Miss Copiapo, Daniela Nicolás, bested seven other finalists to be crowned Miss Universe Chile 2020 in a competition that aired on Friday, November 20 from the Mediamix TV studios in Santiago.
The 28-year-old beauty is an actress and professional makeup artist. In addition to studying journalism and sign language, she is completing her diploma in business and retail. She is a cast member of the Chilevisión show “Gemelas” and has appeared in four soap operas.
Prior to winning the coveted title, Daniela was also chosen by renowned international photographer Fadil Berisha to bag the Miss Photogenic award. She will now prepare to represent Chile at the 69th Miss Universe pageant, whose date and venue are yet to be announced.
Miss Comunidad Extranjera, Sofía Depassier, Miss Ovalle, Karina Pérez and Miss Colina, Romina Denecken completed the Top 4 finalists.
The rest of the Top 8 were Miss Viña del Mar, Valentina Benavente, Miss Casablanca, Marla Maldonado, Miss Iquique, Adriana Machado, and Miss La Florida, Anita Rojas (Nuestra Latinoamericana Chile 2020).
Chile has won its first Miss Universe crown in 1987 with Cecilia Bolocco. The country’s last placement was Top 15 in 2004 with Gabriela Barros.
Photos: Miss Universo Chile