Miss Universe 2023 Winner

The 72nd Miss Universe pageant was held at the José Adolfo Pineda Arena in San Salvador, El Salvador on 18 November 2023

The competition was presented by Jeannie Mai and Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo for the second consecutive time .

Sheynnis Palacios of Nicaragua was crowned Miss Universe 2023.

The first runner-up was Miss India Divita Rai.

The pageant was attended by 84 contestants from around the world.

The top 20 contestants were selected based on their scores in these categories

The pageant was not without controversy.

The choice of El Salvador as the host country was met with criticism