The charming and captivating Miss Colombia, Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe 2014.
She’s the first Miss Universe to wear the new $300,000 crown created by Diamonds International Corporation (DIC), a Czech based jeweler.
It has been 56 years since Colombia won this title. So you can just imagine the carnival celebration after the awe-inspiring beauty queen was crowned Miss Universe.
Born on January 15, 1993, the exotic beauty lives in Barranquilla, Colombia which is Modern Family actress, Sofia Vergara, hometown as well.
In fact, the stunning Sofia tweeted “Barranquilla!!!!! Miss Universe!!!!” when Paulina Vega won.
Here are some fun facts about the 2014 Miss Universe winner:
1.) Her grandfather is legendary tenor, Gaston Vega.
2.) Her grandmother, Elvira Castillo Gomez was (Colombia) Miss Atlantico 1953.
3.) She will spending the year of her reign in Manhattan, New York.
Vega Shares, “My whole life I have dreamed to live in New York City and now I am living the dream.”
4.) She’s studying Business Administration at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, a private higher education in Bogota, Colombia.
5.) She sleeps with her eyes wide open.
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