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Dominican Republic’s Alejandro Martinez is Mr. World Caribbean 2019

Alejandro Martínez

Alejandro Martínez

Representing Dominican Republic, Alejandro Martinez, 26, was crowned Mister World Caribbean 2019 during the Mr. World 2019 coronation night n August 23, 2019 at the Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. He is a spinning instructor, an actor and a model.

Martinez has a degree in Child Psychology. As a model, he has worked with Fashion Designers of Latin America and Dominican fashion.

Born on December 28, 1992, Martinez hails from Salcedo, Hermanas Mirabal, Dominican Republic. He speaks Spanish and English and currently resides in New York, United States.

Five continental winners were crowned in Mr. World 2019 including Martinez. The others were Mr. World Europe 2019 Alberto Nodale, 28, of Austria, Mr. World Asia and Oceania Jody Baines Tejano Saliba, 26, of the Philippines, Mr. World Americas Brian Faugier, 25, of Mexico and Mr. World Africa Fezile Mkhize, 28, of South Africa.

Including Austria, Dominican Republic, Mexico, the Philippines and South Africa, 72 countries were represented at the Mr. World 2019 coronation night. Mr. World 2016 Rohit Khandelwal, 29, of India crowned Jack Heslewood, 27, of England as crowned Mr. World 2019.

Mkhize was runner-up to Heslewood and Faugier was second runner-up. Martinez reached the Top 5 while Nodale finished in the Top 12.

Alejandro Martínez, Fezile Mkhize, Alberto Nodale, Jack Heslewood, Brian Faugier, JB Saliba

Alejandro Martínez, Fezile Mkhize, Alberto Nodale, Jack Heslewood, Brian Faugier, JB Saliba

Aside from winning the Mr. World Caribbean title, Martinez also performed well in the fast track events. He made it to the Top 5 of the top model challenge.

On September 30, 2017, Martinez was appointed Mr. World Dominican Republic at Bar Juan Lockward of the National Theatre in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He succeeded Braylin Miguel Vargas Nuñéz, 22, of Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic, who did not place in Mr. World 2014.

The Mr. World 2019 coronation night was hosted by Miss World 2013 Megan Young, 29, and her boyfriend Mikael Daez, 31. Three very talented Filipino singers performed during the ceremony namely Kris Lawrence, 36, Miss Multinational Philippines 2018 Kimi Mugford, 19, and Reina Hispanoamericana Filipinas 2018 Alyssa Muhlach, 23.

Mr. World 2019 marked the first time the international made pageant was held in the Philippines. Here is a clip from the beauty pageant:

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