Nicole Menayo's modeling career began at age eighteen.
Starting out as a rural farm girl, Nicole Menayo was born on November 2, 1993, in San Jose, Costa Rica. She started modeling when she was 18. Before long, Menayo appeared in top fashion magazines and ads for such brands as Covergirl and Swarovski. In 2016, Menayo added beauty queen to her list of accomplishments when she took the reining title of Miss Mesoamerica.