Sissi Isabel Fleitas
Cuban model, columnist and TV hostess Sissi Isabel Fleitas was born on October 13th, 1975 in Havana, Cuba, but she is better known as Sissi. Sissi Isabel Fleitas started modeling at the age of four, and started her TV career at the age of fifteen.
If you ever watched Univision’s Sabado Gigante with Don Francisco, you already know who Sissi Isabel Fleitas is.
She started her professional career in her native Cuba when she was only 4 years old. At 15 she started her television career in the TV show Sabado Conmigo for the TV station Cubavision.
In 1998 Sissi Isabel Fleitas joined Univision, the most important Hispanic television channel in the United States opened its doors to her in the show Sabado Gigante. For more than 8 years Sissi Isabel Fleitas showed her beauty and versatility have been admired in more than 100 million households each Saturday, sharing the stage with Don Francisco presenting dozens of television specials making her an international celebrity.
In 2005, after 8 successful years working with Don Francisco, Sissi Isabel Fleitas shows a new side to her launching a musical production. From 2006 to 2007, Sissi Isabel Fleitas presents “Challenge 20-06, The Great Adventure”, a reality show produced by Caracol Television USA and Latin America with a budget of 5 million dollars. After the success of this production she signs a contract with Television Española to do the Gong Show (2007), an international television broadcast aired in prime time for TVE International, keeping her in her mother country for more than a year.
Among the grand events that have been hosted by Sissi Isabel Fleitas are: The Fox Awards, The Acapulco Festival (Televisa), The Viña Sea Festival (Channel 13 Chile-Univision). At the same time, Sissi Isabel Fleitas has also hosted tele-marathons such as the ones done in Panama, Honduras, Chile, El Salvador and Ecuador.
Fact: Sissi Isabel Fleitas was voted one of the 50 most beautiful “People en Espanol” in 2000
With thousands of hours of air time in a wide number of diverse shows and formats, Sissi Isabel Fleitas is among the most recognized faces in the world of Hispanic entertainment. She has appeared in numerous magazines such as Maxim en español, People en español, Glamour, and Shape. People magazine selected her as one of the most beautiful Hispanic women in the world, and her calendar was a bestseller in the U.S. Sissi Isabel Fleitas is also recognized as one of the few Hispanic women whose name appears among the largest retail chains in the U.S. such as Wal-Mart, CVS and Walgreens, establishing herself as a focal figure in numerous retail product lines, among them Sissi Latin Beauty and Sissy Hair Accessories all products endorsed by Sissi Isabel Fleitas
Cuban-born model, Sissi Isabel Fleitas replaced co-host Lili Estefan upon her departure from “Sabado Gigante”. Well-known for her, tall Nordic looks, Sissi Isabel Fleitas 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.
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