She was our favorite for the title. Miss Philippines Pia Wurtzbach was crowned Miss Universe 2015 in Las Vegas on December 20, 2015.
Steve Harvey announced the wrong winner of the Miss Universe 2015 pageant this Sunday night - and the crowd watched in heartbreak and horror as the crown had to be removed from the head of one contestant and placed on another. Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez had been wiping away tears of joy as the $30,000 blue diamond and topaz crown was placed upon her head.
Who is Pia Wurtzbach Miss Universe 2015 ?
She was born in September 24, 1989 in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. She competed in the Binibining Pilipinas pageant three times, winning on her third attempt in 2015. She worked for Philippine media conglomerate ABS-CBN as an actor under contract with its Star Magic program.
History of the Philippines at Miss Universe
The Philippines has produced three Miss Universe winners (Pia Wurtzbach in 2015, Gloria Diaz in 1969 and Margarita Moran in 1973), the country did well at Miss Universe since 2010.
After 10 years without a placement Venus Raj became the fourth runner-up in 2010 and they made the TOP 5 during 4 years (Shamcey Supsup 3rd runner-up in 2011, Janine Tugonon 1st runner-up in 2012, Ariella Arida 3rd runner-up in 2013).