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 BarkerAlan Thicke and Dick ClarkAngela 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
Olivia Culpo, 28
2012, United States
2
Pia Wurtzbach, 31
2015, Philippines
3
Catriona Gray, 27
2018, Philippines
4
Dayanara Torres, 46
1993, Puerto Rico
5
Paulina Vega, 28
2014, Colombia
6
Iris Mittenaere, 28
2016, France
7
Zuleyka Rivera, 33
2006, Puerto Rico
8
Ximena Navarrete, 33
2010, Mexico
9
Brook Lee, 50
1997, United States
10
Dayana Mendoza, 34
2008, Venezuela
11
Sushmita Sen, 45
1994, India
12
Jennifer Hawkins, 37
2004, Australia
13
Zozibini Tunzi, 27
2019, South Africa
14
Leila Lopes, 35
2011, Angola
15
Amelia Vega, 36
2003, Dominican Republic
16
Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 25
2017, South Africa
17
Lara Dutta, 43
2000, India
18
Alicia Machado, 44
1996, Venezuela
19
Armi Kuusela, 86
1952, Finland
20
Gloria Diaz, 70
1969, Philippines
21
Lupita Jones, 52
1991, Mexico
22
Gabriela Isler, 33
2013, Venezuela
23
Stefanía Fernández, 30
2009, Venezuela
24
Oxana Fedorova, 43
2002, Russia
25
Cecilia Bolocco, 55
1987, Chile
26
Wendy Fitzwilliam, 48
1998, Trinidad and Tobago
27
Denise Quiñones, 40
2001, Puerto Rico
28
Shawn Weatherly, 61
1980, United States
29
Natalie Glebova, 39
2005, Canada
30
Riyo Mori, 34
2007, Japan
31
Karen Baldwin, 57
1982, Canada
32
Corinna Tsopei, 76
1964, Greece
33
Bárbara Palacios, 57
1986, Venezuela
34
Margarita Moran-Floirendo, 67
1973, Philippines
35
Yvonne Ryding, 58
1984, Sweden
36
Gladys Zender, 82
1957, Peru

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