Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon, 26, a model and volunteer was on December8 crowned Miss World 2018 becoming the 68th. Last year’s winner, Manushi Chhillar crowned her at glitzy ceremony in the Chinese coastal city of Sanya.
Ponce de Leon who became the first Mexican ever to win this title, holds a degree in international business.
Uganda’s beauty queen, Miss Quiin Abenakyo who made it to the top five was crowned Miss World Africa after trouncing Mauritius' Murielle Ravina.
The others who finished in the top five include Miss Belarus Maria Vasilevich, Miss Jamaica Kadijah Robinson.