Kim Yu-mi

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Kim Yu-mi
Beauty pageant titleholder
Miss Korea 2012 (067).jpg
Born Kim Yu-mi
(1990-04-26) 26 April 1990 (age 24)
Seoul, South Korea
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Measurements 33-24-34
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Title(s) Miss Korea 2012[1][2]
Major
competition(s)
Miss Korea 2012
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2013[1][3]
This is a Korean name; the family name is Kim.

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.[1][2][3]

Early life[edit]

Kim Yu-mi is a film major at Konkuk University in South Korea.[3]

Miss Korea 2012[edit]

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.[3] 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.[1] 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[edit]

Kim Yu-mi participated in the Miss Universe 2013 representing Korea but failed to place in the semifinals.[1][2][3]

Cosmetic Surgery Controversy[edit]

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.”[4]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Lee Seong-hye
Miss Korea
2012
Succeeded by
Yoo Ye-bin