2010 Miss Universe Winner is Jimena Navarrete, Miss Mexico.
On the evening of August 23, 2010, 83 contestants from around the world competed for Miss Universe. The Miss Universe Pageant was shown in over 190 countries. The Miss Universe Pageant was held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Strip.
The top 5 results from te Miss Universe Pageant were fourth runner up was Miss Philippines Venus Raj, third runner up was Miss Ukraine Anna Poslavska, second runner up was Miss Australia Jesinta Campbell, first runner up was Miss Jamaica, Yendi Phillipps and Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete was crowned 2010 Miss Universe.
Jimena Navarrete, 22 years of age is a former model. As the 2010 Miss Universe winner Jimena will receive a New York apartment with living expenses included, jewelry, clothing, shoes, and most importantly a 1 year scholarship to the New York Film Academy, which includes free housing. The education will take place after her reign as Miss Universe though. She will also receive an undisclosed salary.
Pageant viewers worldwide gave both the Most Photogenic and Best National Costume awards to Miss Thailand. Each of these awards carries with it a $1000 cash prize.
2010’s Miss Universe will hold the crown for one year when she will hand the crown and duties to the 2011 Miss Universe.