R’Bonney Gabriel Of United States Crowned 71st Miss Universe

Washington: R’Bonney Gabriel from USA is Miss Universe 2023. India’s Harnaaz Sandhu, who won the beauty pageant title in 2022, crowned the new Miss Universe in a grand event held on Sunday morning.

She was one of 84 beauty queens competing for the hallowed crown in the fashion space.

Reigning Miss India-Universe Divita Rai, who represented the country at the 71st edition of the pageant, secured a berth in the top 16 but failed to make it to the top 5.

According to Deadline, a US-based news outlet, Gabriel is a model, fashion designer, and sewing teacher.

She graduated from the University of North Texas with a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design and a minor in Fibers. Gabriel also runs her own eco-friendly clothing line.

Martinez Founier from the Dominican Republic was adjudged as the second runner-up, while Miss Venezuela Amanda Dudamel was the first runner-up.

For the first time in 11 years, Miss USA was crowned Miss Universe. Indian beauty queen Harnaaz Sandhu won the marquee pageant last year.

Meanwhile, Sofia Depassier of Chile won the Miss Congeniality title, Sofia Depassier of Chile won Social Impact Award, Anna Sueangam-iam of Thailand claimed Spirit of Carnival Award.

The pageant host revealed that the next edition of the pageant will be staged in El. Salvador.




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