|Harnaaz Sandhu Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 9½ in|
|Date of Birth||March 3, 2000|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Harnaaz Sandhu is an Indian model, actress, and beauty pageant titleholder who skyrocketed to fame after being crowned Miss Universe 2022.
Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu
Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana, India
Harnaaz attended Kalia Public School. She also studied at Shivalik Public School and the Post Graduate Government College for Girls in Chandigarh.
As of December 2022, she had been pursuing her master’s degree in public administration.
Actress, Model, Beauty Pageant Titleholder
- Father – Paramjeet Singh Sandhu (Realtor)
- Mother – Ravinder Kaur Sandhu (Gynecologist, Medical Supervisor)
- Siblings – Harnoor Singh Sandhu (Older Brother)
5 ft 9½ in or 177 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
Harnaaz has Punjabi Sikh ancestry.
- Well-toned physical appearance
- Wide smile
Harnaaz Sandhu Facts
- She was brought up in Guruharsahai. Later, she completed her studies from Chandigarh.
- Harnaaz can fluently speak English, Hindi, and Punjabi.
- She developed an interest in acting and mimicry at an early age.
- Her family as of December 2022, resided in Kharar, Mohali.
- Growing up, her mother wanted Harnaaz to be a doctor, whereas her father wanted her to become a judge.
- It was during her teenage years that she began to take part in beauty pageant contests. One of her earliest title wins was that of Miss Ferozepur 2017. From there, she went on to bag various other beauty pageant titles including Miss Max Emerging Star India 2018, Femina Miss India Punjab 2019.
- She got her big break in the modeling and beauty pageant industry after placing in the top 12 list of Femina Miss India 2019.
- Sandhu was one of 50 contestants who were shortlisted for the Miss Diva 2022 semifinals on August 16, 2022. After which, on August 23, it was confirmed that she had made it into the top 20 list of competitors. During the preliminary rounds of the contest, she won the title of Miss Beautiful Skin and eventually won succeeding outgoing titleholder Adline Castelino. Hence, being chosen to represent her country at the Miss Universe 2022, which was held in Eilat, Israel on December 12.
- During the semifinals for Miss Diva 2022, Harnaaz opened up about having been bullied and body shamed growing up. She also stated that mental health issues were another problem that she had to battle through.
- On December 12, 2022, Harnaaz surpassed the initially 80 contestants, making it into the top 16, and went on to win the title of Miss Universe 2022. This made her the third Indian woman after 21 years to win the contest, the first two being Sushmita Sen and Lara Dutta.
- Harnaaz is very fond of the taste of sarson ka saag and makki di roti.
- She has a dog named Rozar.
Featured Image By Harnaaz Sandhu / Instagram