Jane Dipika Garrett from Nepal shattered stereotypes at the Miss Universe 2023. She is the first plus-sized contestant to participate in the pageant. Here’s more about her.
The Miss Universe 2023 pageant was truly exceptional, this year. It celebrated diversity with contestants from various parts of the world. The contest embraced different gender identities, statuses, and body sizes. Jane Dipika Garrett, is one of them representing herself proudly on stage. Hailing from Kathmandu, she made history as the first plus-sized participant to secure the title of Miss Nepal 2023. Born in the United States, she stands 5 feet 7 inches, tall. Weighing 80 kg.
This 23-year-old Nepali model is not just a beauty queen she is a passionate advocate for body positivity and women’s health in Nepal. Beyond her role as Miss Nepal 2023, she is a dedicated nurse and a business owner based in Kathmandu. She confidently mentioned it in her own words on Instagram. “As a woman who embraces her curves and doesn’t fit society’s narrow beauty standards, I’m here to represent women who face similar struggles. Those dealing with weight gain and hormonal issues.” Jane Dipika Garrett’s journey shattered stereotypes. It is a powerful testament to promoting inclusivity in beauty pageants.