Barea Rivera who was born in Minnesota, USA with Barea in attendance during the child’s birth. Although she was Miss Universe for only ten months, Zuleyka Rivera has given her all to become unforgettable: she debuted on telenovela soap operas in 2007, the year that she turned over her crown, in 'Dame chocolate' and then in 'Alguien te mira', 'Aurora' and 'Rosario'. Barea. Moreover, he already has his personal Instagram account. ... Zuleyka Rivera and her little son Sebastian attend her tribute at San Juan … Rivera y Barea son padres del niño de un año Sebastián José, quien nació el 17 de febrero, fecha que coincide con la de Michael Jordan, considerado como el mejor basquetbolista de la historia. After competing in swimsuit, evening gown and interview, she was crowned Miss Universe by outgoing titleholder Natalie Glebova of Canada. Born Jose Juan Barea on 26th June, 1984 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and educated at Miami Christian School, he is … This made Zuleyka world-famous, when she became the fifth Puerto Rican to win Miss Universe. La ex Miss Universo Zuleyka Rivera habló por primera vez de uno de los momentos más difíciles de su vida, el motivo de la ruptura con el papá de su hijo Sebastián, José Juan Barea. Gave birth to her first child at age 24, a son named Sebastián José Barea Rivera on February 17, 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She debuted in the 2007 telenovela Dame Chocolate with Carlos Ponce and Karla Monroig. "[15], In 2018, Rivera became a brand ambassador for Eravos. She was based in New York City, where she shared an apartment with Tara Conner, Miss USA and Katie Blair, Miss Teen USA 2006. Born in Cayey, she was raised in Salinas by her parents Jerry Rivera and Carmen Mendoza, and two brothers, Jerry, Jr. and Jose Rivera Mendoza. Criticism focuses on how late she came into the song, almost two minutes after it started. SAN JUAN – NBA player J.J. Barea and former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera confirmed Friday their separation after two years together. Jose Juan Barea dated Zuleyka Rivera in the past, but they broke up in April, 2013. Zuleyka Rivera Net Worth: Zuleyka Rivera is a Puerto Rican beauty queen and actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Sebastian is the athlete’s firstborn. J.J. Barea and Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza dated from October, 2010 to April, 2013.. Prior to winning the Miss Puerto Rico title Rivera was involved in beauty pageant competitions in her local town. GRATIS: Los canales en línea + populares de Univision App, Novelas en 5 minutos: Revive escenas clave de las novelas al aire, Despierta América: Despierta al mejor entretenimiento y las últimas noticias, Delicioso: Satisface tus fantasías culinarias con recetas deliciosas, Productos, Servicios y Patentes de Univision. As far as Zuleyka’s romantic life is concerned, she was in a relationship with Dallas Mavericks point guard J. J. Barea from 2010 to 2013. This last one was after taking a year off to have her son, Sebastián José Barea-Rivera. Sebastián José Barea Rivera, el hijo de la ex Miss Universe boricua, Zuleyka Rivera y el baloncelista de la selección nacional de Puerto Rico, José Juan Barea se … Zuleyka Rivera Puerto Rican actress Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. Rivera gave birth to their son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in … Meanwhile, they can sit right there, cute and critical, on the other side of the TV screen ". Zuleyka Rivera y José Juan Barea terminan su relación La que fuera Miss Universo se separa de su basquetbolista José Juan Barea y él lo confirmó en un comunicado. She has been making her mark all of her life. La página web de estilo de vida, moda y belleza para la mujer latina. Sebastian is fond of sports (including basketball, of course) and cars. En. [5] In 2010, she was offered the role of antagonist Rocío Lynch in the telenovela Alguien Te Mira. On her statement, Rivera says that "ever since I began filming the telenovela Rosario, there weren't two consecutive weeks where I didn't travel to Minnesota, a place I considered my home, along with the father of my child." View details that no one tells you about. Find the perfect Sebastian Jose Barea Rivera stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. She certainly stood right up on the stage that day, when she was crowned, and congratulated by her fellow contestants. Prior to winning the Miss Puerto Rico title she won the local pageant for her hometown of Salinas. - Photo 1 - Sebastián, quien es hijo de Zuleyka Rivera y José Juan Barea, es todo un galán y así lo presume en las fotos que su mamá comparte en Instagram