Melanie Iglesias is an American model and actress who rose to fame after being voted Maxim’s “Hometown Hotties” winner.
She returned to the limelight in 2010 when Melanie was featured in some renowned magazines, including World’s Most Beautiful, Esquire, and Vibe.
Following her success as a model, she started getting offers for roles in films and television series. She played the role of Royal Flush Girl in almost 265 episodes of the hit World Poker Tour series. Later, she was cast on MTV’s Guy Code and Girl Code for all seasons.
Melanie Iglesias Biography
|Occupation||Model, actress, TV personality|
|Age||36 years old|
|Born||18 June 1987|
|Birthplace||Brooklyn, New York, U.S.|
Melanie Iglesias was (born on June 18, 1987), in Brooklyn, New York, USA. She has Puerto Rican, Filipino, and Italian roots. When she was young, her parents divorced, and a single father raised Melanie.
She grew up with one sister and six brothers. Her siblings often appear on her Instagram stories. While growing up in New York, Melanie graduated from Tottenville High School in Staten Island.
After completing her studies, Melanie decided to pursue her modeling career. She became a contestant in the TV reality show “America’s Next Top Model” in season thirteen. However, it didn’t last long, as she left this show and began working for magazines.
Melanie Iglesias made her first TV show appearance as Royal Flush Girl in the hit series World Poker Tour. She played her role in the show for its 265 episodes and earned much recognition.
Then, in 2011, she appeared as herself in all three seasons of the television series Guy Code, which ended in 2012. Soon enough, MTV cast her on the spin-off show Girl Code in 2013. Additionally, she became a bailiff in the Guy Code spin-off, Guy Court, that same year.
Melanie had a big break when she became the host of the 2014 show Off the Bat from the MLB Fan Cave. That same year, she began appearing in the hit reality show Snack Off. She got an opportunity to appear as a Guest DJ on the famous reality show Ellen: The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
2014 was a fruitful year for Melanie, in which she further starred in shows including Tosh.0 and Noches con Platanito. From 2014 to 2017, the actress gained massive fame when she had a starring role in the TV documentary The Making of SlickforceGirl.
In 2016, she was invited to appear in the YouTube musical show The Keys of Christmas and then worked in the TV series Roomies a year later. At that time, she was at the peak of her showbiz career and was offered a recurring role of Tiffani in the hit series Dead House. Her outstanding performance earned her critical acclaim and opened several doors for Melanie in acting and modeling.
In 2010, Melanie took her modeling career more seriously and was voted Maxim’s Hometown Hotties winner. The following year, she appeared in the premier issue of the 3D magazine World’s Most Beautiful Woman.
Later that year, Maxim Hot 100 listed her as the world’s most beautiful woman on their annual list. She was featured for the 3 consecutive months on Maxim USA’s special edition cover. Then, in 2015, she was placed #87 on the FHM 100 Sexiest list. Melanie won second place in the 30 Se*iest Celebrities Under 30 by Vibe Magazine.
2018, she portrayed Talia in the popular series Orange Is The New Black. In October of that year, she made her singing debut by releasing her single Tell ‘Em. She also caught the attention of Red Model Management in New York and signed a contract.
Bryce Vine asked her to appear in his “La La Land” music video, which came out in April 2019. Despite acting and singing, she also uploads vlogs and skits on her self-titled YouTube channel, which she created in late 2006.
According to some online sources, Melanie Iglesias dated American TV personality Vinny Guadagnino from 2012 to 2014. After separating from Vinny, Melanie started dating American actor and former model Ryan Guzman. The two broke up before the new year.
- Maxim’s Hometown Hotties _ winner
- Being featured in high-end magazines like Esquire and Vibe
- World Poker Tour (Series)
- Abnormal Attraction (2018)
- Guy Court (2013
- The Keys of Christmas (2016)
Melanie Iglesias Net Worth
Melanie Iglesias, an American model and actress, gained fame after being voted Maxim’s “Hometown Hotties” winner. Her net worth is estimated at $400,000, with a significant portion of her wealth coming from her Official Melanie Iglesias Store. Launched in July 2012, the store offers collector’s posters and other merchandise, contributing significantly to her earnings.
What is Melanie Iglesias famous for?
She is an actress known for Abnormal Attraction (2018), Guy Court (2013), and The Keys of Christmas (2016).
What does Melanie Iglesias look for in a guy?
The biggest turn-on is a guy who is confident and who knows what he’s talking about, who is intelligent, and who is eager to be the best person he can be. Somebody who recognizes that he has potential and wants to go and do something for himself and make something of his life. That’s a huge turn-on.