Olivia Culpo from, Rhode Island won the Miss Universe on the 19th December at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. This 20 year old beauty come from a family of musicians. Culpo and her siblings play different instruments and she plays the cello. Other interests including watching movies, visiting museums and attending concerts. The last time MISS USA won Miss Universe was in 1997.
The Miss Universe 2012 prize package includes: a year’s supply of hair care products and tools from Farouk Systems; a custom diamond tiara and jewellery; a shoe wardrobe, evening wear wardrobe by Sherri Hill; swimwear wardrobe; a year’s supply of make-up products from MAC; a year’s supply of sun care products; a one-year scholarship (including housing) from the New York Film Academy; luxury accommodations in a New York City apartment for the duration of her reign, including living expenses; a year-long salary as Miss Universe; modelling portfolio by leading fashion photographer Fadil Berisha; dermatology and skincare services, professional health and nutrition consultation and dental services. Casting opportunities, extensive travel opportunities representing sponsors and charitable partners; access to various New York City events including movie premiers and screenings, Broadway shows and launch parties; year-long consultation with a fashion stylist; and access to a personal appearance wardrobe.
90 countries from all over the world, competed in three categories, swimsuit, evening gown and personality interview. Miss USA was crowned by Miss Universe 2011 Miss Angola.