Please schedule for Nov. 18 at 12:00 AM.
The 72nd Miss Universe pageant might be held in San Salvador on Nov. 18, when present Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel will crown her successor.
Former Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo and stylist Jeannie Mai will host the competitors with Maria Menounos, marking the primary time the pageant has an completely girls internet hosting group. The 72nd Miss Universe might be streamed at 8 p.m. ET in English on The Roku Channel and in Spanish by Telemundo.
Established in 1952, the Miss Universe pageant was created to advertise Catalina Swimwear, which was once known as Pacific Knitting Mills. In 1951, the winner of Miss America Yolanda Betbeze refused to mannequin a washing swimsuit for Catalina Swimwear, so the corporate determined to start out its personal pageant.
Catalina Swimwear additionally created the Miss USA pageant, thought of a preliminary section of the Miss Universe. Jackie Loughery of New York received the primary Miss USA competitors in 1952, whereas the title of first Miss Universe in historical past went to Armi Kuusela of Finland that very same 12 months.
The Distinction Between Miss Universe and Miss World
The principle distinction between Miss Universe and Miss World is the organizations behind them. Miss World was created in 1951 by Eric Morley, also referred to as Mr. World. At present, Miss World is organized by his widow, Julia Morley.
Each competitions additionally differ in relation to pageant segments. Miss Universe is understood for that includes a judges’ interview section, a nationwide costume runway, a swimsuit competitors, night robe runway and a remaining Q&A spherical. Miss World options further segments, together with a social media problem, expertise and sports activities.
Miss Universe is taken into account widespread in Latin America, the USA, Canada and the Philippines. Created within the U.Ok., Miss World is best recognized in Europe, Asia and Africa.
Miss Universe necessities
To enter the Miss Universe competitors, contestants should be not less than 18 and underneath 28 years of age when the Nationwide competitors commenced. Nonetheless, beginning in 2024, contestants could have no higher age restriction.
Contestants should be a citizen of the nation they’re representing.
As of 2023, the Miss Universe Group permits moms, married or pregnant girls to compete within the pageant.
Contestants are allowed to have tattoos. Miss Spain 2014 Need Cordero was the primary Miss Universe contestant to show a tattoo on stage.
Contestants are allowed to have plastic and beauty surgical procedure.
How Miss Universe is chosen
The competitors begins with preliminary interviews, together with a swimsuit or athletic put on and night robe presentation. After that, semifinalists are introduced in the course of the dwell present. The contestants should stroll the runway in the course of the swimsuit or athletic put on phase.
The second section of the dwell exhibits brings the semifinalists strolling the runway in night robes so judges can see their private fashion. Based on the Miss Universe web site, the costume design doesn’t rely towards the full rating of every contestant.
After the night robe phase, a high six is revealed, and so they should face the ultimate query spherical. Every contestant selects a decide who presents a query centered on social, cultural and political subjects. All scores are averaged and the highest three contestants transfer on to the Closing Look section, which helps the judges resolve the winner.
Who owns the Miss Universe?
The Kayser-Roth Company acquired the Miss Universe Group and different Pacific Mills subsidiaries in 1958 after which offered to the Gulf and Western Industries in 1967. In 1989, Gulf and Western modified its identify to Paramount Communications. In 1994, Viacom bought majority possession of Paramount. Two years later, Viacom offered a part of its belongings to Cablevision and ITT Company. In 1995, Donald Trump bought the Miss Universe Group from ITT Corp.
In 2015, Trump was pressured to promote the Miss Universe after making controversial remarks about Mexican immigrants throughout his presidential marketing campaign. Expertise company WME/IMG then acquired the pageant. In October 2022, Thai transgender entrepreneur Anne Jakrajutatip bought the Miss Universe Group from IMG.
Miss Universe swimsuits
The Miss Universe Group revealed its first collaborative merchandise line on Nov. 9. The gathering will characteristic swimsuits that may also be seen onstage in the course of the 72nd Miss Universe competitors. Produced underneath the identify Miss Universe by Rubin Singer, the swimwear providing might be accessible on Wednesday for preorder on missuniverse.com.
Swimsuits have all the time been a part of the Miss Universe competitors. Nonetheless, in 1973, contestants weren’t allowed to put on their swimsuits contained in the Odeon of Herod Atticus Theater in Athens, Greece, the place the pageant was held, as a result of the place was thought of a sacred spiritual theater. As an alternative, the swimsuit pageant was organized as a preliminary exterior the theater.
Clarisse Designs was named the official sponsor for the 72nd Miss Universe pageant. The night robe model will present clothes to be worn by all delegates for the opening numbers of the preliminary and remaining competitions.
Through the years, the Miss Universe Group has partnered with a number of vogue manufacturers, together with Sherri Hill Fashions, Shein, Chinese language Laundry and Liva.
Miss Universe crown
In 2019, the Lebanese jewellery firm Mouawad grew to become the official jeweler for the Miss Universe Group. Mouawad designed the Drive for Good crown at present being worn by Miss Universe 2022 R’Bonney Gabriel. The crown is encrusted with diamonds and sapphires with 993 stones.
Japanese artisan Tomohiro Yamaji of Mikimoto designed the crowns worn from 2002 to 2007 and 2017 to 2018.
American Miss Universe winners
Miss USA 1954 Miriam Stevenson is remembered as the primary American to win the Miss Universe title and the one one who acquired a tied remaining rating — she disputed the crown with Martha Rocha of Brazil. Each confronted a final decisive spherical within the competitors, and Stevenson ended up securing the title on account of having a “higher physique” for what Catalina Swimwear was on the lookout for.
Right here’s the entire listing:
- Miss Universe 1954 Miriam Stevenson
- Miss Universe 1956 Carol Morris
- Miss Universe 1960 Linda Bement
- Miss Universe 1967 Sylvia Hitchcock
- Miss Universe 1980 Shawn Weatherly
- Miss Universe 1995 Chelsi Smith
- Miss Universe 1997 Brooke Lee
- Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo
- Miss Universe 2022 R’Bonney Gabriel