Posted April 04, 2013

Casting Call: Dayana Mendoza

Dayana Mendoza, Miss Universe 2008, on her love of bras, yoga and Henry Cavill

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SI Swimsuit 2014 is many months away, but as you can see by our sneak-peaks, casting has already begun. Next up is Dayana Mendoza, who recently visited the Swimsuit offices and filled out our SwimDaily Q&A. You may recognize her from a little pageant, otherwise known as Miss Universe!!!! That’s right, Dayana was crowned Miss Universe in 2008. Since then, she has been on “Celebrity Apprentice” and has appeared in campaigns for  L’Oreal, Old Navy , and Andrew Marc.

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Name: Dayana Mendoza
Age: 26
Hometown: Venezuela
Item I can’t leave home without: Cell phone
When I go out I love wearing: Perfume
Favorite sport to watch: Soccer
First thing I notice about a guy: His hands
First thing guys notice about me: My smile
I feel sexiest: After a shower in my underwear
Celebrity you would choose to do a kissing scene with: Henry Cavill
Biggest fear: Death
Items on my bucket list: Visit the pyramids in Egypt, skydive, move my parents out of Venezuela
Best place I’ve gone for a shoot: Indonesia
Ideal swimsuit shoot would be in: Los Roques, Venezuela
Favorite Workout Regimen: Cardio, Yoga, and Pilates
Song I’m currently loving: Little Talks  by Of Monsters and Men
My random skill: Photography
Signature scent: Prada Infusion d’Iris
My favorite clothing item: My bras

MORE DAYANA: Twitter, | Model Portfolio
PREVIOUS CASTING CALLSLauren Layne | Bregje | Barbara Fialho | Sharina Gutierrez | Gracileia Souza | Virginia Slaghekke

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Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

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Dayona Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

Dayona Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

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Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

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Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

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Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

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Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

Dayana Mendoza :: Courtesy of Trump Models

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PREVIOUS CASTING CALLS: Lauren Layne | Bregje | Barbara Fialho | Sharina Gutierrez | Gracileia Souza | Virginia Slaghekke

6 comments
Ana150
Ana150

Hermosa Dayana, la Mejor Miss Universo de todos los Tiempos, La Mejor MU de la Historia!!

ChloistaLane
ChloistaLane

loove Dayana she's a venezuelan goddess I would love to see her on SI!

JOHA
JOHA

WAO,WAO!! BEAUTIFUL

AaronB
AaronB

She's so hot! I love her!!!! ;-)

iano
iano

GOOD LOOK DAYANA... SHE IS TOO MUCH BEAUTIFUL... I LOVE HER...

claudiadelgadom
claudiadelgadom

I love her! I think she has the perfect face, body and personality to be on SI. I hope she makes it