Miss World is the oldest running international beauty pageant. Started in 1951, the beauty pageant gained more and more popularity year after year. Moreover, it is a great platform for the models who want to transit their careers in other fields of show business, like acting, singing and many more. Today we have brought you 10 of the most dazzling Miss World pageant winners in history.
1. Penelope Coelen, South Africa – 1958
At the age of 18, Penelope won the beauty pageant in 1958. Eventually, she became the first African to hold the title.
2. Madeline Hartog-Bel, Peru – 1967
After being failed in the miss universe contest, Madeline won the Miss World contest in the same year. After that, she lived in Paris, France for a few years, and now she lives in South Florida Island.
3. Cindy Breakspeare, Jamaica – 1976
After winning the contest, she advanced to pursue her music interest. She is the mother of the Grammy-winning musician Damian Marley.