Her first film roles were in the movie War with Jet Li and Jason Statham, and in the Oxygen Network original television film Husband for Hire.She was one of the actors in the 2006 monologue show Skirts & Flirts Velazquez was one of the judges in the Miss Universe 2008 beauty pageant and the host for the Miss USA 2009 pageant.
She also has appeared in numerous movies and television shows like “The Mummy” and “Ugly Betty.” Now the 44-year-old Venezuelan born model has penned a book.At the time, she was dating a woman named Lisa."As I sat there waiting to walk, I was feeling this great sense of pride thinking about my journey to this moment, the only Latina in this massive show, excited to be a part of something so amazing," she wrote. "Gaultier was a genius but he was also doing exactly what he wanted to do. In 2011 Velazquez appeared in the pilot of ABC's Charlie's Angels as Gloria Martinez, one of Charlie's hired "Angels".Her character was killed off after a few minutes of screen time and was replaced by Minka Kelly.