Miss Universe 2019 Contestants
Now that we have a newly crowned Miss Universe for 2018 after the successful staging of the most prestigious beauty pageant in Bangkok, Thailand, many pageant enthusiasts from all over the world are looking forward to know who are the upcoming Miss Universe 2019 contestants.
Last December 17, 2018, 94 delegates from across the globe traveled to Bangkok, Thailand to compete for the opportunity to become the next Miss Universe. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, from South Africa, crowned Catriona Gray from the Philippines as her successor at the conclusion of the live three-hour event.
According to the Philippine Daily Inquirer, The 2019 Miss Universe pageant will take place in South Korea and there were also rumors that North Korea will be joining the pageant.
Miss Colombia Universe 2019 – Gabriela Tafur Nader
Last November 12, 2018, the 23-year-old Gabriela Tafur Nader was crowned Señorita Colombia 2019 representing Valle del Cauca. The pageant was held at the Centro de Convenciones Cartagena de Indias. Gabriela is a lawyer and she bested 25 other candidates. She will be representing Colombia in Miss Universe 2019 Pageant.
Miss Vietnam Universe 2019 – Hoang Thi Thuy
Hoang Thi Thuy was born on March 15, 1992. Hoang is a Vietnamese supermodel and beauty pageant titleholder. She is best known for winning cycle 2 of Vietnam’s Next Top Model. She was appointed by Miss Universe Vietnam Organization to represent Vietnam at Miss Universe 2019 pageant.
Miss Georgia Universe 2019 – Tako Adamia
Tako Adamia won as 1st runner-up in Miss Georgia 2018 pageant and will represent her country in Miss Universe beauty pageant in South Korea.
Miss Kazakhstan Universe 2019 Kamila Kozhakhanova
Kamila is the winner of Miss Universe Kazakhstan 2018. She is a Dancer and a student at Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages.
Miss Peru Universe 2019 Anyella Grados
Anyella Pamela Grados Meza (born 1999) is a (5 ft 8 in) tall Peruvian model, television host and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Perú 2019. She will represent Peru at the upcoming Miss Universe pageant.
Miss Poland Universe 2019 – Milena Sadowska
Milena Sadowska (5 ft 9 in tall) is a 19-year-old beauty pageant titleholder from Poland who was crowned Miss Polonia 2018. She will represent Poland at the 2019 Miss Universe and Miss World pageants.
Miss Sierra Leone Universe 2019 – Marie Esther Bangura
Marie Esther Bangura (5 ft 11 in tall) won the title of Miss Universe Sierra Leone 2018 but was not able to participate in Miss Universe 2018 pageant in Bangkok as she failed to register due to her late arrival at Thailand, the host nation. However, She will represent Sierra Leone at Miss Universe 2019.
During the show, a special video tribute was dedicated to Angela Ponce – Miss Universe Spain 2018. Angela Ponce Camacho (born 18 January 1991) is a Spanish model and beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Spain 2018. Ponce made history on June 29, 2018, as she is the first transgender woman to ever be crowned Miss Spain.
Angela Ponce also posted the video on her Twitter account, where she said:
My hope for tomorrow, to be able to live in a world of equality for everyone. Simply for us all to understand that we are human and that we must make all our lives easier together. That reality f or many people is going to change. If I can give that to the world, I don’t need to win Miss Universe, I only need to be here.
The complete list of 2019 Miss Universe Contestants will be uploaded in the Miss Universe official website once they already gathered the confirmed participants from various competing countries.
Among these upcoming 2019 Miss Universe candidates, Who are your favorites? Share your thoughts by posting a comment below:
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