Miss Universe is an annual international beauty contest that is run by the Miss Universe Organisation.
➤ The contest was founded in 1952, by California Clothing Company Pacific Mills. Its headquarters is at New York City (USA).
➤ This was the first time Finland has won the title of Miss Universe.
➤ Sushmita Sen is the first Indian woman to win the Miss Universe contest in 1994.
➤ Lara Dutta is the second Indian woman to win the Miss Universe 2000.
➤ Venezuela is the first country to win this beauty contests for two consecutive years 2008 & 2009.
➤ USA has won this title maximum (8) times.