10 Previous Winners Of The Miss Universe Contest

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Miss Universe is definitely the most popular beauty contest in the world. From 1952, it has been one of the most followed non-sporting events in the world. Year after year, this contest brings together the most beautiful women from every part of the world.

During last 10 years, the contest has grown enormously. The number of competitors reached a record in 2017 (92 women). Plus, Latin American participants have been more and more successful. These are the last 10 winners of the most important beauty contest in the world - Miss Universe.

2017 — Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, South Africa

The most recent Miss Universe, who ended up beating Miss Colombia, Laura Gonzalez, Miss Jamaica, Davina Bennett, Miss Thailand, Maria Poonlertlarp, and Miss Venezuela, Keysi Sayago.

2016 — Iris Mittenaere, France

This beautiful French model is also the holder of an unusual record. She is the Miss Universe with the shortest reign, just 9 months and 26 days. This is due to the fact that the usual date of the contest being brought forward.

2015 — Pia Wurtzbach, Philippines

This lady was got a title in the midst of one of the biggest confusions in the history of the contest. The host, Steve Harvey, made a mistake and announced Miss Colombia as the winner after having read the wrong part of the card. Pia is also an oldest winner.

2014 — Paulina Vega, Colombia

She won the contest at 21 and has had a successful career following her win as the face of famous brands, such as BMW and Adidas.

2013 — Gabriela Isler, Venezuela

She was one of the winners who wore the crown for one of the longest periods of time, holding the title from December 2013 until January 2015. She has Swiss grandparents on her father's side and was the seventh winner from Venezuela.

2012 — Olivia Culpo, USA

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2011 — Leila Lopes, Angola

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She is the only Angolan woman who won the contest, which took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2010 — Ximena Navarrete, Mexico

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This Mexican beauty was a beloved and active title holder. During her reign, she made 38 trips to 18 countries.

2009 — Stefanía Fernández, Venezuela

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This lady made Venezuela the only country to win the title two years in a row.

2008 — Dayana Mendoza, Venezuela

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Dayana Mendoza was listed by Global Beauties as the most beautiful Miss Universe.

What do you think of this list? In the past 10 years, there have been 5 Latin American winners, one American, one Asian, and a European. Interesting, right?

Source: Source: Wikipedia

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