All about Miss Universe Cambodia 2022 Manita Hang

17 Jun 2022 | Priya Bhardwaj

Manita Hang was crowned Miss Universe Cambodia 2022 at the finale held on 15th June 2022 at the Bayon TV Steung Meanchey Studio in Phnom Penh where she bested nineteen other contestants to win the national crown and get the opportunity to represent Cambodia at Miss Universe 2022.



Manita Hang was born to a French father and a Cambodian mother and is of French-Cambodian heritage. The stunning beauty is fluent in Cambodian, French and English. Giving a stellar performance and being a fan-favourite since the beginning of the competition, Manita made quite a mark at the national edition.

On the academic front, Manita attended Lyçée Français René Descartes in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. In December 2021, she graduated from CamEd Business School in Phnom Penh with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and finance.



She stands 5 feet 6 inches tall. Not new to the pageant world, Manita holds the title of Miss Tourism Cambodia 2015. In November 2016, Manita represented Cambodia at Miss Tourism Metropolitan International 2016 at the Nagaworld Hotel in Phnom Penh. She was second runner-up to Amanda who represented Thailand and finished in the Top 10 at Miss Universe 2020.



On winning the crown, she took to her official social media to reveal her emotions in a post captioned, “And I am now your new Miss Universe Cambodia 2022. I could not stop repeating myself and thanking everyone who has been a part of my journey from all our candidates to the teamwork.” Manita, with her pageant experience and her beauty, has become a strong southeast Asian beauty competing for Miss Universe 2022 crown.