Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia 2018


Former Miss Universe Malaysia 2017, Samantha Katie James has passed her reign to the newly crowned successor of Miss Universe Malaysia 2018, Jane Teoh from Penang. The finale was held at The Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur on 11 January 2018.

Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia
Jane Teoh crowned by Miss Universe Malaysia 2017, Samantha Katie James

Standing 178cm tall, the 20-year-old Accounting and Finance student/part-time model from Penang also won the Miss Online Personality title and will be representing Malaysia on the international stage at Miss Universe 2018, yet-to-be-revealed location. She will also receive a cash prize of RM50,000, sponsored prizes worth over RM150,000 and a full education scholarship from HELP University.

Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia
Miss Universe Malaysia 2018, Jane Teoh

Emcees for the Gala Night were actor Stephen Rahman-Hughes and Miss Universe Malaysia 2012, Kimberley Leggett who kept the crowd excited for the big reveal.

Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia
Host, Stephen Rahman-Hughes & Kimberly Legget

Following her lead is the first runner-up 22-year-old Alexis SueAnn Seow Su-Yin, second runner-up 20-year-old Liliana Fernandez, and third runner-up 22-year-old Jasebel Shalani Robert.

Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia
(L-R) 2nd Runner-Up, Liliana Fernandez, National Director of Miss Universe Malaysia, Datin Elaine Daly, Miss Universe Malaysia 2018, Jane Teoh, 1st Runner-Up, Alexis SueAnn & 3rd Runner-Up, Jasebel Robert

This year, the Gala Night judges consisted of nine personalities and industry players including General Manager of L’Oreal Malaysia Luxe Division, Lau Sook Ping, Miss Universe Malaysia 2008 Levy Li, Miss Universe Malaysia 2011, Deborah Henry, Founder and Vice President of CERES Jewels, Dato’ Sri Navneet Goenka, actor-producer Dato’ Hans Isaac, Director of Marketing at ZALORA Malaysia Kiriat Argenio, Miss Universe Singapore 2002 Nuraliza Osman, Chief Operating Officer at Glojas Health Clinic by Smart International Aesthetic Datin Selwinder Kaur and celebrity hairstylist Miko Au.

Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia
(L-R) Panel of judges. Miko Au, Datin Selwinder Kaur, Kiriat Argenio, Lau Sook Ping, Dato Hans Isaac, Nuraliza Osman, Deborah Henry, Dato Sri Navneet & Levy Li

Throughout the night, guests were entertained by a mix of performances from established as well as new acts include an opening number by Stephen Rahman-Hughes while upcoming singer Dasha Logan performed a duet with Yazmin Aziz, the third prize winner of’s recent online talent show, Bakat Ohsem Malaysia (BOM). Urban street dance group Nasty Rock Crew who was the second prize winner of BOM also took the stage later with an energetic dance performance. Other acts of the night included bohemian diva Ushera and 13-year-old singer, Aqeesh Aleya who delivered a powerful performance. The teenager recently struck gold when she bagged the grand prize at Bakat Ohsem Malaysia (BOM), earning her RM100,000 and a Proton Saga 1.3(A) for her winning performance.

To end the night, guests were mesmerised with the amazing vocals of popular singer-songwriter Yuna.

Student & Part-Time Model, Jane Teoh Crowned As Miss Universe Malaysia

During boot camp held several months earlier, the girls underwent a makeover, numerous
challenges, photo shoots and eliminations, and six girls with the highest scores secured themselves a spot in the Top 10. The six were Alexis SueAnn, Nathasha Aprillia, Kaayathri, Jaipreet Dhillon, Charmaine Chew and Liliana Fernandez. During Gala Night, the remaining four finalists who succeeded in advancing to the Top 10 were Jane Teoh, Jasebel Robert, Mellisa Wong and Shannen Jade.

The subsidiary title winners are:
Miss Zalora Style Star – Liliana Fernandez
Miss Auto Bavaria Elegance – Charlotte Tan
Miss Lancôme Beautiful – Maria Escobia
Miss MIKO Galere Exceptional Coiffure – Charmaine Chew
Miss Glojas Glowing Beauty – Alexis SueAnn
Miss SMC Winning Smile – Charlotte Tan

Additionally, the Most Inspiring by HELP University was awarded to Dahinoor John, a Top 50 finalist of the pageant.

Earlier in the week at the Preliminaries round held in Zouk Kuala Lumpur, the following subsidiary titles were given out:
Miss Body Beautiful – Liliana Fernandez
Face of Fitology – Mellisa Wong
Face of La Juiceria – Alexis SueAnn
Miss Congeniality – Nathasha Aprillia

Congratulations to Jane and the rest of the girls! We can’t wait to see what’s in store for them after this competition.

The Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 pageant is presented by Zalora and main partner Auto Bavaria, partner CERES Jewels, and Official Partners Bubble Gum Wax and Nails, Fitology, Glojas Health Clinic by Smart International Aesthetics, HELP University, InnoWhite, Lancôme, L’Oreal Professionnel, La Juiceria, Majestic Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Miko Galère, Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, redBus, Runway Productions by Catwalk Guru (Benjamin Toong) and SMC DentalWorks. The pageant is supported by Official Media Partner The Star, Official TV Partner DIVA, and Official Online Partner

Catch The Next Miss Universe Malaysia 2018 series on for exclusive behind-the-scenes content and the episode finale on 29 January, 7pm on DIVA, available exclusively on Astro CH 702 and DIVA HD Astro CH 723. The episode finale will also be aired on E! Astro CH 712 on 1 February, 7pm and on 21 February, 8.30pm.

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Read also: See The Top 18 Finalists Of Miss Universe Malaysia 2018