Valerie Domínguez Tarud (born January 12, 1981) was Miss Colombia 2005-2006 and competed at Los Angeles, United States to participate in Miss Universe 2006. Valerie is also widely recognized thanks to her television appearances, he latest, “Los caballeros las prefieren brutas”.
Valerie also studied fashion design in Milan, Italy, and is a successful jewelry designer, a family tradition. She has a jewelry store in Barranquilla, which exhibits her designs. She will soon open another store in Bogotá.
Valerie is a cousin to singer Shakira and is of Lebanese descent. She also is a cousin of Adriana Tarud, who was Miss Colombia in 2004.