Name: Alexia Viruez
Language: Spanish, English
Bio: Raised in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Alexia Viruez is currently studying psychology at UDABOL (Universidad de Aquino Bolivia). When she was nine years old, Alexia was awarded a modeling scholarship, which jump started her current modeling career. She is passionate about music, art and theatre, and aspires to walk the most prestigious catwalks in the world.
Quote: “I have given all of my effort and sacrificed so much to get where I am today, and strive to go even further to win the MISS UNIVERSE® Competition , not only for myself but for my country.”
1. Alexia’s favorite native dish is majadito, an orange-flavored rice cooked with dried meat and served with sweet fried plantains and eggs.
2. The only shoes in Alexia’s closet are high heels and tennis shoes.
3. Alexia helped serve rescuers when the Malaga office building in Santa Cruz collapsed in 2011.