List of Miss Universe titleholders

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The following is a list of women who have won the Miss Universe title.

Year Country/Territory Winner Age[A] Height Hometown Pageant Date[1] Entrants[1]
1952  Finland Armi Kuusela[2] 17 5'6" Muhos June 28, 1952 30
1953  France Christiane Martel[3] 21 5'6" Créteil July 17, 1953 26
1954  USA Miriam Stevenson[4] 21 5'6" Winnsboro July 24, 1954 33
1955  Sweden Hillevi Rombin[B][5][6] 21 5'7" Alfta July 22, 1955 33
1956  USA Carol Morris[7] 20 5'7" Ottumwa July 20, 1956 30
1957  Peru Gladys Zender[8] 18 5'7" Lima July 19, 1957 32
1958  Colombia Luz Marina Zuluaga[B][9] 19 5'4" Pereira July 25, 1958 36
1959  Japan Akiko Kojima[10] 22 5'6" Tokyo July 24, 1959 34
1960  USA Linda Bement[11] 18 5'6" Salt Lake City July 9, 1960 43
1961  Germany Marlene Schmidt[12] 24 5'8" Stuttgart July 15, 1961 48
1962  Argentina Norma Nolan[13] 24 5'5" Buenos Aires July 14, 1962 52
1963  Brazil Iêda Maria Vargas[14] 18 5'6" Porto Alegre July 20, 1963 50
1964  Greece Corinna Tsopei[15] 20 5'8" Athens August 1, 1964 60
1965  Thailand Apasra Hongsakula[16] 18 5'4" Bangkok July 24, 1965 57
1966  Sweden Margareta Arvidsson[17] 18 5'8" Gothenburg July 16, 1966 58
1967  USA Sylvia Hitchcock[B][18] 20 5'7" Miami July 15, 1967 56
1968  Brazil Martha Vasconcellos[19] 20 5'8" Salvador July 13, 1968 65
1969  Philippines Gloria Diaz[20] 18 5'5" Aringay July 19, 1969 61
1970  Puerto Rico Marisol Malaret[21] 20 5'8" San Juan July 11, 1970 64
1971  Lebanon Georgina Rizk[22] 18 5'7" Beirut July 24, 1971 60
1972  Australia Kerry Anne Wells[23] 20 5'11" Perth July 29, 1972 61
1973  Philippines Margarita Moran-Floirendo[24] 19 5'6" Manila July 21, 1973 61
1974  Spain Amparo Muñoz[B][25] 20 5'8" Málaga July 19, 1974 65
1975  Finland Anne Marie Pohtamo[26] 19 5'8" Helsinki July 19, 1975 71
1976  Israel Rina Messinger[27] 20 5'7½" Kiryat Tiv'on July 10, 1976 72
1977  Trinidad & Tobago Janelle Commissiong[28] 24 5'5" Port of Spain July 16, 1977 80
1978  South Africa Margaret Gardiner[29] 18 5'10" Cape Town July 24, 1978 75
1979  Venezuela Maritza Sayalero[30] 18 5'8" Caracas July 19, 1979 75
1980  USA Shawn Weatherly[31] 20 5'8" Sumter July 7, 1980 69
1981  Venezuela Irene Sáez[32] 19 5'10" Caracas July 20, 1981 76
1982  Canada Karen Dianne Baldwin[33] 18 5'10" London July 26, 1982 77
1983  New Zealand Lorraine Downes[34] 19 5'8½" Auckland July 11, 1983 80
1984  Sweden Yvonne Ryding[35] 21 5'7" Eskilstuna July 9, 1984 81
1985  Puerto Rico Deborah Carthy-Deu[36] 19 5'8" San Juan July 15, 1985 79
1986  Venezuela Bárbara Palacios[37] 22 5'8" Caracas July 21, 1986 77
1987  Chile Cecilia Bolocco[38] 22 5'8" Santiago May 26, 1987 68
1988  Thailand Porntip Nakhirunkanok[39] 20 5'8" Bangkok May 23, 1988 66
1989  Netherlands Angela Visser[40] 22 5'9" Rotterdam May 23, 1989 76
1990  Norway Mona Grudt[41] 19 5'6" Hell April 15, 1990 71
1991  Mexico Lupita Jones[42] 23 5'8½" Mexicali May 17, 1991 73
1992  Namibia Michelle McLean[43] 19 6'0" Windhoek May 8, 1992 78
1993  Puerto Rico Dayanara Torres[44] 18 5'8" Toa Alta May 21, 1993 79
1994  India Sushmita Sen[45] 18 5'9" New Delhi May 20, 1994 77
1995  USA Chelsi Smith[46] 21 5'8" Deer Park May 12, 1995 82
1996  Venezuela Alicia Machado[47] 19 5'9" Maracay May 17, 1996 79
1997  USA Brook Lee[48] 26 5'7" Pearl City May 16, 1997 74
1998  Trinidad & Tobago Wendy Fitzwilliam[49] 25 6'0" Diego Martin May 12, 1998 81
1999  Botswana Mpule Kwelagobe 19 5'9" Gaborone May 26, 1999 84
2000  India Lara Dutta[50] 22 5'8" Mumbai May 12, 2000 79
2001  Puerto Rico Denise Quiñones[51] 20 5'10" Lares May 11, 2001 77
2002  Russia Oxana Fedorova[C][52] 22 5'8.5" Pskov May 29, 2002 75
 Panama Justine Pasek[D][53] 22 5'7" Panama City September 24, 2002
2003  Dominican Republic Amelia Vega[54] 18 6'1" Santiago June 3, 2003 71
2004  Australia Jennifer Hawkins[55] 20 5'11" Newcastle June 1, 2004 80
2005  Canada Natalie Glebova[56] 23 5'11" Toronto May 31, 2005 81
2006  Puerto Rico Zuleyka Rivera[57] 18 5'9" Salinas July 23, 2006 86
2007  Japan Riyo Mori[58] 20 5'9" Shizuoka May 28, 2007 77
2008  Venezuela Dayana Mendoza[59] 22 5'10" Caracas July 14, 2008 80
2009  Venezuela Stefanía Fernández[60] 18 5'10" Mérida August 23, 2009 83
2010  Mexico Ximena Navarrete[61] 22 5'9" Guadalajara August 23, 2010 83
2011  Angola Leila Lopes[62] 25 5'10" Benguela September 12, 2011 89
2012  USA Olivia Culpo[63] 20 5'7" Cranston December 19, 2012 89
2013  Venezuela Gabriela Isler[64] 25 5'10" Valencia November 9, 2013 86
2014  Colombia Paulina Vega[65] 22 5'9" Barranquilla January 25, 2015 88
2015  Philippines Pia Wurtzbach[66] 26 5'8" Cagayan de Oro December 20, 2015 80
2016 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA

