Kiara Arends crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2022

01 Aug 2022 | Priya Bhardwaj

Kiara Arends is all set to represent Aruba at Miss Universe 2022 as she was officially crowned on 31st July 2022. Kiara Arends succeeds and was crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2021 Thessaly Zimmerman in a private ceremony.

Kiara is 23 years of age and a LL.M student, who also holds a degree in Bachelor of Laws. She is a social justice advocate and the founder of B.U.M.P, a charity organization benefiting upcoming mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Kiara Arends crowned Miss Universe Aruba 2022


Not new to the pageant world, Kiara was also previously crowned as Miss Teen Aruba International 2017 and Virreina de las Americas at Miss Teen Americas in 2018. With her pageant experience, her stunning beauty and a strong social advocacy, Kiara will definitely be a strong contender for the international crown.

Last year, Thessaly Zimmerman represented Aruba at Miss Universe 2021 and with her stellar performance, she placed in the Top 10. Aruba won a placement at Miss Universe after more than two decades. The country is yet to pioneer its win at Miss Universe.