Miss Netherlands 2023: Rikkie Valerie Kolle becomes first transgender model to win title

Published on Jul 10, 2023 10:02 AM IST
  • Rikkie Valerie, 22, is the second transgender contestant to participate in the prestigious Miss Universe pageant.
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Rikkie Valerie Kolle created history by becoming the first transgender to be crowned Miss Netherlands 2023. (Instagram/@ rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 10, 2023 10:02 AM IST

Rikkie Valerie Kolle created history by becoming the first transgender to be crowned Miss Netherlands 2023. (Instagram/@ rikkievaleriekolle)

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The runner up is 26-year-old Nathalie Mogbelzada from Amsterdam.  (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The runner up is 26-year-old Nathalie Mogbelzada from Amsterdam.  (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle)

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Habiba Mostafa won the title of Miss Congeniality and Lou Dirchs bagged the title of Miss Social Media.  (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Habiba Mostafa won the title of Miss Congeniality and Lou Dirchs bagged the title of Miss Social Media.  (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle)

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Rikkie Valerie, 22, is a Dutch-Moluccan model and actress from Breda.  (Instagram/@ rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Rikkie Valerie, 22, is a Dutch-Moluccan model and actress from Breda.  (Instagram/@ rikkievaleriekolle)

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Rikkie Valerie will now be representing the Netherlands in the highly anticipated 72nd Miss Universe 2023 pageant which will take place in El Salvador. (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 10, 2023 10:02 AM IST

Rikkie Valerie will now be representing the Netherlands in the highly anticipated 72nd Miss Universe 2023 pageant which will take place in El Salvador. (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle)

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Rikkie Valerie shared her winning photos on her Instagram handle and wrote a long, heartfelt post.  (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 10, 2023 10:02 AM IST

Rikkie Valerie shared her winning photos on her Instagram handle and wrote a long, heartfelt post.  (Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle)

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Rikkie Valerie aspires to be a prominent voice and role model for the queer community.(Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle) View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Jul 10, 2023 10:02 AM IST

Rikkie Valerie aspires to be a prominent voice and role model for the queer community.(Instagram/@rikkievaleriekolle)

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