Your 2014 Miss Universe is… Paulina Vega! Since being crowned, everyone has been anxious to find out anything and everything about her. HollywoodLife.com has your answers!
Paulina Vega, 22, is the most talked-about woman in the world right now. The Miss Colombia beauty was awarded the 2014 Miss Universe honor on Jan. 25 in Miami. We’ve rounded up 5 things to know about this gorgeous gal!
Miss Universe Is Paulina Vega — Facts You Should Know
1. She earned the highest possible score in Miss Universe Colombia pageant.
Before even competing in the Miss Universe pageant, Paulina was already a force to be reckoned with. In the Miss Universe Colombia pageant, Paulina scored 9.9 in every presentation, according to the Miss Universe website.
2. She’s the granddaughter of some pretty famous people.
Paulina’s grandfather is renowned tenor Gatsón Vega. Her grandmother is Elvira Castillo, Miss Atlántico 1953.
3. She’s bilingual.
Not only does Paulina speak English, she also speaks a little French. She graduated from a German school in Colombia as well.
4. She’s from the same hometown as Sofia Vergara.
Yep, these two beauties are from the same Colombian town! Paulina was born in Barranquilla, Colombia in 1993. After hearing about Paulina’s win, Sofia revealed her excitement on Twitter. She tweeted, “Barranquilla!!!!! Miss Universe!!!!”
5. She sleeps with her eyes open.
Wow. Paulina sleeps with her eyes open, according to Realty Today. This makes it kind of difficult to tell if she’s actually sleeping or awake!
In addition to the Miss Universe crown, everyone was anxious to find out who would take the top prize in costumes! After 88 glamorous and wacky choices, Miss Indonesia won Best National Costume for her Buddhist temple-inspired outfit.
While we loved the evening gown and bathing suit portions of the show, the costumes had to be our favorite moment of Miss Universe 2014!
HollywoodLifers, were you rooting for Paulina? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson