The 72nd installment of the Miss Universe pageant is set to unfold on November 18, 2023, in El Salvador, a nation celebrated for its dynamic culture, stunning landscapes, and captivating allure.\r\n\r\nREAD: Hollywood Loss: Euphoria Producer Kevin Turen Sudden Death at 44 Shocks Industry! Unveiling Untold Details of His Remarkable Career and Legacy!\u201d\r\n\r\nThe United States boasts the highest number of victories, with a total of nine winners. The initial triumph occurred in 1954 when Miriam Jacqueline Stevenson claimed the crown. Subsequent victories followed in 1956, 1960, 1967, 1980, 1995, 1997, 2012, and 2022. Olivia Frances Culpo secured the title in 2012, while R'Bonney Gabriel marked the most recent win in January of this year, initially slated for Miss Universe 2022 but postponed to avoid conflicting with the Qatar 2022 World Cup.\r\nMiss Universe\r\nThe nine Miss Universe titleholders from the United States are Miriam Jacqueline Stevenson (1954), Carol Ann Laverne Morris (1956), Linda Jeanne Bement (1960), Sylvia Louise Hitchcock (1967), Shawn Nichols Weatherly (1980), Chelsi Mariam-Pearl Smith (1995), Brook Antoniette Mahealani Lee (1997), Olivia Frances Culpo (2012), and R'Bonney Gabriel (2023).\r\n\r\nVenezuela secures the second position with seven Miss Universe victories. The South American nation clinched the title in 1979, 1981, 1986, 1996, 2008, 2009, and 2013, making it the only country with a repeated winner, as Dayana Sabrina Mendoza crowned Stefan\u00eda Fern\u00e1ndez in 2009.\r\n\r\nThe list concludes with Puerto Rico, holding the third spot with a total of five titles. The winners include Marisol Malaret Contreras (1970), Deborah Fatima Carthy Deu (1985), Dayanara Torres Delgado (1993), Denise Marie Qui\u00f1ones (2001), and Zuleyka Jerris Rivera (2006).\r\n\r\nOther noteworthy countries in the Miss Universe pageant include the Philippines with four wins, and India, Mexico, South Africa, and Sweden each securing three victories. France, Colombia, Japan, Canada, Australia, Trinidad and Tobago, Thailand, Finland, and Brazil boast two titles each.\r\n\r\nSpain, represented by Amparo Munoz in 1974, has a solitary victory in Miss\u00a0 history. In the upcoming edition, Athenea Perez is among the favorites to compete for the crown.