Gabriela Markus (Brazil) 4th runner up Miss Universe 2012
Gabriela Markus (born February 20, 1988) is a Brazilian beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss Brasil 2012. She represented Brazil in Miss Universe 2012, and finished the competition as the fourth runner-up.
Markus was born in Teutônia, Taquari Valley, in Rio Grande do Sul state to a German mother and a Portuguese father. She graduated with a degree in food engineering.
Miss Rio Grande do Sul
Markus finished as 1st runner up in the Miss Rio Grande do Sul 2010, and was crowned Miss Rio Grande do Sul 2012.
Miss Brasil 2012
Markus won the Miss Brasil beauty pageant on September 29, 2012, winning the twelfth title for Rio Grande do Sul and expanding the advantage of the state as the biggest winner in the history of the pageant.
Miss Universe 2012
Markus placed 5th (fourth runner-up) Behind (Australia) Renae Ayris, (Venezuela) Irene Esser, (Philippines) Janine Tugonon And The Winner (USA) Olivia Culpo in the Miss Universe 2012 pageant on December 19, 2012.