Top 10 Most Famous Afro-Colombian Women

It is said that beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Yet, there is no disputing the fact that Colombia has provided some of the most beautiful women to the world.

The Black community, on the other hand, took some time to gain acceptance but they too have proved that they have some matchless beauties as well.

The combination of these two communities has resulted in some stunning looking women.

The first ever Black winner of the Miss Universe beauty pageant was an Afro Colombian woman.

The women from this ethnic group were at the forefront in the fight for equality and recognition of colored people and their beauty is way more than skin deep.

1.) Vanessa Mendoza – Model

Vanessa Mendoza

2.) Paula Marcela Moreno Zapata – Politician

Paula Marcela Moreno Zapata

3.) Andrea Tovar – Model

Andrea Tovar

4.) Piedad Córdoba – Lawyer

Piedad Córdoba

5.) Indhira Serrano – Actress & Model

Indhira Serrano

6.) Karina Guerra – Actress

Karina Guerra

7.) Ilia Calderon Chamat – Newsanchor for Univision

Ilia Calderon Chamat

8.) Gloria “Goyo” Martínez – Singer for “ChochquibTown” Group

Gloria "Goyo" Martínez

9.) Caterine Ibargüen – Olympic Gold Medalist

Caterine Ibargüen

10.) Geidy Mena Cuesta – Model

Geidy Mena Cuesta


These Afro-Colombian women represent Colombia with pride and honor as black women. If you are interested in meeting a black Colombian lady, then check out our article on the best cities to Meet Afro-Colombian women.

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