She might be Miss Universe, but this brown-haired, hazel-eyed Mexican model rocks our world. Alma Andrea Meza Carmona is a beauty pageant winner who is glamming up the world of the Famousss. This Chihuahua, Mexico native has 2.1 million followers on @andreamezamx Instagram account and 121.3k followers on her @andreamezamx TikTok account. Just like us, they’re waiting to see what this 27-year-old Leo does next!
Andrea Meza’s Net Worth
Andrea Meza has a net worth of $1,000,000. She makes most of her money through her modeling career, which took off after Andrea Meza won the 2020 Miss Universe Pageant.
Since then, she’s started earning some major coin, repping big-named companies, sports brands, and designers, like:
As she serves her reign, Andrea has been getting involved in many community service projects. She is a massive supporter of Smile Train for children’s cancer, God’s Love We Deliver meal delivery services, the LGBTQIA community, and COVID-19 vaccine awareness.
These positive initiatives will do well for Andrea Meza’s image. She is set up to really capitalize on her Famousssness once her Miss Universe reign comes to an end.
Andrea Meza’s Early Life & Family
Alma Andrea Meza Carmona was born on August 13, 1994, in Chihuhuha City, Mexico. Andrea Meza’s parents’ names are Alma Carmona and Santiago Meza. That explains her very unique name arrangement. She is Hispanic and Chinese.
This future Miss Universe grew up the eldest of four girls. While she has three younger sisters to contend with, the attention was always on Andrea.
Alma’s parents knew she was something special. They encouraged her to follow her passions. While she was a good student, they allowed her the ability to be a girly girl. She played dress-up and would work on her dance moves. All of this was preparation for becoming Miss Universe.
This Leo spent a lot of time outdoors. She was a huge fan of canoeing along Arareco Lake. She still likes to retreat to this oasis when she’s looking to unwind.
Andrea Meza’s Rise to Fame
Upon graduation, Andrea Meza enrolled in college. She would matriculate at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua.
During her time at the Autonomous University of Chihuahua, Andrea Meza earned a degree in Software Engineering. While useful, Andrea never had the opportunity to use her degree. The star was already on the fast track to the Famousss.
In 2016, Andrea Meza began her pageantry career. She was chosen to represent Chihuahua at the highly prestigious Miss World Mexico 2016. This landmark pageant was the first after the Nuestra Belleza México would forfeit its recognition to the Miss World franchise. The change would also alter the trajectory of Andrea Meza’s career.
Meza quickly advanced through the Top 16. She faced stiff competition in the Top 10 before eeking her way into the Top 2. She would lose out to Ana Girault.
Undeterred, Andrea Meza would return the next year…and with a vengeance. This beauty queen snatched the crown, earning the title of Miss World Mexico 2017.
Andrea Meza became Miss World Mexico on November 18, 2017. She earned this title in the coveted Sanya City Arena, located in Sanya, China.
During this competition, Andrea excelled in the sports portion. Her other strong competition was the talent portion, which she earned fourth place.
During the official Miss World competition, Meza really broke through the pack. She would crush the Top 40, make her way into the Top 16, Top 10, and Top 5.
Once again, the star was met with 2nd place. This time, she lost the Miss World competition to Manushi Chhillar from India.
Due to her favorable results, Andrea Meza earned other accolades. She would get named Miss World Americas. This distinguishment qualified the star to be featured in the 2017 Miss World Continental Queens of Beauty.
Andrea Meza would take a couple of years off to polish her act. She wanted to make sure she stopped placing in second and started taking the crown every time. This introspection would prove to pay off.
The star earned the crown of Mexicana Universal Chihuahua 2020 on November 29, 2020. Earning this title required her to win six challenges. Again, Andrea Meza crushed the sports section. This event took place in Querétaro City.
Andrea Meza would secure her spot among the Famousss when she became Miss Universe 2020. Representing Mexico, Andrea Meza attended the May 16, 2021 competition at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood in Hollywood, Florida.
Meza went up against 74 other contestants. She made it to the top 5 before pitting off against Zozibini Tunzi. Zozibini Tunzi was the reigning Miss Universe 2019. Although Meza was an underdog, she pulled out the victory.
As North Shore News recapped,
“Meza, who has a software engineering degree, beat out out Miss Brazil at the end of the night, screaming Sunday when the announcer shouted ‘Viva Mexico!'”
This win marked the second year that a Mexican representative made it into the Top 3. Sofía Aragón was the 2nd runner up in the 2019 pageant.
Andrea Meza’s Relationships
Locking down a Miss Universe should be every man’s goal. You really gotta treat them right if they’re going to be as special as Andrea Meza.
Currently, Andrea Meza dates Ryan Antonio. Ryan Antonio is a Tik Tok star. His account is @yoryanantonio. Ryan Antonio has 768.2k TikTok followers.
Ryan is bilingual and was doing some hosting opportunities for the Miss Universe pageant through Telemundo. The two met virtually and hit it off. When they met in person, the sparks flew. Now, Andrea Meza is off the market. We can’t say we blame the guy!
Other Notable Facts About Andrea Meza
Andrea Meza is just the third Mexican woman to be named Miss Universe. She is following in the footsteps of women empowerment trendsetters like 1991 winner Lupita Jones and 2010 victor Ximena Navarrete.
After her Miss Universe victory, Andrea jetsetted to the United States. She immediately started doing fashion shoots in Manhattan. However, she also took a quick trip for some photo-ops in Brooklyn.