REMEMBERING KATTY FUENTES
Miss Mexico 1997
not many people know that Katty Fuentes, who was Miss Mexico
1997, is one of the most awarded queens in Beauty contests.
Katty Fuentes born in Monterrey Nuevo Leon under Virgo zodiac
sign, she worked as a hostess in several events and as a model
for her, oldest sister who is a bathing suit designer.
Rosina Ramon , owner of an important model agency in Monterrey,
discovered her in a private event and invited her to take
part in Our Beauty New Leon but not without warning her that
she had to loose from 8 to 9 kilos in order to enter to the
Achieving her objective, Katty managed to be placed as a
strong favourite in the state´s Beauty contest, being her
strongest rival beautiful Silvia Salgado Cavazos, who 2
weeks before the final, resigned for personal reasons (but
one year later she would curiously become her successor).
With the road free, Katty won in the contest obtaining not
only first place but also the Miss Photogenic award.
At the national contest in Acapulco, Katty obtained the
best skin award by Hinds and again won the title of Miss
Photogenic. While the judges selected the new Miss World
Mexico Katty held the third place being Felicidad Aveleyra
from Mexico City and Blanca Soto from Morelos her strongest
At last, Katty crowned herself Miss Mexico over the candidates
mentioned above and obtained the right to represent Mexico
in Miss Universe.
In Miss Universe, she won third place in typical suit and
the Clairol Herbal Essence Award of style and personality;.
Her roommate was Miss Chile with whom she had a great friendship
and her night gown was designed by her mother. Later she took
part in Miss Atlántic International where she won the award
of Miss Elegance. After crowning her sucessor, she got married
and became the image of an important cosmetics company , which
took her to Japan, later she moved to Dallas, Texas, where
she lives nowadays with her husband and son.
Thank you so much to Art (Canada)
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