Miss Universe Title Belongs to Iris Mittenaere of France
Iris Mittenaere from France is Miss Universe 2016! Iris was is 23 years old and was born in Lille in the Nord Pas de Calais region in northern France.
Iris is in her fifth year of pursuing a degree in Dental Surgery. Besides dental school, she has always been fond of extreme sports, including skydiving, bungee jumping and hang-gliding. She also enjoys cooking French food and traveling. Fresh, funny and caring is how she would best describe herself. She enjoys making others happy, especially when volunteering at Bienvenue-Tongasoa and Les Bonnes Fées.
As Miss Universe, she wants to continue her awareness campaign for dental and oral care, taking her campaign all around the world. She also hopes to advocate for access to education and children’s rights.
When asked what quality makes someone confidently beautiful, Iris said, “Beauty shines from the inside out. Be kindhearted, believe in moral values, have confidence in myself, but also admit my flaws, that is the way to work on myself and become confidently beautiful.”
The top three Finalist were Haiti, France, and Colombia.
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