Miss Universe Gabriela Isler Shares Her Experience [WATCH VIDEO]
Miss Universe 2013 Gabriella Isler is set to end her reign in the concluding days with the next delegate to wear the Miss Universe crown to be selected on Jan. 25, 2015 in Miami. The Venezuelan beauty has made headlines throughout her reign since the fall of 2013. Read on to learn more interesting details about the Miss Universe 2013 Gabriela Isler.
María Gabriela de Jesús Isler Morales is born on March 21, 1988 in Valencia, Carabobo. The Venezuelan fashion model and beauty queen was crowned Miss Venezuela in 2012. The 5-foot-10 Venezuelan was crowned Miss Universe 2013 on Nov. 9, 2013 in Moscow, Russia and became the seventh Miss Universe from Venezuela and the third Miss Universe from Venezuela in six years.
She credits her mother, Emperatriz, for her great upbringing and the success she has accomplished. All the way through her childhood, Gabriela lived in a joint family but had to live with her mother following her parent’s divorce. She lived with her mother, grandmother and elder sister. The three independent women has greatly affected her life.
During her reign, Isler became the new face of Yamamay and Peugeot. She has traveled to Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Canada, Colombia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Indonesia, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Philippines, Russia, Slovak Republic, Vatican City, Venezuela, along with several trips around the US. She took to social media and thanked all her fans for supporting her.
Recently, the beauty queen sat down with Associated Press and shared her experiences during her reign as Miss Universe 2013. She has talked about her evolution from a simple girl to a beauty queen.
“Before all this, I was just a simple girl, no makeup, no hair, no heels, just a normal girl finishing my education. This just changed my life. This made me feel confidently beautiful. … Now I’m happy with myself every day. I learned to be happy. I grew up in every way, as a daughter, as a sister, as a girlfriend, as a friend. It transformed my life,” Isler said in an interview with the Associated Press.
Isler was named Best Dressed at the 2013 Latin Grammy Awards after presenting an award in Las Vegas. She also presented the award for Artist of the Year at the Latin Billboards. She ranked #4 on Huffington Post Latino Voice’s “Top 10 Most Influential Latinos in the World” list. She is also selected as one of People en Espanol’s 25 Most Powerful Women.
She said that she has explored so many things during her reign. Now her goals in life are more intelligible, and she envisions working towards humanity more than ever before.
During her reign, Isler has spent time on Capitol Hill to support amfAR, one of the world’s leading non-profit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, prevention, education and the advocacy of sound SIDS-related public policy.
She traveled to communities in the Philippines that were hit by Typhoon Haiyan and launched the Miss Universe Cordaid Fund. Her efforts with Cordaid and the Philippines has been recognized by the Vatican and resulted in a public humanitarian blessing from Pope Francis. As Miss Universe, she also serves as a spokesperson for HIV/AIDS awareness and works closely with organizations such as God’s Love We Deliver, Latino AIDS Commission and Aid for AIDS, among others.
Contestants from 88 countries across the globe are competing in the pageant to win the most coveted crown. The winners of the 2014 Miss Universe pageant will be announced on Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. on NBC, with a simulcast on Telemundo.
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