Gabriela Vergara Biography. Gabriela Vergara Aranguren (born May 29, 1974 in Caracas, Venezuela) is an actress and model. She is best known as the 3rd runner-up in Miss Venezuela 1996. The following year she started acting in many telenovelas like Destino de Mujer as Vanessa in 1997 and La Mujer as Barbara Montesinos de Mutti in 2004. She recently gave birth to two twin girls on April 10, 2009. Their names are Alessandra and Emiliana.