Linor Abargil
Israeli beauty pageant contestant
Linor Abargil
Linor Abargil is an Israeli beauty pageant contestant who won the Miss World beauty pageant in 1998, shortly after being raped. Since then, she has become a global advocate in the fight against sexual violence. She was crowned by her predecessor Former Miss World 1997, Diana Hayden.
Linor Abargil's personal information overview.
Photo Albums
Popular photos of Linor Abargil
View family, career and love interests for Linor Abargil
Show More Show Less
News abour Linor Abargil from around the web
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Linor Abargil
  • 2008
    Age 28
    In 2008 she announced plans to make a documentary movie about her rape with Oscar-nominated producer Cecilia Peck, daughter of actor Gregory Peck.
    More Details Hide Details
  • 2006
    Age 26
    Abargil married Lithuanian basketball player Šarūnas Jasikevičius in a ceremony near Barcelona, Spain, in July, 2006. They divorced in 2008.
    More Details Hide Details
  • 2005
    Age 25
    In 2005, she was voted the 89th-greatest Israeli of all time, in a poll by the Israeli news website Ynet to determine whom the general public considered the 200 Greatest Israelis.
    More Details Hide Details
  • 1997
    Age 17
    She was crowned by her predecessor Former Miss World 1997, Diana Hayden.
    More Details Hide Details Just seven weeks before being crowned Miss World, the then 18-year old Abargil was raped at knifepoint by Uri Shlomo, an Israeli citizen working as a travel agent in Milan, Italy. She made her case public and Shlomo was arrested in Israel, charged with and found guilty of rape. Abargil called for other women to follow her example.
  • 1980
    Age 0
    Born on February 17, 1980.
    More Details Hide Details
Original Authors of this text are noted here.
All data offered is derived from public sources. Spokeo does not verify or evaluate each piece of data, and makes no warranties or guarantees about any of the information offered. Spokeo does not possess or have access to secure or private financial information. Spokeo is not a consumer reporting agency and does not offer consumer reports. None of the information offered by Spokeo is to be considered for purposes of determining any entity or person's eligibility for credit, insurance, employment, housing, or for any other purposes covered under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)