Karina Jelinek

Karina Jelinek

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Karina Jelinek
Born Olga Karina Jelinek
(1981-03-22) March 22, 1981 (age 36)
Villa María, Córdoba Province, Argentina
Occupation model, television personality, actress
Years active 2002–present
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)

Olga Karina Jelinek Yamaguchi (Spanish pronunciation: [kaˈɾina ʝeliˈnek], [kaˈɾina xeliˈnek]; born March 22, 1981[1]) is an Argentine model, actress and television personality.


Jelinek was born and raised in Villa María, Córdoba Province, Argentina.[1] She began to work as model at the age of 16 in Córdoba Province, Argentina,[1] and became the Miss Córdoba Province and the Miss Villa Carlos Paz.[2] At the age of 19, she moved to Buenos Aires, and began participating in fashion shows, advertising campaigns, and television shows.[3] She has appeared for magazines Maxim and H Para Hombres[4] and other media. In 2004, she participated in the entertainment TV program No Hay 2 sin 3.

In 2005, she took part in the dance competition Bailando por un Sueño, a segment of the television program Showmatch in the Argentina broadcast El Trece.[5]

After a courtship of three months she married Leonardo Fariña on April 28, 2011[6] in the Tattersall hotel in the Palermo district of Buenos Aires.[7]

In 2012, she again took part in the Bailando por un Sueño (Eng: “Dancing for a Dream”) competition, a segment of the Showmatch programme.[5] In 2013, the name of her husband Fariña appeared in the media in relation to a clandestine recording of him reportedly speaking of money laundering.[8] In May of that year they stopped living together.[9]



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