Miss Bénin

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Comite Miss Bénin
Formation1962; 61 years ago (1962)
TypeBeauty pageant
Official language
Association Culturelle Miss Bénin (ACMB)

Miss Bénin (formerly known as Miss Dahomey) is the national beauty pageant in Benin. The pageant winner aims to be a cultural ambassador of Benin. Before that Miss Benin experienced at Miss Universe 1962 once.


Debuted in 1962 as Miss Dahomey pageant, Benin competed internationally at Miss Universe 1962 in Miami, Florida.[1] Benin existed once as Dahomey on international pageant and became an African kingdom which lasted from 1600 until 1900.[2]


Year Miss Bénin Department
1962 Gilette Hazoume Ouémé
1995 Corine Affoyone Porto-Novo
2011 Sahadath Sorokou Borgou
2012 Fatouma Boubacar Mamane Donga
2013 Nadia Sèna Dossa Ouémé
2014 Belleciane Fifonsi Hounvènou Ouémé
2015 Sylvania Fandohan Zou
2016 Larissa Adjagba[3] Ouémé
2018 Christelle Lougbégnon[4] Collines
2023 TBA

Past titleholders under Miss Bénin org.[edit]

Miss Universe Bénin[edit]

  •   : Declared as Winner
  •   : Ended as runner-up or top 5/6 qualification
  •   : Ended as one of the finalists or semi-finalists
  •   : Ended as special awards winner
Year Department Miss Bénin Placement at Miss Universe Special Awards Notes
Did not compete between 1963—present
1962 Ouémé Gilette Hazoume Unplaced


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