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Full Name at Birth
Maria Chinquinquira Delgado Diaz
TV presenter, Actress
Maria Elena (daughter), Carlota Valentina (daughter)
María Chiquinquirá Delgado Díaz (born August 17, 1972 in Maracaibo, Venezuela) is a Venezuelan TV host, model, and actress. She was a co-host of Mira Quien Baila on the Univision network in the United States. Prior to that, she was the host of ¡Despierta América!, the morning show on Univision, from 2010 until 2012.
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Chiquinquira Delgado better known as "Chiqui" is a renowned and experienced international Venezuelan actress and TV host/presenter. Born in Maracaibo, Venezuela, it was in Caracas where she developed her artistic career. Her beauty, elegance, and intelligence led her to participate in the Miss Venezuela pageant in 1990 where she was first runner up, allowing her to becomes part of her country's runways and later to become a television personality where her first important job was as a host on "TV Time". By 1993 she became the face/image of the number one network in her country, Venevisión, and continued to be so for many years, becoming one of the most charismatic personalities in show business.
She started her career in major soap operas in 1999 with the melodrama "Calypso". By the year 2000 she was designated the image of Sony Entertainment Television. She played leading roles in soap operas "Cosita Rica" and "Mambo y Canela", to mention a few. She has also been a leading personality in music videos for major International Latin singers Luis Miguel and Alejandro Fernández.
Important brands in the beauty industry have selected Chiqui to represent their brand image, such as Pantene, L'Oreal, Wen and Nivea. Other brands she has worked with are Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Zulia Lottery, and Occidental Bank.
In her role as an entrepreneur in Venezuela she launched her line of beauty products "Chiqui" which sold nationwide and was very successful. Her experience on television, her connection with women, and her incredible charisma made the "Chiqui" brand a household name.
Grateful for all the goals she achieved in her country, five years ago (2010) she embarked on a new course to the United States in order to continue to grow professionally when the number one Hispanic TV Network Univision hired her to host of the show "Mira Quien Baila" (Dancing with the Stars equivalent). Since then she has also become the main host of the #1 rated show on the network "Nuestra Belleza Latina" (2014, 2015) and has conducted other top-rated shows on Univision such as Sábado Gigante (Variety Show on Saturday evenings prime time), El Gordo y la Flaca (Entertainment Show, daily show in the afternoon) Despierta América (Good Morning America equivalent, daily morning show) which has aired daily in the United States for over 15 years. Also, live from Las Vegas she hosted the green carpet at the "Night of Stars". She has been a red carpet host for the past four years for the Latin Grammys.
Her career in the US has skyrocketed and in 2012 achieved her crossover when she was invited to work on one of the top-rated prime time shows on CBS "Entertainment Tonight" where she interviewed top celebrities, Tom Hanks, Halle Berry and Sophia Vergara to name a few. This past year she worked on a new sitcom series called "Hitstreak" which can be viewed online.
Chiqui enters the field of fashion in 2015 when she is asked to collaborate with the David Lerner brand to develop and launch "Chiqui Delgado" by David Lerner.
Chiqui has been on the cover of and featured in numerous magazines in the US, including: Cosmopolitan, People in Español, Buenhogar, Vanidades, and many others. The editors, aside from following her career, have also featured her as a leading role model for the woman of today, because her influence and knowledge of the beauty world have a positive impact on readers.
She has shared her achievements throughout her career by helping many charities including: St. Jude's Children's Hospital, Telecorazón (Venezuela), Amigos for Kids and Socievent (Organization for Deaf Children). She also hosts major top charity benefits, Telethon USA and Telethon Mexico.
Chiqui's commitment to her artistic profession in Latin America and the United States has consolidated her as one of the most promising Hispanic stars in Television and Publicity within the US market.
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Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
The Nieman Group, Jennifer J Nieman, Publicist
Pantene, L'Oreal, Nivea, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Occidental Bank
Claim to Fame
Nuestra Belleza Latina
instagram.com/chiqui_delgado/?hl=en, twitter.com/chiqui_delgado, www.facebook.com/ChiquiDelgadoOficial/, www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=chiqui+delgado
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