MIAMI — November 30, 2021 – Telemundo, the exclusive U.S. Spanish-language home for the 70th edition of the MISS UNIVERSE® competition, announces renowned personalities Jacky Bracamontes and Cristian de la Fuente will serve as the main hosts of the international event airing live coast-to-coast from Eilat, Israel, on Sunday, December 12 at 7pm ET/6 CT/4 PT.
Additionally, LatinX Now!’s Alix Aspe and En Casa con Telemundo’s Carlos Adyan will also be on-site to bring viewers all the excitement leading up to the main event with additional commentary, content, interviews, and comprehensive coverage of all the preliminary activities exclusively for Telemundo’s broadcast, digital and social media platforms. Fans can visit Telemundo.com/MissUniverso to vote for their favorite candidate and get to know all the representatives via exclusive interviews and photo galleries. The network will soon reveal the full exclusive MISS UNIVERSE® programming lineup for the much-anticipated event.
About the hosts
Jacky Bracamontes, who represented her native Mexico in the MISS UNIVERSE® competition in 2001, is one of the most important figures in Latin American television. She is currently the host of Telemundo’s dance competition, “Así se Baila.” She also hosted Telemundo’s broadcast of the 69th edition MISS UNIVERSE® last May, the “Latin American Music Awards,” and starred in the hit primetime series “La Suerte de Loli.” Bracamontes first joined the U.S. Hispanic network as host of “Viva el Mundial y Más,” a sports and entertainment program that aired during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™. She also cohosted two seasons of the hit music competition “La Voz” (The Voice). Throughout her career, she has starred in several successful telenovelas such as “Las Tontas No Van al Cielo,” “Heridas de Amor” and “Sortilegio,” as well as multiple Spanish-language television shows and specials.
Cristian de la Fuente is a Latin superstar who has been part of numerous Hollywood productions. He is currently one of the celebrity judges on Telemundo’s Sunday night reality dance competition, “Así se Baila.” He previously competed on the sixth season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars,” making it to the finals. His professional credits include hosting various award shows and acting on TV series like “CSI: Miami,” “Private Practice,” “Devious Maids,” “El Juego de las Llaves,” “Sueño de Amor,” “En Tierras Salvajes,” and “Amor Bravío.” He also participated in multiple movies, such as “Driven,” sharing credits with Sylvester Stallone, “Vampiros: Los Muertos,” a movie with Tommy Lee Wallace and Jon Bon Jovi, and lent his voice for the animated film “Condorito: La Película.” He debuted as a producer with the movie “You Are My Home,” which was among the most watched on Netflix during its first week of release.
About The Miss Universe Organization
The Miss Universe Organization (MUO) is a global community that empowers women to realize their goals through experiences that build self-confidence and create opportunities for success. MISS UNIVERSE®, MISS USA®, and MISS TEEN USA® programs provide the 10,000 women who participate annually an international platform to affect positive change through influential humanitarian and professional efforts. The contestants and titleholders are leaders and role models in their communities, develop personal and professional goals, and inspire others to do the same. The Miss Universe Organization is an Endeavor company.
To learn more, visit www.missuniverse.com
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