Vega has graced the cover of numerous magazines, as well as Universal Beauty—to date the only official Miss Universe book. In 2007, he was picked third in the NBA draft, and in his rookie year with the Hawks, he made the NBA All-Rookie Team. When Horford and Vega got married on Christmas Eve 2011, it came as a surprise to some friends and family members, as the couple had not announced their engagement.
Vega is also a singer, and in 2011, she released “Agua Dulce,” “a collection of sounds and nuances that allow the listener to get to know her a little more intimately,” according to her official website. In a sense, of course, there was nothing surprising about the wedding—when you’ve got a gorgeous, multi-talented girlfriend like Amelia Vega, you put a ring on that finger, pronto.
She has an unhealthy obsession with JLo and claims to be Sofia Vergara’s long-lost daughter, and has tried a crazy amount of treatments to keep looking young.
Amelia is about four months pregnant and announced the arrival of her baby via Instagram. NBA baller Al Horford is married to Amelia Vega, a fellow native of the Dominican Republic best known for having won the title of Miss Universe in 2003.Just 18 at the time of her victory, Vega is the first and only Dominican woman to earn the coveted crown, and she’s since built a successful career that has gone well beyond mere modeling.It was a VERY good Christmas for Jersey Girl Sports hottie Al Horford! He married girlfriend Amelia Vega in their native Dominican Republic on Saturday–yep, Christmas Eve! Vega comes from a family of artists and beauty queens; her mother Patricia Polanco Álvarez, was also a national titleholder in 1980, representing Dominican Republic at the Miss World pageant.The 33-year-old is also niece-in-law of Grammy Award –winner and Dominican musical legend Juan Luis Guerra.Whatever the reason or the manner in which they met, they’re now married. Amelia Vega, who won the crown in 2003, revealed today she’s expecting her first child with husband, Atlanta Hawks player Al Horford.“Congratulations, both of you are great parents,” wrote a user.To date, Amelia is the first and only Dominican woman to be named Miss Universe, in 2003.