Miss USA Oliva Culpo Crowned Miss Universe 2012!Many around America are celebrating today after Miss USA won the title of Miss Universe 2012 on Wednesday night. The pagent was held at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. Twenty-year old Olivia Culpo beat all the other 88 contestants, including runners up Janine Tugonon, Miss Philippines, 23, and Irene Sofia Esser Quintero, Miss Venezuela, 21. Culpo not only provided great answers, but she rocked the swimsuit competition, her body looking toned enough to do fitness modeling!
"What an honor! This night was a dream come true. Thank you everyone for your support tonight!! USA finally did it!" Culpo wrote on her Twitter page.
This is the United States' first win in 15 years, since Brook Lee, Miss Hawaii, won the title in 1998.