List of Miss Universe titleholders

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

Titleholders[edit]

Gallery of winners[edit]


Winners by Country[edit]

Countries that have won Miss Universe and number of titles.
Year Represented Titleholder Age[a] Height Hometown Date
1952  Finland Armi Kuusela[1] 17 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Muhos June 28, 1952
1953  France Christiane Martel[2] 17 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Créteil July 17, 1953
1954  United States Miriam Stevenson[3] 21 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Winnsboro July 24, 1954
1955  Sweden Hillevi Rombin[b][4][5] 21 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Alfta July 22, 1955
1956  United States Carol Morris[6] 20 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Ottumwa July 20, 1956
1957  Peru Gladys Zender[7] 18 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Lima July 19, 1957
1958  Colombia Luz Marina Zuluaga[b][8] 19 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) Pereira July 26, 1958
1959  Japan Akiko Kojima[9] 22 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Tokyo July 24, 1959
1960  United States Linda Bement[b][10] 18 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Salt Lake City July 9, 1960
1961  Germany Marlene Schmidt[11] 24 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Stuttgart July 15, 1961
1962  Argentina Norma Nolan[12] 24 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Buenos Aires July 14, 1962
1963  Brazil Iêda Maria Vargas[13] 18 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Porto Alegre July 20, 1963
1964  Greece Corinna Tsopei[14] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Athens August 1, 1964
1965  Thailand Apasra Hongsakula[15] 18 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) Bangkok July 24, 1965
1966  Sweden Margareta Arvidsson[16] 18 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Gothenburg July 16, 1966
1967  United States Sylvia Hitchcock[b][17] 21 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Miami July 15, 1967
1968  Brazil Martha Vasconcellos[18] 20 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Salvador July 13, 1968
1969  Philippines Gloria Diaz[19] 18 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Aringay July 19, 1969
1970  Puerto Rico Marisol Malaret[20] 20 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) San Juan July 11, 1970
1971  Lebanon Georgina Rizk[21] 18 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Beirut July 24, 1971
1972  Australia Kerry Anne Wells[22] 20 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Perth July 29, 1972
1973  Philippines Margarita Moran[23] 19 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Mandaluyong July 21, 1973
1974  Spain Amparo Muñoz[b][24] 20 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Málaga July 19, 1974
1975  Finland Anne Marie Pohtamo[25] 19 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Helsinki July 19, 1975
1976  Israel Rina Messinger[26] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Kiryat Tiv'on July 11, 1976
1977  Trinidad and Tobago Janelle Commissiong[27] 24 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Port of Spain July 16, 1977
1978  South Africa Margaret Gardiner[28] 18 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) Cape Town July 24, 1978
1979  Venezuela Maritza Sayalero[29] 18 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Caracas July 20, 1979
1980  United States Shawn Weatherly[30] 20 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Sumter July 8, 1980
1981  Venezuela Irene Sáez[31] 19 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Caracas July 20, 1981
1982  Canada Karen Dianne Baldwin[32] 18 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) London July 26, 1982
1983  New Zealand Lorraine Downes[33] 19 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Auckland July 11, 1983
1984  Sweden Yvonne Ryding[34] 21 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Eskilstuna July 9, 1984
1985  Puerto Rico Deborah Carthy-Deu[35] 19 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) San Juan July 15, 1985
1986  Venezuela Bárbara Palacios[36] 22 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Caracas July 21, 1986
