Miss World Beauty Pageant: Here are some interesting facts you need to know
The "Big Four international beauty pageants" include Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss Earth and Miss World. Know which country has won the Miss World beauty pageant the most number of times.
Beauty pageants are all about looking picture perfect from head to toe. You aren't just supposed to look beautiful but also have the ability to speak on a variety of topics and be socially aware. From flaunting your sculpted body in swimsuits to discussing your views on certain topics, beauty pageants are all this and much more.
Miss World Beauty Pageant:
There are the "Big Four international beauty pageants" which include Miss Universe, Miss International, Miss Earth and Miss World. When it comes to Miss World, it is the oldest-running international beauty pageant. This beauty pageant was created in the UK by Eric Morley in the year 1951. The first winner of the competition was Kiki Hakanssan of Sweden. Read on to know some more interesting facts about the Miss World pageant.
Who is the present Miss World?
The current Miss World is Toni-Ann Singh of Jamaica. She was crowned by Vanessa Ponce of Mexico on 14 December 2019.
Which country has won the maximum number of Miss World Pageants?
When it comes to the country that has won the maximum number of Miss World pageants, India and Venezuela have a tie. Both these countries have won the Miss World pageant 6 times.
India has won the Miss World beauty pageant in the years 1966, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000 and 2017. Venezuela has won the Miss World beauty pageant in the years 1955, 1981, 1984, 1991, 1995 and 2011.
Who is the most recent Miss World from India?
Haryana's Manushi Chhillar was crowned Miss World in 2017 after winning Miss India 2017 pageant.
Who is the winner of Miss World 2021?
Miss World 2021 will be the 70th edition of the Miss World pageant and will be held on December 16, 2021, at the Coca-Cola Music Hall in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
How did Priyanka Chopra win the Miss World title?
After winning the Miss India pageant, Priyanka Chopra contested for Miss World later that year. During the final round of Miss World 2000, Priyanka Chopra was asked, "Who do you think is the most successful woman living today and why?" To which she replied, "There are a lot of people I admire, but one of the most admirable people is Mother Teresa, who has been so compassionate, considerate and kind". Although Mother Teresa passed away in 1997 so Priyanka Chopra's answer wasn't exactly correct, she did nevertheless won the Miss World pageant.
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