Katherine Espin is the most beautiful and talented model and cosmetologist from Ecuador. She was crowned Miss Earth in 2016 and succeeded by Karen Ibasco of the Philippines in 2017. She was appointed as Miss Earth Ecuador 2016. She is the second Miss Earth winner from Ecuador next to Olga Álava who won the crown in 2011. Take a look at this biography that profiles detailed information about her childhood, acting career, personal life, family life, height, weight, vital stats, achievements, net worth, and fun facts.
Katherine Espin Biography
Katherine Elizabeth Espín Gómez
Model, Cosmetologist, Lawyer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Katherine Espin was born on 15 November 1992 in La Troncal, Ecuador.
She is currently 30 years old.
Katherine completed her Elementary and High School in New York City, where she lived with her parents. She attended Universidad Católica de Cuenca and graduated with a degree in law.
Family and Early Life
Her parents are Orsa Gómez and Freddy Espín. She has a younger sister. She moved to the United States when she was young as her parents worked there in New York City. She completed her school education there and later returned to her home country where she attended college.
Katherine Espin Personal Life
Katherine Espin has been dating Daniel Lopez, a Commercial Real Estate agent for several years now, with whom she got engaged in early 2022.
- In feet – 5 feet 7 inches
- In centimeters – 170 cm
- In meters – 1.7 m
- In Kilograms – 53 kg
- In Pounds – 116 lbs
- Measurements – 35-26-37
- Bust – 35 inches
- Waist – 26 inches
- Hip – 37 inches
- Bra Size – 32D
She wears a size 8.5 (US) shoe.
Her dress size is 6 (US).
Katherine Espin has been modeling since her teenage and has contested in various beity pageants. In 2013, she represented Ecuador at the Reinado Internacional del Café 2013. The same year, she also competed in the Miss World Ecuador 2013 pageant where she went unplaced.
In 2015, she competed at the Miss Bikini Universe 2015 and placed first runner-up, and subsequently, she was named Miss Bikini Ecuador 2015.
In 2016, she contested at the Miss Earth 2016 pageant where she won the title and was appointed as Miss Earth Ecuador 2016.
She hasn’t appeared in films.
She didn’t feature on television series other than beauty pageants broadcast on television.
There’s not much known details about her brand endorsements.
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Katherine Espin Facts
Her parents moved to New York City, United States when she was 9 years old, where she finished her school education.
During her school days, Espin excelled in both academic and sports. She won several accolades in sports.
Katherine Espin had a struggled childhood as she suffered from facial paralysis when she was 13.
Espin attended the red carpet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) at the Batasang Pambansa Complex on July 24, 2017. She joined Isabela vice governor Tonypet Albano.
The yellow gown she wore at the Miss Earth 2016 night became controversial after former Miss Earth Philippines 2016 Imelda Schweighart claimed that it was “stolen” from her. Though, Almodal, the fashion designer had explained why she wore that gown instead of the white gown she actually ordered.
On 27th February 2017, the beauty queen finally wore the crystal-embellished white gown for a photo shoot. Her gown went on to become a talk of the woods, where a video of her wearing the gown went viral on the internet.