Karen Vi is a famous social media personality and the winner of Miss San Antonio American Beauty pageant. The Mexican-American Model who also appeared in the 2008 Miss Texas USA pageant, has gained huge fame from her viral comedy music videos which she posts on her YouTube channel officialkarenvi.
Born Karen Villarreal on October 3, 1989, in San Antonio, Texas, United States of America, there are no information about the young model and actress, it is believed that she is of Mexican and Spanish descent born to Mexican parents. She grew up in a large family including her cousins and nephews and she came to the limelight after representing Leon Valley in the 2008 Miss Texas USA pageant.
Karen started her career as a model and appeared in many commercial print ads, promotional work and TV shows but before her rise to stardom, she worked with popular beer and alcohol brands. She was also active in the boxing community as a ring card girl.
5 Fast Facts You Need To Know About The Model
1. Modelling was not her Initial Calling
Unlike many models who realised their passion for modelling at an early age and tried to pursue it, Karen grew up not even knowing she would venture into the business. According to her, she went into modelling not because she had an initial passion for it, but by chance. It all began at the age of 19 when she received an invitation through the mail to participate in Miss Texas USA 2008. She did and ended up winning the Conexion’s Hottest Latina 2009 for the San Antonio Express-News and then came 2nd in the Miss San Antonio American Beauty the following year.
Trying to develop herself in her newly found career, Karen tried to gain more experience in the field by going to places like Maxim Masquerade Party Models, Marquee Image Models & Ford Promotional ModelBacardi, Skyy Vodka, Budweiser, Espolon Liquor Promotions and the local fashion shows San Antonio Fashion Week 2010, Forever 21, Beach Bunny Swimwear, Latino Bridal, Quinceanera Runway Show Expo and many others.
Karen aspires to become a ring girl, a guest blogger on a hotly contested magazine like Cosmopolitan or Maxim, or get re-published.
2. Karen Loves all Things Natural
Karen loves the all natural look on her skin, she neither has piercings nor tattoos on any part of her body and when she is off camera, she prefers to go without makeup. In addition, Karen is an animal lover and a good fan of classic rock music and can easily imitate voices of well-known musicians like Pat Benetar, Dennis Laughlin, Shakira, Britney Spears and many others. In fact, Karen Vi has a special skill in singing.
3. She Likes Taking Funny Roles as an Actress
Just as she is a good fan of comic movies, Karen loves taking on funny characters while acting. However, the actress can play anything from the girl next door, to the protagonist, to the girl you pass by on the streets in the background.
4. Karen Vi has Raquel Welch as her role model
Raquel Welch is a famous American actress, singer and model whose images in the doe-skin bikini which she wore became best-selling posters that turned her into a celebrity sex symbol in the 1960s. Among other things, Welch was known as the 1960 and 70s icon specifically because of her ability to create a place in the movie history that portrayed strong female characters and she broke the mould of the submissive sex symbol.
Karen said she chose Welch as her role model because they are both petite with good curves which proves that one can be under 5’5 and become a successful model.
Karen is 5 feet 3 inches and she weighs 53.5 Kg with a body measurement of 34C-24-35. She believes that people easily relate to her because of her proportionate size. She has over 15k followers on Twitter and over 850k Instagram followers.
5. Karen Rebuked an American Football Running Back for Sending her a DM
The Latina beauty from San Antonio, Texas recently scolded Le’Veon Bell, for sending her a DM on her Instagram page. Le’Veon Bell is a renowned American football standout running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). He sent her a DM saying “Hello gorgeous” but in an indirect reply, Karen lashed out at him, accusing him of trying to approach her not minding he has a “beautiful girlfriend named Mia Khalifa.
Quick Facts About Karen Vi
Full Name: Karen Villarreal
Profession: Model and Social Media Personality
Place of Birth: San Antonio, Texas, U.S
Date of Birth: October 3, 1989
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Weight: 53.5 Kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Youtube Channel:– youtube.com/user/officialkarenvi