The 40th Miss Universe 1991 pageant was held at the Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts on the Las Vegas Strip, USA on May 17, 1991. Miss Mexico Universe, Lupita Jones was crowned as Miss Universe 1991 by the outgoing titleholder, Mona Grudt of Norway. Seventy-three contestants comepeted in the 1991 Miss Universe Pageant.
Top 10: Jamaica, France, Yugoslavia, Paraguay, Curaçao, USSR, Venezuela, Netherlands, USA, Mexico.
Top 6: Venezuela, Netherlands, USA, Jamaica, Mexico, USSR.
Top 3 (in order):
Miss Universe 1991 - Mexico - Lupita Jones
1st runner-up - Netherlands - Pauline Huizinga
2nd runner-up - USSR - Yulia Lemigova
José Luis Rodríguez "El Puma" – Venezuelan singer and actor
Janet Hubert – American film and television actress
Kuh Ledesma – Filipina pop and jazz singer
Jorge Rivero – Actor
Barbara Lauren – Casting director
Cristophe – Beverly Hills-based hairstylist from Belgium
Dustin Nguyen – Vietnamese American actor, director, writer and martial artist
Nadia Com?neci – First gymnast ever to be awarded a perfect score of 10 in an Olympic gymnastic event