Joselyn Cano

Joselyn Cano (March 14, 1990 – December 7, 2020)[1][2] was an American model, fashion designer and Internet personality.

Joselyn Cano
Born(1990-03-14)March 14, 1990
DiedDecember 7, 2020(2020-12-07) (aged 30)
Other names
  • Josey Cano
  • "The Mexican Kim Kardashian"
  • Model
  • fashion designer
  • Internet personality
Years active2008–2020


Born in Anaheim, California, and raised in Lake Elsinore, Cano first started modelling at the age of 17 for local magazines.

In 2014, she gained notoriety by being on the cover of the Lowrider magazine. Cano was also featured in World Star Hip Hop's Valentine's Day Special video.[3] During the summer of that year she portrayed Gerardo Ortiz's girlfriend in the Music Video for his single Y me besa.[4]

In 2015, she was featured in the Hot Bike motorcycle magazine.[5]

In 2016, Cano was featured on the Sports Illustrated website as one of the Lovely Ladies of the day.[6]

In 2018, Cano launched her own line of Swimwear.[7] In recent years, Cano has gained notable popularity through the use of social media.[8]

Due to her popularity on social media some Hispanic media have nicknamed Cano "The Mexican Kim Kardashian".[9]

Her Instagram profile has over 13 million followers. She had two children.[10]


Cano died December 7, 2020. Model Lira Mercer announced her death, claiming that Cano died during cosmetic surgery, however the official cause of death has not yet been confirmed. Her funeral was held at the Grimes-Akes Family Funeral Homes in Corona, California.[2][11]


  1. ^ "Joselyn Cano Live Chapel Visitation - Akes Family Funeral Homes". YouTube. December 16, 2020.
  2. ^ a b Sparks, Hannah (December 17, 2020). "Influencer Joselyn Cano, 30, reportedly dead after botched surgery". New York Post. Retrieved December 18, 2020.
  3. ^ "World Star Hip Hop Valentine's Day Special". World Star January 11, 2020.
  4. ^ "Gerardo Ortiz - Y me besa Music Video". January 11, 2020.
  5. ^ "Hot Bike Model Joselyn Cano". Hot Bike. February 3, 2015.
  6. ^ "Joselyn Cano Lovely Lady of the Day". Sports Illustrated. January 11, 2020.[dead link]
  7. ^ "Joselyn Cano Swimwear".
  8. ^ Lennon, Madison (January 11, 2020). "Joselyn Cano Sizzles In A Lilac Bikini & Flaunts Her Voluptuous Booty". The Inquisitr.
  9. ^ "La foto de Joselyn Cano, la Kim Kardashian mexicana, en tanga azul que caldea Instagram". La Opinión (in Spanish).
  10. ^ "Joselyn Cano's Instagram Profile". Instagram. December 21, 2020.
  11. ^ "Who was Joselyn Cano? 'Mexican Kim Kardashian' reportedly dead at 29 after botched cosmetic butt-lift procedure".