65th Miss Universe: Judges in Spotlight!

Miss Universe 2016: An Introduction of Jury Panel

The 65th edition of Miss Universe is finally going to its culmination. With just few hours left for the grand finale, the tick tock of the clock is matching the heartbeats of the pageant aficionados all around the world.

The stage is set, the delegates have had their final rehearsals with the host of the evening, Steve Harvey and the pageant fans have geared up their mobiles for the real time voting to be held soon! But all comes down to one significant decision, which is taken by the jury of the Miss Universe pageant. So here I am, presenting the jury of Miss Universe 2016, which is slated to take place in Manila, Philippines tonight, which is on January 29, 2017.

Sushmita Sen

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Now who can ever forget this effervescent beauty? The lady who claims that she has more fans in Philippines than in any other part of the world, was crowned as the first ever Miss Universe from India in 1994 in Manila, Philippines. She is also an established Bollywood actress and has been a part of various charitable trusts.

Cynthia Bailey

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American actress, reality television star and model is best known for her reality series “The Real Housewives of Atlanta star”. Modeling since the age of 18, she moved to New York to kick off her modelling career and signed with Wilhelmina Models. She has appeared twice on the cover of Essence and has modelled in eminent European fashion shows.

Mickey Boardman


Mickey Boardman is the editorial director and advice columnist for PAPER Magazine. Boardman was recognized as one of New York magazine’s “Most Photographed Faces in New York” and voted by Fashion Week Daily as one of the most-invited people. He has been featured in prominent magazines and books like Smile i-D: Fashion & Style, 20 years of I-D Magazine, Simon Doonan’s Eccentric Glamour, Contrast Magazine and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Look: Portraits Backstage at Olympus Fashion Week. Also a philanthropist, Boardman has been active in many charitable efforts.

Francine LeFrak


Francine LeFrak is an award-winning theatrical, television and film producer, a successful entrepreneur and a distinguished philanthropist. Her films have been screened at major international film festivals such as Cannes, London, Munich, Milan and Sundance. Francine’s productions have been recognized with Tony, EMMY and Peabody Awards. In recognition of Francine’s humanitarian efforts, she received the Women Together Award from the United Nations, the Ellis Island Medal of Honor from the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations and the Human Spirit Award from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation.

Leila Lopes

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Leila Lopes is an Angolan actress, model and beauty queen, who was crowned as Miss Universe 2011 in Brazil. Leila Lopes has walked the red carpet of the world-renowned Cannes Film Festival and has attended the De Grisogono Glam too. She has been a part of prominent series of photoshoots and television appearances.

Dayanara Torres

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Dayanara Torres Delgado is a Puerto Rican actress, singer, model, writer and beauty queen who won Miss Universe 1993. Dayanara passed on her crown as Miss Universe in 1994 in Manila, Philippines and took her final walk as Miss Universe right here! It would be amazing to see the former beauty queen taking up the stage again.

Miss Universe 2016 will be the 65th edition of Miss Universe pageant. Miss Universe 2016 is slated to take place on January 30, 2017 in Manila, Philippines. This year more than 80 countries will compete for the title of Miss Universe 2016, hoping to be crowned by Pia Wurtzbach from Philippines  as next Miss Universe.

Meanwhile, do not forget to vote for your favorite contestant in this link below. The voting lines closes tonight and the winner of this poll shall be featured in a special editorial by tonight.

Vote Now Right Here! Who Will Be Next Miss Universe?

Read Review: Who Stood Out In Swimsuit Round of Miss Universe Preliminary Competition?

Read Review: Who Stood Out In Evening Gown Round of Miss Universe Preliminary Competition?

Also Read: Miss Universe 2016 Final Predictions and Review

2 thoughts on “65th Miss Universe: Judges in Spotlight!

  1. Pingback: Iris Mittenaere from France Crowned Miss Universe 2016 | The Kaleidoscope of Pageantry

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