Alicia Machado
Alicia Machado
Real Name/Full Name Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Alicia Machado
Birth Place: Maracay, Aragua, Venezuela
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 6 December 1976
Age/How Old: 47 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 171 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 7″
Weight: In Kilograms – 52 Kg
In Pounds – 116 lbs
Eye Color: Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Parents Name: Father –Arturo Machado
Mother –Martha Fajardo
Siblings: Arturo Machado
School: Unknown
College: Unknown
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
Gender: Female
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Boyfriend: Arturo Carmona
Husband/Spouse Name: None
Kids/Children Name: Dinorah Valentina Hernandez
Profession: Actress, singer, and beauty queen
Net Worth: $5 million
Last Updated: April 2024

If you have followed the Miss Universe Competition for a long time, you must be familiar with Alicia Machado’s name. Alicia is one of the most beautiful actresses today who is famous because she was the Miss Venezuela 1995 and the Miss Universe 1996. She is an actress, TV host, singer, and beauty queen. She is the 4th woman from her country to be named Miss Universe. During the 2016 elections, she openly criticized the previous actions of then-candidate Donald Trump, and Hillary Clinton even mentioned her during her campaign.

Well, how well do you know about Alicia Machado? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Alicia Machado’s net worth in 2024, her age, height, weight, boyfriend, husband, kids, biography and complete details about her life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Alicia Machado to date.

Biography and Early Life

Alicia was born on December 6, 1976, and she was born in Maracay, Venezuela, and her father was a simple toy store owner. Her father emigrated from Spain, and then her mother emigrated from Cuba before the Cuban revolution. She started performing at a very early stage and began dancing at the mere age of 4 and started acting when she was just twelve. She went to college but left it as she wanted to pursue it and began appearing in various commercials.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Alicia Machado in 2024 and what is her height and weight? Well, Alicia Machado’s age is 47 years old as of today’s date 19th April 2024 having been born on 6 December 1976. Though, she is 5′ 7″ in feet and inches and 171 cm in Centimetres tall, she weighs about 116 lbs in Pound and 52kg in Kilograms. Her eye color is Brown and hair color is Dark Brown.


Nothing much is known about Alicia’s education, but it is a known fact that she left her college as she wanted to pursue modeling and started doing commercials.

Personal Life: Dating, Boyfriends, Husband, Kids

In the year 1998, she was accused of threatening a Venezuelan judge to kill him. This happened when he was presiding over a case against her boyfriend for the attempted murder. She was then also accused of driving the boyfriend’s getaway car, and as usual, she denied both these accusations, and she wasn’t charged for any of the crimes mentioned above. This controversy caused a media sensation as back as she was quite famous for being the Miss Universe.

She has also dated the baseball player Bobby Abreu, and later the couple broke off with breaking their engagement. She also has a daughter whose name is Dinorah Valentina Hernandez, and in 2013 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Due to this, she had to go through a double mastectomy.

Is Alicia Machado Lesbian?

No, Alicia is not lesbian as she has been in some relationships till now, and she also has a daughter whose name is Dinorah Valentina Hernandez.

Professional Career

Alicia rose to fame when she first won the Miss Venezuela in 1995, and there she represented the Yaracuy State. Later she bagged international fame when she went on to win the Miss Universe 1996 crown in Las Vegas. While she was preparing for the Miss Universe, she underwent intense dieting, and she even said that when she won, she weighed 116 pounds, and due to this, she was even anorexic.

She then gained over 12 pounds of weight, and later she got pressuring by Trump to lose the weight and then a big controversy happened.

She was then seen on the telenovela role for the first time as she got Samantha’s title role. She was then seen on the international soap opera Secreto de Amor and later from 2004-2005 she also pursued a career as a TV commercial model. She promoted the dieting products back then.

She was then seen on the reality shows like La Granja de los famosos and Cantando Por Un Sueño.

She was then again in controversy for posing nude for Playboy magazine as she was the only Miss Universe to pose for the magazine. She was then seen on the cast of the soap opera Una Familia con Suerte, and there she did the role of a woman who falls in love with her brother’s enemy. She was then again seen posing nude for the Mexican edition of the Playboy.

She then took part in the Mira Quien Baila, and she was also one of the ten competitors on the show.  She won third place on the show and later in 2013 she was seen as the protagonist of La Madame. She then again posed nude for PETA’s campaign.


Alicia has been nominated for many awards, but she hasn’t been able to win them. However, one of her biggest achievements today is winning the Miss Venezuela and winning the Miss Universe. She has taken part in many other reality shows and did well there.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Alicia Machado in 2024

Alicia Machado Net Worth
Alicia Machado Net Worth

As of 2024, the total estimated net worth of Alicia is around $5 million, and she has earned most of her income shows that she has done. She has been seen in many TV shows and has been a participant in many reality shows till now.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • She is the first Miss Universe who has appeared in the Playboy magazine.
  • She has appeared in Playboy two times.
  • She has also cheated on her boyfriend on TV, and this was telecasted all over the TV network.
  • She is the fourth Venezuelan to be the Miss Universe.

This was all about one of the most controversial actresses till now who has been one of the inspirations for many Miss universes in the world. She is also an inspiration for the women who have seen rags and wanted to do something with their acting skills.


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