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Madison Anderson Biography
Madison Anderson (Madison Sara Anderson Berríos) is a Puerto Rican-American model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2019. She will represent Puerto Rico in the Miss Universe 2019 competition.
Madison Anderson Age
Madison was born on November 10, 1995 in Phoenix, Arizona. She is 23 years old as of 2018.
Madison Anderson Heights
Madison stands at a height of 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in).
Madison Anderson Parents
Madison was born in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a daughter of an American father, Adam Anderson, and a Puerto Rican mother, Belinda Berríos. Madison relocated with her family to Orlando, Florida when she was three months old, and later graduated from Dr. Phillips High School.
Madison Anderson Education
After graduating from high school, Madison began studying fashion design and textiles at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City; she has since begun studying marketing and public relations. Previously she worked in Saint Kitts and Nevis, helping women who were domestic violence victims.
Madison Anderson Boyfriend
Madison is currently single.
Madison Anderson Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2019
After Miss Grand International, Anderson went on brief hiatus from pageantry until competing in Miss Florida USA 2019. She placed as the first runner-up behind winner Nicolette Jennings, who went on to place in the top ten of Miss USA 2019.Later Madison joined the Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2019 competition, representing the municipality of Toa Baja. Madison went on to win the competition, succeeding Kiara Ortega on June 13, 2019 .
During the competition, Madison garnered controversy as she was not raised in Puerto Rico, and did not have complete fluency in the Spanish language. During the question and answer portion of the competition, she asked a judge to repeat the question, stating that Spanish was not her first language and she could not understand what he had said, eliciting boos from the audience. As Miss Universe Puerto Rico, Anderson won the right to represent Puerto Rico at the Miss Universe 2019 competition.
Anderson began her pageantry career as a teenager, placing as the fourth runner-up at Miss Florida Teen USA 2014. Later, she won the right to represent Puerto Rico in the Top Model of the World 2015 competition where she placed as fourth runner-up to the eventual winner Elena Kosmina of Ukraine. Eventually Madison was crowned Miss Grand Puerto Rico 2016. As Miss Grand Puerto Rico, she was placed as the third runner-up in Miss Grand International 2016, behind eventual winner Ariska Putri Pertiwi of Indonesia.