- Name: Nabila Tapia
- Date of birth: 10/16/1992
- Birthplace: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
- Nationality: Dominican
- Occupation: Student, professional model, dancer, actress and zumba instructor.
- Modeling Awards: 3rd Place Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014, Miss Turismo Dominicana, Miss Teen República Dominicana, 2nd Place in Miss Teen International.
Nabila Tapia is a professional model born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She has won several modeling competitions including Miss Turismo Dominicana, Miss Teen República Dominicana and 2nd Place in Miss Teen International..
(UPDATE) On Sunday, May 18, 2014, Nabila Tapia won 3rd place in the Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014.
In 2014, Nabila became an international sensation when she became one of the 12 finalist of Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014.
Nuestra Belleza Latina is a beauty pageant and reality show produced by Univision. 12 young women selected by the judges compete for the title of Nuestra Belleza Latina, as well as winning cash prizes and becoming a personality for Univision.
The 12 Finalists NBL 2014:
- Nabila Tapia (Dominican Republic)
- Alina Robert (Cuba)
- Gabriela Álvarez (Venezuela)
- Josephine Ochoa (Guatemala)
- Valeria Moreno (Colombia)
- Aleyda Ortiz (Puerto Rico)
- Yesenia Hernández (Puerto Rican-Mexican)
- María Delgado (México)
- María Elena Anaya (México)
- Carolina Verdura (México)
- Aly Villegas (México)
- Prissila Sánchez (México)
After casting, the 12 finalists move into a mansion and live together where they receive different classes of dancing, runway, diction, teleprompter and physical training. The finalists then compete against each other every week in different challenges. At the end of each show, the audience at home gets to vote for their favorite contestant by phone or text message.
Dominican model Audris Rijo, Miss Turismo de las Américas 2010, was the runner-up in Nuestra Belleza Latina 2013.
Q&A with Nabila Tapia - NBL2014
Q. What makes you beautiful?
A. When you feel happy from within, satisfied with ourselves, and in peace with God, this we reflect. What makes me beautiful, is feeling beautifull both outside and within.
Q. What is your weakness?
Q. What is your strength
A. My greatest strength is my mother. A woman who has become my greatest example, who has taught me that no matter the obstacles, when we dream and want something, if we fight and we wish with all our heart, the universe conspires to make it a reality.
Q. How do you see your future?
A. I see myself as a successful woman, living up to the three most important topics in the life of any human being: family bonding, professional success and spiritual peace.
Visit Nabila Tapia's official NBL2014 Facebook Page at facebook.com/pages/Nabila-Tapia
Nuestra Belleza Latina 2014 airs on Univision on Sundays at 8pm. Get the latest updates from Nuestra Belleza latina at their official website bellezaymoda.univision.com, and view all the latest videos at their official YouTube page.
This article was updated on May 19, 2014.