Miss Universe 2018 Fearless Forecast: 12 Beauties Expected to be on the Top 12
The 67th Miss Universe 2018 pageant (official website) is happening on December 17, 2018, at Impact, Muang Thong Thani in Bangkok, Thailand. Miss Universe 2017 Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters of South Africa will pass on the crown at the end of the event.
The coronation night will be hosted by TV Host Steve Harvey and supermodel Ashley Graham. TV personalities Carson Kressley and runway coach Lu Sierra will give commentary during the event. There will be 94 countries joining this year compared to 92 from the previous year.
The Top 12 prediction is out. Get to know the beautiful women who might make it to Top 12.
Catriona Elisa Magnayon Gray is a Filipino-Australian born on January 6, 1994. This isn’t her first time to represent the Philippines. She was given the title Miss World Philippine in 2016 and represented the country in the Miss World 2016 pageant where she was placed Top 5. She joined workshops like singing and dance during her childhood. She finished high school in Australia then transferred to the Philippine to become a commercial model.
Sarah Rose Summers is an American model and the representative of USA for Miss Universe 2018. She was born on November 4. 1994. She has won Miss Nebraska Teen USA 2012 and Miss Nebraska USA 2018. She has Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura but that didn’t stop her from pursuing her dreams. She began her beauty pageant life at the age of ten when her parents allowed her to join a local child beauty pageant.
Sophia Kanchanarin or Ning is the youngest female manager in TMB Bank in Thailand. She finished college from the University of Nevada where she took up Business Administration. At 23 years old, she is inspired with the role she’s playing in a male-dominated industry. She has accepted the challenge and is ready to make her mark in the world.
Tamaryn Green is from Worcester, Western Cape. Her parents are David, a curriculum adviser and Ellirene Green, a teacher. She went to New Orleans Secondary School in Paarl. She is currently a medical student going to the University of Cape Town. She was born on August 19, 1994.
Virginia Limongi was born on January 11, 1994. Aside from competing at the Miss World 2014 beauty pageant, she is also a model. She was given the title Reina de Portoviejo and Reina de Manabi in her hometown in 2012. She won the titles Best Hair, Best Smile and Miss Photogenic awards during the Miss World Ecuador 2014.
Nehal Chudasama, born on August 22, 1996, is a model and fitness consultant. Her father is Naresh Chudasama. Her mother passed away when she was still young. She graduated from Thakur College in Mumbai with a bachelor’s degree. Aside from winning the most coveted title during Miss Universe India 2018, she also won ‘Miss Beautiful Body’ and ‘Miss Multimedia’.
Francesca Hung is a Chinese-Australian actress and model who won the title Miss Universe Australia 2018. She lives in Sydney but she’s from the Northern Beaches of New South Wales. Her father is Chinese-Australian while her mother is Irish-Australian. She’s getting her Master’s degree at the University of Sydney.
Marta Magdalena Stępień is a Polish-born Canadian model and the representative of Canada for Miss Universe 2018. She was born in Warsaw, Poland but grew up in Ontario. She is studying Biomedical Engineering Technology at St. Clair College. She is also an applied researcher and she is fluent in Polish, German, French, and the English language.
Kiara Liz Ortega Delgada was born on August 23, 1993, in Rincón. She is employed with Centro Inés, an organization aiming to give tangible and intangible services to children and seniors for their improvement and wellbeing. This is her first time to join the beauty pageant world.
Akisha Albert is the representative of her country to the Miss Universe 2018. She also joined a prestigious beauty pageant before, Miss Earth Curacao 2014 and continued on to represent her country during Miss Earth 2014 pageant. She was a First Runner-Up at the Reina Hispanoamericana. She also joined Miss Curacao Teenager 2012 where she won different prices.
Ana Liliana Avião is an Angolan model currently residing in the Netherlands. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Studies. She’s the representative of her country, Angola and succeeded Miss Angola 2017, Lauriela Martins. She was crowned Miss Angola 2018 during the event held at Luanda.
Yuumi Kato is a Japanese actress, a model and the representative of Japan. She was born on July 1996 in Nagoya. She lived in Malaysia with her parents from 5 to 13 years old and went to Matsuo-Ryu (tea ceremony organization) in Japan to take traditional culture and tea servings. She started modeling when she was 19.
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