After being crowned Miss Venezuela in 1986, this Spanish-born beauty queen was awarded the coveted Miss World title. Later on in her existence, she worked well as both a tv sponsor and an marketing professional. In the Miss World pageant, she competed against eventual runners-up Christy Fichtner (of america), Maria Monica Urbina (of Colombia), and Brygida Bziukiewicz (of Poland). She opened up an American-based women’s jewelry and makeup company known as the Barbara Palacios Company. Pursuing their 1988 wedding ceremony, she and her spouse, Victor Manrique, became parents to two kids. Her mom, Barbara Teyde, was a prominent Venezuelan celebrity. After Palacios finished her yr as Miss World, future First Woman of Argentina Cecilia Bolocco received the 1987 worldwide beauty pageant crown.