|Beauty pageant titleholder|
26 April 1990
Seoul, South Korea
|Height||1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
|Title(s)||Miss Korea 2012|
|Miss Korea 2012
Miss Universe 2013
Kim Yu-mi (Hangul: 김유미, born April 26, 1990), is a Korean beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Korea 2012, Miss Universe Korea 2013 and represented her country in the Miss Universe 2013 pageant.
Miss Korea 2012
Kim Yu-mi was crowned Miss Korea 2012 in an event held at Kyung Hee University Grand Peace Palace in Seoul on July 6, 2012 beating out 53 other contestants. Since first time, HanKook Daily News, also known as Miss Korea Organization, announced the Miss Korea winner's title name as ′Miss Universe Korea′ during Miss Korea 2012 pageant. Yu-mi became Miss Korea 2012 and Miss Universe Korea 2013 at that final night. Also, Yu-mi won "Miss Photogenic" 2012. The outgoing titleholder Miss Korea 2011 Lee Seong-hye named Miss Universe Korea 2012 through the Miss Korea Organization, HanKook Daily News during Miss Korea 2012 pageant.
Miss Universe 2013
Cosmetic Surgery Controversy
Shortly after winning the 2012 Miss Korea pageant, younger photos of Ms. Kim appeared online showing a dramatic difference in her appearance before and after cosmetic surgery, causing a stir in the Korean media about the prevalence of cosmetic surgery. To which she responded in an interview “I was shocked that the papers made it out like I claimed to have been a natural beauty, I never once said that I was born beautiful.”
- "Kim Yu-mi Crowned Miss Korea 2012". beautypageantnews.com. July 6, 2012.
- Miss Korea Organization - Miss Universe Korea 2013 Kim Yu-mi
- "Kim Yu-mi crowned Miss Korea 2012". The Korea Times. July 6, 2012.
- "Miss Korea’s Plastic Surgery Scandal After Photos Surface « KoreAm Journal – Korean America's Premier Magazine". iamkoream.com. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
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