Miss Universe 1968 Martha Violoncellos?
Name : Martha Violoncellos
Place : Brazilian
Date of Birth : c. 1949
Violoncellos allegedly had a boyfriend since she was twelve when she represented Brazil at the 1968 Miss Universe pageant in Miami Beach, Florida. She beat 64 contestants, including Curacao’s Anne Marie Braafheid (the first Black woman to become first runner up in Miss Universe history), to win the title.
The morning after her win, she called her family and boyfriend in Brazil, expressing feelings of being homesick. Vasconcellos lived in New York, New York for the next year, as required by the Miss Universe organization, then returned to Brazil in 1969 and married days after.