Miss Mexico Vanessa Ponce de Leon has won the Miss World 2018 title. The 26-year-old diva presented a good fight while competing at the pageant and won the crown. India’s Manushi Chhillar, who won the coveted titled last year, crowned Vanessa. Also Read - Miss India 2018 Anukreethy Vas Knows How to Twirl Her Way Into Fans Hearts, Pictures in Indo-Western Wear go Viral

Born on March 7, 1992, Vanessa is a Mexican model. She was born and raised in the city of Guanajuato. She began her career as a participant of beauty pageants in the year 2014. She had participated in cycle 5 of Mexico’s Next Top Model and won the title. She was crowned Miss world Mexico on May 5, 2018 at Salon Impedial de Villa Toscana. She was chosen for the title among 32 more contestants. Ponce wore a gorgeous peach-coloured gown at the event, while Manushi was dressed in a stunning black outfit. Also Read - Manushi Chhillar Posts Pictures From Miss World 2018 Coronation Party And Looks Every Inch Gorgeous in Her Uptown Outfit

Meanwhile, India’s representative at the pageant, Anukreethy Vas, couldn’t make it to top 12. The 20-year-old beauty had to end her Miss World journey after making it to top 30 contestants’ list. Miss Uganda, Miss Thailand and Miss Jamaica were other finalists fighting for the crown. The 68th Miss World pageant is being hosted by Sanya, China, this year. The country had hosted the big event last year as well. Also Read - Miss World 2018: India's Anukreethy Vas Out of Pageant; Who Will Win The Crown?

Here’s all about Anukreethy Vas, who couldn’t win Miss World 2018, but made India proud at the pageant:

Anukreethy won FBB Miss India World pageant a few months back. The gorgeous woman was raised by a single mother and is currently fulfilling her mother’s dream by pursuing Bachelor’s in Arts in French from Loyola College in Chennai. That’s not all. The stunner is also a dancer, a state level athlete with love for bikes.

Meanwhile, in an interview earlier, Anukreethy had expressed her wish of being an actress. She said, “In an interview, 19-year-old Anukreethy said she aspires to be an actress. She said, “I see myself as Miss World 2018 and a well-established actress! I started modelling because I wanted a platform to share my ideas on the dais and spread a word about it. My passion and my goals will surely bring light into my career that is into making”.