Miss Nepal Universe 2018, Manita Devkota was among the 94 contestants that participated during Swimsuit and Evening Gown rounds. This was part of the preliminary round of Miss Universe that took place on Dec 13th, 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand.



Filipino Designer Bea Bianca designed Manita’s evening gown.




“The scores from the night’s event along with an interview portion will help determine the Semifinalists during the broadcast” wrote the organizers of Miss Universe on their Facebook post.

Unlike in Miss World, there are no challenges in Miss Universe where public could vote online.  You can however support Manita on Social Media by following her on Facebook, and Instagram.


Hello peeps!I wanted to update you on Miss Universe. We are going to have top 20 this year for Miss Universe and there…

Posted by Manita Devkota on Sunday, December 9, 2018


New Miss Universe 2018 will be crowned on December 16th at 7pm Eastern Standard (US Time/5 AM Dec 17th Nepal Time).


Up Close With Manita Devkota


Manita was also featured in the beginning of the video “Around the World with Miss Universe.”  The video shows the hometowns of the Contestants.



“Miss Universe Nepal 2018 is passionate about changing the public health system for women in her country.”

23 year old Manita Devkota raised the highest money in a Charity Auction in Miss Universe 2018 Nepal.

“As many of you know our auction gift to MU was a Buddhist Shadow box that Kayo helped me bring to reality. Our gift was one of the most popular auction items at last night’s event” she wrote on her Facebook post.  “It was sold for 310,000 bhat ~ $9,600. I was shocked and internally jumping with joy. The Thai people love Nepal, it’s people and culture, and I was proud and honored to share our piece of heritage with them. I prey that the deep friendship between Thailand and Nepal continues to newer heights. ⁣⁣ Buddha Gift !”



From The National Costume Show



Watch the Full Video of the preliminary round of Miss Universe 2018 at https://youtu.be/DnNwMULWsaI



Last night at dinner, I got an opportunity to speak to Demi about her MU experience, her reign, and her future plans….

Posted by Manita Devkota on Thursday, December 6, 2018


Short Biography of Manita Devkota

Date of Birth: 11th April 1995
Birthplace: Gorkha, Nepal
Height:  1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Education: Public Health Degree from East Carolina University, North Carolina

Manita is the second Miss Nepal to participate in Miss Universe.  Nagma Shrestha was the first.


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