Ileana Márquez Pedroza crowned Miss Venezuela 2023

08 Dec 2023 | Priya Bhardwaj

The 70th edition of Miss Venezuela concluded with history being created at the finale night as Ileana Márquez Pedroza was crowned as the new Miss Venezuela 2023. Ileana becomes the first ever mother to win the national crown and will now prepare to represent Venezuela at Miss Universe 2024.

Ileana Márquez Pedroza succeeds and was crowned by Miss Venezuela 2022 Diana Silva. She is 27 years of age and stands 5 feet 10 inches tall. Ileana is a TSU in Elementary Education and has a passion for teaching. She is a TV host and model by profession.



The newly crowned Miss Venezuela 2023 Ileana Márquez Pedroza’s court included –

1st Runner-Up – Giorgiana Rosas of Anzoátegui

2nd Runner-Up – Daniela Celis of Mérida

3rd Runner-Up – Cindy Granadillo of Yaracuy

Top 10 also included Sheba Sichini of Cojedes, Dayana Lara of Delta Amacuro, Katherine Sena of Nueva Esparta, Anakristina Rivero of Sucre and Minerva Chuello of Táchira.



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Also at the event finale, Sakra Guerrero of Guárico was crowned Miss Venezuela International 2023 as she became the official representative of Venezuela at Miss International 2024, which will be held in Japan later next year. She was crowned by none other than Miss International 2023 Andre Rubio.

The panel of jury who was responsible for crowning the new winners included Luis Olavarrieta – Journalist, María Antonieta Duque – Actress, Alexander González – Footballer, María Fernanda Vera – Fashion designer, Guillermo Felizola – Photographer, Claudia Salazar – Event producer and Andrea Martínez – Marketing director.



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The contestants who competed at Miss Venezuela 2023 were Anakristina Rivero, Argiannis Luna, Cindy Granadillo, Cynthia Boscan, Daniela Celis, Dayana Lara, Georgette Musrie, Giorgiana Rosas, Graciela Altuve, Ileana Márquez, Irmar Cabrices, Katherine Sena, Maria Gabriela Martínez, Maria Victoria Abuhazi, Mariam Habach, Mariángela Ramírez, Minerva Chuello, Omaira Morales, Racha Saab, Raulimar Díaz, Rosmellys Romero, Sakra Guerrero, Sara Jordan, Sheba Sichini and Yuliana Hidalgo.