Olivia Culpo (born May 8, 1992, Cranston, Rhode Island) - Miss USA 2012 and Miss Universe 2012.
Her father is of Italian descent and her mother is of Irish and Italian ancestry. Culpo is a cellist who describes herself as a nerd and aspires to be more like Hollywood icon Audrey Hepburn.
Karina González (born 28 March 1991) - Nuestra Belleza México 2011. She will represent Mexico at the Miss Universe 2012 pageant. Karina is 176 cm in height .
Karina Gonzalez grew up in the city of Aguascalientes where she and her cousins would spend quality time with her grandmother. Karina’s dream in life is to become a famous and esteemed architect, so she can improve construction from an ecological standpoint. Karina also enjoys modeling.
Helen Getachew (born 13 January 1990) - Miss Ethiopia Universe 2012.
Helen grew up in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where she had a very spiritual upbringing. She enjoys reading the Bible, spending time with family and friends at the cafe, and studying fashion. Helen hopes to one day be involved in working with organizations that help the poor, especially children. Currently, she is employed with Unilever in their Promotions department.
Helen thinks that the biggest problem facing the world today is food shortage.
Helen's height 176 cm.
Lưu Thị Diễm Hương (born 30 August 1990, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam) - Miss Vietnam World 2010. She represented her country at Miss Earth 2010 pageant in Nha Trang, Vietnam and will represent Vietnam at Miss Universe 2012 in Las Vegas, Neveda, USA.
Her height is 175 cm, weight is 50 kg, measurements: bust - 84, waist - 61, hips - 92.
Miss Universe is an annual international beauty contest. The first Miss Universe Pageant was held in Long Beach, California in 1952. Until 1958 the Miss Universe title was post-dated, so at the time Ms. Kuusela's title was Miss Universe 1953.
Armi Kuusela (Finland) - Miss Universe 1952. Height - 165 cm.
Leila Lopes (born 26 February 1986 in Benguela, Angola) - Miss Angola 2011 and Miss Universe 2011.
Leila is 179 cm in height, measurements: bust - 89, waist - 60, hips - 90.
Elizaveta Golovanova (born April 2, 1993) is Miss Russia 2012. She represented her country in the Miss World 2012 pageant and Miss Universe 2012 pageant.
Golovanova is from Smolensk and currently studying for a law degree at university. She likes writing poetry, cooking and keeping fit. She also enjoys art and literature, and describes herself as being persistent, creative and kind-hearted. She has a pet turtle and would one day like to be a television presenter.
Elizaveta talking about herself:
I am Elizaveta Golovanova! I represent Russia - a country that cherished many talents, a country full of colors and emotions, a country with great history. I am proud to be born here. I’m 19, I’m a second year law student. I do enjoy my studies because law is a live science full of unexpected and is very up to date which is very important to me.
Despite of studies, my life is full of bright events and impressions because I’m happy to hold the title of Miss Russia 2012. It is essential to me as my mission is to communicate not only esthetic beauty to the World but also inner one as well as to fulfill the World with kindness and positive energy.
Another crucial part of my life is sport – an amazing way to strengthen my body and to stay tuned. I do my best to spend my spare time with my friends and relatives. I feel high walking through the night Moscow enjoying the shimmering lights of the city. I love dark chocolate and my turtle.
Wish you good luck and see you at Miss World!"
Her height is 178 cm, measurements: bust - 86, waist - 62, hips - 89.
She was nicknamed the Russian Rapunzel for her long hair.