Kiran Jassal

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Kiran Jassal
Born Kiranmeet Kaur Baljeet Singh Jassal[1]
(1996-03-13) March 13, 1996 (age 22)
Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Residence Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Alma mater International Medical University
Years active 2016-present
Height 5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)
Title Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Major
competition(s)
Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2016
(Unplaced)

Kiran Jassal (born 13 March 1996) is a Malaysian model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2016. She represented her country at Miss Universe 2016 on 30 January 2017 in Manila, Philippines.

Personal life[edit]

Jassal is the youngest in a family of four.[2] Her mother, lawyer Ranjit Kaur, was Mrs Malaysia World 2015 winner.[3] She plans to eventually study dentistry.[4] Jassal enclosed in July 2016 that she would not give up on dentistry, "regardless of anything".[5] Jassal aspires to set up her own orthodontic practice someday.[2] She is of Punjabi descent and a Sikh.[6]

Career[edit]

Pageantry[edit]

Miss Universe Malaysia 2016[edit]

Jassal was crowned the Miss Universe Malaysia 2016 title on January 30, 2016 at Palace of the Golden Horses Hotel, Seri Kembangan, Malaysia.[7] She was crowned by outgoing titleholder, Miss Universe Malaysia 2015, Vanessa Tevi. Besides the main title, she was also awarded "Miss My Dentist Winning Smile" subsidiary title.[7]

Miss Universe 2016[edit]

Jassal represented Malaysia at Miss Universe 2016 and got Top 10 Best National Costume alongside Miss Venezuela and the winner Miss Myanmar. She represented Malaysia using a National Costume inspired by the world highest twin towers known as PETRONAS TWIN TOWERS . The National Costume was made by Malaysian leading Fashion Designer Rizman Ruzaini, who also made her Evening Gown.

Modelling[edit]

Jassal walked for the 2016 L'Oréal Professionnel Colour For Life hair fashion charity event alongside Deborah Henry and supermodel, Amber Chia.[8]

Humanitarian work[edit]

Jassal is one of the celebrity ambassadors for Malaysia AIDS Foundation.[9]

References[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Vanessa Tevi
Miss Universe Malaysia
2016
Succeeded by
Samantha Katie