Natalie Vértiz González (born September 29, 1991)[7] is a Peruvian-American actress, TV Host, model and beauty pageant titleholder who represented Peru at Miss Universe 2011. Vértiz was born in Lima and was raised in the United States.


Natalie, who is a resident of Pompano Beach, Florida, competed in Miss Perú 2011, representing USA Perú (the Peruvian community in the United States),[8] where she was one of 12 finalists and obtained the title of Miss Perú 2011, as well as the Best Body and Miss Silhouette awards. Her nutritionists and trainers, Christopher Rios, Daniel Rios and Xavier Rios, succeeded with his advisement towards her winning of the "Best Body" Award.[9]

Natalie represented Peru at the Miss Universe 2011 pageant,[10] broadcast live from São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011 but failed to place.

On March 17, 2014 Vértiz and boyfriend Jacobo (Yaco) Eskenazi Álvarez welcomed their first child together, son Liam. Eskenazi proposed to Vertiz live on the competition show, "Esto es Guerra". Jewish-raised Eskenazi and Catholic-raised Vértiz married in a civil ceremony on July 11, 2015. Their marriage was televised live on America Television . [11]