WHO HAS THE MOST MISS UNIVERSES?

Updated for 2020!

Rank

COUNTRY

#Wins

#1ST R.U.s

#2ND R.U.s

#3RD R.U.s

#4TH R.U.s

#5TH R.U.s

# Semis

Total No. of Semifinalists
(out of 69)

1

USA

8

9

7

4

6

3

27

64

2

Venezuela

7

6

7

6

4

1

13

44

3

Puerto Rico

5

2

2

2

3

0

9

23

4

Philippines

4

2

0

5

2

3

9

25

5

South Africa

3

2

1

2

1

2

13

24

6

Sweden

3

1

2

3

4

0

16

29

7

Mexico

3

0

2

3

3

0

10

21

8

Colombia

2

6

3

4

2

1

18

36

9

Brazil

2

6

1

2

5

2

21

39

10

Finland

2

3

5

1

1

0

6

18

11

Australia

2

1

3

3

3

0

8

20

12

Japan

2

1

1

2

3

0

10

19

13

India

2

1

1

2

1

2

15

24

14

Canada

2

1

1

1

0

1

13

19

15

Thailand

2

0

1

2

1

1

6

13

16

Trinidad & Tobago

2

0

1

1

1

0

3

8

17

France

2

0

0

1

0

1

17

21

18

Spain

1

2

3

1

1

1

9

18

19

Dominican Republic

1

1

2

0

1

1

5

11

20

Greece

1

1

1

1

0

0

14

18

21

Norway

1

1

1

0

0

0

14

17

22

Germany

1

1

0

2

3

3

11

21

23

Holland/Netherlands

1

1

0

1

2

0

8

13

24

Israel

1

0

1

2

3

0

13

20

25

Argentina

1

0

1

0

1

0

13

16

26

Peru

1

0

1

0

0

0

18

20

27

New Zealand

1

0

1

0

0

0

3

5

28

Russia

1

0

0

2

0

0

5

8

29

Chile

1

0

0

0

1

0

11

13

30

Angola

1

0

0

0

0

0

3

4

31

Lebanon

1

0

0

0

0

0

2

3

32

Namibia

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

33

Botswana

1

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

34

Italy

0

2

1

0

2

0

11

16

35

Wales

0

2

1

0

0

0

2

5

36

Haiti

0

2

0

0

0

0

1

3

37

England

0

1

3

3

2

0

10

19

38

Jamaica

0

1

1

1

1

0

5

9

39

Ukraine

0

1

1

1

0

0

3

6

40

Scotland

0

1

1

1

0

0

2

5

41

Austria

0

1

1

0

0

0

5

7

42

Hawaii

0

1

1

0

0

0

0

2

43

Korea

0

1

0

1

1

0

5

8

44

Curaçao

0

1

0

1

0

0

5

7

45

Aruba

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

2

46

Panama

0

1

0

0

0

1

7

9

47

Denmark

0

1

0

0

0

0

7

8

48

Iceland

0

1

0

0

0

0

5

6

49

El Salvador

0

1

0

0

0

0

3

4

50

Guam

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

2

51

Bermuda

0

1

0

0

0

0

0

1

52

Ireland

0

0

2

0

0

1

7

10

53

Hong Kong

0

0

1

1

1

0

3

6

54

Switzerland

0

0

1

1

0

0

10

12

55

China

0

0

1

0

1

0

2

4

56

Kosovo

0

0

1

0

0

1

2

4

57

Ecuador

0

0

1

0

0

0

2

3

58

Zaire

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

2

59

Sri Lanka/Ceylon

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

2

60

USSR

0

0

1

0

0

0

0

1

61

Poland

0

0

0

2

1

0

3

6

62

Paraguay

0

0

0

2

0

0

2

4

63

Republic of China/Taiwan

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

3

64

Cuba

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

2

65

Serbia & Montenegro

0

0

0

1

0

0

0

1

66

Belgium

0

0

0

0

1

2

8

11

67

Uruguay

0

0

0

0

1

0

5

6

68

Vietnam

0

0

0

0

1

0

3

4

69

Kenya

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

70

Slovak Republic

0

0

0

0

1

0

0

1

71

Albania

0

0

0

0

0

1

3

4

72

Bolivia

0

0

0

0

0

1

2

3

73

Tahiti

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

2

74

Tanzania

0

0

0

0

0

1

0

1

75

Indonesia

0

0

0

0

0

0

8

8

76

Costa Rica

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

6

77

Czech Republic

0

0

0

0

0

0

6

6

78

Nicaragua

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

4

79

Great Britain

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

4

80

Hungary

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

4

81

Croatia

0

0

0

0

0

0

4

4

82

Guatemala

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

83

Turkey

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

84

Yugoslavia

0

0

0

0

0

0

3

3

85

Estonia

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

86

Nigeria

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

87

Portugal

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

88

Singapore

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

89

Czechoslovakia

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

90

Ghana

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

