Evelina Papantoniou

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Evelina Papantoniou
Εβελίνα Παπαντωνίου
Born Evelina Papantoniou
(1979-06-07) June 7, 1979 (age 38)
Athens, Greece
Modeling information
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)[1]
Hair color Brown[1]
Eye color Brown[1]

Evelina Papantoniou, (Greek: Εβελίνα Παπαντωνίου) born June 7, 1979 in Athens, is a Greek actress, model and beauty pageant titleholder.

Miss Universe 2001[edit]

Papantoniou won Miss Star Hellas in 2001 gaining the right to represent Greece at the Miss Universe 2001 pageant in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, where she finished as 1st Runner-Up to Denise Quiñones of Puerto Rico. During the pageant she was one the favorites to win among fans and pageant sites.[2]


She started modeling at the age of 15, and worked as a bartender and waitress. She was part of an elite volunteer team that supported and counseled victims after the earthquake which hit Athens in 1999. She has a diploma in Arts and Interior Design and enjoys sculpting, painting and photography. Aside from modeling, she has also had some parts in various films. At the moment, she is pursuing a modeling career, represented by Ace Models Agency and appearing on the covers of numerous fashion magazines, such as Close Up, Vogue, and Madam.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Venezuela Claudia Moreno
Miss Universe 1st Runner-Up
Succeeded by
Panama Justine Pasek
Preceded by
Nancy Tzoulaki
Star Hellas
Succeeded by
Lena Paparigopoulou