7. Wilnelia Merced
Wilnelia Merced was the first Miss World winner from Puerto Rico, having been crowned in 1975 as an 18 year-old. She was the only Puerto Rican Miss World winner until 2016 when Stephanie del Valle won. Merced is still involved in the Puerto Rican branch of the Miss World competition and also does charity work. She is currently called Lady Wilnelia Forsyth, due to her husband’s title; he is British entertainment legend, Sir Bruce Forsyth.