Growing Up Supermodel follows a new group of hot young models risking it all to live up to the careers of their famous parents. With the names and the genes of their gorgeous parents on their side, these celebrity offspring seem destined to make it to the top, but the right DNA is only half the battle in this competitive world. These young models are all finding out that making a career is hard work, and having a famous name is a double-edged sword, creating expectations and burdens at the same time it generates opportunities. Meanwhile, the parents, whose success has paved the way, discover that being a star is much easier than raising one.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Growing Up Supermodel - Patricia Velásquez - Netflix
Patricia Carola Velásquez Semprún (born 31 January 1971) is a Venezuelan actress and model, considered by some to be the first Native American model.
Growing Up Supermodel - Personal life - Netflix
In 2002, Velásquez founded the Wayúu Tayá Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting the Wayúu, a Venezuelan indigenous group. In 2010, after the devastating Haiti earthquake, she had the Wayuú Tayá Foundation commission a special symbol of hope to raise money for the victims of the Haiti earthquake along with the slogan: Keep the “H” Close to Your Heart—Help Haiti Hope. She is fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish. In February 2015, Velásquez released her memoir Straight Walk, discussing her struggles growing up in poverty in Venezuela and how her relationship with Sandra Bernhard made her realize she was a lesbian. This makes her the world's first openly lesbian Latina supermodel. She has a daughter, Maya, with her ex-girlfriend Lauren; they separated after eight years together.