Who is Dolly Castro?

Born on 14 July, 1984, in Managua, Nicaragua, so under the water sign of Cancer, Dolly Castro is a 35-year-old Nicaraguan fitness model, entrepreneur, social media personality, vlogger and influencer. She became famous when she started auditioning for calendar photoshoots, upon moving to the USA. Soon afterwards, she began attracting offers from numerous websites and magazines, all wanting to feature this Nicaraguan beauty. In addition to her modeling endeavors, Dolly felt like she needed to share her story with other people and inspire them to work hard in life. Thus she created a YouTube channel, which includes videos on a variety of topics. The most popular ones are related to fashion, fitness or relationships. After she became an international star, Castro used her savings to start “Bars and Branches”, a fitness apparel brand. She is the creator, owner and CEO of the company, which has an impressive following of 160,000 on Instagram. Using her struggles as an example, Dolly became a respected motivator and one of the most beloved people in the entire fitness industry.

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Early Life and Education: Struggling to Find Her Way in Life

Dolly was born into a Nicaraguan family in the country’s capital. There is not much information about her early life and childhood – although her celebrity status has attracted countless inquiries relating to this subject, she’s politely refused to answer any and all questions about this matter. This is a testament to her professionalism, as well, which is in contrast to most celebrities who purposely create scandals to draw attention. What we do know about her early days was that she loved to cook alongside her mother, and that her dream was to become a chef. Unfortunately, her parents were very religious and didn’t want her picking such a risky vocation, insisting that she chose something which would provide her with a stable source of income. Thus in 2003, she enrolled at the Christian University in Managua to study law, however, after graduating in 2007, she decided being a lawyer just wasn’t for her. Her parents didn’t approve of this decision, but Dolly was determined to discover what she really wanted in life, and eventually came to the conclusion that modeling was her ideal vocation.

Career Beginnings: Moving to Miami and Becoming a Fitness Model

It’s not like Castro was oblivious of her looks and physique – she knew that she had a chance to make it, but was also aware that Nicaragua wouldn’t provide her with sufficient business opportunities. To find work, she made the difficult decision to move to Miami, Florida. A known hotspot for fitness models and celebrities, this city was the perfect place for Dolly to kickstart her career. Her complexion and voluptuous curves were precisely the things she needed to make it big in this industry. At the beginning of her career, she appeared on the covers of Cover Shock Magazine, Good Life, Mixed Magazine and Bombom Nitido Telemundo. Even though this series of successful photoshoots made her famous, Dolly wasn’t going to become complacent. She realized that the future of modeling was on social media, which prompted her to start promoting herself ,and looking for new business opportunities. Yet again, she made the correct choice and ascended to the upper echelons in the world of fitness.

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Branching Out: Superstardom and Bars & Branches

By 2014, Dolly was already internationally famous – every photo she uploaded would garner several thousands of ‘likes’ in a matter of hours. With the help of her social media management team, she was able to create a formidable online presence, and various brands started approaching her. Even though she earned millions from promoting workout supplement companies, apparel retailers and even clubs, she still wasn’t quite satisfied. A hard-working and dedicated professional, Dolly never really liked the concept of passive income; she wanted her wealth to come from making decisions and controlling things. All of this resulted in her founding “Bars and Branches”, a fitness apparel brand. As the CEO and creator, Castro oversees a team of designers from all over the world, as they work hard to create stylish and functional outerwear for both men and women. With good promotion and the use of influencers, the brand took off quickly and became one of the most popular companies in the world of fitwear.

Personal Life: Is Dolly Castro Married? Does She Have Children?

Dolly Castro married model, entrepreneur and athlete Samier Chavez in 2018. He is also a private person, so available information on their love story is non-existent, except that we do know that they were together for several years before tying the knot. Dolly has one daughter, to whom she gave birth after graduating from college. Her name is Karen Castro, but there are no indications as to who the father is. The little girl gave her even more motivation in life. ‘Having someone to take care of and be a positive role model for immediately is a priority for me, and I want nothing more than to make sure my beautiful daughter has an amazing life’, said Karen’s mom.

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Body Measurements: How Tall is Dolly Castro?

Dolly Castro is 5ft 5in (165cm) tall, weighs approximately 125lbs (57kgs), and her vital statistics are 38-24-40, which is outstanding even for an accomplished fitness model. With a curvy, hourglass figure, Dolly became an instant hit upon moving to Miami. Her shoe size is eight, while her dress size is unknown. As of August 2019, she has no visible tattoos or any other body modifications.

Did She Undergo Plastic Surgery?

Ever since she became famous, Dolly has been bombarded with allegations about “going under the knife” in order to enlarge her breasts. A number of fans pointed out the unnatural look of her breasts, indicating that she did indeed have implants inserted. A true professional, Castro refused to comment on said matter, which gave skeptics even more food for thought. Entire talk shows, podcast episodes and articles have been devoted to solving this mystery one way or the other, but to no avail.

Net Worth: How Rich is Dolly Castro?

Have you ever wondered how affluent Dolly Castro really is? According to reputable sources, her net worth is approximately $2 million, as of August 2019, accumulated by working incessantly to promote herself and appear in every significant photoshoot. Additionally, she is the owner and CEO of “Bars and Branches”, which is a major source of income for her. However, Dolly herself said that ‘around 80%’ of her yearly revenue comes from social media.

Online Presence

Thanks to the ever-expanding grasp that social media has on worldwide audiences, it is in the best interests of most celebrities to keep their fans informed about their activities and thus sustain and potentially increase their ratings and profit. Dolly herself is no stranger to this popular trend, as her dedication to posting updates on her public profiles and engaging with her fans is at an all-time high. Her first venture into the world of content creation was when she launched her YouTube channel – today, “therealdollycastro” has over 800,000 views and 16,000 subscribers. She is a superstar on Instagram, with 6.2 million fans interacting with her on a daily basis. Facebook and Twitter are a bit behind, with three million and 95,000 fans, respectively.

Author

Benjy is currently a reporter for BiographyPedia based in Adelaide, Australia. Prior to joining BiographyPedia in July 2019, he was a Bizarre TV reporter and theatre critic at TheSun. Benjy has also written for DailyMail and TMZ. Benjy studied journalism at Goldsmiths University of London, graduating in 2009. You can contact him at [email protected]

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