Kiran Jassal

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Kiran Jassal Macai Mumo
Native name
ਕਿਰਨ ਜੱਸਲ
Born
Kiranmeet Kaur d/o Baljeet Singh Jassal[1]

(1996-03-13) March 13, 1996 (age 23)
Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
ResidenceKuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Alma materInternational Medical University
Years active2016-present
Height5 ft 8.5 in (1.74 m)
TitleMiss Universe Malaysia 2016
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair colorBrown
Eye colorBrown
Major
competition(s)
Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
(Winner)
Miss Universe 2016
(Unplaced)

Kiranmeet Kaur d/o Baljeet Singh Jassal (Punjabi: ਕਿਰਨ ਜੱਸਲ, translit. Kirana jasala; born 13 March 1996), commonly known as Kiran Jassal, 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 while her elder sister, Dr Ranmeet Jassal was Miss Grand Malaysia 2016. [3][4] She plans to eventually study dentistry.[5] Jassal enclosed in July 2016 that she would not give up on dentistry, "regardless of anything".[6] Jassal aspires to set up her own orthodontic practice someday.[2] She is of Punjabi descent and a Sikh.[7]

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.[8] 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.[8]

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.[9]

Humanitarian work[edit]

Jassal is one of the celebrity ambassadors for Malaysia AIDS Foundation.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kiran Jassal: From girl next door to Miss Universe Malaysia!". The Malaysian Times. 1 March 2016.
  2. ^ a b http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/focus/2015/11/05/big-dreams-to-set-up-her-own-practice-dentistry-student-hopes-to-better-understand-her-capabilities/ Big dreams to set up her own practice
  3. ^ www.pamper.my/news/pamper-tv/pampermystar-kiran-jassal-ass-kicked-way-miss-universe/ Say hello to the new Miss Universe Malaysia
  4. ^ Ashley Tang (4 November 2016). "Family of beauty queens helps improve lives of less fortunate". star2.com. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  5. ^ http://www.elle.my/celebrity/News/Kiran-Jassal-crowned-Miss-Universe-Malaysia-2016 Meet Kiran Jassal, Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
  6. ^ "Staying Positive ... Meet Kiran Jassal the newly crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2016". The Sun (Malaysia). 14 July 2016.
  7. ^ http://www.ndtv.com/world-news/sikh-girl-kiran-jassal-to-represent-malaysia-in-miss-universe-contest-1647650 Sikh Girl, Kiran Jassal, To Represent Malaysia In Miss Universe Contest
  8. ^ a b http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2016/01/31/kiran-named-miss-universe-malaysia-2016/ Kiran named Miss Universe Malaysia 2016
  9. ^ "Colour For Life With L'Oreal". Astro Awani. 24 June 2016.
  10. ^ "HIV/AIDS: Get tested, get treated". Astro Awani. 11 May 2016.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Vanessa Tevi
Miss Universe Malaysia
2016
Succeeded by
Samantha Katie