The First Ever Mother and TV Host Ileana Marquez Pedroza Takes Miss Venezuela 2023 Crown, The Passport to Miss Universe 2024 at Mexico
Miss Amazonas Ileana Márquez also won Miss Photogenic and Miss Elegance Special Awards
The Mother Since Her Youth, Marquez joined Pageantry as per new rule allowing mothers, married and divorced at the Miss Venezuela Organization and Miss Universe Pageant
Thu, Dec 7, 2023: The Regional Miss Amazonas, Ileana Marquez has won over 24 Contestants and crowned Miss Venezuela 2023 for Miss Universe 2024 at the end of Grand Finale today on Thursday, December 7th, 2023. She was crowned by Distrito Capital's Diana Silva, the TOP 10 Miss Universe & Miss Venezuela 2022 as her successor.
The Runners-up are 1ST Runner-up Giorgiana Rosas of Anzoátegui, 2ND Runner-up Daniela Celis of Mérida, 3RD Runner-up Cindy Granadillo of Yaracuy and 4TH Runner-up Guerrero Roldán of Sakra Del Valle.
Newly crowned Ileana Marquez Miss Venezuela 2023 will represent her country at the 93RD Miss Universe 2024 to be held in Mexico where at the end of Coronation Gala, the reigning queen Nicaragua's Sheynnis Palacios Miss Universe 2023 will crown her successor.
Marquez holds TSU in Initial Education and has singing, dancing and acting hobbies. Teaching is her passion and she also trains catwalk.
She posts excellent pictures at Insta Handle @ileanamarquezpedroza. Just after her crowning, Caracas modeling agency, Garbo & Class Acad.y Agencia de Modelaje. C.A reacted "WE HAVE A NEW QUEEN TODAY. Since Ileana arrived at Garbo she was a very responsible and dedicated person, when she decided to become part of @missvenezuela we never doubted her talent and what she could achieve. Today we are happy that this dream materializes, that one more goal is fulfilled for you, remember that our doors will always be for you and we wish you the greatest of success. Thank you for trusting us, thank you for believing in this company and thank you for being part of the Garbo and Class family."
In a question asked by Miss Venezuela Organization "What is the biggest challenge you have faced in life and how has it changed you as a person?" Newly crowned Ileana Marquez Miss Venezuela 2023 has told earlier (as Miss Amazonas) "Being a mother in my youth changed me as a person by having to face a society in which I did not fit into its standards, however in a positive way I matured, studied, worked and moved forward. Today I feel proud to be the mother of Guadalupe Antonella, who is and will be my most important driving force to continue growing as a person and as a professional."
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