- Was discovered while working at a drive-thru at KFC and became one of Puerto Rico's top models.
- Was a two-time Miss Puerto Rico.
- Represented Puerto Rico at Miss World 1994.
- Was second runner-up in the 1998 Miss Universe pageant.
- In 2000 became the only model to win every episode of Destination Stardom.
- Met her husband on the only blind date she's ever been on.
- Created the Queen of the Universe beauty pageant in 2012 to include women who are married and/or have children.
- Had a recurring role on House of Payne and appeared on the fourth season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.
- Is involved with children's charity UNESCO.