19-year-old Miss Puerto Rico, Stephanie del Valle, won the title of Miss World 2016 on Sunday, during an exclusive event held in Oxon Hill, near Washington, reports AFP.
The beautiful brunette received the crown from the Spanish beauty Mireia Lalaguna, who won the title in 2015.
‘It is an honor and a great responsibility to represent the Caribbean’, said Stephanie del Valle.
Miss World 2016 is a student, speaks three languages (Spanish, English and French) and wants to work in the entertainment industry.
Stephanie del Valle imposed herself in front of Yaritzei Miguelina Reyes Ramirez from the Dominican Republic, who was ranked as the second. Natasha Mannuela from Indonesia was named the third runner-up.
Miss Kenya and Miss Philippines were also ranked in the top five finalists of the competition, organized in 2015 in China.
Stephanie del Valle Díaz is a Puerto Rican musician, model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss World 2016 in Washington, D.C.
She is the second Miss World from Puerto Rico, after Wilnelia Merced won the coveted title back in 1975. She previously won Miss Mundo de Puerto Rico in 2016.
The beautiful Puerto Rican revealed on her Instagram account that she doesn’t like ‘to follow trends’.
According to her social media pages, Stephanie is a perfectionist, a gourmand and she loves watching musicals.
The musician and model also talks ‘too fast’ when she is nervous and loves to spend time with her loved ones.