Daniela Nieto from the USA won Miss Multinational 2018 held at NCUI, Hauz Khas. In an exciting finish to the finale, 22-year-old Daniela Nieto beat 25 contestants from across the world to win the pageant.

While Tania Mauricio from Mexico won the 1st runner-up title, Nihed Markria from Algeria has been crowned the second runner-up. The crown of Miss Multinational 2018 was presented to the winner by Sophia Senoron, Miss Multinational 2017.

Daniela Nieto is a student of Optometry, a writer, actor, and a director. She looks forward to owning a non-profit organization that is for children with disabilities, specifically an eye care facility. On her victory, Daniela Nieto said, “I am extremely thankful to the entire team and the organizers for giving me this immense opportunity. This is a wonderful feeling and I am very delighted to represent my country. The whole experience here was life-changing; I met so many different people across the globe, made new friends, which has actually enlarged my vision. It’s not just winning the crown or the fame that comes with it, but it is about the experience, which I went through. I am really thankful to our mentors who have been supportive throughout our journey focusing on individual attention.”

She took to Instagram and wrote a heartfelt message for India and her experience, “Leaving with my hand on my chest. I feel like part of my heart stays here in India. The people, the places, the culture is now part of who I am. I’ve fallen in love with this country and its treasures. So sad to leave all the people I’ve met behind. So appreciative on how I was treated and welcomed with open arms. There was never a moment where I felt like I wasn’t home.”

 The pageant saw an impressive line-up of judges comprising Nikhil Anand (Chairman, Glamanand Entertainment Pvt Ltd), Sandeep Marwah, Nikita Anand, Dr. Varun Katyal, Rekha Vohra.

Nikhil Anand said, “We are happy to see the passion in these girls who have left no stone unturned to make their dreams come true. This platform is a new start for their onward journey and I really hope that this experience will help all the participants to face the world with immense self-confidence. We wish all the participants best of luck for their future endeavors.”