Miss Universe 2022

USA’s R’Bonney Gabriel takes home the coveted crown

R’Bonney Gabriel, Miss USA 2022

She was crowned Miss Universe on January 15 in New Orleans, Louisiana 

Miss Venezuela and Miss Dominican Republic emerged as runner-ups

India’s Divita Rai, who made it to the top 16

Women from 84 countries participated for the title 

R’Bonney is an eco-friendly fashion designer, model

She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Design in Fibers in 2018 

She is the first Filipino-American to win Miss Universe