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Miss Universe Malaysia 2017 is Samantha Katie James
28 Feb 2017

Miss Universe Malaysia 2017 is Samantha Katie James

In Kuala Lumpur, Samantha Katie James was crowned Miss Universe Malaysia 2017.

The Chinese-Brazilian model and aspiring actress from Kuala Lumpur took center stage as she accepted the award. 

After the competition, she told Malaysian Digest, “The only thing that I had and I kept telling myself was to keep believing in what I wanted and keep visualising that I will be there, and I finally reached my dreams.  I joined this before when I was 18, and I did not make it. I wasn’t ready then but I knew this time around that I'm ready and I’m here now,”

She was discovered as a model when she was 17-years-old and since then, Samantha has walked the runways internationally, appeared in TV commercials and had even acted in an Indonesian and Chinese film production.

You can watch her compete in the next MISS UNIVERSE Competition.