On 12th September, front of a worldwide audience of approximately one billion viewers, Miss Universe Angola, Leila Lopes was announced Miss Universe 2011 live from Credicard Hall in São Paulo, Brazil.
Miss Universe Angola, Leila Lopes, has loved pageants since she was a little girl and enjoys reading and cosmetics. The 25 year-old from Benguela, Angola is the first winner from her country.
First Runner-Up: Miss Universe Ukraine, Olesia Stefanko will assume the duties of Miss Universe 2011 if the titleholder for some reason cannot fulfill her responsibilities.
Second Runner-Up: Miss Universe Brazil, Priscila Machado.
Rest of Top Five: Miss Universe Philippines, Shamcey Supsup; and Miss China, ZiLin Luo.
Rest of Top Ten: Miss Universe Australia, Scherri-Lee Biggs; Miss Universe Costa Rica, Johanna Solano; Miss Universe France, Laury Thilleman; Miss Universe Panama, Sheldry Saez; and Miss Universe Portugal, Laura Goncalves.Rest of Top Sixteen: Miss Universe Kosovo, Aferdita Dreshaj; Miss Universe Colombia, Catalina Robayo; Miss Universe Puerto Rico, Viviana Ortiz; Miss Universe Netherlands, Kelly Weekers; Miss USA, Alyssa Campanella; and Miss Universe Venezuela, Vanessa Goncalves;
One lucky contestant, Miss Universe Portugal, earned an automatic spot in the semifinals thanks to her fans who voted for her in the first-ever Miss Universe global fan vote.