22-year-old Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe 2015 while Miss USA Nia Sanchez was voted runner up
Miss Colombia Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe 2015.
The 22-year-old beauty beat out runner up Miss USA Nia Sanchez and finalists Miss Jamaica Kaci Fennell, Miss Ukraine Diana Harkusha and Miss Netherlands Yasmin Verheijen.
"It will be a dream come true to represent the woman of today," Vega said prior to winning the crown at the 63rd annual pageant, broadcast live on NBC from the FIU Arena in Doral, Miami. “A woman that not only cares about being beautiful and being glamorous, but also cares about being a professional, intelligent, hard-working person.”
Vega impressed the judges during the Q&A section of the competition, when asked what she thinks women can learn from men. "I believe there's still men that do believe in equality," she said through a translator. "I believe that's what women should learn from men." See photos below!