With Italo Zanzi and Farouk Shami confirmed as judges for Miss Universe 2011 Finals, the lists of Miss Universe 2011 Telecast Judges are: Vivica Fox, Connie Chung, Lea Salonga, Amelia Vega, Adrienne Maloof, Isabeli Fontana, Helio Castroneves, Italo Zanzi and Farouk Shami.
Farouk Shami (red shirt) during a campaign for CHI with Dalia Fernandez (DR Universe), Karin Ontiveros (Mexico Universe) and Alyssa Campanella (Miss USA) in Houston. Photo Credit: Global Beauties.
Check out the brief introduction about the judges:
– Amelia Vega Polanco
: the first and only Dominican woman to be named Miss Universe, in 2003.
– Lea Salonga-Chien
: a Filipino singer and actress.
– Adrienne Maloof
: an American businesswoman, philanthropist, television personality and co-owner of the various business holdings of Maloof Companies.
– Vivica Anjanetta Fox
: an American actress and television producer.
– Isabeli Bergossi Fontana
: a Brazilian model.
– Connie Chung
(Constance Yu-Hwa Chung Povich): an American journalist who has been an anchor and reporter for the U.S. television news networks NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC.
– Hélio Castroneves
: a Brazilian auto racing driver currently competing in the North American IndyCar Series.
– Farouk Shami
: Owner of Houston-based company Farouk Systems, which exports its line of hair and skin care products under the brands CHI, BioGlitz, and SunGlitz. Also ran for governor of Texas in 2010.
– Italo Zanzi
: Deputy Secretary General of CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central American and Carribean Association of Football).