Harnaaz Sandhu: Everything to know about the new Miss Universe 2021

Harnaaz Sandhu has been named as the new Miss Universe for the year 2021 in the event that took place in middle East country Israel.

Sandhu clinched the prestigious beauty award by beating 79 other contestants from different countries as she was crowned Miss Universe in the Israeli city of Eilat on Monday 13th of December 2021.

The report revealed that Harnaaz Sandhu, who is Miss Indian and 21-year-old handed the crown by her successor, Miss Universe 2021, Andrea Mez, from Mexico.

According to the records, Harnaaz Sandhu is the most recent Miss Indian to have won the beauty award in more than two decades, as Lara Dutta was the last Indian queen to win the prize 21 years ago, back in 2000, which happens to be around the time Harnaaz was born.

The reports revealed that Nadia Ferreira was named the first runner-up, while Lalela Mswane, who represented South Africa, was the second runner-up.

Maristella Okpala, who was part of the contestants, represented Nigeria and won in the Best in National Costume category.

This article is focused on what you should know about Harnaaz Sandhu, the new Miss Universe 2021, continue reading to see more.

Profile Summary

Full name Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu
Also known as Harnaaz Sandhu
Gender Female
Date of birth March 3rd 2000
Age 2021
Place of birth Gurdaspur, Punjab, India
Nationality Indian
Parents Pritampal Singh Sandhu and Rabinder Kaur Sandhu
Sibling 1
Profession Actress, Model
Height 1.76 m

Harnaaz Sandhu’s biography

Her full name is Harnaaz Kaur Sandhu, and she was born on the 3rd of March 2000 in Kohali in Gurdaspur district, Punjab, close to the city of Batala.

Harnaaz Sandhu’s father and mother are Pritampal Singh Sandhu and Rabinder Kaur Sandhu. The record revealed the Indian model’s father is a realtor while her mother is a gynaecologist.

The 2021 Miss Universe has an elder brother named Harnoor Sandhu, with who she grew up; there are not many details about him online.

At the age of 6, Harnaaz and her family relocated to England only to move back to India after two years, and they settled down at Chandigarh, where she had her childhood.

Harnaaz Sandhu is an Indian by birth and celebrated her 21st birthday in March 2021.


Harnaaz Sandhu finished from Shivalik Public School, after which she proceeded to the Post Graduate Government College for Girls in Chandigarh.

Before becoming a contestant in the Miss Universe beauty pageant, the reports revealed Harnaaz Sandhu was studying for a master’s degree in public administration.


Harnaaz Sandhu had been in modelling since when she was young, she began participating in pageantry as a teenager and already as a number of awards to her name.

The Miss Universe 2021 has won titles like Miss Chandigarh 2017 and Miss Max Emerging Star India 2018.

It was reported that her father initially disapproved of her registering for her first pageant, but after she emerged winner, he gave her his full support.

Harnaaz was named the Femina Miss India Punjab in 2019 and was a semifinalist at Femina Miss India 2019. Today she is the Miss Universe for the year 2021, a post she would hold until another beauty queen is selected in 2022.

Personal Life

There are no details on Harnaaz Sandhu being in a relationship as she is focused on building her career as a model and actress.

Net Worth

There are no details of Harnaaz Sandhu’s net worth, but she lives a comfortable lifestyle.