Who is Divita Rai: The prestigious Miss Universe competition will stage its 71st edition on January 14, 2023, with more than eighty delegates from around the world. Karnataka native Divita Rai is currently representing the country in Miss Universe 2023. At the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana, over eighty-six women will vie for the title of Miss Universe in the annual competition. Miss Universe Harnaaz Sandhu, who won the crown for India in December 2021, will crown Miss Diva Universe Divita Rai if she wins the competition. Another intriguing aspect of the 71st Miss Universe competition is that for the first time, the Miss Universe Organization is being run by a team of female executives. Scroll down to learn more about the representative of India, Divita Rai.
Everything about Divita Rai
Divita Rai was born in Mangalore, however she was raised in Mumbai. The 23-year-old received his studies at Sir JJ College of Architecture in Mumbai. She is a professional model and architect who enjoys badminton, basketball, painting, listening to music, and reading.
On August 22, 2022, at the Miss Diva Organization’s 10th anniversary gala, Rai was crowned Miss Diva Universe 2022 by outgoing titleholder Harnaaz Sandhu. In addition, she competed in the Miss Diva Universe pageant in 2021, where Harnaaz Sandhu was crowned the winner and she placed second.
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According to an interview with Times Entertainment, Divita describes her mentality as adaptive due to the fact that she had to attend six different schools, travel, and reside in multiple locations during her youth. “Embrace life, do not fear change, and live each moment to the utmost” is her life’s motto.
Miss Diva Universe 2022 is motivated by her father to make education accessible to all individuals. She informed the publication that her father used the potential of his education to overcome his financial condition and give himself the capacity to work and support his family.
Divita Rai finds inspiration in Sushmita Sen, Miss Universe 1994, because of “her strength, confidence in her abilities, and generosity” Moreover, if given the opportunity to experience Frida Kahlo’s mentality, she would like to be born as an artist.
The 2023 Miss Universe competition will begin at 6:30 am IST on January 15 or at 8 pm on Saturday, January 14 (ET). India-based fans can catch the live broadcast on Voot, which is owned by VIACOM 18, or on the official Facebook and YouTube pages for the JKN18 channel. Outside of India, viewers can view the live stream at 7 p.m. ET for free on the Roku Channel website or in Spanish on Telemundo at the same time.