Five Countries With The Most Miss Universe Winners!

countries with the most miss universe winners

When defining beautiful women worldwide, we always look for beauty pageant winners such as Miss World and Miss Universe. Did you know that the first ever Miss Universe Pageant was held in California in 1952? And Finland’s Armi Kuusela bagged the first ever title of Miss Universe. There is no shame in accepting that we all have practiced our Miss Universe moment. Standing in front of the mirror, holding a bottle of deodorant, and giving our winning speech for the title of Miss Universe, we all have been there. Right?

It might be a fantasy for some, but some girls live this dream and have been entitled to several beauty pageants. So, today we have enlisted the countries with the most Miss Universe Winners. But, first, let us see which country would do the top honors on this list.

Five Countries With The Most Miss Universe Winners

1. The United States

Whenever the United States is on a list, it always ranks first. Now talking about the list of countries with the most Universe winners, the United States has bagged the titles eight times, making it at the top of the list. Here is the list of the winners of Miss Universe in the chronology. 

  • Miriam Stevenson- 1954
  • Carol Morris-1956
  • Linda Bement-1960
  • Sylvia Louise Hitchcock-1967
  • Shawn Weatherly-1980
  • Chelsi Smith-1995
  • Brook Lee-1997
  • Olivia Culpo-2012

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2. Venezuela

Second, on the list of countries with the most Miss Universe winners, Venezuela has bagged several beauty pageants, such as six Miss World titles, eight Miss International titles, and one Miss Earth title. And how can we forget about Miss Universe? With seven wins in its bag, Venezuela is just a step behind the United States in this category. Here is the list of the winners of Miss Universe in the chronology. 

  • Maritza Sayelero – 1979
  • Irene Saez -1981
  • Barbara Palacios -1986
  • Alicia Machado -1996
  • Dayana Mendoza-2008
  • Stefania Fernandez – 2009
  • Gabriela Isler – 2013

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3. Puerto Rico

In this list of the countries with the most Miss Universe winners, Puerto Rico has the third position with five Miss Universe titles in its kitty. Also, the 65th Miss Universe beauty pageant was held in Puerto Rico for the unversed. Here is the list of the winners of Miss Universe in the chronology. 

  • Marisol Malaret-1970
  •  Deborah Carthy-Deu-1985
  • Dayanara Torres-1993
  • Denise M. Quiñones-2001
  • Zuleyka Rivera-2006

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4. Philippines

In the fourth position on the list, the Philippines has bagged four Miss Universe titles. Also, the Philippines is touted as the fifth most beautiful country in the world. Here is the list of the winners of Miss Universe in the chronology. 

  • Gloria Diaz- 1969
  • Margarita Moran-1973
  •  Pia Wurtzbach-2015
  •  Catriona Gray-2018

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5. Sweden

Sweden comes at the last of the list with three Miss Universe winners. Here is the list of the winners of Miss Universe in the chronology. 

  • Hillevi Rombin- 1955
  •  Margareta Arvidsson-1966
  •  Yvonne Ryding-1984

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So, this was the scoop on the countries with most Miss Universe winners. And we are sure that by now you must have got your answer. So, that’s all for today. Stay tuned as more is coming your way. And don’t forget to follow Health WriteUps for a daily dose of health-related articles. 

Tarishi Aggarwal
Ph.D. in Dental Science, Tarishi is well known for his works in the health sector. Reach out at Tarishi@healthwriteups.com