Notes
A Age at time of winning Miss Universe
B Now deceased
C Dethroned
D Took over title

Countries[edit]

Miss Universe titles tally.
Country Titles Year(s)
 USA 8 1954, 1956, 1960, 1967, 1980, 1995, 1997, 2012
 Venezuela 7 1979, 1981, 1986, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2013
 Puerto Rico 5 1970, 1985, 1993, 2001, 2006
 Philippines 3 1969, 1973, 2015
 Sweden 1955, 1966, 1984
 Colombia 2 1958, 2014
 Mexico 1991, 2010
 Japan 1959, 2007
 Canada 1982, 2005
 Australia 1972, 2004
 India 1994, 2000
 Trinidad & Tobago 1977, 1998
 Thailand 1965, 1988
 Finland 1952, 1975
 Brazil 1963, 1968
 Angola 1 2011
 Dominican Republic 2003
 Panama 2002[B]
 Russia 2002[A]
 Botswana 1999
 Namibia 1992
 Norway 1990
 Netherlands 1989
 Chile 1987
 New Zealand 1983
 South Africa 1978
 Israel 1976
 Spain 1974
 Lebanon 1971
 Greece 1964
 Argentina 1962
 Germany 1961
 Peru 1957
 France 1953

Performance by Continental Zone[edit]

Continental Zones Titles Winning Countries
North America and Caribbean 21  USA (8)
 Puerto Rico (5)
 Mexico (2),  Canada (2),  Trinidad & Tobago (2)
 Dominican Republic (1),  Panama (1)
South America 14  Venezuela (7)
 Colombia (2),  Brazil (2),
 Argentina (1),  Chile (1),  Peru (1)
Asia 11  Philippines (3)
 Japan (2),  India (2),  Thailand (2)
 Israel (1),  Lebanon (1)
Europe 11  Sweden (3)
 Finland (2)
 Norway (1),  Netherlands (1),  Spain (1),  Greece (1),  Germany (1),  France (1)
Africa 4  Angola (1),  Botswana (1),  Namibia (1),  South Africa (1)
Oceania 3  Australia (2)
 New Zealand (1)

Notes
A Dethroned
B Took over title

References[edit]

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