|Born:||November 17, 1966|
|Bra/cup size:||36C (80C)|
|Height:||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Fuentes was born to a Cuban father and Spanish mother. When Fuentes was three years old, the family moved to her mother's relatives in Madrid, Spain, during the five years her sister Rosana was born. Later the family emigrated to Harrison, New Jersey, four years later, living on Sussex Street. Fuentes studied communications and journalism at Bergen Community College and then was hired as the weather-girl for WNJU-TV, Channel 47, a Telemundo station. She quickly moved up the ranks, eventually becoming a news anchor and reporter for the evening news.
MTV took notice of the 19-year-old Fuentes and made her host of MTV International which was a success, it later became MTV en Español and later MTV Latin America. 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 for three seasons. 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.She Guest starred in the tv series Queen Of Swords episode "runaways" 2000. She has been a spokeswoman for the companies Revlon, American Express, Pantene, M&M's, and Miller Lite.
Hugh Hefner reportedly invited Fuentes numerous times in the early 90's to pose nude in Playboy magazine, but she has insisted that she will never do nude modeling.
Fuentes played on the World Poker Tour in the Hollywood Home games for the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital charity. She also has designed a clothing line bearing her name, sold exclusively by Kohl's Department Stores. In June of 2007, her clothing line came under intense scrutiny after the National Labor Committee reported that they were using a Guatemalan sweatshop to produce their clothes. According to Gossip Girls, "The workers are paid only twenty-five cents to make Fuentes’ blouses which sell for $22 to $38 in the U.S."
Fuentes received an award at The Wellness Community West Los Angeles Tribute to the Human Spirit Awards dinner for her commitment to spreading breast cancer awareness, particularly in the Latino community.
She was married to actor Timothy Adams, but later divorced him. She currently resides with her fiancé, ex-Bros member Matt Goss, twin brother of actor Luke Goss, in the Los Angeles area, with their two dogs, Alfie and Rita, who were featured on National Geographic's show Dog Whisperer. Her brother Alejandro is currently studying phrenology and botany at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Virginia.
- Daisy Fuentes Biography
- Fuentes and her mother.
- Wilson, Eric and Barbaro, Michael. "Can You Be Too Fashionable?", June 17, 2007. Accessed December 3, 2007. "Today, Kohl’s offers more sophisticated layouts and merchandising, and since 2002 has introduced exclusive brands like Daisy Fuentes, Chaps, Tony Hawk and Apt. 9 that speak to different demographics, like teenagers or working moms."
- Daisy Fuentes' Sweatshop Scandal. Gossip Girls (2007-06-07). Retrieved on 2009-04-17.