FEATURED BEAUTIES
Our tribute to some of the most beautiful contestants of the Miss Universe Pageant through the years
MISS PARAGUAY 2004
Yanina González

Yanina was born on December 6, 1979 in Asunción. She represented her country at the 2004 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Quito, Ecuador.  She also competed at the 2004 Miss Earth Pageant, held in the Philippines. She placed 3rd Runner Up on both pageants.
MISS ITALY 1987
Roberta Capua

Roberta was born on December 5, 1968 in Naples. She represented her country at the 1987 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Singapore.  She placed 1st Runner Up in that pageant, which is the highest placement for Italy in the Miss Universe Pageant before and since.
MISS SWITZERLAND 2006
Lauriane Gilliéron

Lauriane was born July 25, 1984 in Lausanne,Vaud. She represented her country at the 2006 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Hollywood, California.  She placed 2nd Runner Up in that pageant, which is the highest placement for Switzerland before and since.
MISS ITALY 1983
Federica Moro

Federica was born on February 20, 1965 in Carate Brianza. She represented her country at the 1983 Miss Universe Pageant, held in St. Louis, Missouri.  She placed in the top 12.
MISS VENEZUELA 1992
Carolina Izsak

Carolina was born on September 21, 1971 in Caracas. She represented her country at the 1992 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Bangkok, Thailand.  She finished 4th overall and placed in the top 6 after leading the competition that night.
MISS NIGERIA 2000
Agbani Derego

Agbani was born December 22, 1982 in Lagos. She represented her country at the 2001 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Bayamon, Puerto Rico.  She only placed in the top 10 in that pageant but was crowned Miss World 2001 a few months after Miss Universe.
MISS EL SALVADOR 1996
Milena Mayorga

Milena was born on April 22, 1976 in San Salvador. She represented her country at the 1996 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Las Vegas, Nevada.  She finished in the top 10.  El Salvador had a back to back top 10 finishers in 1995 and 1996. 
MISS SPAIN 2013
Patricia Rodriguez

Patricia was born March 6, 1990 in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. She represented her country at the 2013 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Moscow, Russia.  She finished as first runner up, which is the highest placement for Spain since 1985.
MISS COSTA RICA 2011
​Johanna Solano

Johanna was born on October 9, 1990 in San Jose. She represented her country at the 2011 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Sao Paolo, Brazil.  She finished in the top 10, which matches the highest placement of Costa Rica at Miss Universe, achieved by Nancy Soto in 2004.  
MISS KOREA 2007
​Honey Lee

Honey was born on March 2, 1983 in Seoul. She represented her country at the 2007 Miss Universe Pageant, held in Mexico City.  She finished as 3rd Runner Up.  Korea's highest placement was in 1988, when Jang Yoon-jeong finished as 1st Runner Up.