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Janick Maceta biography: 13 things about Miss Universe 2020 second runner-up


Janick Maceta del Castillo is a Peruvian-American audio engineer, music producer, model and beauty queen. She is 5’912” tall.

Maceta is the founder of Little Heroes Peru, a nonprofit foundation for children who are or have been victims of sexual violence, and a co-founder of the record label Top of New York (TONY), which digitizes and produces the musical content of young talents. Here are 13 more things about her:

Janick Maceta del Castillo
Janick Maceta del Castillo
  1. She was born in Lima, Peru. Her father was a police officer involved in anti-terrorist investigations while her mother Doris del Castillo was an English teacher.
  2. In 2012, she moved to the United States.
  3. On April 23, 2016, she represented the Peruvian community of the U.S. at Miss Peru 216 and competed against 30 other candidates at the Ecological Center and Studios of America Television Production in Pachacamac, Lima. She finished in the Top 11.
  4. On January 27, 2018, she represented Peru at Miss Tourism World 2017 at the Swiss Garden Hotel in Malacca City, Malaysia. She was runner-up to Andrea Katherine Gutierrez Puentes of Colombia.
  5. On October 20, 2019, she competed against nine other candidates in the special edition of Miss Peru 2019 at the Macarana Event Center in Lima. She was runner-up to Kelin Rivera Kroll and was crowned Miss Supranational Peru 2019.
  6. On December 6, 2019, she represented Peru at Miss Supranational 2019 and competed against 76 other candidates at Katowice International Congress Centre in Katowice, Poland. She was third runner-up to Anntonia Porsild of Thailand.
  7. On November 29, 2020, she represented the Peruvian community in the U.S. at Miss Peru 2020 and competed against 23 other candidates. She won the title.
  8. On December 10, 2021, she congratulated her mother, who just obtained a postgraduate degree in literature.
  9. On May 16, 2021, she represented Peru at Miss Universe 2020 and competed against 73 other candidates at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida, USA. She was second runner-up to Andrea Meza of Mexico.
  10. On August 18, 2021, she hosted the top model event of Mister Supranational 2021. She told Philippines’ candidate John Adajar that she liked his suit designed by Joe Riz Quinesio of Aklan, Philippines. After the coronation night at the Strzelecki Park Amphitheater in Malopolska, Poland on August 22, 2021, Adajar gave the suit to her.
  11. On March 21, 2022, she and her boyfriend Andrés Wise travelled to Thailand together.
  12. In February 2023, she visited Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  13. She was 29 years old when she modeled for Mugler H&M by Casey Cadwallader, which was launched on May 11, 2023.

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