Sheynnis Palacios (Miss Universe 2023) – Biography, Wiki, Age, Social Media Accounts, Zodiac, Early Life, and Interesting Facts


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Sheynnis Palacios Miss Universe 2023

Sheynnis Palacios is a Nicaraguan model and glam girl, recently crowned Miss Universe 2023. Before participating in the Miss Universe contest, she participated in and won multiple other pageant titles throughout her career. She is the first Nicaraguan to win the title of Miss Universe 2023. Sheynnis is also the first to win one of the Big Four International Beauty Pageants. Furthermore, she is also a social media activist and is vocal about mental health problems in society.


Sheynnis Palacios is a television host, model, and beauty queen. On May 30, 2000, she was born in Managua, Nicaragua, a county in Central America. Her full name is Sheynnis Alondra Cornejo Palacios. Before the Miss Universe contest, Palacios previously contested the Miss World 2021 competition as Miss World Nicaragua of 2020 and made her place among the top 40 contestants.

Sheynnis Palacios Miss Universe 2023 Biography and Wiki

Zodiac Sign

As a May-born, Sheynnis is a Gemini like President Donald Trump, Jennifer Winget, Johnny Depp, and Wasim Akram. She is intelligent, kind, a risk-taker, and an adventurous girl.

Social Media Accounts

Miss Universe Sheynnis has her social accounts on different platforms, followed by thousands of fans globally. Let’s check out her social media handles to explore more.

Instagram939K Followers
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Tiktok336.2K Followers
Twitter (Fan Page)47.1K Followers

Wiki Facts

Palacios has been in the pageantry industry since 2016. Indeed, she has mesmerizing beauty and attractive facial features and has won several beauty competitions. She speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and English. This section contains wiki facts about her.

Miss Universe 2023 winner wiki facts

Full NameSheynnis Alondra Palacios Cornejo
Screen NameSheynnis Palacios
Date of BirthMay 30, 2000
Age 24 years as of 2024
Zodiac SignGemini
BirthplaceManagua, Nicaragua, Central America
Current ResidenceDiriamba, Nicaragua, Central America
EducationMass Communication from the University of Central America
ReligionCatholic Christian
Beauty Pageant TitlesMiss Teen Nicaragua 2016
Miss World Nicaragua 2020
Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2020
Miss Nicaragua 2023
Miss Universe 2023
Major CompetitionsWinner of Miss World Nicaragua 2020
Among the Top 40 in Miss World 2021
Winner of Miss Nicaragua 2023
Winner of Miss Universe 2023
Social Activist
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Height5 feet 11 inches (1.80 m)
Weight55 kg, in Kilograms (approximately)
121 lbs in pounds
Body Measurements32-26-34
Marital StatusSingle
HobbiesBook Reading
Solving Puzzles
Going to Beaches
Horse Riding
Playing Volleyball


She studied at the University of Central America (Universidad Centroamericana) and pursued a degree in mass communication. During her university years, she was a sports freak and played varsity volleyball to represent her university.


The personal details of her family are not public except for her mother, Raquel Cornejo, who has been Sheynnis’s constant support throughout her career journey. Raquel Cornejo is a single mother.

FatherUpdate Soon
MotherRaquel Cornejo
BrotherAlex (younger brother)
SisterUpdate Soon
Sheynnis Palacious as Miss Mundo Nicaragua 2020

Career Glimpses

As a glamorous and mesmerizing beauty, she has always dreamed of achieving something big. Sheynnis was in her teens when she first participated in a beauty contest at La Salle Managua Pedagogical Institute and successfully won the title of Miss Lasallista.

Miss World and Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios

Debut as Teen Pageant

When Palacios won the Miss Teen Nicaragua 2016 competition, she made her pageantry debut. In Managua, Nicaragua, as Miss Teen Nicaragua 2016, Palacios competed in the Teen Universe 2017 pageant, finishing in the Top 10.

2020’s Miss World Nicaragua

On May 16, 2020, Palacios won the title of 2020’s Miss World Nicaragua crown while representing her capital city, Managua.

Miss Nicaragua of 2023 Sheynnis Palacios

2022 Miss World Title

The Miss World 2020 and 2021 pageants could not take place and were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In December 2021, Palacios again competed in the Miss World 2021 contest in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She represented her nation in the 70th Miss World pageant in 2022 against 96 other candidates. Palacios was a member of the Top 40 quarterfinalists, with Polish Karolina Bielawska emerging victorious.

