Miss France Iris Mittenaere is the newly crowned Miss Universe 2016. Like her predecessor Pia Wurtzbach, she also ended the 63-year title drought in her country for Iris is just the second Miss Universe from France after Christiane Martel won the pageant in 1953.
The 23-year-old graduated college with a degree in Science. Iris is now taking up in dentistry and has plans of becoming a dental surgeon in the future. She became Miss France 2016 on December 19, 2015.
In the Miss Universe site, Miss France said she will be an advocate of “dental and oral hygiene” around the world.
Here are some things that people should know about her.
She loves food and cooking
Earlier in the pageant, she told host Steve Harvey that she loves to cook.
Kids have a special place in her heart
She loves the holidays
She loves the beach
She helps in raising awareness for HIV/AIDS
Just like Pia, Iris also used the social media in campaigning for HIV/AIDS awareness.
She has a pet cat
Iris has toured China and Dubai