Cuban Model and Hostess
Name Daisy Fuentes
Birth date November 17, 1966
Birth place Havana, Cuba
Alma mater Bergen Community College, Paramus, New Jersey - (majored in Communications)
Occupation Model and Hostess
Daisy Fuentes is a Cuban-American television host, model, and comedian. Daisy Fuentes broke barriers as MTV's first Latina VJ (Signed to MTV US and MTV Latin America simultaneously), and as Revlon's first Latina spokesperson to be signed to a worldwide contract.
Daisy Fuentes was first hired in 1988 as the host of MTV Internacional, a one-hour Spanish-language music show that aired in Latin America and the U.S. Later, Fuentes joined MTV in 1993, becoming MTV's first Latina VJ. She was also a host of the fashion and modeling series House of Style, among other correspondent gigs. With MTV she achieved name recognition as one of that network's more popular hosts and soon was courted by companies to be a spokesmodel.
She later landed a role on the ABC soap opera Loving. Fuentes appeared on shows such as Dream On, The Larry Sanders Show, and Cybill. From 1994 to 1995, she hosted her own talk show, Daisy, on CNBC. She was the host of America's Funniest Home Videos from 1998 to 1999. She hosted The ALMA Awards, Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve, the 1998 World Music Awards, the 1999 Billboard Latin Awards, and the Miss Teen USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe pageants.