Mitchel Ihezue crowned Miss Universe Nigeria 2023

11 Sep 2023 | Priya Bhardwaj

Mitchel Ihezue was crowned Miss Universe Nigeria 2023 at the finale of the first ever standalone pageant held at the Convention Center of Eko Hotels and Suites in Lagos on Sunday, 10th September 2023. Mitchel will now prepare to represent her country at Miss Universe 2023.

Mitchel Ihezue is 26 years of age and holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the prestigious Lagos Business School. Mitchel Ihezue is a known face in the pageant world in Nigeria.



Her remarkable achievement this year has made her the only woman in her country to win both Miss World Nigeria and Miss Universe Nigeria titles. As Miss World Nigeria 2017, Mitchel represented Nigeria at Miss World 2017, she won the Top Model fast track and placed in the Top 15 at the end of the event finale.

Ihezue advocates for women to break free from societal constraints to embrace limitless possibilities. With the cause in her mind, she pursued her MBA program at the prestigious Lagos Business School, where she learned the skills to champion women’s empowerment.



Miss Universe 2023, the 72nd edition of Miss Universe, will be held in El Salvador on 18th November 2023 where Miss Universe 2022 R'Bonney Gabriel of USA will crown her successor at the end of the event finale.