American R’Bonney Gabriel Crowned Miss Universe
NEW ORLEANS, LA (IANS) – Young talent from over 80 different nations competed for the coveted crown in the most anticipated pageant in the world, Miss Universe 2022, which was held here on January 14.
R’Bonney Gabriel of the US was crowned Miss Universe 2022. Amanda Dudamel of Venezuela was named as the first runner-up, and Andreina Martinez of the Dominican Republic was named as the second runner-up.
Miss Universe 2021 Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu in a message to Miss Universe 2022, said: “Remember to live this year to the fullest because tomorrow is never promised. Namaste Universe.”
India’s Miss Diva Universe 2022 Divina Rai, who wore an exquisite silver, champagne, and gold ombre gown designed by celebrated fashion designer duo Falguni and Shane Peacock, was in the Top 16 category.