Miss World-the most beautiful woman in the world! All of us dream to be ‘that’ girl, but it is only a few chosen ones who reach this position of fame and glory through their rare combination of beauty, body and brains. These pretty ladies are an inspiration to young ladies all over the world. They have created a niche for themselves as global beauties, capable of making a difference in the world. Every year this beauty pageant attracts several women of substance from all over the world. Most of us are keen to know more about the chosen Miss Worlds, what makes them beautiful and their lifestyle. And we are here to give you all the information about miss world list with photos.
List of Miss World Winners – Top 10:
This is our pick of the best of the best—the top 10 Miss Worlds!
1. Ivian Sarcos:
This Portuguese beauty surely has a face to die for and this became evident when she won the Miss World title in 2011 and was declared the face of the year. She is the sixth title holder from Venezuela. She proved that she is not just a pretty face when she started an organization to help orphans in her country.
2. Diana Hayden:
A true Indian beauty, Diana Hayden undoubtedly justifies the motto of Miss World ‘beauty with a purpose’. This exotic Hyderabadi beauty is known for her gorgeous looks, perfect figure and photogenic face. She was crowned Miss India in the year 1997 and was subsequently crowned Miss World the same year. Apart from modeling in India, she has been hosting programs on the History channel. As an actress, she has worked in several overseas projects. She has also authored a book on personality development and intellectual capabilities. Recently she made an appearance on Indian television with the famous show-Big Boss.
3. Zhang Zillin:
This Chinese model is as cute as a Barbie Doll with a unique touch of innocence on her face. She was crowned Miss China in 2007 and finally bagged the crown of Miss World at the International pageant. She is one of the first south-east Asian women to have won this title. Her perfect body can be attributed to the fact that she has been a top class athlete. She has won the hearts of many with her radiant face and innocent smile.
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4. Agbani Darego:
This Nigerian model became the first native Sub-Saharan African to win Miss World. Coming from a family of eight children, she spent most of her childhood in hostel and lost her mother to breast cancer at a very young age. Through her hard work and dedication, she accomplished her dream of winning the crown of Miss World in November 2001. She was voted as one of the most beautiful women in Nigeria and became one of the first black women to reach the top 10 in the Miss Universe pageant.
5. Aishwarya Rai:
Our very own Aishwarya Rai is one of the few Miss Worlds who stunned the world with her beautiful eyes and her drop dead gorgeous looks. She is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful Miss Worlds ever. She was crowned Miss World in 1994 and continues to be one of the most attractive women in the world today. Presently, she is an influential Bollywood actress. She has also acted in various Hollywood movies and is a brand ambassador of several international brands.
6. Jacqueline Aguilera:
Venezuela has given several beauty queens to this pageant and Jacqueline Aguilera is one of them. This Venezuelan beauty won the title of Miss World in the year 1995, just a year after Aishwarya Rai. She also won the photogenic award at the same pageant at the age of just 19 years and was declared as the top model title holder by her nation.
7. Rosanna Davison:
This Irish beauty is the daughter of a great musician. She was crowned Miss World in 2003 in Dublin and created history by becoming the first Irish to have won the title. After winning the title, she worked on several modeling campaigns and travelled all over the world. She has acted in a few movies and has done a photo-shoot for the eminent Playboy magazine.
8. Priyanka Chopra:
One of the reigning actresses of Bollywood, Priyanka Chopra was crowned Miss World in the year 2000 at a tender age of 17. She comes from an army background and both her parents served as army doctors. She had to travel a lot and constantly changed schools. Apart from being a model and actress, she is a trained singer too. She has recently launched an international music album in which she appears with Pitbull, a popular popstar.
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9. Maria Julia Mantilla:
This Peru-born beauty happens to be the niece of the 1969 Miss World title holder-Julia Mantilla Mayer. So she surely has it in her genes! In the year 2004, she became the second title holder from her country after a long wait of 40 years. During her reign as Miss World, she travelled to various countries and raised funds for several noble causes, living up to the motto of Miss World.
10. Megan Young:
The most recent Miss World 2013 is definitely more than just a pretty face. She is an actress, a VJ, a model and a television host. She is the elder sister of Lauren Young and a member of ABS- CBNs star magic. Though she is from Philippines, she was born in Alexandra Va in US. She started her career in the entertainment industry at the age of 15 with a Fillipino talent show Starstruck. Currently, she is studying digital filmmaking in Manilla, Philippines.
Many may smirk at the idea of Miss World. But the Miss Worlds listed here are not just for their faces and bodies! They have worked hard to reach where they are today. So, let’s give them the respect they deserve.
It is difficult to say who is more beautiful or inspiring in this list of miss world winners, so we leave the answer to you! Share your choice with us in the comments section below.