Miss Universe Singapore

Miss Universe Singapore (previously called Miss Singapore) is a national beauty pageant in Singapore and organised by Miss Universe Singapore Organisation to select the country's representative to the Miss Universe pageant.

Miss Universe Singapore Organization (MUSO)
Miss Singapore Universe 2007 Logo.jpg
Logo of Miss Singapore Universe 2007
TypeBeauty pageant
Miss Universe
Official language
Valerie Lim


Singapore has been sending representatives to Miss Universe contest as early as 1954. The title of the first Miss Singapore ever was won by the Siti Mariam binti Ismail in 1951. The city-state republic has been represented at Miss Universe every year since 1966. The country had its first semi finalist when Kathie Lee Lee Beng secured the 8th position, the highest ever placement Singapore attained when the pageant was held in St. Louis in 1983. In 1987 when Singapore played host to the Miss Universe pageant, home favourite Marion Nicole Teo came in at the 9th place.

Between 2001 and 2007, the contest was telecast 'live' by the local television station Mediacorp's Channel 5. Miss Universe Singapore Organisation holds the license to oversee and produce the Miss Universe Singapore pageant (2015). Prior to 2015, the contest was organised by Derrol Stepenny Promotions.

In 2019 by partnering to Filipino staff, Valerie Lim appointed to be a President of Miss Universe Singapore.[citation needed]


Year Miss Universe Singapore 1st Runner-up 2nd Runner-up
2009 Rachel Janice Kum Iman-April Wang Cheryl Gabrielle Wee
2010 Tania Lim Kim Suan Annabel Tan Raine Ng
2011 Valerie Lim Amanda Leong Shn Juay
2012 Lynn Tan Nowreen Khan Louissa Thomas
2013 Shi Lim Cheryl Desiree Chan Cordelia Low
2014 Rathi Menon Arrian North Ijechi Nwaozuzu
2015 Lisa Marie White[1] Lia Angela Laksono Lim[1] Shantelle Tan[1]
2016 Cheryl Chou[2] Tanisha Khan Sonya Branson
2017 Manuela Bruntraeger Rudihra Ramathas Emilbiany Nenggal Intong
2018 Zahra Khanum Tiong Jia En Jaslyn Tan
2019 Mohana Prabha Laranya Kumar Cheryl Caralipio Iloilo
2020 Bernadette Belle Ong

