Miss Universe 2016 : Info

Miss Universe 2016 finale was held on 30th January 2017. 86 contestants from all across the world will be participating at the pageant. At the conclusion of the splendid finale of Miss Universe 2016, Iris Mittenaere of France was crowned as the winner. The finale was held at the Mall of Asia Arena, and at the conclusion of the gala finale, Pia Wurtzbach crowned Iris as her successor. 

The 86 contestants of Miss Universe 2016 were - 

Maria Mika Maxine Medina from Philippines

Barbara Filipovic from Croatia

Andrea Bezdekova from Czech Republic

Brenda Jimenez from Puerto Rico

Connie Maily Jimenez Romero from Ecuador

Marina Jacoby from Nicaragua

Sari Nakazawa from Japan

Kristal Silva Davila from Mexico

Monyque Brooks from Cayman Islands

Kiran Jassal from Malaysia

Lenty Frans from Belgium

Luisa Baptista from Angola

Sirey Moran from Honduras

Andrea Tovar Velásquez from Colombia

Nuka Karalashvili from Georgia

Katarina Sulkic from Serbia

Mariam Habach from Venezuela

Htet Htet Htun from Myanmar

Raquel Pelissier of Haiti was adjudged first runner-up while Andrea Tovar of Colombia was titled second runner-up. The judges for the finale were – former model and founder of famous fashion and modeling school, The Bailey Agency School of Fashion, Cynthia Bailey; Miss Universe 1993 Dayanara Torres; Francine LeFrak; Miss Universe 2011 Leila Lopes; Editorial Director of the popular pop-culture and fashion magazine, PAPER, Mickey Boardman; Miss Universe 2007 Riyo Mori and Miss Universe 1994 Sushmita Sen.

The Miss Universe pageant indulges in various charitable works, The Miss Universe Organization and Dutch development agency, Cordaid, have partnered to create a global fund that will raise awareness and money for regions of the Philippines struggling to recover in the wake of typhoon Yoland.


Miss Universe 2016 finale was held on 30th January 2017