Miss Universe

About

Annual beauty pageant that is held in over 190 countries across the world. It was created by the clothing company Pacific Knitting Mills.

Trivia

The pageant was first televised in 1955 and has been hosted by such celebrities as Bob Barker, Alan Thicke and Dick Clark. Angela Ponce was the first openly transgender contestant to compete for the title.

#1
beauty pageant
Boost
Formed
June 28, 1952
Current Titleholder
Zozibini Tunzi
Predecessor
Catriona Gray
#1
beauty pageant
Boost

Winners

1
Pia Wurtzbach, 30
2015, Philippines
2
Olivia Culpo, 28
2012, United States
3
Catriona Gray, 26
2018, Philippines
4
Dayanara Torres, 45
1993, Puerto Rico
5
Paulina Vega, 27
2014, Colombia
6
Iris Mittenaere, 27
2016, France
7
Dayana Mendoza, 33
2008, Venezuela
8
Ximena Navarrete, 32
2010, Mexico
9
Zuleyka Rivera, 32
2006, Puerto Rico
10
Jennifer Hawkins, 36
2004, Australia
11
Brook Lee, 49
1997, United States
12
Leila Lopes, 34
2011, Angola
13
Amelia Vega, 35
2003, Dominican Republic
14
Sushmita Sen, 44
1994, India
15
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 24
2017, South Africa
16
Lara Dutta, 42
2000, India
17
Armi Kuusela, 85
1952, Finland
18
Zozibini Tunzi, 26
2019, South Africa
19
Alicia Machado, 43
1996, Venezuela
20
Gloria Diaz, 69
1969, Philippines
21
Lupita Jones, 51
1991, Mexico
22
Stefanía Fernández, 29
2009, Venezuela
23
Gabriela Isler, 32
2013, Venezuela
24
Oxana Fedorova, 42
2002, Russia
25
Denise Quiñones, 39
2001, Puerto Rico
26
Wendy Fitzwilliam, 47
1998, Trinidad and Tobago
27
Cecilia Bolocco, 55
1987, Chile
28
Natalie Glebova, 38
2005, Canada
29
Shawn Weatherly, 60
1980, United States
30
Riyo Mori, 33
2007, Japan
31
Corinna Tsopei, 75
1964, Greece
32
Bárbara Palacios, 56
1986, Venezuela
33
Margarita Moran-Floirendo, 66
1973, Philippines
34
Yvonne Ryding, 57
1984, Sweden
35
Karen Baldwin, 56
1982, Canada
36
Gladys Zender, 81
1957, Peru

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