Singapore representatives at Miss UniverseEdit

  •   : Declared as Winner
  •   : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •   : Ended as one of the finalists or semifinalists
  •   : Ended as special awards winner
The winner of Miss Singapore represents her country at the Miss Universe. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify (due to age) for either contest, a runner-up is sent.
Year Miss Universe Singapore Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards Notes
2020 Bernadette Ong Unplaced Appointed — Due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, no national pageant in 2020
2019 Mohana Prabha Unplaced Valerie Lim Directorship
2018 Zahra Khanum Unplaced
2017 Manuela Bruntraeger Unplaced Miss Earth Singapore 2016
2016 Cheryl Chou Unplaced Nuraliza Osman Directorship
2015 Lisa Marie White Unplaced Ines Ligron Directorship
2014 Rathi Menon Unplaced
2013 Shi Lim Unplaced
2012 Lynn Tan Unplaced
2011 Valerie Lim Unplaced Miss Earth 2009 (Top 16)}}
2010 Tania Lim Kim Suan Unplaced
Miss Singapore Universe
2009 Rachel Janice Kum Unplaced Errol Pang (Derrol Stepenny Promotions) Directorship
2008 Shenise Wong Yan Yi Unplaced
2007 Jessica Tan Yue Chang Unplaced
2006 Carol Cheong Yim Foon Unplaced
2005 Cheryl Tay Unplaced
2004 Sandy Chua Khang Ein Unplaced Charles Oon (Group CEO), Mr. Chang Long Jong (CEO of Mediacorp Studios), Mr Ernest Wong (Group CEO of Mediacorp) and Mr. Vincent Foo (GM of Silkplus (S) Pte Ltd) Directorship
2003 Bernice Wong Chea Mei Unplaced
2002 Nuraliza Osman Unplaced
2001 Jaime Teo Unplaced
2000 Eunice Elizabeth Olsen Unplaced Daryl Pang (Derrol Stepenny Promotions) Directorship
1999 Cheryl Marie Cordeiro Unplaced
1998 Alice Lim Poh Choo Unplaced
1997 Tricia Tan Siew Siew Unplaced
1996 Angeline Putt Unplaced
1995 Tun Neesa Abdullah Unplaced Overall 25th
1994 Paulyn Sun Unplaced
1993 Rena Ramiah Devi Unplaced Overall 30th; Metromedia Promotions Pte Ltd. Directorship — Best Model of the Asia & Pacific 1994, Miss Tourism International 1994 (Sri-Lanka Edition) (4th Runner-up), Miss Tourism International (Turkey Edition)
Miss Singapore
1992 Cori Teo Unplaced
1991 Eileen Yeow Yin Yin Unplaced Overall 20th; 9th Preliminary Swimsuit; Actress Based in Hong Kong
1990 Ong Lay Ling Unplaced
1989 Pauline Chong Unplaced
1988 Audrey Ann Tay Unplaced 4th Preliminary Swimsuit
1987 Marion Nicole Teo Top 10
1986 Farah Lange Unplaced
1985 Lyana Chiok Unplaced
1984 Violet Lee Hui-Min Unplaced
1983 Kathie Lee Lee Beng Top 12
1982 Telma Judicia Mary Nonis Unplaced
1981 Florence Tan Unplaced
1980 Ann Chua Ai Choo Unplaced
1979 Elaine Tan Kim Lian Unplaced
1978 Annie Lee Mei Ling Unplaced
1977 Marilyn Sim Choon May Unplaced
1976 Linda Tham Unplaced
1975 Sally Tan Unplaced
1974 Angela Teo Bee Luang Unplaced
1973 Debra Josephine de Souza Unplaced Miss Asia Pacific 1974 (4th Runner-up)
1972 Jacqueline Han Ghim Hong Unplaced
1971 Jenny Ser Wang Wong Unplaced
1970 Cecilia Undasan Unplaced Dr Robert C K Loh (International Y'sMen Club Beta Chapter) Directorship
1969 Mavis Young Siew Kim Unplaced
1968 Yasmin Saif Unplaced
1967 Bridget Ong Mei-Lee Unplaced
1966 Margaret van Meel Unplaced
1965 Alice Woon Yoke Kwee Did not compete Competed in Miss Malaysia World 1963 and Miss Malaysia Universe 1965 and ended up being the 1st Runner-up of the pageant
1964 Vera Wee Did not compete Competed in Miss Malaysia Universe 1964 and ended up in the Top 7 finalists
1962 Nancy Liew Did not compete
1961 Julie Koh Unplaced Crowned in 1961 as Miss Singapore 1961 and competed at Miss Universe 1962
1960 Christl d'Cruz Did not compete Miss International 1965 (Top 15)
1959 Xin Jia Po Xiao Jie[3] Did not compete
1958 Marion Willis Unplaced Shaw Brothers Directorship
Did not compete between 1955—1957
1954 Marjorie Wee Unplaced The winner of Miss Malaya 1954 but she competed as Miss Singapore Universe instead. She represented the state of Singapore in Miss Universe 1954 for the first time.
1953 Latifah Omar[4] Did not compete
1951 Siti Mariam binti Ismail Did not compete
1950 Pamela Such Did not compete Miss Singapore — Singapore Press Holdings
1948 Ho Lye Yin Did not compete Miss Singapore — The Singapore Amateur Weightlifting Association Club

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b c "Lisa Marie White is Miss Universe Singapore 2015". www.pageantsnews.com. Archived from the original on 20 September 2015. Retrieved 19 September 2015.
  2. ^ "Lasalle student Cheryl Chou crowned Miss Universe Singapore". The Straits Times. 16 October 2016.
  3. ^ Lim, Edna (5 July 2019). Miss Singapore 1959. ISBN 9781474435406.
  4. ^ Lim, Edna (5 July 2019). Miss Singapore 1953. ISBN 9781474402897.

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