The Miss Universe Organization announced the members of its selection committee Wednesday, December 8. They will determine the winner of the 70th edition happening in Eilat, Israel on Monday, December 13, Manila time.
The selection committee is comprised of women from around the world due to their extensive background in their respective fields. Below are some quick facts about them.
Marian Rivera-Dantes, Filipina actress – GMA 7’s Primetime Queen Marian Rivera was selected by the organization for her accomplishments as an actress. The mother of two is heavily involved in charity work. She works with Smile Train Philippines as one of its ambassadors and has helped in the Make-A Wish Philippines. She is also very popular in Southeast Asia thanks to her shows such as Darna, Dyesebel, and Marimar.
Urvashi Rautela, Indian superstar – Urvashi Rautela is a former Miss India who competed in Miss Universe 2015 alongside Pia Wurtzbach. She is an accomplished model, Bollywood actress, producer, and philanthropist with her own foundation named after her.
Adriana Lima, Brazilian model – Adriana Lima is known as one of Victoria Secret’s Angels before she stepped down in 2018. She has also appeared in campaigns for brands such as Maybelline cosmetics, Puma, and Chopard. She also did a number of hosting stints and cameo appearances in movies and TV shows.
Iris Mittenaere, Miss Universe 2016 – Iris won the title of Miss Universe 2016 in Manila in 2017. Since passing the crown, she has done several modeling stints in her native country France and guest in a number of TV shows.
Rina Mor, Miss Universe 1976 – The only Israeli to win the Miss Universe title, Rina is a lawyer, writer, and host.
Cheslie Kryst, Miss USA 2019 – Cheslie competed in the Miss Universe 2019 edition. After her reign, she went on to do hosting and is practicing law. She is also running a blog called White Collar Glam.
Lori Harvey, American model – Lori is a model and businesswoman with her line called SKN by LH. She is also the daughter of Miss Universe host Steve Harvey.
Adamari Lopez, Puerto Rican actress – Adamari Lopez is a Puerto Rican actress and host of Telemundo’s show Hoy Dia.
Rena Sofer, American actress – Rena is known for appearing in TV shows such as General Hospital and The Bold and the Beautiful. She has also made appearances on TV shows such as Seinfeld, 24, and NCIS.

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