Toni Ann Singh, winner of Miss World 2019 as India’s Rao fell short of the glory

Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh, who got crowned Miss World 2019 on Saturday, holds a degree in women's studies and psychology from Florida State University and aspires to be a doctor.
Written By Siddhu Manchikanti | Updated: December 15, 2019 15:04 IST
Toni Ann Singh, winner of Miss World 2019 as India’s Rao fell short of the glory

Toni-Ann Singh from Jamaica was on Saturday crowned the 69th Miss World, beating her contenders from France and India.

 
Suman Rao, who represented India in the annual beauty pageant, came in third while France’s Ophely Mezino bagged the second position.
 
Jamaica's Toni-Ann Singh, who got crowned Miss World 2019 on Saturday, holds a degree in women's studies and psychology from Florida State University and aspires to be a doctor.
 
She previously worked as president of the Caribbean students association on campus. Singh, the fourth Jamaican woman to win the title, enjoys singing, cooking, vlogging and volunteering in her spare time.
 
Meanwhile, Rao, 21, who represented India this time, hails from Udaipur in Rajasthan and is currently pursuing a career in accountancy from Mumbai University.
 
Rao, who is also a trained Kathak dancer, also won the title of Femina Miss India 2019 earlier this year.
 
The last time India had won the Miss World title was in 2017, when Manushi Chillar represented the country, in a win which had come in 17 years after Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra had bagged the title in the year 2000.
 
Jamaica won the Miss World title after a decade-long gap, with the Lisa Hanna bagging the coveted title in 1993.




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