Will Miss Universe’s 2020 Top 5 court resemble to that of 2019?

08 May 2021 | Angelique Reyes

With the 69th edition of Miss Universe i.e. Miss Universe 2020 commencing today with the check-in and registrations at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino and Hotel, Hollywood, Florida, the pageant followers are filled with excitement as the grand coronation on the 16th May 2021 comes closer.

Stunning beauties from all over the world have arrived at the venue, each of them filled with immense caliber and winning qualities. The batch of the 2020 edition boasts of strong contenders putting their best foot forward for the coveted crown and the Miss Universe title.

The queens have already acquired a very strong fan-base before the competition began, and these fans have been supporting them with their love for months now, but there are definitely some countries coming out stronger than the rest with the delegates standing out with their posts, looks and interactions.

Looking behind to the last edition of Miss Universe in 2019, the courtship of the top five delegates was much anticipated by the pageant followers. Considering this year’s batch the countries that were place at the top five last years do stand a chance of acquiring the positions in this year’s edition as well. Let us have a look if the same court will be formed again or not, till then here are the top 5 contestants from 2019 and their successors this year –

Miss Universe South Africa 2019 Zozibini Tunzi

Zozibini Tunzi gave a stellar performance at the Miss Universe 2019 stage to win the third crown for her country. The 26-year-old beauty queen impressed everyone with her beauty and grace. She holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations and image management. Zozibini is the first black woman to be crowned Miss Universe since Leila Lopes won in 2010. The stunning South African beauty gave impressive and fluent answers to her questions as she mesmerized the judges.



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Miss Universe South Africa 2020 Natasha Joubert

For the 2020 edition, Natasha Joubert has been appointed by the Miss South Africa organization to represent South Africa at Miss Universe 2020. If Natasha impresses everyone with her personality and her beauty, she sure has a strong chance of creating a back-to-back win her country at this upcoming edition of Miss Universe. On her appointment and understanding the responsibility on her shoulders, Natasha quoted, “I feel incredibly honoured and humbled to walk in the footsteps of the women who came before me. I am stepping forward in grace, believing that my representation on that stage will show that out future can be far more fruitful than our past. Ready to conquer the Universe.



Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2019 Madison Sara Anderson

Miss Universe 2019 first-runner up Madison Anderson was definitely a crowd’s favorite as she performed with excellence and grace at the competition. As Anderson finished as first runner-up she became the country's highest non-winning placement since 2015. Anderson previously worked in Saint Kitts and Nevis, helping women who were domestic violence victims.



Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2020 Estafania Soto Torres

Estafania Soto Torres succeeded Madison after being the first runner up under her court as first runner-up to Miss Universe Puerto Rico 2019 as a national pageant could not be organized due to covid-19. Estefanía’s beauty, confidence and intelligence are her three strong pillars as a model and a woman who will give a strong competition to the other ladies at Miss Universe 2020.



Miss Universe Mexico 2019 Sofia Aragon

Mexico’s Sofia Aragon was crowned as Miss Universe 2019 second runner-up as the Mexican beauty deserved every bit of the appreciation she received at the competition with her outstanding performance and sincerity. Sofia is passionate about the importance of mental and emotional health, and continues to fight for those who suffer from depression. She believes that compassion and understanding are the true key to empowering people around the world. She wants to continue raising her voice and keep communicating the message of self-love and value.



Miss Universe Mexico 2020 Andrea Meza

Andrea Meza is representing Mexico at Miss Universe 2020 and has managed to impress everyone and has become of the favorites for the crown. Just like her successors Andrea is determined and preparing herself to earn the crown for Mexico for the third time and make the people of Mexico proud and happy. She is already one of the favorites for the crown and her strong and confident personality just adds a little more to her performance.



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Miss Universe Colombia 2019 Gabriela Tafur Nader

Colombian beauties have always dazzled in the Miss Universe pageant and so did Gabriela in the 2019 edition as she secured her place in the top 5. She used her visibility to carry a message of hope and inspired thousands of girls to seek a more prosperous future. She believed that, a queen can and should, with her presence, her voice, her visibility and the love she gives to disadvantaged people, put herself at the service of the needs of the communities and work to manage a change.



Miss Universe Colombia 2020 Laura Olascuaga Pinto

Laura Olascuaga earned the opportunity to represent Colombia at Miss Universe 2020. The diva describes herself as spontaneous woman who likes to talk about things with people and understand them better. She also explains that she loves to share with people and attend events and much more when helping those most in need, expressing a parallel quality like her preceding queen.



Miss Universe Thailand 2019 Paweensuda Drouin

One of the strongest and loved contestants at last year’s edition, Paweensuda made her country proud with her exemplary performance and placement in the  top 5 at 2019 Miss Universe. Not just experience and beauty, Fahsai Paweensuda also had an amazing personality as she talked with fluency and grace. Mesmerizing everyone with her smile and charming aura, she was one of the most popular contestants.



Miss Universe Thailand 2020 Amanda Obdam

Representing Thailand at Miss Universe 2020, Amanda mentioned that she never thought of being a beauty queen while she was growing up but then she understood the importance of beauty pageant and the platform it provides to inspire others. Her confidence, and winning attitude makes her one of the strongest contenders who can give a tough competition at Miss Universe 2020 stage. The support for the Thai queen has been massive not only in Thailand but across the world which has given Amanda much-needed confidence and a little push to prepare well and perform her best at the competition.



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Knowing that the successors of the top 5 countries of Miss Universe 2019 are some of the strongest contenders at Miss Universe 2020 it will be way more exciting for the viewers to watch them at the stage and find out if they will form the court again.