Aldy Bernard won her first title, beating out 20 other contestants to be named, Miss Dominican Republic Universe 2018 on August 16th/2018. Securing her a spot in the Miss Universe 2018 pageant that will happen in Thailand.
At Miss Dominican Republic Universe Aldy also won awards for best face and best national costume!
Aldy is a professional model with the agency Ossygeno Models Management and has been seen on the cover of some magazines such as Oh! Magazine. Aldy has been a working model for the past 6 years and has walked the runway for some top Dominican designers and some international ones too, including Leonel Lirio, Giannina Azar, and Jusef Sánchez, as well as Jean Paul Gaultier, Naeem Khan, and Salvatore Ferragamo.
She is a recent graduate of Escuela Nacional de Locución Profesor Otto Rivera and has a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication. She also is fluent in both English and Spanish.
The Dominican Republic has only won 1 Miss Universe crown since they started sending representatives in 1952, and that was in 2003 Amelia Vega was crowned Miss Universe.
Aldy was born and raised in the municipality of Laguna Salada, Valverde.