R'Bonney Gabriel, a Philippines fashion designer, was named the 71st Miss Universe. She is the first Filipino-American to win the title, with Amanda Dupazmel of Venezuela and Andreina Martinez of the Dominican Republic as the first and second runners-up. India's Divita Rai did not make it to the top 10.
Divita Rai, India's Miss Universe contestant, expressed her gratitude to the audience and organisers for their support throughout the pageant, though she ultimately missed out on the crown.
Miss India Divita Rai competed in the evening gown competition during the preliminary round of the 71st Miss Universe Beauty Pageant in New Orleans on January 11, 2023.