Kristina Karjalainen

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Kristina Karjalainen
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Kristina Karjalainen
(1989-08-15) 15 August 1989 (age 27)
Tallinn, Estonia
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 12 in)
Hair color Blonde
Eye color Green
Title(s) Miss Globe Finland 2012
Miss Tallinn 2013
Eesti Miss Estonia 2013
Miss Globe International 2012
(Top 5, "Miss Golden Girl")
Eesti Miss Estonia 2013
Miss Universe 2013

Kristina Karjalainen (born 15 August 1989 in Tallinn) is an Estonian-Finnish beauty queen who won Eesti Miss Estonia 2013 and represented Estonia at the Miss Universe 2013 pageant.[1]

Early life[edit]

Karjalainen is a freelance-translator and model. She moved from Estonia to Finland with her parents at the age of 3 and currently resides in Helsinki. Her mother, also born in Estonia, is Lithuanian and her father, born in Russia, is Finnish. Kristina speaks 5 languages and has mentioned that learning new languages is one of her hobbies. Karjalainen's other hobbies include playing basketball, dancing and swimming.

Miss Globe International 2012[edit]

Karjalainen competed at the Miss Globe International 2012 pageant as Miss Globe Finland. She placed in the Top 5 as the 4th runner-up and won the "Miss Golden Girl" award.

Eesti Miss Estonia 2013[edit]

Kristina Karjalainen, 1.81 m tall, born in Tallinn, was crowned Eesti Miss Estonia 2013 at the Toompea Castle in Tallinn, on June 12. She represented Estonia in Miss Universe 2013. Kristina was crowned by Eesti Miss Estonia 2011 (Miss Universe Estonia 2011), Madli Vilsar.[2]


Kristina Karjalainen is single. In 2013 Karjalainen was invited to participate in the Finnish version of the Eyeworks format Reality Queens of the Jungle (Viidakon tähtöset in Finnish), but she had to decline due to medical reasons.[3] In 2015, she competes in a lifeguard themed reality TV show led by Martina Aitolehti.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Natalie Korneitsik
Miss Estonia
Succeeded by