Miss USA R’Bonney Gabriel wins Miss Universe title

This year’s Miss Universe pageant allowed married women and mothers to compete for the first time in its 70-year history.

R'Bonney Nola Gabriel born on March 20, 1994 Houston, Texas, U.S

The first Asian American Miss Texas, R'Bonney Gabriel

The 28-year-old has been a fashion designer for 15 years

She won the top title at the Miss Texas USA competition on July 2 

The pageant was held in New Orleans, Louisiana, with 84 women from around the world

The creator runs her own fashion label, R'Bonney Nola

She earned bachelor’s degree in fashion design from the University of North Texas