Miss Universe 2013 Venezuela's Gabriela Isler
Miss Universe 2013 Venezuela's Gabriela Isler will crown Miss Universe 2014 during the finale which will take place on 25 January in Miami (Reuters)

The much awaited finale of the Miss Universe 2014 is here and the excitement has reached a feverish pitch.

More than 80 beautiful women from around the world will show off their beauty, talent and intelligence during the beauty contest, which is scheduled to take place on 25 January at the US Century Bank Arena at Florida International University.

Grace Levy is representing Great Britain at the 63rd Miss Universe pageant.

Contestants will compete in three categories: swimsuit, evening gown and personality interview.

At the end of the two-hour event, Miss Universe 2013, Gabriela Isler of Venezuala will crown the winner.

"Before all this, I was just a simple girl, no makeup, no hair, no heels, just a normal girl finishing my education," Isler said in an interview with The Associated Press.

"This just changed my life. This made me feel confidently beautiful. ...Now I'm happy with myself every day. I learned to be happy. I grew up in every way, as a daughter, as a sister, as a girlfriend, as a friend. It transformed my life."

IBTimes UK has compiled beauty contest winners of last 10 years.

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Miss Australia Jennifer Hawkins celebrates after being appointed Miss Universe 2004, 01 June 2004 in Quito, Ecuador. Getty
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Miss Canada Natalie Glebova after winning the Miss Universe 2005 contest in Bangkok 31 May 2005. Getty
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Miss Puerto Rico Zuleyka Rivera Mendoza was named Miss Universe during the Miss Universe 2006 pageant at the Shrine Auditorium on July 23, 2006 in Los Angeles, California. Getty
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Donald Trump and Japan's Riyo Mori, winner of the Miss Universe 2007 pageant. Getty
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Miss Venezuela Dayana Mendoza was crowned Miss Universe 2008 during the 57th Annual Miss Universe Competition held at the Crown Convention Centre on July 14, 2008 in Nha Trang, Vietnam. Getty
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Miss Venezuela Stefania Fernandez was crowned Miss Universe 2009 at Atlantis, Paradise Island Bahamas on August 23, 2009. Getty
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Miss Mexico 2010, Jimena Navarrete, was being named the 2010 Miss Universe during the 2010 Miss Universe Pageant at the Mandalay Bay Events Center August 23, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Getty
Carlina Duran Crowned Miss Universe Dominican Republic 2012
Leila Lopes, from Angola, was elected as Miss Universe 2011 at Credicard Hall on September 12, 2011 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Reuters
Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, is Miss Universe 2012
Miss USA 2012, Olivia Culpo, was crowned Miss Universe 2012 during the pageant held at PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 19, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Reuters