Birth Name: Amelia Victoria Vega Polanco
Place of Birth: Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Date of Birth: 7 November, 1984
Ethnicity: Dominican Republic, distant Cuban [Spanish, possibly other]
Amelia Vega is a Dominican model, actress, writer, and singer. She was the first Dominican woman to become Miss Universe, in 2003.
Amelia is the daughter of Patricia Victoria Polanco Álvarez and Otto Miguel Vega Rasuk. She is married to basketball player Al Horford, with whom she has three children.
Her ancestor, José Nicolás Vega Pichardo, was a Cuban immigrant who arrived in the Dominican Republic in the 1860s.
Amelia’s paternal grandfather was named Santo Domingo Miguel Ángel Vega Acevedo.