• Daniela Botero is a well-known Colombian model and actress.
• She is a single mother to her daughter, Ilana.
• She has been featured in magazines such as Esquire, Maxim, and Playboy.
• She has appeared in several TV series, including "Corazón Valiente" and "Run Coyote Run".
• Her net worth is estimated to be around $600,000.


Daniela Botero is a well-known Colombian model and actress, who is also a single mother to her daughter, Ilana. Daniela is become famous through her multiple appearances in fashion magazines and Playboy issues around the world.

Early life and family

Daniela Botero Correa was born on 12 September 1989, in Cali, Colombia, so her zodiac sign is Virgo. Daniela spent all her childhood and youth in Colombia. Her mother’s name is Clemencia. She has always supported her daughter in all her endeavors, including her desire to pursue a modelling and acting career. Daniela shared a couple of her childhood photos on her Instagram account, which showed that her parents were quite wealthy, having expensive furniture in their house.


Educational background

Daniela matriculated from her local high school in Colombia in 2007, then moved to Paris when she was 17 to study journalism and communications. During her years in Paris she was discovered when in a small coffee shop by a fashion agent from Eskimo Models; at that period, she was also earning some extra money babysitting with three kids. When she moved to New York, she also studied acting.


Modelling career

Daniela started modelling and moved to the US in 2010, signing a contract with model agencies in New York and Los Angeles. After a few years of successful career development, she paused to give birth to her daughter in 2012, and then got back to work. In 2015 she started her Instagram account to post her pictures and attract more job offers and sponsors.

In 2016 she was featured in Esquire Los Angeles’ December issue, and also worked with Vogue Mexico in the same month. In June 2017 she graced the cover of Maxim Mexico magazine, being photographed on the hot sands of Tulum beach, and the same month was featured in the pages of Factice Magazine, the French fashion media source. In September 2017 she was invited to answer six questions from Playboy Italy in the traditional magazine section “#6Questions”, and in November 2017 she graced the cover of Playboy Colombia. for the first time. In January 2018 Daniela shot for Vogue models catalogue, and GQ Taiwan published an article about Daniela in June 2018.

In July she graced the cover of another French fashion and beauty magazine, Biba, and in August GQ Mexico published another article about the model, then in November she was featured in Vanity Fair Mexico magazine. In 2019 she was featured in Playboy Colombia, the photoshoot performed by the legendary Playboy photographer, Richard Bernardin. Daniela is assigned to four agencies depending on the location of her work. In Paris she is represented by Eskimo Model Management, in New York by RED Model Management, and as to Miami, she works with Wilhelmina Models, while in Mexico City she is represented by Paragon Model Management.

Television career

Daniela never hid the fact she was eager to become a professional actress.

Her dream came true as soon as she moved to Los Angeles, as in 2012 Daniela debuted in the TV series “Corazón Valiente” (“Fearless Heart”), landing the role of Guardia in the episode “Gran Estreno”. She also appeared in the short drama “Muñeca” (“Doll”) in 2013, and in 2014 she could be seen in one of the episodes of the Venezuelan soap opera “Voltea pa’ que te enamores” (“My Cinderella”). In 2015 Daniela appeared in the morning show “Despierta America” on Univision channel, sharing her thoughts on how to find a perfect pair of jeans which would fit one’s figure ideally. She also advised other clothing items a woman could wear to complement her look in jeans, depending on the type of figures she had.

Daniela Botero

In 2018 her acting career had a major boost, as Daniela landed a recurring role in the series “Run Coyote Run”, appearing in seven episodes of the show as Catalina. In 2019 she played Vanessa Palacios in “Betty en NY”, appearing in four episodes of the series.

Music video appearance and social media success

Daniela appeared in the music video of J Balvin entitled “Bobo”, posted on J Balvin’s official YouTube channel in May 2016, landing the role of the supermodel who got the attention from the nerdy character J Balvin portrayed – as of February 2020, the music video has over 500 million views. The song “Bobo” was included in the album “Energia”, released in June 2016, which was the fourth studio album of the popular Colombian reggaeton singer. Daniela’s appearance in the music video attracted thousands of new followers to her Instagram account.

As of 2020, the number of her subscribers on that social media platform is around 440,000. She posts her photos there almost daily, sharing even her semi-nude pictures from backstage of her haute couture photoshoots.

Personal life, daughter Ilana

Daniela doesn’t share any private information, but in one of her Instagram posts she mentioned she had a daughter. Ilana is around eight years old, born on 7 August 2012. Ilana likes dancing flamenco and travelling around the world with her mother. There is no information about Ilana’s father; Daniela hasn’t been public about any affairs. In one of her interviews she mentioned she would be seduced only by intelligent and mystery men, and admitted that she hadn’t found such a person yet.

Empezando el 2016 sin reglas!!!🍧🍦✌🏻️😋

Posted by Daniela Botero on Friday, January 1, 2016

Hobbies, favorite things and interesting facts

Daniela likes to work out; she does a lot of Pilates, as it helps her to train all the muscles for maintaining a dancer’s body; she also does spinning twice a week. Her favorite cheat meal is chocolate. She cites Natalie Portman, Angelina Jolie and Charlize Theron as her inspiration and role models, because they are all sexy yet intelligent and elegant. If she had to choose a man, famous in history, who she would like to spend a night with, it would be the Roman general Fabio Massimo.

 Appearance, clothing style

Daniela has long brown hair and green eyes. She is 5ft 7½ins (1.71m) tall and weighs around 137lbs (62kgs); her vital statistics are 32-24-34. She once posted an official announcement of her breast surgery, as she wanted to share the details of the procedure.

She mentioned that she hoped that breastfeeding would make her breast bigger, but even after six months of feeding her daughter, Daniela was still not happy with the size of her breast. The main problem she faced was that she couldn’t imagine the future look of her upper body, so she eventually ended up in the Mentor Worldwide LLC, where she was provided with new technology helping a patient to see their appearance after surgery. Daniela made her decision, and is happy with the new look of her breast, but advised undergoing surgery only if it made one happy. As to her clothing style, she likes wearing casual looks, except that her ‘casual’ jeans are from Gucci and her ‘casual’ T-shirt is from Prada.

Net worth and salary

As of 2020, Daniela’s net worth is estimated to be around $600,000. She earns up to $2,000 per sponsored post on her Instagram account, but her main source of income is still modelling for various magazines.

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