Miss France Iris Mittenaere was crowned as Miss Universe 2016 by host Steve Harvey at Mall of Asia Arena in Philippines on january 30, 2017. All pics Iris Mittenaere Instagram
Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach crowned the 23-year-old Iris Mittenaere who was born in northern French town of Lille.
Mittenaere has kept herself busy the last five years by pursuing her degree in Dental Surgery. Mittenaere has also been always fond of extreme sports, travelling the world and cooking new French dishes.
Mittenaere was born on 25 January 1993 in Lille, to Yves Mittenaere, a professor of history and geography, and Laurence Druart, a schoolteacher and lecturer. She has a brother, sister, and half-sister.
Mittenaere became the only second woman from her country to win the crown after Christiane Martel won Miss Universe 1953, breaking France's 63-year title drought.
Mittenaere is in a relationship with her boyfriend Matthieu Declercq.
After winning the Miss Flandre title in Bailleul, Mittenaere entered the Miss Nord-Pas-de-Calais 2015 pageant in Orchies, which she won.
She competed in Miss Universe 2016 where she succeeded Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach of the Philippines.
Mittenaere is the first European winner since Miss Universe 2002 Oxana Fedorova of Russia, who was dethroned.
She plans on becoming a dental surgeon after graduating.
Iris Mittenaere is fond of travelling and it is evident from her Instagram account
Iris Mittenaere is a total water babe and posts photos of her in the cool blue often
Iris Mittenaere's legs
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Iris Mittenaere is a French model and beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 2016 in Manila, Philippines. Here are some of her sizzling photos