Miss World 2022 Sheynnis Palacious

Reinado Internacional del Café 2022

Due to a positive COVID-19 test, Palacios could not participate in the Reinado Internacional del Café 2022 competition on January 8, 2022, in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. However, after a week, the contestants from Hong Kong, Cuba, and Guatemala withdrew from the tournament. Representatives of the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and the Dominican Republic also had to retreat for the same reason and scenario.

Miss Nicaragua of 2023

After winning the Miss Nicaragua title, it was confirmed that Palacios would represent Nicaragua in the Miss Universe Contest for the following year. On August 5, 2023, she represented Diriamba and competed against nine other finalists at Crowne Plaza Managua. Thus, to get her participation confirmed, Palacios won the Miss Nicaragua title for the year 2023. This win allowed her to make her way to the Miss Universe contest as a representative of Nicaragua.

72nd Miss Universe 2023 Winner Sheynnis Palacios

Miss Universe 2023 Journey

At 23 years old, Sheynnis was asked with whom she would most like to spend a day in the final question-and-answer round. In response, Ms. Palacious said she would select feminist and philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft, who lived in the eighteenth century in Britain. She said her inspiration, Wollstonecraft, broke down social barriers to achieve her dreams and “allowed many women.” She further said, through a translator, “There are no limitations for women today,” according to a CNN report.

Sheynnis Palacious is the new Miss Universe 2023

Palacious wore a delicately crafted gown that was embellished with silver work all over. She paired it with a blue silk cape, which enhanced the class and grace of the outfit overall. Sheynnis beautifully carried her look to the end. A few hours before the final competition, Ms Palacios wrote a touching message on her Instagram about fulfilling her childhood desire to compete in the international event. In Spanish, she wrote,

“Tonight I dedicate it to my inner child and to each of the girls who yearn to fulfil this dream, even the sky itself is the limit, dream so big that people think it is impossible to achieve because that is where you know that your dreams and goals will exceed obstacles, and remember to accompany them with determination, perseverance and passion.” (Translated from Spanish)

At the 72nd Miss Universe pageant held on November 18, 2023, Palacios competed for her city, Nicaragua. She was her country’s fifth contestant to make it to the finals. Sheynnis Palacios became the first Nicaraguan and second woman from Central America to be crowned Miss Universe 2023, after Justine Pasek of Panama in 2002.

Miss Universe 2023 Family and Boyfriend

Cash Prize As Miss Universe

Palacious received a cash prize of US$250,000 after winning the Miss Universe pageant. She earned this award due to her dedication and determination to achieve her childhood dream. Sheynnis is a true example of women’s empowerment.

An Advocate of Mental Health

Besides her media career, Sheynnis is an advocate of mental health awareness. Through her presence as a media celebrity, she has worked with colleagues to spread awareness about mental health problems and their adverse effects on society. “Understand Your Mind” was one of her TV shows based on the mental problem. It is because Polacious suffered from anxiety attacks at an early age.

Interesting Facts

  • Currently, Palacios is based in Diriamba, Nicaragua. She is the first-ever Miss Universe from Nicaragua.
  • She participated in Miss Teen Universe 2017 while representing her country. It was held in Managua, and Palacios was selected among the top 10 contestants.
  • On February 15, 2020, she represented Managua at the Holiday Inn and Convention Center and won Miss Mundo’s 2020 title as a Nicaraguan.
  • In March 2021, she was in Granada. Later in July, she visited Tola, Riva, Nicaragua, and Esteli, Nicaragua.
  • Before traveling to Puerto Rico, she visited Sweetwater, Florida, United States, in November 2021.
  • On March 16, 2022, in San Juan, she qualified for the quarter-finalists and competed against 39 other contestants during the Miss World 2021 coronation night at the Coca-Cola Music Hall. However, she could not make it to the Top 13.
  • In July 2022, she visited El Tuma, Matagalpa, Nicaragua.
  • In February 2023, she joined the Canal 11 Nicaragua show “Al Dia” as a host.

Who is the winner of the 72nd Miss Universe title for 2023?

Sheynnis Alondra Palacios Cornejo from Nicaragua has won the 72nd Miss Universe 2023 contest. 

What is the zodiac sign of Sheynnis Palacios?

Her zodiac sign is Gemini. She was born on 30th May 2000

How old is Miss Universe 2023 Sheynnis Palacios?

Miss Universe 2023, Palacios is 23 years old.

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