American Superstar & Actress: Ali Landry

Ali Germaine Landry (born July 21, 1973) is a former Miss USA (1996), model and actress. She is perhaps best known as the Doritos Girl from her 1998 Super Bowl commercial, and for her portrayal of Rita Lefleur on the UPN sitcom Eve. In 1998, she was named by People magazine as one of 50 most beautiful people in the world.

Landry grew up in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana. This southern region of Louisiana is referred to as “Acadiana”, or Cajun country. Landry is of French (Cajun) descent. She attended Cecilia High School, graduating in 1991. In high school, she was captain of the cheerleaders. She attended the University of Southwestern Louisiana and majored in mass communication. She is an alumna of Kappa Delta Sorority.  Landry later met actor and TV personality Mario Lopez when he emceed the Miss Teen USA 1998 pageant and she was a commentator. They were engaged during the summer of 2003 and married on April 24, 2004, in a Roman Catholic ceremony in front of 50 guests at the exclusive Las Alamandas resort outsidePuerto Vallarta, Mexico.Two weeks later she had the marriage annulled over infidelities committed by Lopez during the relationship. She married film director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde on April 8, 2006 in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Their daughter Estela Ines Monteverde was born on July 11, 2007. On April 22, 2011, People magazine was the first to announce that she was three months pregnant with a second child due in autumn 2011. Landry welcomed her second child, a boy named Marcelo Alejandro, on October 8, 2011 in Los Angeles.

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