Jacqueline Bracamontes

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Jacqueline Bracamontes
Beauty pageant titleholder
BornJacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde
(1979-12-23) December 23, 1979 (age 35)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
OccupationActress, former model
Title(s)Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000
Nuestra Belleza México 2000 Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
Major
competition(s)
Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000
(Winner)
Nuestra Belleza México 2000
(Winner)
Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
(Dethroned(
Miss Universe 2001
SpouseMartin Fuentes (2011-present)
ChildrenJacky (b. 2013)
Carolina (b. 2014)
 
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This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Bracamontes and the second or maternal family name is Van Hoorde.
Jacqueline Bracamontes
Beauty pageant titleholder
BornJacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde
(1979-12-23) December 23, 1979 (age 35)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
OccupationActress, former model
Title(s)Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000
Nuestra Belleza México 2000 Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
Major
competition(s)
Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000
(Winner)
Nuestra Belleza México 2000
(Winner)
Nuestra Belleza Mundo Mexico 2000
(Dethroned(
Miss Universe 2001
SpouseMartin Fuentes (2011-present)
ChildrenJacky (b. 2013)
Carolina (b. 2014)

Jacqueline Bracamontes (pronounced: [ˈʝaklim bɾakaˈmontes], [ʝakeˈlin]; born Jacqueline Bracamontes Van Hoorde, Dutch pronunciation: [vɑn ˈɦoːrdə] on December 23, 1979 in Guadalajara) is a Mexican actress, former model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2000, Nuestra Belleza México 2000 and represented her country at Miss Universe 2001 .

Biography[edit]

Jacqueline Bracamontes born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico to Jesus Bracamontes, the former coach of the popular Mexican soccer team Chivas Rayadas del Guadalajara, and Jacqueline Van Hoorde, a Mexican of Belgian descent. She is the oldest of three children, she has a sister Alina, and a brother, Jesus, Jr. Her father is currently a soccer analyst for the Hispanic-American television network Univision.

After high school, Bracamontes moved to France to study French. She then returned to Mexico and studied Communication Science at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente. While there, she began working as a model. She speaks Spanish, French and English fluently.[1]

Pageant career[edit]

After seeing her on a magazine cover, Lupita Jones, ex-Miss Universe, contacted her and asked her to enter the Nuestra Belleza México. Bracamontes went on to win the state and national beauty titles and to represent Mexico in Miss Universe 2001, which took place in Puerto Rico.

Acting and hosting career[edit]

After being crowned Miss Mexico in 2000, Bracamontes decided to pursue a television career. She began her career hosting various award shows and special programs, including Acafest, Premios TVyNovelas and Fiesta Mexicana.

A soccer aficionado, in August 2008 she became host of a Mexican sports radio show on Vision AM, and was later invited by univision to be a host and correspondent of the 2002 FIFA World Cup. She has also worked with Televisa Deportes.

In 2003 she was cast in the Mexican telenovela Alegrijes y Rebujos, produced by Rosy Ocampo. One year later, she landed a role in the popular soap-opera Rubí, alongside Bárbara Mori and Eduardo Santamarina.

In 2006, she landed her first lead role in the Mexican novela Heridas de Amor, alongside Brazilian born actor Guy Ecker. The program was broadcast in several countries.

In Spring of 2007, Bracamontes was cast in her first feature film, entitled Cuando Las Cosas Suceden, playing the role of a nun named Lucia. Later that year, she briefly returned to hosting with the Mexican game show De Por Vida, but the show was quickly cancelled.

In 2008 she starred in the comedic Mexican telenovela Las Tontas No Van al Cielo, alongside Jaime Camil, which was extremely successful in both the Latin American and United States market.

After finishing filming with Las Tontas No Van al Cielo, she starred in Sortilegio, with Cuban actor William Levy.[2] Filming completed in October 2009.

Jacqueline Bracamontes was chosen as one of the killers in the popular series Mujeres Asesinas which premiered in the fall of 2010.

Personal life[edit]

Jacqueline Bracamontes is a fan of Mexican soccer club Chivas de Guadalajara.[citation needed] She married with Martin Fuentes, a Mexican businessman, on October 1, 2011 in Guadalajara.[3][4] On November 12, 2012, Jacqueline and Martin announced on an exclusive interview to CARAS, a popular Mexican entertainment magazine that they are expecting fraternal twins a boy and a girl.

On March 30, 2013 Jacqueline gave birth to her twin babies, but the boy didn't make it due to a respiratory complication. She announced the tragic loss on the social network Twitter. They named their girl Jacqueline Fuentes Bracamontes sweetly referred to as MiniJacky. In December 15, 2013 announced she pregnant with her third child, July 11, 2014 gave birth a girl and named Carolina.

Filmography[edit]

Telenovelas, Series, Films, Theater
YearTitleRoleNotes
2002Entre el Amor y el OdioLeonela Montenegro de ValenciaSupporting role
Cómplices al rescateJocelynSpecial appearance
2002-03¡Vivan los niños!Hada de los DientesSpecial appearance
2003La hora picoEpisode:"El reventón"
2003-04Alegrijes y RebujosAngélica Rivas MárquezProtagonist
2004RubíMaribel de la Fuente de CárdenasCo-Protagonist
2006-07La Fea Más BellaMagaly Ruiz EsparzaSpecial appearance
2006Heridas de AmorMiranda San Llorente de AragónProtagonist
Un Gallego en ParisTheatrical performance
2007Cuando las cosas sucedenHermana LucíaFilm
2008Las Tontas No Van al CieloCándida "Candy" Morales AlcaldeProtagonist
La Obra Hasta Que La Muerte Nos SepareTheatrical performance
2009SortilegioMaria José Samaniego Miranda Lombardo/Sandra Samaniego MirandaProtagonist
Hasta que la Boda nos SepareTheatrical performance
2010Sortilegio, el showMaria José SamaniegoProtagonist
Mujeres AsesinasIrmaEpisode:"Irma, de los peces"
2014Hijo de DiosMartaMexican version
Presenter, TV programs
YearTitleNotes
Teletón (Mexico)Presenter
De por vida
2012La Voz... México 2
2013Hoy
La Voz... México 3

Awards & Nominations[edit]

Premios TVyNovelas[edit]

YearCategoryTelenovelaResult
2004Best Female RevelationAlegrijes y RebujosWon
2007Best Lead ActressHeridas de AmorNominated
2009Las tontas no van al cielo
2010Sortilegio

Premios Juventud[edit]

YearCategoryNominatedResult
2010Chica que me quita el sueñoSortilegioWon
The best dressedHerselfNominated

Premios People en Español[edit]

YearCategoryTelenovelaResult
2010Best ActressSortilegioNominated
Best Couple with William Levy

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Leticia Murray
Nuestra Belleza México
2000
Succeeded by
Ericka Cruz
Preceded by
Maria Pia Marín Gutierrez
Nuestra Belleza Jalisco
2000
Succeeded by
Miriam de Jesús Ayala Nuñez