The Universe has got the Miss Universe of the year 2020. Andrea Meza has been crowned as Miss universe 2020. She is from Mexico, and she won over the contestant from 74 other countries to get the crown of Miss Universe. You must want to know who Andrea Meze is who has become the Miss Universe. We will get to know who is Miss Universe 2020 and other runner ups of the pageant. Read on to know…
Who is Miss Universe 2020?
Miss universe is a prestigious competition in which women from 74 countries participated. The competition was founded in 1952, and it was telecast on Television in 1955. The history of the pageant is controversial, but its modern version is very popular among the people. The organizers of the contest believe that its not just a beauty contest but more than this. A successful pageant in 2021 is a sign of relief in the present pandemic time. The pageant was canceled the previous year due to the Covid-19 situation, and this year also, it was a low key affair.
On May 16, 2022, the Miss Universe pageant was organized at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood. The best women from 74 countries participated in this world level competition. The new Miss universe, Andrea Meza, bested all of them, including Miss India, Adeline Castelino. Unfortunately, Miss India could not win the crown, but she made it to the top 4.
By winning the Miss Universe crown 2020, Andrea Meza has become 69th Miss Universe. The pageant was a low scale affair because of the ongoing pandemic. As per the tradition, Miss Universe 2019 crowned its successor for next year.
Andrea Meze received the crown from her predecessor Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa. She was the winner of the beauty pageant Miss Universe 2019. Miss Brazil Julia Gama, 28, and Miss Peru, Janick Maceta, 27, landed on first and second runner ups’ position at the beauty pageant 2020. Let’s know more about the Miss Universe Pageant 2020 and find out who is Andrea Meza but before that, have a look at the key details of Miss Universe 2020;
- The Miss Universe beauty pageant 2020 was hosted by American television personality Olivia Culpo and Actor Mario Lopez.
- In 2020 the Miss Universe pageant was not organized, so no one received the title of Miss Universe 2020.
- To analysis the competition of Miss Universe 2020, a panel was created. The penal had Cheslie Kryst and Demi-Leigh Tebow (winner of 2017 title).
Who is Andrea Meza?
The new Miss Universe is a Mexican model. She is the third Mexican woman that wins the title and crown of Miss Universe so far. Before winning this title, she won Miss Mexico Universe 2020; a must winning beauty pageant to enter the international beauty competition. She has also won Miss Mexico in 2017 and was the first runner up in the Miss World competition 2017.
Andrea Meza was born on August 13, 1994, in Chihuahua City. She is a model and a certified make-up artist. She has also completed her degree in software engineering in 2017 and worked as a software engineer in Mexico. Meza also works closely with Municipal Institute for women, which works for gender equality and end violence against women. The Miss Universe 2020 is a vegan. According to the official website of the beauty pageant, she chooses to be a vegan because she was concerned about the well being of the earth and other living creatures.
The answer of participants in the last round plays an important role in their win. In the final statement, she gives a perfect reply when asked about the changes in beauty standards. She said, “We live in a society that more and more is more than advanced, and as we advance as a society, we’ve also advanced with stereotypes. Nowadays, beauty isn’t only the way we look. For me, beauty radiates not only in our spirit, but in our hearts and the way that we conduct ourselves. Never permit anyone to tell you that you’re not valuable.”
Controversies with Miss Universe Pageant 2020
A beauty pageant or any international event has some controversy attached to it, and the same happened in the case of the Miss Universe 2020 pageant. In this competition following two controversies took place;
- Thuzar Wint Lwin, Miss Myanmar, wear a traditional outfit with a beaded traditional pattern, and it had a sign of ‘Pray for Myanmar.’ Miss Myanmar also brought attention to the military coup in Myanmar.
- Miss Singapore gave a political statement by writing ‘Stop Asian Hate’ on her cape.