A 19-year-old model has been named the most beautiful woman in the world after winning first place in an annual beauty contest.

Yael Shelbia and the prestigious reputation of Gong TC Candler’s “100 most beautiful faces of the year” after four years of competition.

The Israeli teenager, who is currently doing his compulsory military service in the air force, told local media: “I’ve never been first in anything; that’s very good.”

Israeli teenager on military service scoops

This isn’t the first time Shelbia has excelled in competition

It has rocketed up the charts in recent years, finishing 14th in 2017, 3rd in 2018, and 2nd last year before taking the top spot in 2020.

The budding actress is said to be in a relationship with Brandon Korff, 35, the grandson of billionaire Sumner Redstone.

She told her followers after winning the coveted title: “Thank you @tccandler and all the voters. I appreciate it with all my heart!!”

Shelbia can be seen in the Israeli model for the Renuar company, KM headphones, and Kim Kardashian’s KKW Beauty Make-up line. He is also popular on Instagram, with almost a million followers.

He told his followers after winning the coveted title, “Thank you @tccandler and all voters. Thank you from the bottom of my heart! “