Miss Universe Venezuela, Gabriela Isler was crowned Miss Universe 2013 from Crocus City Hall in Moscow, Russia.
The 62nd Annual Miss Universe Competition was broadcast on NBC with a Spanish simulcast on Telemundo.
Gabriela Isler is the 7th young woman to take home the Miss Universe crown from Venezuela. The 25 year-old college graduate with a marketing degree enjoys flamenco dancing and baking when she is not modeling.
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She is from the town of Maracay, Venezuela, right outside of Caracas, the country’s capital.
Thomas Roberts, anchor of (“MSNBC Live”) and Melanie Brown, best known to audiences as Mel B (“America’s Got Talent”), co-hosted the pageant. Jeannie Mai, recognized for her fashion segments on NBC’s “Today,” served as commentator.
Throughout the Miss Universe Competition, contestants representing 86 countries competed in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown, and interview. The telecast concluded with Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo crowning her successor.
The Miss Universe Organization made this announcement Saturday, Nov. 9.
Photo courtesy: The Miss Universe Organization / Facebook page