5 most ethnically diverse Miss Universe 2021 candidates


Miss Universe 2021 will culminate at the Universe Dome in Eilat, Israel on December 12, 2021. Represented in the 70th edition of the international beauty pageant are 80 countries and territories including the host country.

Before the coronation night, MyHeritage helped the 80 candidates know more about themselves through genetic tests. Based in Or Yehuda, Israel, the online genealogy platform was founded in 2003 by Gilad Japhet, 52, of Israel and is available in 42 languages.

MyHeritage determined the Top 5 Miss Universe 2021 candidates in terms of ethnic diversity. Here are the results:


#5. Shariëngela Cijntje, 27, Curacao


#4. Xaria Davis Penn, 18, British Virgin Islands


#3. Nahemi Uequin Antelo, 20, Bolivia


#2. Daena Soares, 22, Jamaica


#1. Roshanara Ebrahim, 28, Kenya


The reigning Miss Universe 2020 is Andrea Meza, 27, of Mexico. Born in Chihuahua City, Mexico, she is of Mexican and Chinese descent.

All from the United States, Steve Harvey, 64, Carson Kressley, 52, and Cheslie Kryst, 30, will host the Miss Universe 2021 coronation night. The judges are Rena Sofer, 53, of the U.S., Adamari Lopez, 50, of Puerto Rico, Adriana Lima, 40, of Brazil, Marian Rivera, 37, of the Philippines, Iris Mittenaere, 28, of France, Urvashi Rautela, 27, of India and Lori Harvey, 24, of the U.S.

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