Suzy Perez used to be a prominent figure in the modeling world and a highly desirable video vixen in the early 2000s. The model, who was born on November 2, 1979, is now on the streets of New York, battling drug addiction, and is also speculated to be mentally imbalanced.
Suzy Perez gained fame for her remarkable appearance, which distinguished her during her peak years. She was the face of a lot of magazines and music videos, and she was the preferred choice of photographers at that time. This suddenly turned out to be the worst for her, as she now battles drug addiction. Read on, as we have detailed all that is to be known about Suzy Perez and what led to her present condition.
How Old is Suzy Perez?
Suzy Perez is 44 years old as of 2023 and was born on November 2, 1979 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She is a Dominican national who belongs to the Scorpio birth sign.
Not much is known about Suzy’s background before she attained fame, and as such, there are no details about the names of her parents as well as what they have their hands on. However, sources have it that her father is a businessman, which makes us believe that she was raised in a good family background.
Further details of who her siblings are and what they do for a living have also remained off the record. Despite her publicity, she did not mention where she was raised, but it is believed that she grew up in a city in the Dominican Republic.
Because Suzy Perez did not reveal details about her background, nothing is known about her educational background. Based on this, details of the schools that she attended for elementary and high school are scarce. Other information about whether she enrolled in the university or not has also remained vague.
Suzy Perez Started Her Career With Modeling
At the age of 16, Suzy Perez participated in a modeling competition, in which she emerged as the best. Realizing her potential in the entertainment world, Suzy decided to relocate to the United States to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. Fortune smiled upon her, leading to her quick success in securing roles as a video model and backup dancer for numerous music industry celebrities.
Nonetheless, her ascent to stardom occurred when she took on the role of a backup dancer for the multi-award-winning artist, Jennifer Lopez. Furthermore, she made notable appearances in various music videos by Sean Combs, a rapper and music producer widely recognized as P. Diddy. Beyond her music video roles, this Dominican-born model also graced magazine covers, earning the affectionate title of Duvet Queen from her devoted supporters.
What Led To Suzy Perez’s Disappearance From The Limelight?
Immediately after the death of Suzy Perez’s mother, she decided to go low on her career pursuit. However, at that time, she had a huge contract that lasted up to four years with an Italian modeling agency. Sources have it that the agency was owned by an Italian Mafia, although further details of the owner were not revealed. The contract with the Italian modeling agency was the beginning of Suzy Perez’s doom, which also succeeded in ruining her career.
While executing the contract with the Italian modeling agency, she was still maintaining her influence, but little did anyone know that behind her fame lies torture, assault, drug abuse, and other unimaginable things. It was also speculated that the agency used her for other purposes, such as the illicit drug business and prostitution in Europe. Further claims had it that the men who ran the modeling agency drugged and tortured her which made her, system get used to illicit drugs.
On the expiration of her contract with the Italian modeling agency, Suzy Perez disappeared from the limelight. Nothing was heard about her for some years, and she never appeared in any music videos during this period.
Suzy Perez’s Fight With Drug Addiction
Suzy Perez is currently battling with drug addiction in New York. During the autumn of 2019, Genela Solano from Univision found Suzy Perez living on the streets, grappling with a long-standing heroin addiction. Suzy disclosed to Genela that her life had taken a distressing turn following her mother’s passing, and she was facing considerable difficulties in regaining stability.
Still, during her discussion with Univision’s Geneva Solano, Suzy Perez also disclosed that she had a son. She revealed that during her hard times, she lost custody of her son, but made it clear that he was the very best thing that had ever happened to her. Meanwhile, not much is known about her son, Senna Celestino, except that he is transgender, and stays with his father, whose identity is also concealed from the public.
Three days after Suzy Perez was interviewed by Univision TV, she was reunited with her son. She made a promise in the presence of everyone that she would fight drug addiction and get back to normal. Suzy Perez embarked on a recovery process, as she even opened an Instagram account, where she keeps her fans updated with her recovery process. At this point, everyone was happy that Suzy’s life was gradually turning for the better.
Unfortunately, all efforts to make her stay away from drugs proved abortive, as she is still addicted to drugs. She reportedly went to six rehab facilities but was unable to fight off the addiction, and she is still wallowing in the use of illicit drugs. Her nephew, Joshua, has urged the public to stop giving her money as she uses it to get more illicit drugs.
Who is Suzy Perez’s Son?
Suzy Perez’s son is Senna Celestino. Though his mother gained fame in the entertainment industry, little is known about him. The name of his father and what he does for a living are not known. Senna Celestino was born a male but later became a transgender female.
Though he did not grow up under the care of his mother, he has played a significant role in helping her get better. He has shown his gratitude to people for the help rendered to his mother through his social media handles and reportedly opened a GoFundMe account to help him raise money for his mother’s treatment. The model’s son further stated that he worked part-time in a grocery store, and since he was transgender, he found it hard to get a decent job in New York.
Where Is Suzy Perez Now?
Suzy Perez’s current whereabouts are not known. Despite all the efforts by family and friends to help her access all the required help to fight drug addiction, the formal model and dancer refused to continue with her rehabilitation processes. After she was taken to rehab several times, she requested to be taken back to Upper Manhattan, but it is not known if her request was granted or not. At the moment, her family still requests the help of the public to get her back on track.