What countries have had the Miss Universe & Miss World titles simultaneously? Well, read on and find out…
THE TWO OLDEST PAGEANTS IN EXISTENCE
The Miss Universe and Miss World pageants ate two of the oldest pageant in in existence. So it is no surprise that they have been the most followed competitions by pageant fans around the world. To such a point that each has argued which title is more prestigious than the other. While there are other pageants like the Miss Earth and Miss International, there is no doubt that the aforementioned two are the biggest rivals in pageantry. We have already previously featured which countries have had multiple Alpha pageant wins in a single year. Continue reading “Countries that Won Miss Universe and Miss World in the Same Year”
A former Miss International, a former Miss World and a former Miss Universe winner are being tapped to be part of the new executive committee of the Miss Venezuela pageant.
After a tumultuous past weeks, the MVO is finally looking up to the light with a move that has pageant fans both relieved and pleasantly surprised. Earlier the MVO thru its official Instagram account have posted clues of three new additions to its executive committee that will help run the pageant. Miss International 1985 Nina Sicilia, Miss World 1995 Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano and newly-wed Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler have been clued in as the new members of the MVO. The former beauty queens would be in charge of organizing this year’s edition and preparing the current winners whom will be participating in the next Miss Universe, Miss World and Miss International pageants. It is expected that all three former winners will have a hand at leading the organization together.
The three past queens are a great addition to the organization that has been beset with allegations of sex trafficking and prostitution. With these women at the helm, it is expected that these kinds of scandals are going to be minimized in the future… We say congratulations to the new MVO directors!
I have earlier written about countries that have managed to win major crowns in consecutive years. One particular country that have achieved that was Venezuela. One particular set of wins that stood out were those of Jacqueline Aguilera Marcano, Alicia Machado and Consuelo Adler who won Miss World 199, Miss Universe 1996 and Miss International 1997 respectively.
Jacqueline, Alicia and Consuelo were the second set of ladies coming from a single country to have won all of the 3 Alpha pageants back then? Of course, the Miss Earth wasn’t included as it started only in 2001. But these three ladies did something that only Astrid Carolina Herrera, Nina Sicilia and Barbara Palacios Teyde was able to achieve. And guess what, they also came from Venezuela!
But These three girls also have one thing in common… they all are recipients of the Miss Photogenic award. Jacqueline won the photogenic award during the Miss World pageant. Alicia was Miss Photogenic during the Miss Venezuela 1995 pageant. But it is Consuelo who is the most photogenic of them all as she won the award both in Miss Venezuela 1996 pageant as well as in Miss International 1997. In terms of height though, Alicia is the shortest of them at 5’8″. Both Consuelo and Jacqueline towers at 5’11” tall.
Did you know that Venezuela and the Philippines are record -breaking countries in terms of multiple consecutive wins in Alpha pageants? What countries have managed to win major international titles (among the four Alpha pageants) in at least 2 consecutive years?
Well you don’t need to Google them as we already did that for you. Meet the highly enviable countries that have managed to score multiple win in Miss Earth, Miss International, Miss World and Miss Universe consecutively…
Sweden – 1951 Miss World Kiki Hakonsson & 1952 Miss World May Louise Flodin, they scored the first back to back wins in Miss World… which occurred two more times in the pageant’s history.
Netherlands (Holland) – 1961 Miss International Stanny Van Baer & 1962 Miss World Catharina Lodders (who met her eventual husband Chubby Checkers in Manila, Philippines).
United Kingdom – 1964 Miss World Ann Sidney and 1965 Miss World Lesley Langley, they were the second back to back win in the pageant
United States of America (USA) – 1973 Miss World Marjorie Wallace and 1974 Miss International Brucene Smith.
India – 1999 Miss World Yukta Mookhey, 2000 Miss World Priyanka Chopra and 2000 Miss Universe Lara Dutta
Venezuela – this country has produced winners at consecutively three times all in three different decades! The pageant superpower has managed to secure 10 wins on those occasions.
* 1984 Miss World Astrid Carolina Herrera, 1985 Miss International Nina Sicilia and 1986 Miss Universe Barbara Palacios Teyde
* 1995 Miss World Jacqueline Aguilera, 1996 Miss Universe Alicia Machado and 1997 Miss International Consuelo Adler
* 2008 Miss Universe Dayana Mendoza & 2009 Miss Universe Stefania Hernandez (the first and only MU back to back so far in the pageant’s history), 2010 Miss International Elizabeth Mosquera and 2011 Miss World Ivian Sarcos
Philippines – has the record-breaking longest winning streak in the Alpha pageants from 2013 to 2017!
* 2013 Miss International Bea Rose Santiago and 2013 Miss World Megan Young
* 2014 Miss Earth Jamie Herrell
* 2015 Miss Earth Angelia Ong and 2015 Miss Universe Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach
* 2016 Miss International Kylie Verzosa
* 2017 Miss Earth Karen Ibasco
EDIT: November 11, 8:15am
After the victory of Karen Ibasco at Miss Earth, the Philippines has the longest winning streak with wins in 5 consecutive years.