Marelisa Gibson

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Marelisa Gibson
Born Marelisa Gibson Villegas
(1988-08-26) 26 August 1988 (age 29)
Caracas, Venezuela
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Title Miss Miranda 2009
Miss Venezuela 2009
Beauty pageant titleholder
Hair color Brown
Eye color Brown
Miss Venezuela 2009
Miss Universe 2010

Marelisa Gibson Villegas (born 26 August 1988) is a Venezuelan designer and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Venezuela 2009.[1][2]

Early life[edit]

Gibson was born in Caracas, where she use to study architecture at the Central University of Venezuela.[3] She speaks Spanish, English and French.[4] Gibson currently attends the Art Institute of Philadelphia for Interior Design.


Miss Venezuela[edit]

Gibson, who stands 1.78 m (5'10"), became the sixth Miss Miranda to win that title since the Miss Venezuela pageant began in 1952.[5] She also won the Best Face award.[6]

Miss Universe[edit]

She represented Venezuela in the 2010 Miss Universe pageant, in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., on August 23, and did not make it to the Top 15. This was only the third time in twenty-eight years that Venezuela was not among the semifinalists after Ana Karina Áñez in 2004 and Jictzad Viña in 2006.[7]


  1. ^ "Marelisa Gibson fue electa Miss Venezuela 2009". El Nacional. Archived from the original on 2009-09-26. Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  2. ^ [1] Archived April 29, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ "Representante del estado Miranda electa Miss Venezuela". El Universal. Retrieved 2009-09-24. 
  4. ^ [2] Archived September 14, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ "Ellas han sido Miss Venezuela". Retrieved 2012-09-28. 
  6. ^ ""El Rostro Más Lindo 2009" es Marelisa Gibson". Venevision. Archived from the original on 2011-10-03. Retrieved 2009-09-02. 
  7. ^ [3] Archived September 28, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Trujillo (state) Stefanía Fernández
Miss Venezuela
Succeeded by
Miranda (state) Vanessa Gonçalves
Preceded by
Viviana Ramos
Miss Miranda
Succeeded by
Vanessa Gonçalves