Sherika De Armas, A Former Miss World Contestant, Has Passed Away at the Age of 26, Leaving Behind The Memory of One of the Most Beautiful Women

Sherika De Armas
Sherika De Armas (Credits: Marca)

Tragically, 26-year-old Sherika De Armas, who represented Uruguay in the 2015 Miss World pageant, has departed unexpectedly. Two years of unrelenting cervical cancer treatment resulted in her death. Heartfelt tributes are flooding in to celebrate the memories of this stunning brunette beauty queen, which has left her friends and family inconsolable over the news of her tragic death.

Sherika’s brother, Mayk’ De Armas, shared his sorrow on social media, writing, “Fly high, little sister. Always and forever.” It is obvious that Sherika was loved and will be greatly missed.

The current Miss Uruguay, Carla Romero, joined the chorus of people lamenting Sherika. These statements bore evidence of the deep impact Sherika left on the hearts of those who knew her, describing De Armas as “too evolved for this world” and as “one of the most beautiful women I have ever met in my life.”

It is clear that Sherika De Armas’ beauty went beyond the physical; her inner brilliance influenced the lives of everyone around her. Another close friend, Anto Ciavaglia, warmly recalled Sherika, adding, “I remember you with that beautiful glow.”

Sherika was regarded as “one of the young promising talents of Uruguay,” and despite finishing outside the top 30 in Sanya, China’s 2015 Miss World competition, she left a lasting impression on the pageant industry thanks to her “beautiful face, towering height, and charismatic personality.”

Sherika De Armas
Sherika De Armas (Credits: El Tiempo)

Sherika disclosed her goals in an interview with NetUruguay, saying, “I always wanted to be a model, whether a beauty model, an advertising model, or a catwalk model.” She also spoke about her desire to compete in Miss Universe. She viewed the experience as a challenging adventure that she was happy to be on.

Sherika had a successful business outside of the runway, offering cosmetics, hair care, and personal care items via the Shey De Armas Beauty Studio. Her commitment went beyond her professional activities; she was also associated with the Pérez Scremini Foundation, a charity that aids children with cancer. The legacy of Sherika De Armas includes not just her extraordinary beauty but also her kind heart and dedication to changing the world.

The premature death of Sherika serves as a reminder of the transient nature of life and the need to savor every second. Those who knew and loved her will always remember her for her beauty and grace.