Andrea Meza of Mexico is the 69th Miss Universe. She outlasted 73 other candidates for the crown – the 3rd victory of her country in the competition.
Her court includes:
1st RU Julia Gama of Brazil
2nd RU Janick Maceta of Peru
3rd RU Adline Castelino of India
4th RU Kimberly Jimenez of the Dominican Republic
The other ladies in the Top 10 are Thailand, Puerto Rico, Australia, Costa Rica and Jamaica.
Miss Philippines Rabiya Mateo made it to the Top 21.
The 69th Miss Universe – hosted by Mario Lopez and Olivia Culpo – was broadcasted live from the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Hollywood, Florida.