Catriona Gray (born January 6, 1994, Cairns, Queensland, Australia) is a Filipina-Australian television host, singer, model, stage actress and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe 2018, being the fourth Filipino national to win the pageant. Previously, Gray competed at Miss World 2016 where she placed in the Top 5.
Her father is Scottish-born Australian and her mother is Filipina.
Baek Ji-hyun / 백지현 (born March 27, 1993) is Miss Korea Universe 2018.
Ji-Hyun Baek is a multi-talented super model and singer with a master's degree in Saprano. Ji-Hyun is currently training to become a pastry chef and barista so she can eventually open her own desert cafe. When she's not working on her craft, she likes to stay active through cross country cycling. Ji-Hyun is an avid philanthropist who is an active supporter of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, for the past 6 years.
Sabina Azimbaeva / Сабина Азимбаева (born February 14, 2000, Almaty, Kazakhstan) is an Uyghur beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Almaty 2017. She represents Kazakhstan at the Miss Universe 2018 pageant.
Sabina Azimbayeva would describe herself as athletic and always involved in sports. Travel is a passion of hers as Sabina often visits remote villages where applied art of her people are preserved. She wants the creativity of her people to be known to the whole world. Sabina hopes to make her country proud at this year's Miss Universe competition.
Katarina Sonja Rodriguez (born August 1, 1992) is a Filipino-American MTV VJ, athlete, model, and beauty pageant titleholder. Katarina was born in Orlando, Florida to Filipino parents both of Spanish origin. She attended her high school years in Orlando before moving to the Philippines with her family, to study a double major in Business Management and Philosophy from De La Salle University in Manila.
She is Asia’s Next Top Model 2014 2nd Runner-Up, Miss Intercontinental 2017 1st Runner-Up and Miss Philippines World 2018.
Katarina Rodriguez speaks Tagalog, Filipino, English & basic Spanish.
Trần Tiểu Vy (Trần is the family name, Tiểu is the middle name and Vy is the given name) is Miss Vietnam World 2018
Vy is currently in her first year at the University of Technology and Education. Her proudest and most memorable day was when she passed her Entrance Exams to University. Vy enjoys cooking traditional Vietnamese dishes, travelling and discovering new cultures. She also enjoys playing the guitar. Her favourite film is 'Coco' by Pixar. Personal Motto: 'If you believe, you can achieve.'
Nguyễn Phương Khánh is a Vietnamese model who was crowned Miss Earth 2018. She is the first ever Vietnamese woman to win any of the Big Four international beauty. pageants title. Nguyễn is 1.71 m tall, measurements: bust - 82, waist - 58, hips - 93.
She has Instagram @phuongkhanh_me2018
Cho Se-Whee / 조세휘 (born June 14, 1991) is Miss Korea Universe 2017.
Cho Se-Whee is a young entrepreneur and CEO of her online shopping company. She hopes to be a professional mentor and inspiration to others who aspire to be a young entrepreneurs. Constant traveling has exposed Cho to various fashion trends and marketing directions to stay on top of the competition. Cho enjoys relaxing and reading a good book, though also appreciates the thrill of competing and challenging herself to improve upon her skillsets. Cho is excited to meet the contestants and compete on the global Miss Universe stage.
Bunga Jelitha (born September 6, 1991) is Puteri Indonesia 2017. She represents her coutry at the Miss Universe 2017 pageant.
Bunga Jelitha, a professional international model for 12 years now, began her career at 13 years old. Through modeling, she loves to travel and learn about the cultures of the places she visits. Bunga hopes to make history as the first Miss Universe Indonesia to win the title of Miss Universe. If she is crowned Miss Universe, Bunga would use her voice to advocate for protection of children from violence. She would also like to promote better education programs through non-profit organizations. Bunga believes that through her platform, she can inspire women across the world to become leaders and advocate for themselves.
Tonkham Phonchanhueang is Miss Laos World 2017. She is 1.75 m tall.
After completing a Degree in Finance and Accounting, Tonkham became the Vice President of a modelling agency. Her ambition is to one-day run an organisation that will help the older generation. She enjoys swimming, can play the ukulele and has a special talent in Lao Traditional dancing. Tonkham has three dogs and her proudest moment is being able to build a house for her mother. Personal Motto: 'We will never lose, if we never give up.'