This is a very special moment in your lives. The new Miss Universe is........"Columbia"announced the co-host bringing joy to the Columbian girl. Paulina Vega took the Miss Universe crown from reigning Miss Universe, Gabriela Isler from Venezuela. This has justified that Latvian girls are the most beautiful women on the planet with them winning the award year after year. Vega, 22 is a Business Administration student from Barranquilla, Colombia. She said that she would wear the crown with "pride and excitement" as she heard the news that fans in Colombia had taken to the streets to celebrate her crowning as Miss Universe 2014. As Miss Universe, Vega will receive an undisclosed salary, a luxury apartment in New York, a wardrobe and lots of beauty products, along with a one-year scholarship from the New York Film Academy.
Miss Columbia, Paulina Vega has been crowned Miss Universe 2014 overcoming her final hurdle and eclipsing Miss USA Nia Sanchez who came as the first runner-up. The event held in Miami, saw five contestants being chosen from 88 participants as the finalists. This included apart from the winner and first-runner up, Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell, Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha and Miss Netherlands Yasmin Verheijen. USA held its breath to see if there would be a Beauty Pageant from their country crowned Miss Universe after Miss USA, Nia Sanchez and Miss Columbia, Paulina Vega were chosen as the final two contestants but unfortunately it wasn't to be. The co-host of the ceremony, Thomas Roberts announced the winner with all suspense and drama combined. "Take a deep breath" said Roberts before announcing the winner.