It's the day after of the Miss Universe pageant. Miss France, Iris Mittenaere, wins the coveted crown, which, by the way, is encrusted with sapphires and diamonds. Its estimated worth is $300,000, and it is just the beginning of her lucrative price package.
Let’s take a look at all the perksPia Wurtzbach enjoyed during her reign. Apart from several trips serving different charities, as well as access to events including casting opportunities, movie premieres and screenings, Broadway shows, and launch parties, Pia received:
A year-long salary as Miss Universe
Luxury accommodations in a New York City apartment + living expenses
A one-year scholarship from the New York Film Academy College of Visual Performing Arts
Iris will receive similar perks. According to the Miss Universe website, this is what she can look forward to:
"The winner of Miss Universe will immediately move to a luxury apartment in New York City, which will be her home base while she spends her reign traveling the globe, developing and representing her platforms, and raising awareness and funds for charitable initiatives."
The Miss Universe title also includes:
a year-long salary
all paid living expenses
personal appearance wardrobe and styling by the official Miss Universe Organization fashion stylist
extensive international and domestic travel
access to various New York City events including casting opportunities, movie premieres, fashion week, and sporting events
She also gets career opportunities from "one of the world’s largest and most dynamic entertainment agencies, WME|IMG, parent company of The Miss Universe Organization."