USA's R'Bonney Gabriel wins Miss Universe 2022 crown, Venezuela's Amanda Dudamel first runner up
R'Bonney Nola Gabriel is a Filipino-American beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss USA 2022.-
In a proud moment for the United States of America, R'Bonney Gabriel won the Miss Universe 2022 crown. R'Bonney Gabriel impressed the world with her in Top 5 when she was asked the change she would like to see in upcoming Miss Universe contests. To which, R'Bonney Gabriel replied that she would raise the age bar as she is 28-years-old and women of higher should get a chance. Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Sandhu of India gave her the crown and as a result R'Bonney Gabriel officially became Miss Universe 2022. The second runner-up was Andreina Martínez Founier from the Dominican Republic and the first runner-up was Amanda Dudamel from Venezuela.
IF NOT NOW, THEN WHEN | Miss USA, R'Bonney Gabriel 🇺🇲 hopes to have an age increase in #MissUniverse to give more women the opportunity to speak to a global-wide audience through the platform.#71stMissUniverse #MissUniverse2022 pic.twitter.com/M8YMEUUh5r— Ωhm (@jeffxcortez) January 15, 2023
Who is R. Bonney Gabriel?
Born on March 20, 1994, R'Bonney Nola Gabriel is a Filipino-American beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss USA 2022. Gabriel represented the United States at Miss Universe 2023. Houston, Texas, U.S. To be precise, R’Bonney Nola Gabriel, popularly known as R. Bonney Gabriel, is a Houston-based Filipino-American who is a professional model and fashion designer. She runs her own label, R’Bonney Nola, which is really popular for its eco-friendly dresses.
Gabriel was born on March 20, 1994 in Houston, Texas, to Remigio Bonzon “R. Bon” Gabriel, a Filipino father, and Dana Walker, an American mother. Her father was born in the Philippines and immigrated from Manila to Washington at 25 years of age. He got his doctorate degree in psychology from the University of Southern California. Her mother is from Beaumont.
R. Bonney Gabriel, who completed her graduation from the University of North Texas in 2018. She got her bachelor’s degree in fashion and apparel design with a minor in fibers. It is because of this study that she works as an eco-friendly designer now, and she has made a name for herself in the field. Gabriel is also associated with the Magpies & Peacocks, through which she runs her sewing classes.
Miss Universe 2022/2023
Miss Universe 2023 held in New Orleans and over 80 delegates from across the globe will be competing for the crown at the Ernest N. Moral Convention Center in the US. Hosts Olivia Culpo and Jeannie Mai Jenkins introduced the night's selection committee, all of whom are women in various industries. The judging panel included Emmy-award-winning journalist and author Myrka Dellanos, sports reporter Emily Austin, Miss Universe 1998 Wendy Fitzwilliam, Quido skincare founder Olivia Quido, Viral media PR founder Mara Martin, Roku head of marketing and merchandising Sweta Patel, Miss Universe 2010 Ximena Navarrete, and hip hop artist Big Freedia.