Ishani Shrestha

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Ishani Shrestha
Ishani Shrestha

(1991-05-05) May 5, 1991 (age 28)
Height1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Miss Nepal 2013
Miss World 2013
(Top 10)
Beauty with a Purpose (Winner)

Ishani Shrestha (Nepali: इशानी श्रेष्ठ About this sound Listen ) (born May 5, 1991) is a Nepalese beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Nepal World 2013.[1] She represented Nepal in Miss World 2013 in Bali, Indonesia where she made history by securing a place in top 10 and winning the Beauty with a Purpose title.[2][3][4]

Early life[edit]

Ishani Shrestha was born and raised in the capital city of Kathmandu, Nepal to parents from Kathmandu. She has three younger siblings and attended the Triyog High School, in Kathmandu. She then migrated to Boulder, Colorado and graduated from Fairview High School in 2009. [5] She then attended the Business School at the University of Colorado.


Shrestha completed her primary education from Triyog High School, Kathmandu Nepal. She completed and graduated from Fairview High School in Boulder, Colorado. She then attended The University of Colorado for Business. Shrestha tried studying Dentistry in People's Dental College, Kathmandu Nepal but dropped out in her second year.


Shrestha is now a well established media personality, model, and an entrepreneur. She also worked as Young Conservation Ambassador for World Wildlife Fund in Nepal.

Miss Nepal 2013[edit]

Ishani came from Colorado, United States to compete Miss Nepal 2013 where she wonMiss Nepal World 2013 as well as the sub title of Miss Catwalk.

Miss World 2013[edit]

Ishani Shrestha was awarded the title of "Beauty with Purpose 2013" [6] which is regarded as the most prestigious title of the Miss World. She was presented this award for her outstanding video presentation and social work in which she traveled to the rural places of Nepal to promote and raise awareness to people on Oral Hygiene. Ishani was one of the eleven contestants who received the opportunity to showcase their country's culture dance in Miss World 2013. She danced her heart out on the song, "Maiti Ghar" for the Dances of The World. In the contest, she was the second runner up for Multi Media in Miss World 2013 and also was finalists in several different competitions.

She also placed 2nd runner-up for the title, The Peoples' Champion (Multimedia) at Miss World 2013.[7] Ishani Shrestha was a top 10 finalists of Miss World 2013; the furthest a Nepalese contestant had ever reached before.


  1. ^ "Ishani Shrestha crowned Miss Nepal World 2013 - News in Nepal: Fast, Full & Factual, POLITICAL AFFAIRS, BUSINESS & ECONOMY, SOCIAL AFFAIRS, LIFESTYLE, SPORTS, OPINION, INTERVIEW, INTERNATIONAL, THE WEEK news in English in Nepal". 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  2. ^ "Ishani Shrestha crowned Fanta Miss Nepal 2013 - Detail News : Nepal News Portal". The Himalayan Times. Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  3. ^ Ninja - xinix (2013-02-26). "Ishani Shrestha wins Miss Nepal 2013. Winner of Miss Nepal 2013. | Nepali Blogger, Nepal Trends, Nepal News, Fashion and Technology". Retrieved 2013-08-24.
  4. ^ "Ishani Shrestha Biography". BioFamous.
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  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-09-30. Retrieved 2013-09-27.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Shristi Shrestha
(   Nepal)
Miss Nepal World
Succeeded by
Subin Limbu
(   Nepal)
Preceded by
Vanya Mishra
( India)
Miss World

Beauty with a Purpose