Date of birth : 1978-11-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Chicago, Illinois,U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-10-13
Nadine Velazquez is an American actress and model.
Velazquez was born in Chicago, Illinois, of Puerto Rican descent. She has a BA in marketing. She appeared in the 2004 film Blast!, as well as the TV movie, The Last Ride, and currently stars in the NBC series My Name Is Earl as Catalina Aruca.
She appeared on the January 2006 cover of Stuff, and was named #39 in the annual Maxim Hot 100 list. She was also originally cast as Fernando Sucre's girlfriend Maricruz Delgado in the FOX series Prison Break but acquired a role in My Name Is Earl instead. She can be seen briefly on the Prison Break set in a featurette on the show's first season DVD set.
Velazquez is one of the actors in the star-studded monologue show Skirts & Flirts. Her latest roles were in the movie War with Jet Li and Jason Statham (2007), and in the Lifetime TV special Husband for Hire (2008).
Velazquez has appeared in print ads, television, and film. Her first acting role was a McDonald's commercial as a drive-thru lady.
In 2006, she was ranked #54 in 102 sexiest women in the world, and was named #39 in the annual Maxim Hot 100 list.
She currently costars in FX's fantasy football sitcom, The League. Nadine's acting coach is Marjorie Ballentine.
Velaquez was one of the judges in the Miss Universe 2008 beauty pageant and the host for the Miss USA 2009 pageant.
View the full website biography of Nadine Velazquez.