Sheynnis Palacios of Nicaragua was crowned the 2023 Miss Universe.

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Palacios is the first Nicaraguan woman to win the Miss Universe title.

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 Anntonia Porsild of Thailand was the first runner-up.

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Moraya Wilson of Australia was the second runner-up.

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The pageant was held in San Salvador, El Salvador.

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 A panel of judges, including model Halima Aden and "Queer Eye" star Carson Kressley, selected the winner.

Palacios chose the 18th-century British philosopher and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft as her role model.

Palacios succeeds the 2022 Miss Universe, R'Bonney Gabriel of the USA.

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