Fil-Am Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel to have special homecoming in Houston
The 71st Miss Universe R’Bonney Gabriel will have a special homecoming celebration in her hometown of Houston, Texas on Saturday, March 18.
Fans and supporters will have the chance to meet and celebrate with the beauty queen at the Hilton Houston Post Oak at 7 p.m. CST (local time).
The Miss Texas USA organizers made the official announcement on social media late last week.
Tickets for the upcoming homecoming event will go on sale starting this Monday, Feb. 27 at Miss Texas USA’s official website.
R’Bonney was born in Houston to a Filipino father and an American mother. She grew up in Missouri City and later in Friendswood, with her three older brothers.
Last Jan.14, she became the ninth Miss USA to win Miss Universe. She was crowned at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Her success also made history as she became the first ever Filipino American to win Miss Texas USA, Miss USA, and Miss Universe.