Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018
4th Filipino woman to be crowned as the Miss UniverseAuthor : Sunaina
The 67th edition of Miss Universe took place on Sunday in Bangkok, where Catriona Gray from Philippines was crowned the Miss Universe 2018. There were 94 candidates in the run for the crown.
As per reports Catorina was born in Australia and entered her first pageant at the age of five. The 24 year old has become the 4th Filipino woman to be crowned as the Miss Universe. She received the crown from last year winner Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa. The ‘Top 5’ who proceeded to the Q&A section of the event included Catriona Gray (Miss Philippines), Kiara Ortega (Miss Puerto Rico), Tamaryn Green (Miss South Africa), Sthefany Gutierrez (Miss Venezuela) and H’Hen Nie (Miss Vietnam).
The winner was chosen by an all-female panel of judges which included Colombian-American CEO Liliana Gil Valletta, Janaye Ingram, fashion designer Monique Lhuillier, former Miss Universe winners Michelle McLean and Bui Simon, Iman Oubou, and Richelle Singson-Michael.