Ximena Navarrete: Biography History

Name: Jimena Navarrete Rosete
Date of Birth: February 22, 1988 (age 25)
Place of Birth: Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Height: 1.74 m (5 ft 8 1⁄2 in)
Measurements: 88-60-90
Hair color: Brown
Eye color: Brown
Title(s): Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2009, Nuestra Belleza México 2009, Miss Universe 2010
Major competition(s): Nuestra Belleza Jalisco 2009 (Winner), Nuestra Belleza México 2009 (Winner), Miss Universe 2010 (Winner)

Jimena "Ximena" Navarrete Rosete (born February 22, 1988) is a Mexican model, actress and beauty pageant contestant who won Miss Universe 2010. She was previously named as Nuestra Belleza México 2009.

Navarrete was born and raised in Guadalajara, the capital city of Jalisco, Mexico. She is one of two children, born to parents who are dentist Carlos Navarrete and Gabriela Rosete. She began modeling locally at the age of sixteen, and studied nutrition at the Valle de Atemajac University, prior to taking part in the world pageant.

Navarrete was crowned Nuestra Belleza Jalisco on July 16, 2009 in her hometown, and subsequently won the national title of Nuestra Belleza México as well, besting thirty-three other contestants during the 16th edition of that event, held September 20, 2009 in Mérida, Yucatán. That night, Navarrete became the second consecutive winner from Jalisco, following Karla Carrillo, the outgoing titleholder and a close friend who encouraged her to participate in the pageant.
Miss Universe 2010
On August 23, 2010, Navarrete (then known as "Jimena") was named Miss Universe, making her the second Mexican delegate to win the title, after Lupita Jones in 1991. Coincidentally, both were crowned in Las Vegas, Nevada.

In October 2010, Navarrete traveled to Shanghai, China for the 2010 World Expo and Shanghai Fashion Week.

On February 10, 2011, Navarrete became spokesperson of L'Oreal Paris and Old Navy. She had her first official photo shoot in Mexico.

In March 2011, Navarrete traveled to Moscow, Russia and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to attend the national finals respectively. She then traveled to Puerto Rico for the Puerto Rico Golf Open. She also traveled to Panama to work with Aid for AIDS and attended the Thai national final at Bangkok, Thailand on March 26, 2011.

In May 2011, Navarrete traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico, her hometown, to raise awareness for Children International, a U.S.-based humanitarian organization helping over 12,000 poor children there.

In July 2011, Navarrete attended the Chilean national final at Santiago, Chile. She also traveled to the Atlantis Paradise Island, The Bahamas to help crown Miss Teen USA on July 16, 2011.

During her reign, Navarrete traveled to Spain, multiple trips in Mexico, Indonesia, China, France, India, Russia, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Panama, Thailand, Brazil, Guatemala, Chile and Bahamas in addition to numerous trips around the United States.

On February 10, 2011, Navarrete became spokesperson of L'Oreal Paris and Old Navy.

Navarrete announced she will debut her acting career in the soap opera, with Salvador Mejía's new production La tempestad".

On February 15, 2013, Salvador Mejia confirmed that Ximena Navarrete and William Levy will be the protagonists of his telenovela: "La tempestad". She will be playing twins, Marina Reverte and Magdalena Artigas.

La tempestad as Marina Reverte/Magdalena Artigas (Television debut) (2013–present)


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