1987  Chile Cecilia Bolocco[37] 22 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Santiago May 27, 1987
1988  Thailand Porntip Nakhirunkanok[38] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Chachoengsao May 24, 1988
1989  Netherlands Angela Visser[39] 22 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Rotterdam May 23, 1989
1990  Norway Mona Grudt[40] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Trondheim April 15, 1990
1991  Mexico Lupita Jones[41] 23 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Mexicali May 17, 1991
1992  Namibia Michelle McLean[42] 19 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Windhoek May 8, 1992
1993  Puerto Rico Dayanara Torres[43] 18 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Toa Alta May 21, 1993
1994  India Sushmita Sen[44] 18 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) New Delhi May 21, 1994
1995  United States Chelsi Smith[b][45] 21 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Deer Park May 12, 1995
1996  Venezuela Alicia Machado[46] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Maracay May 17, 1996
1997  United States Brook Lee[47] 26 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Pearl City May 16, 1997
1998  Trinidad and Tobago Wendy Fitzwilliam[48] 25 6 ft 1 in (185 cm) Diego Martin May 12, 1998
1999  Botswana Mpule Kwelagobe 19 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Gaborone May 26, 1999
2000  India Lara Dutta[49] 22 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Mumbai May 12, 2000
2001  Puerto Rico Denise Quiñones[50] 20 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Lares May 11, 2001
2002  Russia Oxana Fedorova[c] 24 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Pskov May 29, 2002
 Panama Justine Pasek[d][51] 23 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Panama City September 24, 2002
2003  Dominican Republic Amelia Vega[52] 18 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Santiago de los Caballeros June 3, 2003
2004  Australia Jennifer Hawkins[53] 20 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Newcastle June 1, 2004
2005  Canada Natalie Glebova[54] 23 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Toronto May 31, 2005
2006  Puerto Rico Zuleyka Rivera[55] 18 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Salinas July 23, 2006
2007  Japan Riyo Mori[56] 20 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Shizuoka May 28, 2007
2008  Venezuela Dayana Mendoza[57] 22 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Caracas July 14, 2008
2009 Stefanía Fernández[58] 18 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Mérida August 23, 2009
2010  Mexico Ximena Navarrete[59] 22 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Guadalajara August 23, 2010
2011  Angola Leila Lopes[60] 25 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Benguela September 12, 2011
2012  United States Olivia Culpo[61] 20 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Cranston December 19, 2012
2013  Venezuela Gabriela Isler 25 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Valencia November 9, 2013
2014  Colombia Paulina Vega 22 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Barranquilla January 25, 2015
2015  Philippines Pia Wurtzbach 26 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Cagayan de Oro December 20, 2015
2016  France Iris Mittenaere[62] 24 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Lille January 30, 2017
2017  South Africa Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters 23 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Sedgefield November 26, 2017
Country/Territory Titles Year(s)
 United States 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
 South Africa 2 1978, 2017
 France 1953, 2016
 Colombia 1958, 2014
 Mexico 1991, 2010
 Japan 1959, 2007
 Canada 1982, 2005
 Australia 1972, 2004
 India 1994, 2000
 Trinidad and Tobago 1977, 1998
 Thailand 1965,1988,2018
 Brazil 1963, 1968
 Finland 1952, 1975
 Angola 1 2011
 Dominican Republic 2003
 Panama 2002[d]
 Russia 2002[c]
 Botswana 1999
 Namibia 1992
 Norway 1990
 Netherlands 1989
 Chile 1987
 New Zealand 1983
 Israel 1976
 Spain 1974
 Lebanon 1971
 Greece 1964
 Argentina 1962
 Germany 1961
 Peru 1957

