Arijana Podgajski is a Croatian beauty queen born in a small city near Zagreb, Croatia. Here are 10 more things about her:
- She is from Krapina, Croatia.
- She speaks Croatian and English.
- She enjoys reading, working out, practicing yoga and hiking.
- Mental health and the care of abandoned animals are very important causes to her. During her spare time, she visits animal shelters with her mother.
- She was raised by a single mother.
- She attended Srednja škola Krapina in Krapina.
- In July 2021, she entered Ekonomski fakultet Zagreb in Zagreb to purue a bachelor’s degree in economics and management.
- In August 2021, she visited Zadar, Croatia.
- On May 23, 2022, she competed against 12 other candidates at Miss Universe Hrvatske 2022 at the Emerald Ballroom of Esplanade Zagreb Hotel in Zagreb and won the title.
- She was 20 years old when she represented Croatia at Miss Universe 2022 on January 14, 2023 and competed against 83 other candidates at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. She was unplaced.