Ana Patricia Gamez is co-host of Univision’s No. 1 rated live morning news and entertainment show, “Despierta América” (Wake Up America).
Prior to joining “Despierta América” in 2012, Ana Patricia won the Network’s hit reality show and beauty competition, “Nuestra Belleza Latina” in 2010 and, as a result, she became a reporter and contributor for a variety of shows across the Network, including “Despierta América,” “El Gordo y la Flaca” (The Scoop and The Skinny) and “Premios Juventud” (Youth Awards).
Born in Sonora, Mexico, she was just 18 years old when she represented her state in the “Nuestra Belleza México 2005” (Our Beauty Mexico 2005) beauty pageant. A few years later, she relocated to California. Hoping to further her career and fulfill her dream of working in television, she decided to audition for “Nuestra Belleza Latina” and was chosen as a contestant for the show’s fourth season. Throughout the competition, Ana Patricia not only had the opportunity to showcase her beauty, but also to demonstrate her tenacity and talent. She was one of the only winners to never be in the bottom two. After receiving record-breaking support from viewers across the United States who voted during the season, she was crowned “Nuestra Belleza Latina” 2010. Ana Patricia was honored with the Latin Social TV Award for Latin Social TV Entertainer of the Year in 2013, and has sported her online boutique, Beashion, in the pages of Cara Mia magazine.
Ana Patricia currently resides in Miami with her husband and co-host Karla Martinez’s brother, Luis Carlos Martinez. Together they are raising their already Social Media famous daughter, Giulietta.