Paulina Vega is the Miss Universe 2015. The 22 year old was born on January 15, 1993. Hailing from Barranquilla, Colombia, she was crowned Miss Colombia in 2013. The tall lissome beauty comes from a famous and highly educated lineage. Her parents Rodolfo Vega Llamas and Laura Dieppa are cardiologists. Her grandfather is the iconic tenor Gaston Vega. Her grandmother was Elvira Susana Castillo Gómez Miss Atlantico (Miss Colombia) in the year 1953. Her Miss Universe crown worth $300,000 was custom-designed by Diamonds International Corporation, a Crech based company, the newest entrant for crown designing for Miss Universe.
Miss. Vega’s body measurements are 95-60-95, she is known for her slim figure, light brown eyes and brown hair color. Paulina Vega is a tall girl with a height of 1.78 m (5 feet 10 inches).
Paulina Vega studies Business Administration at Bogota in the Universidad Javierana. She is the second lady from Columbia to win the title of Miss Universe after Luz Marina Zuluaga achieved the feat in 1958.
In spite of coming from a laudable lineage, Paulina Vega is known to be an extremely modest girl, approachable and friendly. She has been modeling since the time she was 8. One interesting trivia of Paulina is that she sleeps with her eyes open. She loves dancing and can break into a jig at the drop of a hat.
Paulina values intelligent as an-all important trait in a person and believes that any person can be so, by learning and exploring. She says that a woman of today not only cares about being beautiful but also cares about being intelligent, professional and is quite hard-working. She is a family person who has always bonded with her four sisters and three brothers. She is always seen hanging around with family, friends and her pet dog Mateo.