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GEORGINA RIZK

Georgina Rizk (Arabic: جورجينا رزق, born July 23, 1953) was Lebanon’s first and so far only Miss Universe.

Georgina Rizk was born in Beirut in a Christian household, to a Lebanese father and Italian mother.She was crowned in the Miss Universe pageant in 1971 in Miami Beach, Florida, USA. She was the first woman from the Middle East and the fourth woman from Asia to win the title. In the pageant she made a memorable fashion statement by wearing a very revealing top and hotpants.

Georgina was married in 1976 to Ali Hassan Salameh, a Palestinian national.  Salameh was killed in 1979 .

Georgina Rizk is currently married to renowned Lebanese singer Walid Toufic, has 2 children and is a judge for the Miss Lebanon competitions.

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