Who Is Kataluna Enriquez? She Is The First Openly Transgender To Win Miss Nevada USA
PRIDE MONTH ENDED WELL! Kataluna Enriquez, who is cementing contributions to the LGBTQ community, made history becoming the first openly transgender woman to win Miss Nevada USA. The beauty pageant winner is all set to compete on Miss USA.
Scroll down to know everything about her right below. Know her struggles and success story too:
Where Was Enriquez Born? She Was Bullied
Kataluna Enriquez was born on 27th April 1993, in San Leandro, California, the United States of America. Some sources, however, have mentioned that she was born in India. As of 2021, her age is 28. Her real name was Durte Dom, as a man, before she transformed.
During one of the interviews, Enriquez revealed that she was bullied and abused by her colleagues. During her high school days, she was not even allowed to use restrooms. As per her Facebook profile, she studied at San Leandro High School.
The model then studied at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, where she completed a fashion designing course.
Personal Life; Parents, Siblings, And Relationships
While surfing around Enriquez’s Instagram, she belongs to mixed ethnicity. Her parents are of Filipino descent. She seems to be the youngest child of her parents. She has uploaded a number of pictures with her elder sister on social media.
In one of the photos posted on Facebook, she has tagged Philip Surla, her father. Well, the details of her mother are missing.
Enriquez, who is openly supporting Trans Pride and the LGBTQ movement, is quite secretive when it comes to her personal life. She is yet to talk about her relationship status.
As the model is neither spotted with anyone nor ever made any relationship confirmation, she is supposed to be single.
The entrepreneur seems to love spending a lot of time with her family, siblings, and friends.
Professional Career And Net Worth
Kataluna Enriquez is a popular American fashion designer, social media influencer, entrepreneur, beauty pageant winner, and internet personality who grabbed international attention for becoming the first transgender to win the title of Miss Nevada USA 2021 and to compete on Miss USA. In the speech, she spoke in favor of Trans Pride.
Well, she has also won a handful of beauty pageants like Miss Queen USA 2016 and Miss Silver State USA and has participated in competitions like Miss Trans Star and Miss International Queen 2018.
Enriquez started her professional career as a model right after graduating from high school. She has modeled for fashion brands like H&M and has featured on a magazine cover like Infecta.
Upon graduating from FIDM, she began her fashion designing career. She even owns a fashion studio where she designs dresses and gowns. She often showcases her designs on Instagram.
Well, talking about Kataluna Enriquez’s net worth, she is reported to worth $5 million. The main source of her income is her fashion designing and modeling career. She might have received a huge cash prize for winning beauty pageants.