Venezuela wins its 7th Miss Universe title! Complete Results
Moscow, Russia – November 9, 2013 – In front of a worldwide audience of approximately 1 billion viewers, Miss Universe Venezuela, Gabriela Isler was crowned Miss Universe 2013 from Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia. The 62nd Annual MISS UNIVERSE® Competition was broadcast on NBC with a Spanish simulcast on Telemundo.
Miss Universe Venezuela, Gabriela Isler is the 7th young woman to take home the Miss Universe crown from Venezuela. The 25 year-old college graduate with a marketing degree enjoys flamenco dancing and baking when she is not modeling. She is from the town of Maracay, Venezuela, right outside of Caracas, the country’s capital.
Thomas Roberts, anchor of (“MSNBC Live”) and Melanie Brown, best known to audiences as Mel B (“America’s Got Talent”), co-hosted the pageant. Jeannie Mai, recognized for her fashion segments on NBC’s “Today,” served as commentator.
The judges who sealed the fate of this year’s winner included: Steven Tyler, Aerosmith’s front man and lead singer; Chef Nobu, acclaimed chef proprietor of Nobu and Matsuhisa restaurants; Tara Lipinski, Gold medal figure skater and 2014 Winter Olympics figure skating analyst for NBC Olympics’ multi-platform coverage; Carol Alt, TV personality, star of Fox News Channel’s ‘A HEALTHY YOU AND CAROL ALT’, international supermodel, actress, author, entrepreneur and raw-food enthusiast; Anne V, supermodel, actress, philanthropist and mentor on Oxygen’s upcoming season of “The Face” with nine consecutive appearances in Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue; Farouk Shami, founder of Farouk Systems, Inc. makers of CHI and presenting hair care sponsor of the 2013 MISS UNIVERSE® Competition; Italo Fontana, pioneering designer of U-BOAT Watches; and Philip Kirkorov, iconic Russian pop-star .
In addition to his judging duties, Steven Tyler took the stage for a special performance. Tyler and the celebrity judges joined an exciting broadcast that included performances by Grammy-nominated band Panic! At The Disco and international recording artist EMIN.
Throughout the MISS UNIVERSE Competition, contestants representing 86 countries competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and interview. The telecast concluded with Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo crowning her successor.
Miss Universe 2013 Official Results:
Winner: Venezuela, Gabriela Isler
1st Runner-Up: Spain, Patricia Rodriguez (will assume the duties of Miss Universe 2013 if the titleholder for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities)
2nd Runner-Up: Ecuador, Constanza Baez
3rd Runner-Up: Philippines, Ariella Arida
4th Runner-Up: Brazil, Jakelyne Oliveira
Top 10 Semi-Finalists:
6. Great Britain, Amy Willerton
7. India, Manasi Moghe
8. USA, Erin Brady
9. Ukraine, Olga Storozhenko
10. Dominican Republic, Yaritza Reyes
Top 16 Quarter-Finalists:
11. Costa Rica, Fabiana Granados
12. China, Jin Ye
13. Indonesia, Whulandary Herman
14. Puerto Rico, Monic Perez
15. Nicaragua, Nastassja Bolivar
16. Switzerland, Dominique Rinderknecht
Miss Photogenic Universe™ Award: Poland, Paulina Krupinska. An expert panel chose the delegate they thought best exemplifies beauty through the lens of a camera. She was awarded a $1,000 cash prize and a gift from pageant sponsor Diamond Nexus.
Miss Congeniality Universe™ Award: Miss Universe China, Jin Ye. This award reflects the respect and admiration of the delegate’s peers who voted for her as the most congenial, charismatic and inspirational participant. She was awarded a $1,000 cash prize and a gift from Diamond Nexus.
Best National Costume: Nicaragua, Nastassja Bolivar
Winner of the Fan Vote: Philippines, Ariella Arida. The winner of the fan vote powered by www.missuniverse.com, with the winner automatically advancing to the Top 16.
The Miss Universe 2013 prize package includes:
a year’s supply of hair care products and tools from Farouk Systems, Inc.;
a custom diamond tiara and jewelry designed by Diamond Nexus;
a shoe wardrobe from Chinese Laundry;
eveningwear wardrobe by Sherri Hill;
swimwear wardrobe by Yamamay;
a one-year scholarship (including housing) from the New York Film Academy;
skincare products from Image Skincare;
luxury accommodations in a New York City apartment for the duration of her reign, including living expenses;
a year-long salary as Miss Universe;
personal services including membership to Gravity Fitness and hair services from John Barrett Salon;
modeling portfolio by leading fashion photographer Fadil Berisha;
representation by Rubenstein Public Relations;
dermatology and skincare services provided by Dr. Cheryl Thellman-Karcher;
professional health and nutrition consultation by Tanya Zuckerbrot, MS, RD
dental services by Dr. Jan Linhart, D.D.S.;
casting opportunities and professional representation by the Miss Universe Organization;
extensive travel representing sponsors and charitable partners;
access to various New York City events including movie premiers and screenings, Broadway shows and launch parties;
year-long consultation with a fashion stylist;
and access to a personal appearance wardrobe.