Miss U.S.A. wins Miss Universe!
The winner, 20-year-old, Olivia Culpo from Rhode Island was crowned the new Miss Universe on Wednesday.
The competition was held at the Planet Hollywood casino on the Las Vegas strip.
Contestants from 89 countries spent the last two weeks in photo shoots and dress rehearsals in Las Vegas.
Culpo wore a purple and blue bikini and a red velvet gown during the competition. During the question & answer portion of the event, Culpo answered a question about her regrets by saying she wished she did not pick on her siblings.
Miss Philippines Janin Tugonon held the second spot and Miss Venezuela Irene Sofia Esser Quintero in third.
The brunette beauty attends Boston University and describes herself as a “cellist-nerd.”
Check out Olivia Culpo and Miss Universe photos here: