Fabiola Pérez Rovirosa.
The last Miss Mexico that went to the Miss Universe (on Carlos
Guerrero Franchise). Did you know that she represented Chihuahua
in the 1993 Miss Mexico contest, but she was not born in Chihuahua?
Fabiola was born in the city of Monterrey Nuevo Leon. since
her father is from Monterrey, a doctor of the locality; and
her mother is original of Tabasco and besides she is the sister
of ex-governor of the above mentioned state, Leandro Rovirosa
Her victory as Miss Mexico was precisely in Villahermosa,
Tabasco, curiously. The favorites were: Chihuahua, Tamaulipas
(Lilia Huesca) and Sinaloa (Leticia Arellano) Fabiola won
the prize of Miss Elegance and the national crown. During
her reign, she mentioned not to have received the prizes promised
as Miss Mexico, irregularities that Lupita Jones had denounced
publicly in 1991.
- She represented Mexico in the Miss
Universe 94, in The Philippines and she was one of the most
popular queens of the local audience.
- She won 2nd place in typical suit (Aztec
Princess, which she designed) *Curiously she did not wear
the winning suit in Miss Mexico's national contest, which
was resembling a spectacular butterfly made of wicker (suit
worn by Miss Tabasco).
- It is said that she was prepared by
Gustavo Castaneda (Lupita Jones' trainer), who gave her the
nightgown which she wore the final night.
- She did not enter the top 10 of Miss
Universe, she was number 16.
- Later she was crowned Miss Hispanidad,
and curiously her predecessor Karina Calmet, from Peru had
competed with her in Miss Universe, Karina was placed as number
- Later she was 2nd finalist in the Mrs.
World contest in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Our thanks to Art (Canada)
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