Micaela Patrícia Reis is an Angolan actress, TV Host, model and beauty queen who was a Top 10 finalist at Miss Universe 2007 and placed first runner-up to Miss World 2007, becoming Miss World Africa. She was the highest placed Miss Angola at both Miss Universe and Miss World before the win of Leila Lopes in Miss Universe 2011.
- 1 Early life
- 2 Miss Universe 2007
- 3 Miss World 2007
- 4 Life after Miss Angola
- 5 Filmography
- 6 References
- 7 External links
Reis’ Portuguese father died before her birth, so she was raised by her Angolan mother and her older siblings. She won the 2007 Miss Angola contest in December 2006 representing Angolans in Portugal.
Miss Universe 2007
Reis made it into the Top 10 at the 2007 Miss Universe pageant held in Mexico City, Mexico on 28 May 2007. She placed 5th in swimsuit with a score of 9.150 and then 7th in evening gown with a score of 8.363. She finished 7th overall.
Miss World 2007
After Miss Universe, Reis went on to compete at the 2007 Miss World pageant, which was held on December 1 in Sanya, China where she finished as first runner-up to eventual winner, Zhang Zilin of China. Reis was also named Miss World Africa at the end of the event.
Life after Miss Angola
After competing in Miss World, Micaela posed for FHM Portugal covering their June issue and was also a judge in the Miss Universe Tanzania 2008 competition. She currently resides in Luanda, Angola although mentioned in her interview with FHM that she has intentions of returning to Portugal to study business administration.
She starred in the Angolan soap opera television series “Windeck” an international success and a thrilling story, staged in Luanda, which revealed the actions of those who do not care about the means they have to use to reach their ends. She played the role Victória Kajibanga the desperate sister who could sell her sister if it will give her what she desires in life (~~~~)