| Fernanda Alves|
Miss International 1996
Fernanda Alves (born c. 1976) is a Portuguese beauty pageant contestant. Alves became the first delegate from her country to win a grand slam beauty pageant title. She won Miss International in 1996 in Kanazawa, Japan.
Fernanda Alves Wikipedia
Fernanda participated in several pageants, always achieving one of the top three positions. Some of her titles include Miss Teenage (South Africa, 1993), Miss Portugal/South Africa (March 1996) and Miss Portugal 2nd runner-up/princess (May 1996).
She went on to marry self-made millionaire Matthias Schmelz in 1999 in Costa Rica. They settled in Portugal. They also have three children (Electra, Fernando & Aragon).