91

Nepal

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

92

Latvia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

93

Cyprus

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

94

Turks & Caicos

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

95

Belize

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

96

Zimbabwe

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

97

Myanmar

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

98

Slovenia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

99

Ethiopia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

100

U.S. Virgin Islands

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

101

Malaysia

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

102

Suriname

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

103

Morocco

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

104

Alaska

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

105

Honduras

0

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

Sidenotes: Ties are broken if it is known which country ranked above another. Where the ranking is not known, ties are determined by age, meaning whoever placed the most recently places higher than those that haven't placed as recently. For example, Honduras ranks last because they have not placed since 1955 and Alaska ranks second last because they have not placed since 1957 and they probably never will again since Alaska is now part of the United States. This list also counts Russia as the original earned win of 2002 based on the final night results.


MISS UNIVERSE WINNERS:



1952 - Finland - Armi Kuusela


1953 - France - Christiane Martel


1954 - USA - Miriam Stevenson


1955 - Sweden - Hillevi Rombin (deceased 1996)


1956 - USA - Carol Morris


1957 - Peru - Gladys Zender


1958 - Colombia - Luz Marina Zuluaga (deceased 2015)


1959 - Japan - Akiko Kojima


1960 - USA - Linda Bement (deceased 2018)


1961 - Germany - Marlene Schmidt


1962 - Argentina - Norma Nolan


1963 - Brazil - Ieda Maria Vargas


1964 - Greece - Corinna Tsopei


1965 - Thailand - Apasra Hongsakula


1966 - Sweden - Margareta Arvidsson


1967 - USA - Sylvia Hitchcock (deceased 2015)


1968 - Brazil - Martha Vasconcellos


1969 - Philippines - Gloria Diaz


1970 - Puerto Rico - Marisol Malaret


1971 - Lebanon - Georgina Rizk


1972 - Australia - Kerry Anne Wells


1973 - Philippines - Margarita Moran


1974 - Spain - Amparo Munoz (deceased 2011)


1975 - Finland - Anne Marie Pohtamo


1976 - Israel - Rina Messinger


1977 - Trinidad & Tobago - Janelle Commissiong


1978 - South Africa - Margaret Gardiner


1979 - Venezuela - Maritza Sayalero


1980 - USA - Shawn Weatherly


1981 - Venezuela - Irene Saez


1982 - Canada - Karen Baldwin


1983 - New Zealand - Lorraine Downes


1984 - Sweden - Yvonne Ryding


1985 - Puerto Rico - Deborah Carthy-Deu


1986 - Venezuela - Barbara Palacios Teyde


1987 - Chile - Cecilia Bolocco


1988 - Thailand - Porntip Nakhirunkanok


1989 - Holland - Angela Visser


1990 - Norway - Mona Grudt


1991 - Mexico - Lupita Jones


1992 - Namibia - Michelle McLean


1993 - Puerto Rico - Dayanara Torres


1994 - India - Sushmita Sen


1995 - USA - Chelsi Smith (deceased 2018)


1996 - Venezuela - Alicia Machado


1997 - USA - Brook Lee


1998 - Trinidad & Tobago - Wendy Fitzwilliam


1999 - Botswana - Mpule Kwelagobe


2000 - India - Lara Dutta


2001 - Puerto Rico - Denise Quinones


2002 - Russia - Oxana Fedorova (dethroned & succeeded by Panama - Justine Pasek)


2003 - Dominican Republic - Amelia Vega


2004 - Australia - Jennifer Hawkins


2005 - Canada - Natalie Glebova


2006 - Puerto Rico - Zuleyka Rivera


2007 - Japan - Riyo Mori


2008 - Venezuela - Dayana Mendoza


2009 - Venezuela - Stefania Fernandez


2010 - Mexico - Ximena Navarrete


2011 - Angola - Leila Lopes


2012 - USA - Olivia Culpo


2013 - Venezuela - Gabriela Isler


2014 - Colombia - Paulina Vega


2015 - Philippines - Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach


2016 - France - Iris Mittenaere


2017 - South Africa - Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters


2018 - Philippines - Catriona Gray


2019 - South Africa - Zozibini Tunzi


2020 - Mexico - Andrea Meza


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