In a competition that focuses on beauty, you can only imagine that the top 10 most beautiful Miss Universe winners of all time are going to be stunningly beautiful. With 61 different women to choose from, the list isn’t exactly easy to come up with. However, the women that follow certainly deserve the title that they have won.
#10 – Alicia Machado
As the 1996 winner, this Venezuela beauty was the first winner from her home country in 15 years to win the coveted title. Her beauty shone strong and when it was combined with her elegant personality, there was no surprise when she ended up with an average score of 9.82 through the final three rounds of the competition. What some may also find interesting about this title holder is that she is often considered to be the most spontaneous.
#9 – Shawn Weatherly
In 1980, Shawn ended up capturing the hearts and attention of the world. When she participated in the Miss Universe pageant, she had no idea she would hold her own against 29 of the most beautiful women in the world. But as she became the highest scorer in the swimsuit and evening gown competitions, she became a front runner and would take on the title. While this stunning beauty had the looks going, she also had the smarts. People grew to love her outside of the contest as she focused on her sports commentator dreams.
#8 – Mona Grudt
In 1990, Mona Grudt won the Miss Universe crown. Her beauty was just part of what drove her to the win. After her win as Miss Norway earlier, she knew how to impress the judges. With her genuine personality, the stunning beauty had the walk down and mastered each of the competitions. But what sealed the deal for her was the fact that her answers were honest. Even to the point where they should have worked against her. The final question of the night was who she would vote for if she was one of the judges. Her response? Miss Norway, because of her pleasant mood.
#7 – Irene Saez
Her perfectly formed face and long blonde hair are part of why so many people were taken by this stunning beauty. During the entire night, she remains calm and collected, despite having to deliver a Broadway style show. With food being cold and the same meals for 20 days, she pressed forward and won the adoration of the judges.
#6 – Natalie Glebova
The winner of the 2005 Miss Universe pageant was a Russian Canadian beauty by the name of Natalie Glebova. Her sense of style and elegant beauty is one of the reasons why she was able to capture the judge’s attention. Her impressive it factor helped her to become the center of focus in the media across the globe and proved why she earned the crown.
#5 – Jennifer Hawkins
Jennifer is perhaps best known for breaking the tradition that surrounded the Miss Universe contest in 2004, this pretty face ended up turning heads and having people talking about the Australian beauty. Her blue eyes and pale skin were the winning combination at the time and many people list her at the top of their top 10 most beautiful Miss Universe winners of all time.
#4 – Oxana Fedorova
As the first Russian winner in the entire reign of the competition, she also made history in another way. She is known for having the shortest reign. At just three months, she was dethroned. She is the only participant to get a near perfect score in the swimsuit competition. Despite being dethroned, many agree she remains the most beautiful women ever in the competition.
#3 – Armi Kuusela
Winner of the first Miss Universe back in 1952, Armi Kuusela was Finland’s pride and joy at the time. Standing only 5’5”, this short yet stunningly beautiful woman bested 29 others and held her place in the competition.
#2 – Gloria Maria Aspillera Diaz
The Philippine’s tiny beauty won the pageant at only 19 and is one of just two winners from that country. As she continued to age beyond that time in 1969, Gloria has gone on and continued to expand on her success. Today, she is a successful actress who is still known for her beauty.
#1– Sushmita Sen
In 1994, 77 delegates battled for the title of Miss Universe. While many of them were stunning, Sushmita who stood 5’9” shone brightest and maintained a sense of honesty. Her dark brown eyes and brown hair proved to be the perfect combination. Even the judges couldn’t escape from her natural and stunning beauty. Being the full package of beauty, is why she tops the top 10 most beautiful Miss Universe winners.