Eglantina Zingg

Founder and President, Proyecto Paz Latinoamérica

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Eglantina Zingg was born in Caracas, Venezuela. Eglantina is a multifaceted actor and television host. She was most recently the host of the third season of PROJECT RUNWAY LATIN AMERICA (GlitzTV). More recently, Eglantina made her feature film debut in SECRETO DE CONFESIÓN directed by Henry Rivero, Produced by Edgar Ramirez and staring Juan Pablo Raba.

Eglantina started her television career at MTV Latin America where she was the host of it’s daily show, L’GUEVEO as well as hosted the MTV LATIN AMERICA VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS and the MTV LATIN AMERICA MOVIE AWARDS.

Eglantina is a former fashion model who has worked extensively in Europe and Latin America and was represented by the Ford Agency. She has been on the covers of Elle, Marie Claire, GQ, Maxim and Vogue and has walked the runways of Milan, Paris, London and Madrid. In 2011, Glamour Magazine recognized Eglantina as “Icon of the Year”. That same year she was the image of the Paco Rabanne fragrance “Lady Million” and became the official ambassador for Worldwide Fashion Week Mercedes Benz.

In addition to her entertainment career, Eglantina launched Project Peace Latin America (Proyecto Paz Latinoamérica), which promotes the values of peace through sport, music and culture in the most vulnerable communities in Latin America. Project Peace Latin America and Eglantina recently entered into a sponsorship agreement with TAG Heuer for 2014 in Venezuela.

Eglantina attended the American University of Florida and the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She is fluent in Spanish, English, French and Portuguese.

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