Alice Panikian Biography
Alice Panikian is a Bulgarian-Canadian journalist, TV Host, model and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Universe Canada on March 21, 2006.She was born on May 23, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria.She attended William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute in Toronto, and graduated in 2003.
Alice Panikian Career
Panikian had a significant historical hurdle to jump despite many pundits who argue that she was an even stronger candidate than her predecessor. Although ,Alice did not become Miss Universe 2006 the honour that went to Zuleyka Rivera of Puerto Rico, but she did finish in 6th place. She is the last Canadian presentative to place at the Miss Universe until 2016. Alice enjoys writing short stories, and her hobbies include volleyball and yoga.
Panikian is of Bulgarian and Armenian ancestry, which comes through her paternal grandfather and accounts for her Armenian surname. She came to Canada with her parents when she was five years old. Panikian studied at York University and majored in English and Communications. She studied broadcast journalism and resides in Toronto, Ontario and aspires to be a journalist or a TV show host.
Before becoming Miss Universe Canada, Alice represented Canada at the 2006 Reinado Internacional del Café or International Queen of Coffee pageant, held in Manizales, Colombia on January 9, where she became the first Canadian winner in the history of the pageant.She also took the “Miss Photogenic” and “Best in Swimsuit” awards at the Miss Universe Canada Pageant.She was supposed to represent Canada and compete at Miss International 2007 held in Tokyo, Japan, but due to schedule conflicts in college, she did not compete. Justine Stewart took her place.
Alice Panikian Age
She was born on May 23, 1985.