However, she assured on an interview that they were still together. Gave birth to her first child at age 24, a son named Sebastián José Barea Rivera on February 17, 2012 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. [8], After a brief hiatus due to her pregnancy, Rivera returned to acting in 2012, with a lead role in Rosario. In 2013, Rivera announced she would play the antagonist lead in the upcoming telenovela Cosita linda, which will start filming in May. Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2006 in Los Angeles. She passed on her crown to Japan's Riyo Mori at the Miss Universe 2007 pageant, which was held in Mexico City, Mexico on May 28, 2007. GRATIS: Los canales en línea + populares de Univision App, Novelas en 5 minutos: Revive escenas clave de las novelas al aire, Despierta América: Despierta al mejor entretenimiento y las últimas noticias, Delicioso: Satisface tus fantasías culinarias con recetas deliciosas, Productos, Servicios y Patentes de Univision. February 18, 2012 gave birth to a child, that was called Sebastian Jose Barea Rivera (Spanish: Sebastián José Barea Rivera). She certainly stood right up on the stage that day, when she was crowned, and congratulated by her fellow contestants. [11], From late 2010 to 2013, Rivera dated Dallas Mavericks point guard J. J. She had also placed as the first runner-up in the Miss Teen Puerto Rico pageant. Spanish musician and producer, Nahúm García, puts it this way: “You can laugh about Despacito, but the way it breaks up the rhythm before the verse is pure genius. Zuleyka Rivera y José Juan Barea terminan su relación La que fuera Miss Universo se separa de su basquetbolista José Juan Barea y él lo confirmó en un comunicado. In 2017 she appeared in the music video for "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi. On April 1, 2007, Rivera appeared at WrestleMania 23 along with Miss USA 2007 Rachel Smith and Miss Teen USA 2006 Katie Blair, supporting Donald Trump in the Battle of the Billionaires match against Vince McMahon. Jose Juan Barea is currently dating Viviana Ortiz. [© celebsfacts.com] In late 2010, Rivera began dating basketball player J. J. Barea. Salió con el jugador de baloncesto JJ Barea del 2010 al 2013. View details that no one tells you about. Meanwhile, they can sit right there, cute and critical, on the other side of the TV screen ". Zuleyka Jeris Rivera Mendoza (Cayey, Puerto Rico; 3 de octubre de 1987) es una modelo, ... El 17 de Febrero del 2012, nace su primer hijo Sebastián José Barea Rivera producto de su relación con el basquetbolista José Juan Barea. In 2017 she appeared in the music video for "Despacito" by Luis Fonsi.[1]. ... Los Fans de Zuleyka Rivera También Vieron . Prior to winning the Miss Puerto Rico title she won the local pageant for her hometown of Salinas. Rivera was the third consecutive delegate from Puerto Rico to make the Top 5 at Miss Universe, after Alba Reyes placed 2nd Runner-Up in 2004 and Cynthia Olavarría placed 1st Runner-Up in 2005. Rivera responded with a statement of her own alleging "false information" on Barea's statement. José Juan Barea habla bien de Zuleyka, la madre de su hijo No quiere hablar sobre su separación de Zuleyka Rivera, pero sí resaltó su rol maternal. If anyone knows how to stand up straight on the stage, with everyone on the planet watching, she would be the one. We are sure that Zuleyka will not let any criticism of her 'Despacito' get her down, and we will have her stage center for a long time. Asociación. [5] In 2010, she was offered the role of antagonist Rocío Lynch in the telenovela Alguien Te Mira. I handle them pretty well." Born Jose Juan Barea on 26th June, 1984 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico and educated at Miami Christian School, he is … Even though she was not feeling so great that day – they say it must have been the heat, and the weight of her dress – after another five minutes she fainted and collapsed on the floor. 50.6k Followers, 8 Following, 44 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Sebastian Barea Rivera (@sebastianbarearivera) Life goes on and I keep on going with my head held high. [12] In July 2011, the couple announced they were expecting their first child together. The child's father is basketball player and her ex-boyfriend J.J. Barea. Rivera gave birth to their son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in February 17, 2012. However, there is another factor we can’t ignore, because someone else appears in the 'Despacito' video-clip, who has been an expert in becoming unforgettable: former Miss Universe and actress, Zuleyka Rivera, who has been criticized for her performance in the 2018 Grammy awards, and has defended herself in her Instagram account: "The day that all these critics set foot on the stage of the Grammies, their opinion will be worth something. Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza was born on October 3, 1987 in Cayey, Puerto Rico as Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza. 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After finishing her reign as Miss Universe, Rivera expressed her interest in an acting career. Jose Juan Barea dated Zuleyka Rivera for 2.1 years. Rivera became pregnant with Barea’s child and in July 2011, announced that she was expecting a son. Jose was present at his birth. As far as Zuleyka’s romantic life is concerned, she was in a relationship with Dallas Mavericks point guard J. J. Barea from 2010 to 2013. Find the perfect Sebastian Jose Barea Rivera stock photos and editorial news pictures from Getty Images. She was previously crowned Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006. Moreover, he already has his personal Instagram account. While in Indonesia, Zuleyka also visited Bali. Sebastian is fond of sports (including basketball, of course) and cars. La ex Miss Universo Zuleyka Rivera habló por primera vez de uno de los momentos más difíciles de su vida, el motivo de la ruptura con el papá de su hijo Sebastián, José Juan Barea. As Miss Universe, Rivera represented the Miss Universe Organization, both in the United States and internationally. La Opinión. RELACIONADO: Zuleyka Rivera celebra la graduación de su hijo ¡Feliz cumpleaños! On April 18, 2013, Barea released a statement confirming that the relationship was over. Even science can tell us why 'Despacito' is so hard to ignore, because of the long pause Luis Fonsi makes at " Deees... paaa... cito". In early 2013, there was much speculation that the relationship between Rivera and Barea had ended and April 18, 2013, Barea released a statement confirming that the relationship was over. She was previously crowned Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006. Entretenimiento Zuleyka Rivera confiesa la razón de su separación con José Juan Barea La puertorriqueña se sinceró en una entrevista para el programa Noche de luz [13] Rivera gave birth to her son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in Minnesota on February 18, 2012. At the time she was the youngest Miss Universe winner since Amelia Vega in 2003 (until Stefanía Fernández in 2009). Physical Statistics. En 2018, Rivera se convirtió en embajadora de la marca Eravos. Zuleyka Rivera Personal Life. Learn about Zuleyka Rivera: her birthday, what she did before fame, her family life, fun trivia facts, popularity rankings, and more. This made Zuleyka world-famous, when she became the fifth Puerto Rican to win Miss Universe. En. Her parents lived in a house that didn’t even have electricity, and they sent her to a nanny who taught her to handle tableware, and to sew and cook. Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza, Actress: El dragón. Only eighteen years of age when she was crowned Miss Universe, Rivera is one of the youngest women to win the title. J.J. Barea and Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza dated from October, 2010 to April, 2013.. She was based in New York City, where she shared an apartment with Tara Conner, Miss USA and Katie Blair, Miss Teen USA 2006. After competing in swimsuit, evening gown and interview, she was crowned Miss Universe by outgoing titleholder Natalie Glebova of Canada. [14], During early 2013, there was much speculation that the relationship between Rivera and Barea had ended. She is also the first winner from Puerto Rico to have noticeable mixed (African and Indigenous) heritage features, different from her four predecessors (Marisol Malaret, Deborah Carthy-Deu, Dayanara Torres, and Denise Quiñones) that have distinctly European features. Body Measurements Table. Zuleyka Rivera Net Worth: Zuleyka Rivera is a Puerto Rican beauty queen and actress who has a net worth of $5 million dollars. Barea was present during the birth. Rivera represented her hometown of Salinas municipality at Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006, held on November 10, 2005 where she was crowned the winner by outgoing titleholder and Miss Universe 2005 1st Runner-Up Cynthia Olavarría. Criticism focuses on how late she came into the song, almost two minutes after it started. ... Zuleyka Rivera and her little son Sebastian attend her tribute at San Juan … [6][7] Later that year, she starred in Aurora as another antagonist, Diana del Valle. Rivera gave birth to her son Sebastián José Barea Rivera in Minnesota on February 18, 2012. From the end of July until early August, Zuleyka traveled to Japan where she presented the Five Star Diamond Award to the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tokyo. She made her debut as a telenovela actress in Mexico's Telemundo's soap opera Dame Chocolate in 2007, which was followed by several other soap opera roles. It’s the key to this song”. Zuleyka Rivera represented Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe 2006 which was televised live internationally from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California on 23 July 2006. They had a son named Sebastian age 8. Rivera's win came only five years after Denise Quiñones, the most recent winner from Puerto Rico, won the crown. SAN JUAN – NBA player J.J. Barea and former Miss Universe Zuleyka Rivera confirmed Friday their separation after two years together. Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza (born October 3, 1987) is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 2006 in Los Angeles. At age 30, Zuleyka Rivera has been Miss Universe, an actress and dancer, in one of history’s most widely-viewed video-clips. However, this was clearly not Zuleyka’s responsibility, but the people who planned her choreography. Although she was Miss Universe for only ten months, Zuleyka Rivera has given her all to become unforgettable: she debuted on telenovela soap operas in 2007, the year that she turned over her crown, in 'Dame chocolate' and then in 'Alguien te mira', 'Aurora' and 'Rosario'. Jose Juan Barea dated Zuleyka Rivera in the past, but they broke up in April, 2013. The incident was reportedly attributed to heat exhaustion (from the stage lights) coupled with the weight of the heavy, chained dress she was wearing.[2]. - Photo 1 - Sebastián, quien es hijo de Zuleyka Rivera y José Juan Barea, es todo un galán y así lo presume en las fotos que su mamá comparte en Instagram J.J. Barea is a 36 year old Puerto Rican Basketballer. After being crowned on July 23, 2006 in Los Angeles, Zuleyka was interviewed by many news teams in Los Angeles and when she arrived at her new home in New York. Sebastian is the athlete’s firstborn. The ten facts you need to know about Zuleyka Rivera, including life path number, birthstone, body stats, zodiac and net worth. She has been making her mark all of her life. Zuleyka Rivera Puerto Rican actress Zuleyka Jerrís Rivera Mendoza is a Puerto Rican actress, TV host, dancer, model and beauty queen who won the titles of Miss Puerto Rico Universe 2006 and Miss Universe 2006. Tuvieron un hijo, Sebastián José Barea Rivera. Later that evening, Rivera fainted briefly during a press appearance. In late August, Zuleyka traveled to Indonesia where she attended the opening of a new spa, met with the Minister of Culture, and attended the Miss Indonesia Universe pageant where Agni Pratistha was crowned. A post shared by jose barea (@jjbarea11) on May 29, 2018 at 3:21pm PDT En varias entrevistas que se le han realizado a la madre de Sebastián José, Zuleyka Rivera, esta ha … She is an actress, known for El Dragón: Return of a Warrior (2019), Olympique and Alguien Te Mira (2010). Rivera is also the second woman with noticeably mixed features to win Miss Puerto Rico Universe after Alba Reyes in 2004. She has been making her mark all of her life. In February 2012, the couple welcomed their son Sebastián José Barea Rivera who was born in Minnesota, USA with Barea in attendance during the child’s birth. As of April 2007, Zuleyka has traveled to the Czech Republic, France, Italy, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Greece, Kazakhstan, India, Mexico, Thailand, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Japan, and Indonesia, in addition to numerous trips around the United States. At age 30, Zuleyka Rivera has been Miss Universe, an actress and dancer, in one of history’s most widely-viewed video-clips. She debuted in the 2007 telenovela Dame Chocolate with Carlos Ponce and Karla Monroig. They had one son, Sebastián José Barea Rivera. [10], Rivera also had a small role on the film Runner, Runner. Then, a neighbor who was studying cosmetology saw her in the street, and helped her run for Miss Puerto Rico. Unidos Zuleyka Rivera y José Juan Barea por su hijo Los orgullosos padres posaron junto a Sebastián, quien completó el kínder miércoles, 30 de mayo de 2018 - 9:20 p.m. That meant she danced for only 49 seconds, shorter than one would expect for someone known as Luis Fonsi’s muse. Y lo decimos a juzgar por las fotos que Zuleyka Rivera compartió con sus seguidores con su bebé, Sebastián José Barea Rivera, de 1 mes y medio. She also participated in a photo shoot with Kurara Chibana in San Juan, Puerto Rico and in Tokyo, Japan, the girls who became really close best friends and still keep in touch. Barea. ... She dated basketball player JJ Barea from 2010 to 2013. Sebastián José Barea Rivera, el hijo de la ex Miss Universe boricua, Zuleyka Rivera y el baloncelista de la selección nacional de Puerto Rico, José Juan Barea se … She made her debut as a telenovela actress in Mexico's Telemundo's soap opera Dame Chocolate in 2007, which was followed by several other soap opera roles. [2] About. La página web de estilo de vida, moda y belleza para la mujer latina. She added that she still has the satisfaction "as a woman and mother, that I gave all of me in exchange for our happiness.