Graciela Quintero, age 109, is now a validated Colombian semi-supercentenarian.

Graciela Quintero was born in Sonsón, Antioquia Department, Colombia, on 22 August 1914. She was a sister, a wife, and a mother to 4 children.

Quintero started as a trader and became a real estate consultant. Beyond work, she loved games, sports, and traveling (including visits to Europe and the US until her mid-90s). She is described as a positive, intelligent, and generous person. Though trained as an educator, she found joy in reciting poems and singing.

As a young woman.

As a young woman.

As of January 2024, she is reportedly in incredible health and undergoes regular check-ups with her family doctor every six months. She currently resides with her son Roberto in Medellín.

For more information, please view Mrs. Quintero’s Directory Profile here.