List of Miss Universe titleholders

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

Year Represented Titleholder Age [A] Height Hometown
1952  Finland Armi Kuusela[1] 17 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Muhos
1953  France Christiane Martel[2] 21 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Créteil
1954  USA Miriam Stevenson[3] 21 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Winnsboro
1955  Sweden Hillevi Rombin[B][4][5] 21 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Alfta
1956  USA Carol Morris[6] 20 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Ottumwa
1957  Peru Gladys Zender[7] 18 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Lima
1958  Colombia Luz Marina Zuluaga[B][8] 19 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) Pereira
1959  Japan Akiko Kojima[9] 22 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Tokyo
1960  USA Linda Bement[10] 18 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Salt Lake City
1961  Germany Marlene Schmidt[11] 24 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Stuttgart
1962  Argentina Norma Nolan[12] 24 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) Buenos Aires
1963  Brazil Iêda Maria Vargas[13] 18 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Porto Alegre
1964  Greece Corinna Tsopei[14] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Athens
1965  Thailand Apasra Hongsakula[15] 18 5 ft 4 in (163 cm) Bangkok
1966  Sweden Margareta Arvidsson[16] 18 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Gothenburg
1967  USA Sylvia Hitchcock[B][17] 21 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Miami
1968  Brazil Martha Vasconcellos[18] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Salvador
1969  Philippines Gloria Diaz[19] 18 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) Aringay
1970  Puerto Rico Marisol Malaret[20] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) San Juan
1971  Lebanon Georgina Rizk[21] 18 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Beirut
1972  Australia Kerry Anne Wells[22] 20 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Perth
1973  Philippines Margarita Moran[23] 19 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Manila
1974  Spain Amparo Muñoz[B][24] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Málaga
1975  Finland Anne Marie Pohtamo[25] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Helsinki
1976  Israel Rina Messinger[26] 20 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Kiryat Tiv'on
1977  Trinidad & Tobago Janelle Commissiong[27] 24 5 ft 5 in (165 cm) Port of Spain
1978  South Africa Margaret Gardiner[28] 18 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Cape Town
1979  Venezuela Maritza Sayalero[29] 18 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Caracas
1980  USA Shawn Weatherly[30] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Sumter
1981  Venezuela Irene Sáez[31] 19 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Caracas
1982  Canada Karen Dianne Baldwin[32] 18 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) London
1983  New Zealand Lorraine Downes[33] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Auckland
1984  Sweden Yvonne Ryding[34] 21 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Eskilstuna
1985  Puerto Rico Deborah Carthy-Deu[35] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) San Juan
1986  Venezuela Bárbara Palacios[36] 22 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Caracas
1987  Chile Cecilia Bolocco[37] 22 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Santiago
1988  Thailand Porntip Nakhirunkanok[38] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Bangkok
1989  Netherlands Angela Visser[39] 22 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Rotterdam
1990  Norway Mona Grudt[40] 19 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) Trondheim
1991  Mexico Lupita Jones[41] 23 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Mexicali
1992  Namibia Michelle McLean[42] 19 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Windhoek
1993  Puerto Rico Dayanara Torres[43] 18 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Toa Alta
1994  India Sushmita Sen[44] 18 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) New Delhi
1995  USA Chelsi Smith[45] 21 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Deer Park
1996  Venezuela Alicia Machado[46] 19 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Maracay
1997  USA Brook Lee[47] 26 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Pearl City
1998  Trinidad & Tobago Wendy Fitzwilliam[48] 25 6 ft 0 in (183 cm) Diego Martin
1999  Botswana Mpule Kwelagobe 19 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Gaborone
2000  India Lara Dutta[49] 22 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Mumbai
2001  Puerto Rico Denise Quiñones[50] 20 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Lares
2002  Panama Justine Pasek[D][51] 22 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Panama City
2003  Dominican Republic Amelia Vega[52] 18 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) Santiago de los Caballeros
2004  Australia Jennifer Hawkins[53] 20 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Newcastle
2005  Canada Natalie Glebova[54] 23 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Toronto
2006  Puerto Rico Zuleyka Rivera[55] 18 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Salinas
2007  Japan Riyo Mori[56] 20 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Shizuoka
2008  Venezuela Dayana Mendoza[57] 22 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Caracas
2009 Stefanía Fernández[58] 18 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Mérida
2010  Mexico Ximena Navarrete[59] 22 5 ft 9 in (175 cm) Guadalajara
2011  Angola Leila Lopes[60] 25 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) Benguela
2012  USA Olivia Culpo[61] 20 5 ft 7 in (170 cm) Cranston
2013  Venezuela Gabriela Isler 25 5 ft 11 in (180 cm) Valencia
2014  Colombia Paulina Vega 22 5 ft 9.5 in (176.5 cm) Barranquilla
2015  Philippines Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach 26 5 ft 8 in (173 cm) Cagayan de Oro
2016  France Iris Mittenaere<ref>"Miss France Iris Mittenaere is crowned Miss Universe note04".  Text "D" ignored (help) Took over title

Gallery of Winners[edit]

By country/territory[edit]

Country/territory 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
 France 2 1953, 2016
 Colombia 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

Notes
A Resigned
B Took over title

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. 
  7. ^ "Peruvian Beauty New Miss Universe". Lodi News-Sentinel. 1957-07-20. 
  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. 
  11. ^ "Willowy Silver-Blonde German Reigns As New Miss Universe". The Sumter Daily Item. 1961-07-17. 
  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. 
  19. ^ "Miss Philippines Wins Title of Miss Universe". The New York Times. July 20, 1969. 
  20. ^ "Miss Universe Title Won by Puerto Rican Beauty". The Bulletin. 1970-07-14. 
  21. ^ "New Miss Universe Knew She'd Won - She Peeked". Daytona Beach Morning Journal. 1971-07-26. 
  22. ^ "Former TV Weather Girl Becomes Miss Universe". Herald-Journal. 1972-07-31. 
  23. ^ "Miss Universe Title Won By Filipino Beauty Queen". Herald-Journal. 1973-07-22. Retrieved 2013-10-11. 
  24. ^ "Miss Spain Top Beauty in Universe". Bangor Daily News. 1974-07-22. 
  25. ^ "Miss Finland wins contest". The Spokesman-Review. 1975-07-20. 
  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 Journal-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. 
  47. ^ "U.S. Beauty Crowned Miss Universe". Herald-Journal. 1997-05-17. 
  48. ^ Dipietro, Ben (1998-05-13). "Beauty Queen Crowned". Kentucky New Era. 
  49. ^ "Lara Dutta is Miss Universe". The Tribune. 2000-05-13. 
  50. ^ James, Ian (2001-05-11). "Puerto Rican beauty wins Miss Universe crown". Kentucky New Era. 
  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. 
  59. ^ "Gana la mexicana Jimena Navarrete el Miss Universo 2010". Diario Milénio (in Spanish). Notimex. Retrieved August 23, 2010. 
  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. 

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