Miss World 2018 Vanessa Ponce De Leon Bio; Career, Net Worth, Married!

Published Date: 07 Feb, 2019 Updated date: 29 Jan, 2020 By Celebs Podium

The newest inductee to the hall of Miss World, Vanessa Ponce De Leon claimed the beauty pageant leaving 117 other contenders behind on 8 December 2018. While doing so, she became the first ever Mexican women in the history to wear that prestigious crown.

Vanessa Ponce De Leon, the Mexican beauty queen comes from a business background. The 27-year-old carries a degree in International business and always has been a regular volunteer for Migrants en el Camino in Mexico. Prior to her field of study, Vanessa’s passion for beauty with purpose gifted her with the 68th Miss World crown.

Vanessa Ponce’s Bio, Education

Born as Silvia Vanessa Ponce de Leon Sanchez on 7 March 1992, Vanessa Ponce De Leon hails from the beautiful city of Mexico. She later moved to the State of Guanajuato, Mexico and lived for almost five years. Subsequently, Vanessa lived for ten years in the State of Aguascalientes, Mexico before returning back to her home city.  

Carrying the tall height of 5 feet and 8 inches (1.73m), Vanessa is fluent in both English and Spanish languages.

Talking about her educational background, Vanessa holds a degree in International Business which she completed from the University of Guanajuato while her stay in the state. Subsequently, she was involved in various social works that pitched the path for her recent success.

Career, Net Worth

The post-graduation life of Vanessa Ponce began with her commitment to social causes. Vanessa actively cooperated with different non-profit foundations over multiple social areas.  She continuously volunteers for an organization called Migrants on the Road which aims to serve migrants in certain states of Mexico.

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Carrying the personal motto, “We all need each other,” Vanessa has continuously served as a speaker for the National Youth Institute and she is on the Board of Directors for a rehab center for girls. Apart from that, Vanessa also provides intercultural education to children from indigenous tribes through a school named Nenemi.


Vanessa amasses considerable net worth from her social works (Picture Source: StarsInformer)

Though acclaimed for her beauty pageant and social works, Vanessa likes to keep her earnings confined to herself. However, some estimation reveals her net worth to be around the figure of $1.5 Million.

Moreover, Vanessa has kept her words to keep on with her volunteering works since bagging the Miss World title. It is no doubt that she will add more to her wealth through the projects she handles in the near future.

Beauty Journey To Miss World Crown!

Right along with her social avatar, Vanessa’s beauty career kick-started when she entered Mexico’s Next Top Model in 2014. In fact, the young model claimed the competition and made herself known as a future contender to the biggest beauty pageant in the country.  

Rightly so, after four years of her first win, Vanessa was crowned Miss World Mexico 2018 on 5 May 2018. She destined the prestigious title defeating 31 other competitors. In addition, Vanessa paved her path towards the Miss World competition.


Vanessa Ponce De Leon shares joys during her crowning moment in Miss World 2018 (Picture Source: El Comercio)

Finally, the 68th Miss World event held in China saw Vanessa Ponce De Leon crowned as a first-ever Mexican Miss World. She was handed the eminent crown by Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar of India. Similarly, at the end of her reign, she crowned her successor Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica as Miss World 2019 on 14 December 2019 in London.

Is Vanessa Ponce De Leon Married Or Single?

Subsequent to her beauty success, Vanessa has bidden her time on social works and volunteering thus keeping her private life under the wraps. She has rightly impressed over millions and billions of male fans all over the world; however, who is she impressed with remains a mystery to be solved.

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As far as her media exposure, Vanessa hasn’t provided any lead to her relationship life. This leaves her fans in a dilemma of whether she is single or taken. Until and unless the Miss World opens up on this topic, it is of no point to get a headache over her secluded life.

Some Interesting Facts About Vanessa Ponce De Leon

  • Vanessa enjoys playing volleyball and she often participates in ultimate Frisbee.
  • Besides her love for scuba diving, Vanessa is passionate about art and she paints a lot in her free time.
  • Vanessa is a fan of a British drama series, Downtown Abbey.
  • She holds the record for being the oldest winner in the history of the Miss World competition.

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