In the finale on November 4 in Incheon, the Vietnamese beauty was named among the five finalists, alongside representatives from Peru, Russia, Costa Rica and Moldova.
Xuan Thuy also won the Best National Costume prize, making it the second consecutive year that a Vietnamese contestant has claimed the Best National Costume award at a Mrs World contest. Kelly Trang Tran also clinched it last year.
Xuan Thuy was born on February 1, 1987 and lives in Texas, with her husband, who is a businessman of Vietnamese origin. They have one son.