Mariela Pepin is one of the star contestants in Matt James‘ season of The Bachelor. She’s beautiful, smart, and a beauty pageant winner as well.
What more could Matt James ask for in a potential lover?
Here’s everything about Mariela Pepin. Birthday, parents, siblings, job, and everything else.
Mariela Pepin Quick Facts
Birthday: April 16, 1996
Birthplace: Luquillo, Puerto Rico
Age: 24 years old
Zodiac Sign: Libra
Height: 5 feet 4 inches
Relationship Status: Single
Parents: Army Veterans
Mariela Pepin Bio, Age, Birthday
The newest addition to season 25 of Bachelor, Mariela Pepin, was born on April 17, 1996, in Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
Today, Mariela is 24 years old, and her zodiac sign is Aries.
Both of Pepin’s parents are Puerto Rican. Because of this, she belongs to a mixed-ethnicity background.
Mariela’s parents are Army people. Her father and mother are both US Army veterans.
While growing up, Mariela spent a good chunk of her childhood living in Germany. Later, Pepin lived in Hawaii and later in Maryland as well.
Pepin also became very interested in learning new languages. As of today, Mariela fluently speaks Spanish and French as well.
She also studied American Sign Language.
Growing up in Maryland for a good part, after having lived in Germany and Hawaii before, Mariela began her schooling in the United States.
She joined Meade Senior Secondary High School.
In high school, Mariela developed a keen interest in public speaking, volunteering work, and learning new languages.
While in high school, Mariela participated in Miss Maryland Teen USA 2014, which she later won.
After high school graduation, Pepin joined Towson University, where she pursued a bachelor’s degree in communication studies.
She graduated from Towson University in 2018.
Pepin also expressed her plans of continuing her studies. She aims to pursue a master’s degree in Non-Profit Communications.
At the moment, it’s unclear what Mariela does for a living. Most of the time, she’s seen modeling her way through the world.
Other times, she’s occupied with volunteering works.
She was volunteered to work for many causes, from rebuilding homes in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria to helping children in need.
Mariela got the inspiration to work for a greater cause from her parents, who often do charity works.
Apart from that, Mariela is also an advocate for women’s empowerment. She urges women to become confident in their own skin.
Pepin has a blog where she confides her early experience with self-doubt regarding her appearance.
She urges women to opt for a healthy lifestyle, which ultimately leads to a happy and confident life.
Miss Maryland and Miss USA
In 2014, Mariela won the Miss Maryland Teen beauty pageant.
In 2019, she represented Maryland in the 2019 Miss USA pageant.
Pepin finished in the top 10 positions. Cheslie Kryst from North Carolina won the competition.
Since Mariela joined Bachelor season 25 as a contestant, it means that she’s single.
But there’s a pretty good chance that she’ll be the one snatching Matt James’ heart away. We’ll have to watch the show to find out.
Back in mid-2010, Mariela was reportedly dating a handsome young man.
While she did not reveal his name, the couple was pretty smitten.
In a picture taken during sunset, her then-boyfriend hoisted up Mariela by her hip.
Pepin caption the image by saying how her life has been like a fairytale.
However, it looks like Mariela and her boyfriend have broken up since then.
How Old Is Mariela Pepin?
Mariela Pepin is 24 years old. She was born on April 17, 1996, in Luquillo, Puerto Rico.
How Tall Is Mariela Pepin?
Mariela Pepin is 5 feet 4 inches or 162.5cm tall in height.
Mariela Pepin parents
Mariela Pepin’s father and mother are in the US Army services.