June 7, 1979
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
Miss Universe 2001
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.
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.
- Evelina Papantoniou at the Fashion Model Directory
- Evelina's profile at Ace Models
- Evelina Papantoniou @ Miss Universe Gateway Tribute
|Awards and achievements|
|Miss Universe 1st Runner-Up