Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete crowned Miss Universe 2010
Miss Universe 2010 took place successfully at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, Las Vegas, (the U.S.) at 18:00 on August 23rd, 2010. The judges of Miss Universe are celebrities in showbiz world including actor Chazz Palminteri, singer and actress Chynna Phillips, illusionist Criss Angel, figure skater Evan Lysacek, actress Jane Seymour, model Niki Taylor, musician Sheila E, MSNBC Live anchor Tamron Hall, and actor William Baldwin. It was aired live on NBC and hosted by NBC correspondent Bret Michaels and rocker Natalie Morales. The final competition had the participation of the band John Legend & The Roots. Eighty-three contestants from many parts of the world reportedly experienced three competitions of evening gowns, swimsuits and quick-thinking interviews.
Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell was given the Miss Congeniality award while Miss Thailand Fonthip Watcharatrakul won both Miss Photogenic and the favorite national costume award. In the end, twenty-year-old Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete was crowned as the Miss Universe 2010.
Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete won the title Miss Universe 2010
Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell
Miss Thailand Fonthip Watcharatrakul and her national costume
Miss Universe 2010 Judges are celebrities in entertainment world
Miss Universe 2010 was hosted by NBC correspondent Bret Michaels and rocker Natalie Morales
The representatives of Jamaica, Australia, and Ukraine were titled first, second, and third runners up. Miss Philippines Maria Venus Raj, a 22-year old native of Bicol province, was named the fourth runner-up.
The beauties in the interview competition
Jimena Navarrete was born in 1988 in Guadalajara. She is 1.74m tall and a famous model in Mexico. Jimena Navarrete is not considered to be an experienced face in beauty contests. Before participating in Miss Universe 2010, she was crowned Nuestra Belleza México in September, 2009. However, performance skill of a professional model helps Jimena look outstanding in Miss Universe 2010 pageant.
Jimena Navarrete in red evening gown
Navarrete takes over as Miss Universe from Stefania Fernandez, who won last year\’s pageant
Navarrete won Nuestra Belleza Jalisco title in Guadalajara, Jalisco on July 16th, 2009
Jimena Navarrete was previously crowned Nuestra Belleza México on September 20th, 2009
Jimena Navarrete owns a pure and elegant beauty
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