Cuban-born model, who replaced co-host Lili Estefan upon her departure from "Sabado Gigante". Well-known for her, tall Nordic looks, Sissi has gained fame as one of the hostesses on the long running variety show. In addition, she has a best-selling calendar that has sold more than 500,000 in the past two years.
In January 1997 she moved to Miami, Florida and landed a modelling spot on the number one and longest running television program Sábado Gigante on Univision - the nation’s leading Hispanic television network. She became the co-host of the famed program alongside Don Francisco.
Sissi’s dynamic charm quickly made her a rising TV star of the Latin entertainment world. For over eight years her talent, beauty and versatility has been admired in over 100 million households every Saturday evening, launching her into international celebrity status. In 2006/2007 Sissi officially presented DESAFIO 20-06, a spectacular prime time daily reality show and one of the most expensive production of Hispanic television in the US, budgeted above $5,000,000.
With her captivating personality, and thousands of hours on television of every format, Sissi is one of the most well know faces of the Hispanic entertainment world. In 2000 she was selected by People magazine as one of the 25 most beautiful Latinas in the world.
She has hosted various international Television Specials including: Premios Fox Sports, Fox, El festival Internacional de Viña del Mar, Canal 13 Chile–Univision, Acapulco Festival, Televisa as well as New Year’s Eve specials and mainstream national Spanish language programs.
Currently she is working in Spain for Television Espanola Internacional El Gong Show previously broadcast in countries such as France, China and US every week in prime time for TVE achieving high ratgs.
Sissi has contributed to numerous philanthropic causes including: Telethons in Honduras, Panama, Chile, Ecuador, Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Center, St. Jude’s Hospital, and the Hispanic Caucus Institute Washington D.C. supporting the Mayor of Los Angeles and other celebrities in the fund-raising of over three million dollars in Scholarships for Low Income Hispanic Immigrants in the United States.\.
Her brand SISSI, has produced six hugely successful calendars with record breaking sales in the Hispanic market. In 2001 she began her career as an entrepreneur, developing a line of hair accessories “Sissi Latina beauty /Sissi hair accessories”, available throughout the foremost retail chains including Wal-Mart, CVS and Walgreen’s.
She has proved her versatility yet again creating another major commercial breakthrough for her brand/herself. Recently, she became a spokesperson for La Bella Beauty, Inc. products with “La Bella by Sissi”, one of the leading brands in beauty products in the Hispanic market in the US. This line is also available nationwide at all major pharmacies and retail stores..