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Miss Universe

Current Titleholder
Zozibini Tunzi
Catriona Gray
28 June, 1952
Miss Universe

Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the United States–based Miss Universe Organization. It is one of the most watched pageants in the world with an estimated audience of over 500 million viewers in over 190 territories. Along with Miss World, Miss International, and Miss Earth, Miss Universe is one of the Big Four international beauty pageants. The Miss Universe Organization and its brand are currently owned by the WME/IMG talent agency. Telemundo has the licensing rights to air the pageant for the next 5 years. The pageant's advocacy is "humanitarian issues and is a voice to affect positive change in the world." The current Miss Universe is Andrea Meza of Mexico who was crowned by Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa at the Miss Universe 2020 pageant on 16 May, 2021 in Hollywood, Florida.

Motto Confidently Beautiful
Type Beauty pageant
Headquarters New York City, New York
Location United States
Official language English
Key people Paula Shugart (since 1997), (President)
Parent organization IMG/Endeavor
Affiliations William Morris Endeavor
Budget US$ 100 million (annually)

About Miss Universe

Annual beauty pageant that is held in over 190 countries across the world. It was created by the clothing company Pacific Knitting Mills.

Achievement of Miss Universe

The pageant was first televised in 1955 and has been hosted by such celebrities as Bob BarkerAlan Thicke and Dick ClarkAngela Ponce was the first openly transgender contestant to compete for the title.

Top Facts You Did Not Know About Miss Universe

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Latest information about Miss Universe updated on July 28 2021.