Daisy Fuentes

Model / TV Personality

Born: 17 November 1966
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba
Best known as: The former host of MTV Internacional

A Cuban-American bombshell, Daisy Fuentes was one of the most visible MTV stars of the 1990s. Born in Havana, Fuentes went to high school in New Jersey and got her start reporting the news at New York station WXTV, the local affiliate for the Latin network Univision. In 1988 she became host of MTV Internacional and then went on to host House of Style and other shows on the music network. She also co-hosted (with John Fugelsang) America's Funniest Home Videos from 1997-2000 and became a regular presenter at beauty pageants and awards shows. In the 21st century she got a fresh burst of fame by appearing in infomercials for Winsor Pilates, a yoga-type exercise system, and by launching her own fashion line with the the department store chain Kohl's.

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Scoring a rare double, Fuentes has endorsed both Revlon cosmetics and M&Ms candy.

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