On November 18, 2023, the 72nd Miss Universe pageant was held at the Gimnasio Nacional José Adolfo Pineda in San Salvador, featuring contestants worldwide showcasing their intellect, talent, and beauty. Sheynnis Palacios of Nicaragua made history for her country by winning the competition on a night filled with glamour, culture, and intense competition. It was a remarkable achievement for Sheynnis and a proud moment for her country.
Historic Win for Nicaragua
Sheynnis Palacios, a 23-year-old beauty queen, made history by becoming the first Nicaraguan to win the Miss Universe pageant in its 72-year history. Her victory is a remarkable achievement not only for herself but also for her country on the global stage. It serves as a testament to her unwavering commitment, relentless effort, and the resilient spirit of the Nicaraguan people. By winning the Miss Universe 2023 title, she has set a new standard of excellence. She has become a beacon of hope and inspiration for young women around the world, particularly in Nicaragua.
Who is the new Miss Universe 2023 winner?
Sheinice Palacios was born on May 30, 2000, in Managua, a beautiful city in Nicaragua. During her time as a student, she was an avid volleyball player. After completing her high school education, Sheinice pursued her passion for communication and enrolled at the Central American University, where she studied mass communications.
Palacios, a mental-health activist and audiovisual producer, made history by becoming the first woman from Nicaragua to be crowned Miss Universe El Salvador on Saturday night. She holds a degree in communications and has been working on a project called “Understand Your Mind,” which aims to raise awareness about anxiety and related issues. During the pageant, she spoke about her vision to change people’s attitudes towards mental health. Shanice’s achievement inspires young people who wish to contribute to important causes.
Moments before the finals, Shane shared a heartwarming post on Instagram about fulfilling his childhood dream.
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“Tonight, I dedicate this night to my inner child and every girl who wants to achieve this dream. The dream is as big as the sky. People may think it’s impossible to achieve. But you can overcome obstacles to make dreams and goals come true. Follow the dream with determination, persistence, and passion.
The Crowning Moment
During the crowning moment, R’Bonney Gabriel from the United States, who was crowned Miss Universe 2022, placed the coveted crown on Palacios’ head. Palacios looked stunning in her crystal-embellished gown that paid homage to her roots. Her grace and poise were remarkable, and she truly embodied the essence of a Miss Universe. The event was filled with emotions and jubilation, making it an unforgettable experience.
A Celebration of Diversity and Talent
Over 80 beautiful women from around the world participated in the Miss Universe beauty pageant, showcasing their unique cultures, talents, and visions for a better world. The pageant celebrated diversity, with contestants from various countries participating in the event. Antonia Porsild from Thailand was declared runner-up, while Moraya Wilson from Australia secured third place.
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The Road Ahead
Sheynnis Palacios, the reigning Miss Universe of 2023, has a jam-packed year ahead of her. Her schedule will include numerous responsibilities, travel, and advocacy work. She will be participating in various charitable initiatives throughout the year. Moreover, she will be privileged to represent her country, Nicaragua, and young women worldwide who aspire to achieve big things. She will have the chance to address international platforms, making her voice heard and advocating for the causes she believes in.
Who won the last Miss Universe?
The winner of the last Miss Universe pageant, before Sheynnis Palacios in 2023, was R’Bonney Gabriel of the United States. Gabriel was crowned Miss Universe 2022.
How much is Miss Universe salary?
The Miss Universe title does not come with a fixed salary like a conventional job. Instead, the winner receives various benefits, prizes, and opportunities that can have significant financial value. These benefits typically include:
- Cash Prize: The exact amount can vary from year to year.
- Accommodation: The winner usually gets a luxury apartment in New York City for the duration of her reign.
- Wardrobe and Styling: Access to a high-end wardrobe, makeup, and styling for events.
- Travel Opportunities: The titleholder travels globally for various events, appearances, and charity work, with expenses covered.
- Career Opportunities: Opportunities in modeling, endorsements, public speaking, and appearances that can be lucrative.
- Scholarships: Sometimes, educational scholarships are part of the prize package.
The total value of these benefits can be substantial, but they are not categorized as a traditional salary. The winner’s earning potential during and after her reign can significantly increase due to the exposure and connections made during her time as Miss Universe.