Kataluna Enriquez Bio, Age, Family, Race, Transgender, Miss Nevada

Kataluna Enriquez

Kataluna Enriquez Biography

Kataluna Enriquez is a health care administrator and fashion designer. She was crowned Miss Nevada USA in June 2021 becoming the first transgender woman to win a competition in the pageant’s history.

Kataluna Enriquez Age

She was born on April 27, 1993 in San Leandr, California, USA.

Kataluna Enriquez Height

She stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Kataluna Enriquez Ethnicity

She belongs to Filipino descent.

Kataluna Enriquez Parents

Kataluna hasn’t shared much about her family but she posted a photo of her family on her Instagram.

Kataluna Enriquez Designer

Enriquez is a fashion designer who studied fashion design at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising (FIDM) in Los Angeles, California. She is the owner of Kataluna Kouture, which specializes in gowns and costumes.

Kataluna Enriquez Transition

Kataluna is a transgender who began transition at the age of 14.  She revealed that while growing up she didn’t have the easiest journey and even struggled with physical and sexual abuse.

“I struggled with physical and sexual abuse. I struggled with mental health. I didn’t have much growing up. I didn’t have support. But I’m still able to thrive, and I’m still able to survive and become a trailblazer for many.”

During the Miss Nevada question-and-answer segment she said she was a proud transgender woman and that her differences do not make her less but more.

“Today I am a proud transgender woman of color. Personally, I’ve learned that my differences do not make me less than, it makes me more than. I know that my uniqueness will take me to all my destinations, and whatever I need to go through in life.”

She also works as a health care administrator at the LGBTQ Health Care.

Kataluna Enriquez as Man/ Kataluna Enriquez Before Surgery

According to some websites, her real name was Durte Dom (before she transitioned). She shared a photo of herself while she was a boy while in elementary school.

Kataluna Enriquez Miss Nevada

Enriquez won the Miss Nevada in June 2021. becoming the first openly transgender woman to win the pageant. She had previously competed in trans-specific pageants, became the first transgender woman crowned Miss Silver State USA, the main preliminary for Miss Nevada USA.

She joined the pageants world in 2016 and was crowned Transnation Queen USA 2016 at the Theatre of the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles. She represented California.

On March 9, 2018, she represented the U.S. in Miss International Queen 2018 in Pattaya City, Thailand finishing in the Top 12.  On May 19, 2018, she represented the U.S. in Super Sireyna Worldwide 2018, a segment of the GMA Network variety show “Eat Bulaga!” at the Broadway Centrum in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. She was unplaced.

On January 26, 2020, she represented Hayward in Miss California USA 2020 at Arcadia Performing Arts Center in Arcadia, California. She was unplaced. In 2021 she competed in the Miss Silver State USA 2021 becoming the winner.

Kataluna Enriquez Miss USA

Kataluna will compete in the Miss USA pageant in November. This will also make her the first transgender woman to compete for the crown.

Kataluna Enriquez Bikini

Kataluna Enriquez Instagram