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What happened to Manuela Arbelaez on The Price Is Right?

Darcy Rafter September 22, 2021
39th Season of "The Price is Right" Premiere Episode Taping
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Fans are curious to know what happened to Manuela Arbelaez on The Price Is Right, after discovering she had a blooper on the game show.

You may recognise the model from appearing in The Bold and the Beautiful and in the film Jack and Jill. She has also been in many music videos such as Diddy’s “Loving You No More,” and Robin Thicke’s “It’s in the Mornin’.”

Read on to discover what happened to Manuela as we reveal what she’s getting up to nowadays.

What happened to Manuela Arbelaez?

“The Price Is Right” model Manuela Arbelaez accidentally revealed the winning price before the game was over meaning that the contestant basically won a new car without guessing the price. 

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Manuela Arbelaez revealed the price of the brand new Hyundai Sonata costing $21960. Upon realising the mistake she had made, Manuela hid behind the price board in embarrassment.

Many fans of the show were left in hysterics as host Carey told the contestant, “Congratulations, Manuela just got you a car!” 

The $21960 mistake, was thankfully laughed off as the model took to Twitter to joke about her generosity, confirming that she didn’t get in trouble.

What is ‘The Price Is Right’ model doing now?

Manuela joined The Price is Right in 2009, after being spotted by producers in ‘The Price Is Right” Model Search of 2008. After becoming a finalist, she was eventually added into the rotation of regular models.

Manuela was born in Medellín, Colombia and moved to the United States in 2006. She is 33 years old and has just had her birthday on September 9th.

Manuela and her husband Matt Doherty have been married for three years after meeting through a mutual friend.

She is now a mum to her daughter Matilda who she and Matt welcomed in August of 2019. Manuela, her husband and her daughter Tilly live in Los Angeles together and Tilly recently attended her first day of pre-school.

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Darcy is an experienced journalist passionate about celebrity culture and entertainment. After gaining a degree in Media and Communications at Goldsmiths University she has also become a social media specialist, always keeping informed on the latest trends. With almost five years of experience in media, her expertise is analysing platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and TikTok. When she's not tracking the latest trending content, she’s watching films and eating lots of chocolate.