Miss Universe 2004

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Miss Universe 2004
Date 1 June 2004
Presenters Billy Bush, Daisy Fuentes
Entertainment Gloria Estefan
Venue Centro de Convenciones CEMEXPO, Quito, Ecuador Ecuador
Broadcaster NBC
Entrants 80
Placements 15
Debuts Ethiopia, Georgia, Vietnam
Withdrawals Albania, Argentina, Mauritius, Namibia, New Zealand
Returns Austria, Botswana, Chile, Denmark, Ghana, Kenya, Lebanon, Paraguay, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Turks & Caicos, Uruguay
Winner Jennifer Hawkins
Congeniality Laia Manetti
Best National Costume Jessica Rodríguez
Photogenic Alba Reyes
 Puerto Rico

Miss Universe 2004, the 53rd Miss Universe pageant, was held on 1 June 2004 at the Centro de Convenciones CEMEXPO in Quito, Ecuador. Jennifer Hawkins of Australia crowned by Amelia Vega of Dominican Republic.[1] 80 contestants competed in this year.


Countries and territories which sent delegates and results


Final results Contestant
Miss Universe 2004
1st runner-up
2nd runner-up
3rd runner-up
4th runner-up
Top 10
Top 15

Special awards[edit]

Awards Contestant
Best National Costume
Miss Congeniality
Miss Photogenic

Order of announcements[edit]


Final telecast[edit]

The judging panel for the final competition included:

Note: Kwame Jackson, runner-up on the first season of The Apprentice, was initially chosen as a judge, but he was disqualified because he inadvertently visited the hotel where the delegates were staying and interacted with some of the contestants.[2]