During her stays in the Philippines, she starred in the movies Basta't Kasama Kita and Hataw Na! in 1995, and Type Kita, Walang Kokontra in 1999.
Dayanara studied voice lesson under Ryan Cayabyab.
Dayanara was born on same day, year and city as Joaquin Phoenix.
Dayanara's 2nd son Ryan Anthony Muniz born August 16th 2003 with husband Marc.
Dayanara loves to ride horses.
Dayanara's son Cristian was named after the mexican singer Cristian Castro, since Marc Anthony is a major fan of his.
Dayanara gave birth to son Cristian Anthony on February 6, 2001.
Dayanara was the host of the highly rated live variety show ASAP which is broadcast throughout all of Asia.
In honor of her beauty and talent, the Dayanara Doll was launched in 1998, complete with a crown, and outfits of a singer, dancer, and model. The doll was immediately sold out in Puerto Rico and the Philippines.
Dayanara speaks Spanish, English, and Tagalog (main language of the Philippines).
The Philippines Press Club honored her with the Best New TV Personality Award in 1995.
Dayanara dated Aga Muhlach during her stay in the Philippines.
She lived in the Phillipines in 1994-1995 and danced on a TV Show in Manila.
Dayanara sang a duet during the Miss Universe pageant 1994 with Peabo Bryson, called A Whole New World.
Dayanara's parents are divorced.
Dayanara is one of the youngest Miss Universe winners of all time, she won at 18 years old.
Dayanara became the third Miss Universe of Puerto Rico.
Dayanara wanted to be an orthodontist before winning the 1993 Miss Universe pageant.
Dayanara won the following beauty pageants:
Miss Toa Alta (hometown beauty pageant) - 1992
Miss Puerto Rico Universe - 1992
Miss Universe - 1993
She has been on the covers of many international magazines (Cosmopolitan, Vanidades, Caras, Imagen, Asian Bride, and Marie Claire, among many others).
Dayanara Torres (After her divorce to Marc Anthony): It's nice to know that I can date again, whoever I want!