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Philippines’ Catriona Gray Crowned Miss Universe 2018

Miss Philippines Catriona Gray beat Miss South Africa and Miss Venezuela for the Miss Universe 2018 title

The Miss Universe 2018 beauty pageant was held in Bangkok over the weekend, and Miss Philippines take home the crown.

Miss Philippines, Catriona Gray, was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at pageant finale in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday.

She became the fourth Filipino beauty queen to take home the title.

She was up against Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green, and Miss Venezuela, Sthefany Gutiérrez, who finished first and second runner ups, respectively.

Catriona Gray was born in Cairns, Queensland to a Scottish-born Australian father and a Filipino mother.

Before become Miss Universe, the 24-year-old was a television host, singer, model, stage and actress, and also has a Master Certificate in Music Theory from the Berklee College of Music in Boston, USA.

First runner-up, Miss South Africa, Tamaryn Green, is a is a medical student at the University of Cape Town.

Second runner-up, Sthefany Gutiérrez, is a Venezuelan actress and model who was crowned Miss Venezuela 2017.

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