By Bad Seed
By B4D B0YZ 420
By Angel Decoy
Ms. Alicia Machado
Was born in Venezuela on December 6, 1977.
Her father, Arturo Machado, is originally from Spain. He is the owner of a toy store. Her mothers' name is Martha Fajardo, she is from Cuba and owns a "Subway" franchise restaurant.
She graduated from High School at the age of 15 and went on to college. She studied Business Administration, and then switched to Law. In 1995 she participated and won the Miss Venezuela pageant. At the age of 18, She went on to compete in the Miss Universe pageant. Alicia was very surprise when she won the Miss Universe Title, which led her to a very extraordinary year as Miss Universe.
Alicia accepted a leading role in a Telenovela called Samantha (1998). All her hard work was acknowledge when she won the Midia Award in Spain and the Ace award in New York City, as the new Actress of the year. Although she loved acting her passion to sing grew even more. One of her close friends Ricardo Montanez assisted her in introducing her to the music industry.
He introduced her to Jose Miguel who helped her not only with her vocals but also with writing songs. They worked on first album for 3 years. In 1999 her musical career became a reality when she released the album and in 1999 her dream came true when her debut album was released, "Alicia En El Pais De Las Maravillas".
Alicia Machado has continued her great success by starting in other TeleNovelas and movies. She has currently released her second album in November 2007.