Best Top 3 Placements in Miss Universe through the decade (2010 – 2020)

07 Apr 2020 | Priya Bhardwaj

Miss Universe, one of the most prestigious pageants throughout the world, has witnessed stellar performances by delegates all over the world through the years. Miss Universe queens are the embodiment of grace and elegance who represent their countries with absolute passion and compassion. Through this decade specially, Miss Universe has witnessed out of the world performances giving the pageant the best Top placements ever.

In this decade, the pageant saw best Top 3 placements where the decision to crown one Miss Universe was made all the more difficult. So, without further ado, lets take a look at the best Top 3 Placements in Miss Universe through the decade (2010 – till now).

In 2012, the 61st edition of Miss Universe, was held on 19th December 2012 where Olivia Culpo of USA was crowned the new queen. The Top 3 that year also included Janine Tugonon of Philippines and Irene Esser of Venezuela. The edition saw stellar performances by all these ladies as the decision to crown the queen was made all the more difficult for the judges.


Janine Tugonon First Runner-up Miss Universe 2012


Then in 2016, Iris Mittenaere of France was crowned the next Miss Universe at the event finale held on 30th January 2017 in Philippines. The Top 3 that year included Raquel Pelissier of Haiti and Andrea Tovar of Colombia. All the Top 3 beauties wore stunning golden gowns looking ever so beautiful in the trio.


Raquel Pelissier First Runner-up Miss Universe 2016


In 2017, Miss Universe’s 63rd edition was held on 26th November 2017 in United States where Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa was crowned the new queen. The Top 3 placement also included Laura González of Colombia and Davina Bennett of Jamaica. Probably the most accomplished Top 3, all the beauties showed strong and fierce personalities.


Laura González First Runner-up Miss Universe 2017


In 2018, Miss Universe hosted its edition in Thailand on 17th December 2018 where Catriona Gray of Philippines was crowned the new queen. 2018 is perhaps the most coveted and loved edition of Miss Universe as Top 3 also included Tamaryn Green of South Africa and Sthefany Gutiérrez of Venezuela. This trio was most loved and sought after in the most recent times.


Tamaryn Green First Runner-up Miss Universe 2018


Last year as well, Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa was crowned Miss Universe 2019 in United States as Madison Anderson of Puerto Rico and Sofía Aragón of Mexico were adjudged first and second runners-up respectively. This was another strong trio in the making as Zozibini created history with her win in a lot of ways.


Madison Anderson First Runner-up Miss Universe 2019