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ages at time of Miss Universe.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Deceased
  3. ^ a b Dethroned
  4. ^ a b Originally crowned 1st Runner-Up. Took over title after original winner was dethroned.

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "French Pastry - New Miss Universe is a Cute Parisian Dish". Spokane Daily Chronicle. 1952-07-18.
  3. ^ "South Carolina's Miriam Stevenson Wins "Miss Universe"; Miss Brazil Second". Spokane Daily Chronicle. 1954-07-24.
  4. ^ "Sweden's Beauteous Blonde Wins Miss Universe Title". The Miami News. 1955-07-23.
  5. ^ Cardenas, Jose (June 20, 1996). "Plane Crash Kills McCarthy Aide; Aviation: G. David Schine, his wife and son die as single-engine craft goes down near freeway soon after takeoff from Burbank Airport". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2008-03-15.
  6. ^ "Iowa Preacher's Daughter Crowned Miss Universe". St. Petersburg Times. 1956-07-22.
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  8. ^ "New Miss Universe Is Looking for Husband, Not Movie Glamour". Lakeland Ledger. 1958-07-27.
  9. ^ "Japanese Beauty Wins Miss Universe Title". Park City Daily News. 1959-07-26.
  10. ^ "Miss Universe packing home plenty of loot". Ellensburg Daily Record. 1960-07-08.
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  12. ^ "Still Can't Believe It, Says Miss Universe". St. Petersburg Times. 1962-08-01.
  13. ^ "Language Barriers Prove Problem for Miss Universe". Ocala Star-Banner. 1963-07-22.
  14. ^ "Greeks Have Last Word For It - Miss Universe". The Miami News. 1964-08-02.
  15. ^ "Thailand's Beauty Called "Fatty" also Miss Universe". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 1965-07-26.
  16. ^ "Swedish Girl Wins Miss Universe". THe Modesto Bee. 1966-07-11.
  17. ^ "Miss Universe A Real Pro As She Prepares for Year". Sarasota Journal. 1967-07-13.
  18. ^ "Brazil Beauty Becomes Miss Universe". Rome News-Tribune. 1968-07-15.
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  20. ^ "Miss Universe Title Won by Puerto Rican Beauty". The Bulletin. 1970-07-14.
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  22. ^ "Former TV Weather Girl Becomes Miss Universe". Herald-Journal. 1972-07-31.
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  26. ^ "Miss Israel named as Miss Universe". Herald-Journal. 1976-07-12.
  27. ^ "First Black named Miss Universe". The Bryan Times. 1977-07-18.
  28. ^ "Miss South Africa is named the new Miss Universe". The Bryan Times. 1978-07-25.
  29. ^ "Miss Universe Hopefuls Hurt". Spokane Daily Chronicle. 1979-07-20.
  30. ^ "Name Miss USA as Miss Universe". The Bryan Times. 1980-07-09.
  31. ^ "Miss Universe Chosen". The Milwaukee Journal. 1981-07-21.
  32. ^ "Title 'dream come true' for new Miss Universe". Times Daily. 1982-07-27.
  33. ^ "Miss New Zealand wins Miss Universe Crown". The Montreal Gazette. 1983-07-12.
  34. ^ "Swedish Nurse is crowned Miss Universe". The Montreal Gazette. 1984-07-10.
  35. ^ "New Miss Universe says hard work, fait did it". Ludington Daily News. 1985-07-16.
  36. ^ "New Miss Universe chosen". Ocala Star-Banner. 1986-07-22.
  37. ^ "Designer wins Miss Universe crown". The Lewiston Journal. 1987-05-27.
  38. ^ "Thai woman wins Miss Universe". The Prescott Courier. 1988-05-27.
  39. ^ "Miss Holland wins Miss Universe title". The Bryan Times. 1989-05-24.
  40. ^ "Miss Norway is Miss Universe". Lawrence Jourgnal-World. 1990-04-16.
  41. ^ "Attorney is Mexico's 1st Miss Universe". Kentucky New Era. 1991-05-18.
  42. ^ "'I'm Just the Lucky One' New Miss Universe says". Eugene Register-Guard. 1992-05-10.
  43. ^ "Puerto Rico crowned Miss Universe". Kentucky New Era. 1993-05-22.
  44. ^ "Indian model Sushmita Sen wins Miss Universe title". New Straits Times. 1994-05-22.
  45. ^ "Texan Crowned New Miss Universe". Gainesville Sun. 1995-05-14.
  46. ^ "Venezuela dubbed Miss Universe". Lodi News-Sentinel. 1996-05-18.
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  49. ^ "Lara Dutta is Miss Universe". The Tribune. 2000-05-13.
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  51. ^ "I'm not married, says dethroned Miss Universe". Sydney Morning Herald. 2002-09-24.
  52. ^ Chavarria, Teresita (2003-06-04). "Miss Dominican Rep. wins Miss Universe". CNN.
  53. ^ Gadd, Michael (2004-06-03). "Miss Universe win puts Jennifer over the moon". Sydney Morning Herald.
  54. ^ "Canadian Natalie Glebova Wins Miss Universe". Fox News. 2005-05-31.
  55. ^ "Miss Puerto Rico wins Miss Universe contest". The Tuscaloosa News. 2006-07-23.
  56. ^ "New Miss Universe Riyo Mori Says She Has 'Samurai Soul'". Fox News. 2007-06-11.
  57. ^ "Miss Universe 2008 from Venezuela". The Hindu. 2008-07-15.
  58. ^ "Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez is Miss Universe 2009". Economic Times. 2009-08-24.
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  60. ^ Miss Angola Leila Lopes is Miss Universe 2011! retrieved 12 September 2011
  61. ^ "Olivia Culpo". Miss Universe, L.P. Archived from the original on July 3, 2015. Retrieved August 11, 2015.
  62. ^ McDermott, Maeve (30 January 2017). "Miss France Iris Mittenaere is crowned Miss Universe 2017". USA Today.

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