Nina Davuluri is Miss New York 2013 and Miss America 2014. She is the first Indian American to be chosen as Miss America.
Davuluri was born on April 20, 1989 in Syracuse, New York to Telugu parents of Hindu faith.
Melinder Bhullar is Miss Malaysia World 2013. Her height is 168 cm, measurements: bust - 86, waist - 63.5, hips - 89.
Melinder grew up in Kuala Lumpur before moving to Australia to study Psychology at the University of Western Australia. An “independent, outgoing and passionate young lady” Melinder has brief experience working on television, a line of work she hopes to make a successful career in. In her spare time she visits the theatre, she enjoys Traditional Malay and Classical Indian music and cinema, and her favourite food is Nasi Lemak, a Malay delicacy.
In her own words:
"I’m from the beautiful and vibrant city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Modeling has always been my passion and I’d love to inspire and be a positive role model to women.
I’m an independent, outgoing and passionate young lady, who believes that the world is my oyster and I’m on a journey to achieve the goals I set in life.
I believe that Beauty with a Purpose is all about using both inner and outer beauty to influence others for a good cause and also sharing the love I have with people around me regardless of status and background."
Megan Lynne Young (born February 27, 1990, Alexandria, Virginia, USA) is a Filipino American Actress, TV-host and Miss World 2013 winner. Her height is 173 cm.
Vania Larissa (born November 18, 1995 in Pontianak, West Kalimantan) is an Indonesian singer and Miss Indonesia 2013. She will represent Indonesia in the Miss World 2013 pageant. Her height is 169 cm.
Vania is also a winner of the Indonesian talent show Indonesia's Got Talent in 2010.
Kirsty Heslewood is Miss North London 2013, Miss Hertfordshire 2012 and Miss England 2013. She will represent England in the Miss World 2013 pageant. Her height is 178 cm, measurements: bust - 81, waist - 66, hips - 86.
Laritza Párraga (born on July 14, 1993) is Miss Ecuador World 2013. Her height is 170 cm, measurements: bust - 89, waist - 62, hips - 91.
Laritza is a Psychology student and a writer. Born In el Carmen, Laritza currently lives in Quito, where she enjoys playing tennis, the guitar, and practicing crossfit. Musically minded, she is also a dancer, focusing on tango, jazz, hip hop and traditional Ecuadorian dances. Laritza loves jazz music and is a big fan of Edith Piaf and Carlos Bordel. Lartiza says her biggest aspirations are to become a psychologist, to finish writing her book.
Leslassa Armour-Shillingford is Miss Dominica 2013. She will represent her country in the Miss World 2013 pageant. Her height is 169 cm.
Leslassa describes herself as a “Down to earth, natural and committed young Caribbean woman” growing up across the Caribbean region. Currently a dance teacher, she loves to dance, with natural talent and skill in many styles, from ballet to hip hop, ballroom to jazz. Leslassa has aspirations of studying Agricultural Economics at university before returning to Dominica to use her knowledge to develop the local industry. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming and socialising, and her favourite novel in George Orwell’s 1984.
Lucie Kovandová is Miss Czech Republic World 2013. Her height is 170 cm, measurements: bust - 91, waist - 63, hips - 90.
Lucie was born on November 6, 1993 in the populous city of Brno before moving to Dolni Kounice as she was growing up. Currently a student, Lucie has ambitions of becoming a speech therapist. To that end she has plans of enrolling into pedagogical university. Lucie describes herself as “friendly, sociable and loyal to her family and friends”. In her spare time she enjoys a variety of sports, her favourite music is dance music, Harry Potter is her favourite book series and she plays the flute. Her favourite food is sushi.
Kristy Marie Agapiou is Miss Cyprus World 2013. Her height is 175 cm.
Kristy is a young British/Cypriot model. Born and raised by her English mother and Cypriot father in Limassol, Cyprus. She began modelling at the age of 11 when she attended modelling lessons. Just 8 months after attending lessons,without even graduating from the modelling school got her first editorial with a local magazine. Before the age of 12 she started modelling at a professional level on the island. From then on her journey into the industry took off,working with the best magazines, production companies, TV channels, designers and stylists on the island. Nevertheless, when conducting her studies in the UK she signed with Tyne Tees Models in Newcastle and now represented by Sapphiires Model Management in London. At the age of 20 she has a lot of experience with a lot more to come.
Xafira Urselita is Miss Curacao World 2013. Her height is 174 cm.
Xafira is currently at Senior High School with aspirations of a career in the field of Law as a Notarial Officer. Describing herself as “relaxed, positive and down to earth”, Xafira enjoys playing and watching a variety of sports, including swimming and football. She sees herself as a fine cook, specialising in Asian food and cakes. She enjoys listening to Jazz & RnB Music, and she likes to read novels and true story books. Her favourite dish is giambo, a regional okra soup.