In 2015 the ninth season of the reality show Nuestra Belleza Latina, one of Univision’s most successful programs, which will return to the screen next September, and on that occasion the winner It was Francisca Lachapel.
The young Dominican from the beginning of the show stole the affection and popularity of the public, who crowned her as the new queen of Univisión that year.
Francisca Lachapel put everyone in her pocket, not only with her grace and beauty and her enormous charisma, but also went out of the mold of the typical beauty queens, with her interpretation of Mela la Melasa, a character that helped her to shine even more.
The Dominican queen was proclaimed the winner of the ninth season of Nuestra Belleza Latina, after surpassing Nathalia Casco, originally from Honduras, who was chosen second, in one of the most applauded decisions in recent times.
Francisca Lachapel received the crown of the outgoing queen, Aleyda Ortiz, from Puerto Rico, who won the title a year ago from that moment.
This time, unlike previous editions, the final ruling was not announced by the president of the jury Osmel Sousa, as was customary, but it was the presenter of the contest, Javier Poza, who alongside Chiquinquirá Delgado mentioned the jury’s decision .
“The public and the jury have decided, with 42.8 percent of the votes that the new queen of Nuestra Belleza Latina is Francisca Lachapel,” said the Mexican presenter, making the audience jump with emotion, as did the rest of the contestants
Third place in the competition went to the delegate from Puerto Rico, Catherine Castro, while in fourth and fifth place were the Dominican Clarissa Molina and the Mexican Mariana Torres, respectively.
The sixth place went to the also Dominican Geisha Montes De Oca.
The rest of the 12 semifinalists who competed for the crown at the Mansión de la Belleza, in Miamo, are made up of Cynthia Pérez, Lisandra Silva, Bridget Ruiz, Gloricely Loug, Nadyalee Torres and Anayeli De Santiago.
From triumph as Nuestra Belleza Latina, Francisca Lachapel became one of the most beloved television presenters on the Latin screen, especially in her role as host of Despierta América.
These days the ex-beauty queen debuted as mom, next to her current husband, Francesco Zampogna, whom she married, after separating from her first husband, which prompted her to compete in Nuestra Belleza Latina in 2015.
The Ninth edition of Nuestra Belleza Latina ran from January 18, 2015 to April 12, when Francsca Lachapel took the crown.