Kate Alexeeva is a 27-year-old international model based in Milan and she will represent Latvia at the Miss Universe pageant’s 71st edition which will be held in New Orleans, USA on January 2023. Aside from modeling, Kate is also the founder of her own cosmetics line called Glambox with products mainly targeted to Turkish consumers.

The crowning of Kate Alexeeva whose real full name is Jekaterina Aleksejeva, marks the return of Latvia at the Miss Universe pageant after 14 years of absence. The country debuted at Miss Universe in 2005 and the last time they competed was in 2006. It is currently ranked 104th in the latest Big5 Ranking.