Marelisa Gibson

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Marelisa Gibson
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Marelisa Gibson Villegas
(1988-08-26) 26 August 1988 (age 26)
Caracas, Venezuela
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Miranda 2009
Miss Venezuela 2009
Major
competition(s)
Miss Venezuela 2009
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2010

Marelisa Gibson Villegas (born 26 August 1988) is a Venezuelan beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Venezuela 2009.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Gibson was born in Caracas, where she use to study architecture at the Central University of Venezuela.[3] She speaks Spanish, English and French.[4] Gibson currently attends the Art Institute of Philadelphia for Interior Design.

Career[edit]

Miss Venezuela[edit]

Gibson, who stands 1.78 m (5'10"), became the sixth Miss Miranda to win that title since the Miss Venezuela pageant began in 1952.[5] She also won the Best Face award.[6]

Miss Universe[edit]

She represented Venezuela in the 2010 Miss Universe pageant, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on August 23, and did not make it to the Top 15. This was only the third time in twenty-eight years that Venezuela was not among the semifinalists after Ana Karina Áñez in 2004 and Jictzad Viña in 2006.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Marelisa Gibson fue electa Miss Venezuela 2009". El Nacional. Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  2. ^ [1][dead link]
  3. ^ "Representante del estado Miranda electa Miss Venezuela". El Universal. Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  4. ^ [2][dead link]
  5. ^ "Ellas han sido Miss Venezuela". Bellezavenezolana.net. Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  6. ^ ""El Rostro Más Lindo 2009" es Marelisa Gibson". Venevision. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  7. ^ [3][dead link]

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Trujillo, Venezuela Stefanía Fernández
Miss Venezuela
2009
Succeeded by
Miranda (state) Vanessa Gonçalves
Preceded by
Viviana Ramos
Miss Miranda
2009
Succeeded by
Vanessa Gonçalves